Category: College

[12/6/2018] 2019 College schedule for major tournaments

The Japan Student Baseball Association and All Japan University Baseball Federation set dates for a number of tournaments in 2018.

68th Japan National Collegiate Baseball Tournament

  • Seven days beginning on June 10

50th Meiji Jingu Tournament

  • Six days beginning on November 15

43rd Japan-USA Collegiate Baseball Championship Series

  • Gm 1, July 16 (Tue) at Botchan Stadium in Ehime
  • Gm 2, July 17 (Wed) at Imabari Baseball Stadium in Ehime
  • Gm 3, July 18 (Thu) at Kizuna Baseball Stadium in Yamaguchi
  • Alternate, July 19 (Fri)
  • Gm 4, July 20 (Sat) at York Kaiseizan Stadium in Fukushima
  • Gm 5, July 21 (Sun) at Jingu Stadium in Tokyo
  • Alternate, July 20 (Mon)
  • All night games

Source: Nikkan Sports 12/5/2018, Sponichi 12/5/2018, Sanspo 12/6/2018

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[11/21/2018] Japan Student Baseball Association Punishments

The Japan Student Baseball Association met on November 20 to determine punishments for the following cases:

College

Suspensions

法大の助監督
Hosei University assistant manager
部内暴力、報告遅れ
Violence (internal), delayed report
11月2日から4カ月
Four months beginning on November 2

High School

Game Suspensions

周防大島(山口)
Suo Oshima (Yamaguchi)
部員の自転車窃盗
Bicycle theft
10月5日から1カ月
One month beginning on October 5
大阪(大阪=軟式)
Osaka (Osaka, rubber baseball)
部員の部内暴力、動画撮影と転送
Violence (internal), filming and sending video
10月5日から3カ月
Three months beginning on October 5
上野学園(東京)
Ueno Gakuen (Tokyo)
部員の部内いじめ
Bullying (internal)
10月7日から3カ月
Three months beginning on October 7
姫路工(兵庫)
Himeji Kogyo (Hyogo)
部員の飲酒、喫煙
Drinking and smoking
10月30日から1カ月
One month beginning on October 30

Suspensions

府台(千葉)の監督
Konodai (Chiba) manager
部内暴言ほか
Abusive language (internal), other
9月9日から3カ月
Three months beginning on September 9
駿台学園(東京)のコーチ
Sundai Gakuen (Tokyo) coach
部内暴力、虚偽報告
Violence (internal), false reporting
9月10日から1年間
One year beginning on September 10
北嵯峨(京都)の監督
Kitasaga (Kyoto) manager
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
10月19日から3カ月
Three months beginning on October 19
星野(埼玉)のコーチ
Hoshino (Saitama) coach
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
10月18日から3カ月
Three months beginning on October 18
観音寺第一(香川)の監督
Kanonji Daiichi (Kagawa) manager
部内暴力、暴言
Violence (internal), abusive language
10月31日から3カ月
Three months beginning on October 31
浜松商(静岡)の監督
Hamamatsu Shogyo (Shizuoka) manager
部内暴言
Abusive language (internal)
11月7日から1カ月
One month beginning on November 7
愛知黎明(愛知)の監督
Aichi Reimei (Aichi) manager
部内暴力、暴言ほか
Violence (internal), abusive language, other
9月14日から1年間
One year beginning on September 14
同校の副部長
Aichi Reimei (Aichi) deputy director

Violence (internal), abusive language, other
9月14日から6カ月
Six months beginning on September 14
愛知啓成(愛知)の監督
Aichi Keisei (Aichi) manager
部内暴力、暴言ほか
Violence (internal), abusive language, other
10月7日から2年間
Two years beginning on October 7
同校の副部長
Aichi Keisei (Aichi) deputy director

Violence (internal), abusive language, other
10月13日から2年間
Two years beginning on October 13
同校のコーチ
Aichi Keisei (Aichi) coach

Violence (internal), abusive language, other
10月5日から6カ月
Six months beginning on October 5

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Source: Jiji 11/20/2018

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2018 Draft Eligible College Players

Below is a list of college players that have formally submitted draft eligibility forms.

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[9/14/2018] Japan Student Baseball Association Punishments

The Japan Student Baseball Association met on September 14 to determine punishments for the following cases:

University

Suspensions

九州共立大のコーチ
Kyushu Kyoritsu coach
部内暴力、報告遅れ
Violence (internal), delayed report
7月24日から4カ月
Four months beginning on July 24

High School

Game Suspensions

初芝立命館(大阪)
Hatsushiba Ritsukmeikan (Osaka)
部員間の現金窃盗
Cash theft (internal)
8月30日から1カ月間
One month beginning on August 30
校名非公表
Unnamed school
部員の盗撮行為
Voyeurism
8月2日から1カ月
One month beginning on August 2

Suspensions

厚狭(山口)のコーチ
Asa (Yamaguchi) coach
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
8月3日から6カ月
Six months beginning on August 3
湯沢翔北(秋田)の監督
Yuzawa Shohoku (Akita) manager
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
8月5日から1カ月
One month beginning on August 5
一条(奈良)の監督
Ichijo (Nara) manager
不適切指導
Inappropriate coaching
8月9日から1カ月
One month beginning on August 9
桐生第一(群馬)の部長
Kiryu Daiichi (Gunma) director
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
8月18日から1カ月
One month beginning on August 18
春日井商(愛知)の監督
Kasugai Shogyo (Aichi) manager
部内暴力、報告遅れ
Violence (internal), delayed report
8月7日から3カ月
Three months beginning on August 7
春日井商(愛知)の部長
Kasugai Shogyo (Aichi) director
報告遅れ
Delayed report
8月7日から1カ月
One month beginning on August 7
松浦(長崎)の監督
Matsuura (Nagasaki) manager
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
7月23日から3カ月
Three months beginning on July 23
千葉学芸(千葉)のコーチ
Chiba Gakugei (Chiba) coach
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
8月15日から6カ月
Six months beginning on August 15
滝川(北海道=軟式)の部長と監督
Takikawa (Hokkaido, rubber baseball) director and manager
中学生の練習参加規定違反
Violation of junior high school practice participation regulations
8月29日から3カ月
Three months beginning on August 29
富山国際大付(富山)の監督
Toyama Kokusai Daigaku Fuzoku (Toyama) manager
暴言(部内)、不適切指導
Inappropriate coaching, abusive language (internal)
9月3日から1カ月
One month beginning on September 3
富山国際大付(富山)の部長
Toyama Kokusai Daigaku Fuzoku (Toyama) director
報告遅れ
Delayed report
9月5日から1カ月
One month beginning on September 5

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Source: Mainichi 9/14/2018, Jiji 9/14/2018

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[6/26/2018] Samurai Japan Collegiate Roster (FISU)

The Samurai Japan collegiate roster participating in the 2018 FISU World University Baseball Championship (July 6-15 in Taiwan) was posted on June 25. Daiki Kawai was named captain. Players are scheduled to attend a mini camp between July 1 and 3.

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[6/26/2018] Japan Student Baseball Association Punishments

The Japan Student Baseball Association met on June 26 to determine punishments for the following cases:

University

Game Suspensions

東海大北海道
Tokai Hokkaido 
未成年部員の飲酒
Underage drinking
6月11日から1カ月
One month beginning on June 11

Suspensions

東海大北海道の監督、部長
Tokai Hokkaido manager, director
未成年部員の飲酒、報告遅れ
Delayed report on underage drinking
1年間
One year

High School

Game Suspensions

健大高崎(群馬)
KenDai Takasaki (Gunma)
部員の部内暴力
Violence (internal)
5月24日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 24
高知(高知)
Kochi (Kochi)
部員の部内暴力
Violence (internal)
6月12日から1カ月
One month beginning on June 12
伊豆総合(静岡)
Izu Sogo (Shizuoka)
部員の部内いじめ
Bullying (internal)
4月28日から1カ
One month beginning on April 28
校名非公表
Unnamed School
部員のインターネット上のトラブル
Caused problems on the internet
5月24日から3カ月
Three months beginning on May 24

Suspensions

高知中央(高知)の部長、監督
Kochi Chuo (Kochi) director, manager
部内暴力の報告遅れ
Delayed report on violence (internal)
5月23日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 23
須坂東(長野)の監督
Suzaka Higashi (Nagano) manager
部外での暴力
Violence (external)
5月14日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 14
出雲西(島根)の監督
Izumo Nishi (Shimane) manager
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
5月18日から半年
Six months beginning on May 18
金沢(石川)の部長
Kanazawa (Ishikawa) director
部外での暴力
Violence (external)
5月27日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 27
寒川(香川)の部長
Sangawa (Kagawa) director
部員の飲酒事案の隠蔽
Hid underage drinking cases
5月30日から3カ月
Three months beginning on May 30
網走南ケ丘(北海道)の監督
Abashiri Minamigaoka (Hokkaido) manager
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
5月21日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 21
桜ケ丘(山口)の副部長
Sakuragaoka (Yamaguchi) deputy director
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
5月28日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 28
法政二(神奈川)のコーチ
Hosei Daini (Kanagawa) coach
部内暴力、暴言
Violence (internal) and abusive language
4月19日から3カ月
Three months beginning on April 19
浪速(大阪)の責任教師
Naniwa (Osaka) teacher in charge
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
5月15日から3カ月
Three months beginning on May 15
聖心ウルスラ(宮崎)のコーチ
Seishin Ursula (Miyazaki) coach
部内暴力
Violence (internal)
6月14日から半年
Six months beginning on June 14
飛龍(静岡)の部長
Hiryu (Shizuoka) director
部内いじめの報告遅れ
Delayed report on bullying (internal)
6月20日から3カ月
Three months beginning on June 20
釜石商工(岩手)の監督
Kamaishi Shoko (Iwate) manager
新入生徒練習参加規定違反
Violation of new student practice regulations
5月9日から1カ月
One month beginning on May 9

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Source: Mainichi 6/26/2018, Jiji 6/26/2018

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[6/24/2018] Samurai Japan Collegiate Roster

The final twenty-four-man roster for the Samurai Japan collegiate baseball team were released today. The team will be competing at the 42nd Japan-USA Collegiate Baseball Championship (July 3-8) and the 29th Haarlem Baseball Week (July 13-22). Ryosuke Tatsumi was named captain.

The players are scheduled to attend a mini-camp that begins on June 28. They will play practice games against Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (June 29) and Toshiba (June 30).

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[6/17/2018] Tohoku Fukushi wins Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship

The 67th Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship ended on June 17 with Tohoku Fukushi taking home the trophy with a 6-2 win over Kokusai Budo.

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kokusai Budo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0
Tohoku Fukushi 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 x 6 11 0

Hayato Yoshida started in center for Tohoku Fukushi. He went 3-for-5 with a an RBI and a stolen base. Taisei Fukae got the start at third for Tohoku Fukushi and went 1-for-3 with two RBI. He hit a two-run blast in the first inning.

Yoshiyuki Aono started the game for Kokusai Budo and gave up five runs (all earned) on five hits over 1.2 innings of work. He threw forty-three pitches, faced eleven batters, and struck out two.


Tournament Awards

  • MVP: Hayato Yoshida (Tohoku Fukushi)
  • Best Pitcher: Yuki Tsumori (Tohoku Fukushi) – 18.2 IP, 2 W, 0.00 ERA
  • Leading Hitter: Daiki Kawai (Keio Gijuku) – 7-for-11, .636 AVG
  • Fighting Spirit: Yuta Hirakawa (Kokusai Budo)
  • Special: Miyazaki Sangyo Keiei
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[6/8/2018] Samurai Japan College Roster Candidates

Samurai Japan released a list of candidates for the college roster today. The team is scheduled to participate in the 42nd Japan-USA University Baseball Championship and the 29th Haarlem Baseball Week. Candidates will attend a mini camp in Hiratsuka between June 22 (Friday) and 24 (Sunday). Additional players, selected from teams playing in the Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship, are also expected to attend the mini camp as possible candidates.

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[6/7/2018] Samurai Japan: High School vs College Exhibition Game

The Samurai Japan U-18 team will play an exbhition game against Samurai Japan College for the first time since 2016.

  • August 28, 2018 (Tuesday) at 18:00
  • Jingu Stadium
  • No alternate date
  • DH rule
  • No called games or extra innings
  • Wood bats (both teams)

The Samurai Japan U-18 team is slated to participate in the 12th BFA U-18 Baseball Championship later this year in September.

Source: Samurai Japan 6/4/2018

[UPDATE 6/27 @ 2:50am]

The start time for the game was changed from 18:00 to 17:45.

Broadcast

  • BS Fuji = 17:30-20:00
  • Fuji TV One = 17:30 until the end of the game

Tickets

  • Advance Tickets – Lawson Ticket
    From June 29 @ 18:00 until July 6 @ 23:00
  • Regular Tickets
    From July 8 @ 12:00

Source: Samurai Japan 6/25/2018, Samurai Japan 6/25/2018

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Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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