Koshien Stats for 2017 Summer Koshien are now online. My apologies for the delay.
I am still working on names for games from yesterday. If anyone wants to help with the names, drop me a line or post in the comments section down below.
Click through for the update history.4 Comments
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Times in Japan Standard Time.6 Comments
I have been asked to do a little research on the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Information I gather could be used in a article that will be published in the next issue of Baseball Times. Those of you that have watched any of YakyuDB’s streams should be familiar with the name. They are a legitimate baseball publication in Japan.5 Comments
Yamato hurt his right side during yesterday’s (August 16) game against the Hiroshima Carp at Kyocera Dome. He recorded an infield single in his first at bat in the second inning and replaced on defense before the start of the third inning. The Hanshin Tigers told the press after the game that Yamato was removed from the game as a precaution because he felt some tightness in his right side. He was taken to a hospital in Osaka for tests.
Yamato was removed from the active roster today.0 Comments
Twenty-eight-year-old Sho Nakata earned his domestic free agent option today with eight years of service time on the active roster.0 Comments
The Hanshin Tigers are looking into options in the KBO for the 2018 season. Among names they might be interested in:
Source: Daily Sports 8/15/20170 Comments
Today’s Summer Koshien games have been postponed due to rain. The decision was made by tournament organizers at 6:05am. Games on the schedule will be pushed back a day. The Finals game will now be played on August 23.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/15/20170 Comments
The at home Hero Award for July was given to Hisayoshi Chono for his decisive home run against the Yakult Swallows on July 10. The Giants won the game 3-2.
The Giants scored two runs in the sixth the tie the game at two. With two out in the seventh, Chono deposited a slider over the fence in left that gave the Giants a 3-2 lead that would stick until the end.0 Comments
Toru Murata left his start against the Softbank Hawks at Kyocera Dome on August 14 after he developed a cramp in his right calf while throwing practice pitches before the start of the fifth inning. He is considered day-to-day for the time being.0 Comments
Hiroshi Kobayashi was involved in a minor car accident. The incident took place on August 13 at around 6:28pm on a general road in Kanazawa, Yokohama. Kobayashi and an oncoming car each stopped to give the other right of way. Both cars then moved forward and hit each other.
The Yokohama Bay Stars issued an apology and said they will do what they can to make sure similar accidents do not happen again in the future.0 Comments
Dayan Viciedo was hit by a pitch on his right arm during his third at bat in the sixth inning of yesterday’s (August 13) game against the Yakult Swallows. He was taken out of the game on defense in the seventh and examined at a hospital in Nagoya.
The Chunichi Dragons announced today that Viciedo suffered a right ulnar fracture. He was taken off the active roster.
Source: Nikkan Sports 8/14/2017
[UPDATE 8/16 @ 3:01am]
Viciedo might need six to eight weeks for a full recovery and up to two months including rehab games.
Source: Sanspo 8/15/20170 Comments
The following additions were made to the Pacific League schedule.
New Alternate Dates (in case of rain outs)
Removed Alternate Dates
Source: NPB 8/14/20170 Comments
The media learned on August 12 that Tatsuya Imai will visit a hospital on August 14 for tests on his right shoulder. Imai started a Ni-gun game against Rakuten on August 11 and felt something strange in the shoulder after throwing just six pitches.
[UPDATE 8/17 @ 6:29pm]
Ni-gun manager Tetsuya Shiozaki told reporters that Imai’s condition is not that serious (tests revealed inflammation). He also told reporters that while they were not planning to set a hard timetable for his first rehab game, they expected him to be ready in about a month (late-September).
Source: Sports Hochi 8/17/20170 Comments