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  1. Wash to manage All-Star team in Japan

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington will manage a team of MLB All-Stars in a five-game series against Samurai Japan, Japan's National Team, beginning Nov. 11. Games will be played in Osaka, Tokyo and Sapporo, with exhibition games in Osaka and Ok...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Japan commissioner apologizes over livelier ball

    The commissioner of Japanese baseball has apologized after random tests showed the official ball is livelier than it should be.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  3. Tanaka overpowers, wows Phillies

    Jayson Stark

    TAMPA, Fla. -- He headed for the mound at exactly 2:13 p.m. in Tampa, not to mention 4:13 a.m. in Tokyo. And the Masahiro Tanaka era was off and running. Or at least off and jogging. Photographers from two continents lurched into action. Fifty pla...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  4. Masahiro Tanaka throws first bullpen for New York Yankees

    Masahiro Tanaka shed the dark business suit and put on a gray Yankees T-shirt and blue shorts.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  5. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees gets work visa

    Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has obtained a work visa and could depart for the United States as early as Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  6. 2014 Winter Games -- IOC urged not to pay North American sports l...

    The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  7. Yuniesky Betancourt signs with Japan's Orix BlueWave

    Infielder Yuniesky Betancourt has signed with the Orix BlueWave of Japan's Pacific League.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  8. Wladimir Balentien apologizes in Japan for Florida arrest

    Yakult Swallows slugger Wladimir Balentien apologized to his fans Wednesday, several days after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges in Florida.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Red Sox pitchers visit Caroline Kennedy in Tokyo

    Boston Red Sox pitchers Koji Uehara and Junichi Tazawa have met with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a tour to share the 2013 World Series trophy with baseball fans in in the country.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  11. Andruw Jones returns to Japan for 2014 season

    Japan's Rakuten Eagles have said Andruw Jones will return for another season after helping the Pacific League team win the Japan Series last year.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  12. Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to MLB; Japanese team looks to keep...

    Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka wants to move to Major League Baseball next season, but his Japanese team doesn't want to let him go.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  13. Andruw Jones sparks Rakuten Eagles to 3-2 lead in Japan Series

    Andruw Jones and Ginji Akaminai had run-scoring singles in the 10th inning Thursday, leading the Rakuten Eagles past the Yomiuri Giants 4-2 for a 3-2 lead in the Japan Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  14. Seattle Mariners owner Hiroshi Yamauchi dies at 85

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years and led the Japanese company's transition from traditional playing-card maker to video game giant, has died. He was 85.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  15. Wladimir Balentien belts 56th homer in Japan to surpass Sadaharu ...

    Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 56th and 57th home runs on Sunday, breaking the Japanese single-season record set by legendary slugger Sadaharu Oh 49 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  16. Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka sets Japan record with 21 consecutive win...

    Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has won his 21st straight game to set a new Japanese professional baseball record for consecutive victories in one season.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013