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  1. Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka 'relieved' to have New York Yank...

    Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka says he chose to play for the New York Yankees because they appreciated him the most.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  2. Start/sit advice, two-start pitchers, rankings for Week 1 of the ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down the schedule and early-season lineups for an extra-long "Week 1" of the fantasy baseball season, and explains how ESPN's fantasy baseball game handles the beginning of the 2012 baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  3. Seattle Mariners, Oaklan Athletics arrive in Japan for opening se...

    The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics arrived in Japan on Friday, five days before opening Major League Baseball's 2012 season at Tokyo Dome.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  4. Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics will open 2012 season in Toky...

    Ichiro Suzuki and possibly Hideki Matsui will begin the 2012 season playing before their countrymen.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  5. Matt Murton breaks Ichiro Suzuki's Japan season hits record

    Former major leaguer Matt Murton has broken Ichiro Suzuki's record for the most hits in a single season in Japanese Professional Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  6. Japan tries to discourage amateurs from playing in MLB with ban

    Japan's professional baseball teams have agreed to introduce a ban on players who return to Japan after opting out of the amateur draft in order to play for overseas pro teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2008
  7. Tazawa to pass on Japanese draft, deal with MLB teams

    Junichi Tazawa, a hard-throwing pitcher from Japan, plans to negotiate with major league teams rather than make himself eligible for the Japanese amateur draft.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2008
  8. Weary Red Sox arrive in Japan after long flight, pay dispute reso...

    The Boston Red Sox arrived in Tokyo early Friday after an 18-hour flight and the resolution of a last-minute dispute that threatened their season-opening trip to Japan.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2008
  9. Red Sox-Athletics season-opening series in Japan sold out

    Tickets for baseball's season-opening series between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in Japan have sold out.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2008
  10. Red Sox to wear sleeve patches with ad logo in Japan

    The Red Sox are putting advertisements on their uniforms for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2008
  11. Fukudome ready to emerge from obscurity

    Jim Allen

    The Cubs won the Kosuke Fukudome bidding with a $48 million deal, and the multiskilled right fielder should be a solid investment.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2007
  12. Red Sox, A's to start '08 season in Japan; Will Dice-K be there?

    The Boston Red Sox will open their World Series title defense in Tokyo.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2007
  13. Red Sox undecided if they'll face Oakland in Tokyo next year

    Major League Baseball is waiting to see if the Red Sox will play in Tokyo next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2007
  14. Plans moving ahead for 2008 games in Japan

    Baseball officials are moving ahead with plans to play regular-season games in Tokyo in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2007
  15. Howard blasts another HR as MLB All-Stars rout Japan

    Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer Sunday and the MLB All-Stars defeated the stars of Japanese baseball 11-4 for a 3-0 lead in a five-game tour.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2006
  16. MLB's plans for China could include season opener

    In Japan for an All-Star tour, baseball officials said Friday the sport will open an office in Beijing within a month to help promote the game in a nation that has a population of more than 1.3 billion.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2006