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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Shohei Otani picked in Japan but still set on MLB

    Japanese high school pitcher Shohei Otani says he will stick to his plan of joining a team in Major League Baseball despite being selected in the first round of Japanese baseball's amateur draft.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  4. Shohei Otani, Japanese high school fireballer, opting for MLB

    Japanese high school pitcher Shohei Otani says he will pursue a career in Major League Baseball instead of turning professional in Japan.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2012
  5. World Baseball Classic 2013 -- Japan players threaten boycott

    Japan's players' association has threatened to boycott the 2013 World Baseball Classic because calls for a larger share of tournament revenue weren't met.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  6. Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters' Yu Darvish wants to play Major Leag...

    Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish ended months of speculation Thursday by saying he intends to make a move to Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  7. Boston Red Sox's Daisuke Matsuzaka, Hideki Okajima: Family OK in ...

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    Japanese Red Sox pitchers Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima say their families are safe.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Lefty prospect Yusei Kikuchi snubs MLB offers, stays in Japan

    Teenage pitcher Yusei Kikuchi turned down offers from several MLB and will continue to play in his native Japan next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2009
  10. MLB or Japan? Pitching prospect Yusei Kikuchi having tough time w...

    Japanese schoolboy Yusei Kikuchi may leave the decision on whether to sign a multi-million dollar deal with a Major League Baseball club up to his parents.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2009
  11. Indians' Choo goes 1 for 3 as Korea wins easily

    Lee Jin-young hit a grand slam in the first inning Friday to power South Korea to a 9-0 win over Taiwan in the World Baseball Classic.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  12. Yu Darvish to start for Japan in WBC opener

    apan manager Tatsunori Hara said Wednesday that right-hander Yu Darvish would be the starting pitcher against China in his team's opening game of the World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2009
  13. Ichiro Suzuki, Daisuke Matsuzaka highlight Japan's squad for WBC

    Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners and Daisuke Matsuzaka of the Boston Red Sox were among seven major league players named Monday to a 34-man preliminary roster for Japan's team at the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2008
  14. Teen becomes Japan's first female pro ballplayer

    A 16-year-old Japanese girl signed with a regional baseball team Tuesday, becoming the country's first female professional baseball player.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2008
  15. Japanese pitcher Junichi Tazawa close to signing with Red Sox

    Japanese pitcher Junichi Tazawa moved a step closer to signing with the Boston Red Sox after rejecting offers from three other major league teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2008
  16. Daisuke Matsuzaka says he'll play in World Baseball Classic

    Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is ready to help Japan defend its title at the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2008