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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. 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
  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. Two players from Japan Series champs want to play in major league...

    Two members of the Japan Series-winning Chiba Lotte Marines say they want to play in the major leagues next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  6. Collins on his background

    Adam Rubin

    Koji Watanabe/Getty Images Manager Terry Collins (No. 77) of Team China looks on prior to Game 3 of the 2009 World Baseball Classic Pool A match against Team Chinese Taipei at Tokyo Dome on March 7, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. During spring training, a...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  7. 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
  8. Chang powers China past Chinese Taipei

    Ray Chang homered and drove in two runs and China beat Taiwan 4-1 on Saturday for its first win in the World Baseball Classic.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  9. 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
  10. Nomo inspired Japanese players to American dream

    Hideo Nomo was a trailblazer and an inspiration to Japanese players who dreamed of playing in the U.S. major leagues, former teammates and opponents said a day after the pitcher retired.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2008
  11. Dodgers get a ground-ball machine in Kuroda

    Jim Allen

    In Hiroki Kuroda, the Dodgers get a ground-ball pitcher with a special knack for cranking up the intensity in late innings.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2007
  12. 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
  13. Japanese club to 'post' star P Matsuzaka for bidding

    The most dominant pitcher in Japanese baseball for the last eight seasons, Daisuke Matsuzaka had his path cleared when the Seibu Lions officially agreed to release the 26-year-old ace.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2006
  14. Korea closes in on trip to second round

    Korea beat China 10-1 in the World Baseball Classic on Saturday, closing in on a trip to the second round of the 16-nation tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2006
  15. Korea shuts out Chinese Taipei in WBC opener

    Jim Allen

    A procession of major-league pitchers helped Korea hold off bitter Asian rival Chinese Taipei 2-0 in the WBC opener on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2006
  16. Korea shuts out Chinese Taipei in WBC opener

    Jae-Weong Seo pitched two-hit ball and Chan Ho Park worked three effective innings for a save to lead South Korea past Taiwan 2-0 in the opener of the inaugural World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2006