Category: Industrial

89th Inter-City Tournament Schedule

2018 Schedule

Date Time Game Round First Base Score Third Base
07/13 Fri 18:30 1-1 1 NTT東日本
NTT Higashi Nihon
  東邦ガス
Toho Gas
07/14 Sat 10:30 2-1 1 王子
Oji
  SUBARU
    14:00 2-2 1 JR西日本
JR Nishi Nihon
  JR北海道硬式野球クラブ
JR Hokkaido Baseball Club
    18:00 2-3 1 JR四国
JR Shikoku
  Honda
07/15 Sun 10:30 3-1 1 日本通運
Nippon Tsuun
  Honda熊本
Honda Kumamoto
    14:00 3-2 1 三菱日立パワーシステムズ
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
  Honda鈴鹿
Honda Suzuka
    18:00 3-3 1 JR東日本
JR Higashi Nihon
  西濃運輸
Seino Unyu
07/16 Mon 10:30 4-1 1 鷺宮製作所
Saginomiya Seisakusho
  伯和ビクトリーズ
Hakuwa Victorys
    14:00 4-2 1 西部ガス
Saibu Gas
  新日鐵住金かずさマジック
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Kazusa Magic
    18:00 4-3 1 東京ガス
Tokyo Gas
  トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
07/17 Tue 10:30 5-1 1 大阪ガス
Osaka Gas
  信越硬式野球クラブ
Shin-etsu Koshiki Yakyu Club
    14:00 5-2 1 七十七銀行
Shichi-ju-shichi Ginko
  三菱重工神戸・高砂
Mitsubishi Juko Kobe/Takasago
    18:00 5-3 1 トヨタ自動車東日本
Toyota Jidosha Higashi Nihon
  東芝
Toshiba
07/18 Wed 10:30 6-1 1 新日鐵住金鹿島
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Kashima
  日本新薬
Nippon Shinyaku
    14:00 6-2 1 セガサミー
Sega Sammy
  NTT西日本
NTT Nishi Nippon
    18:00 6-3 1 JR東海
JR Tokai
  パナソニック
Panasonic
07/19 Thu 10:30 7-1 2 Game 1-1 Winner   Game 3-2 Winner
    14:00 7-2 2 Game 5-1 Winner   Game 4-2 Winner
    18:00 7-3 2 Game 2-2 Winner   Game 5-3 Winner
07/20 Fri 10:30 8-1 2 Game 3-3 Winner   Game 6-1 Winner
    14:00 8-2 2 Game 4-1 Winner   Game 3-1 Winner
    18:00 8-3 2 Game 5-2 Winner   Game 2-1 Winner
07/21 Sat 10:30 9-1 2 Game 6-2 Winner   Game 2-3 Winner
    14:00 9-2 2 Game 6-3 Winner   Game 4-3 Winner
    18:00 9-3 QF Game 7-1 Winner   Game 7-2 Winner
07/22 Sun 10:30 10-1 QF Game 7-3 Winner   Game 8-1 Winner
    14:00 10-2 QF Game 8-2 Winner   Game 8-3 Winner
    18:00 10-3 QF Game 9-1 Winner   Game 9-2 Winner
07/23 Mon 13:30 11-1 SF Game 9-3 Winner   Game 10-1 Winner
    18:00 11-2 SF Game 10-2 Winner   Game 10-3 Winner
07/24 Tue 18:00 12-1 F Game 11-1 Winner   Game 11-2 Winner

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[6/13/2018] 89th Inter-City Tournament: Participating Teams

A list of participating teams for the 89th Inter-City Tournament was released on June 12. Brackets will be selected on June 17. The tournament will take place over a twelve-day period beginning on July 13.

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[12/22/2017] Hiroshi Katayama joins Musashi Heat (BC League)

The Musashi Heat Bears announced on December 7 that they reached an agreement with former Rakuten Eagle Hiroshi Katayama. He will join the team as a player/coach.

Source: Musashi Heat 12/7/2017

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[12/21/2017] Hisashi Takeda returns to Nippon Tsuun as player/coach

Nippon Tsuun held a press conference today to announce that thirty-nine-year-old Hisashi Takeda will be returning to their the Industrial League team in 2018 as a player/coach. He was assigned the uniform number 54.

Takeda first joined Nippon Tsuun in 2001, after he graduated from Komazawa University. He turned pro when he was selected in the fourth round of the 2002 draft by the Nippon Ham Fighters.

Source: Sponichi 12/21/2017, Daily Sports 12/21/2017, Nippon Tsuun 11/27/2017

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[11/14/2017] Kyushu to have one fewer rep in Inter-City Tournament

The Japan Amateur Baseball Association announced a couple changes in the number of representatives they allow per region for the Inter-City Tournament, effective beginning in 2018.

  • the Kyushu region will have one fewer representative, shifting from three to two
  • the Tokyo and Minami Kanto regions will have an extra representative: Tokyo will remain at four and Minami Kanto will shift from two to three

The changes were made based on recent performance data.

Source: Sponichi 11/14/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/14/2017

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[11/12/2017] Toyota wins 43rd Industrial League Championship

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 7 1
日本生命
Nihon Seimei
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 0

Toyota Jidosha beat Nihon Seimei 3-1 earlier today and won the 43rd Industrial League Chmpionship.

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[11/3/2017] Yuta Nishimura tosses perfect game

JR Higshi Nihon Tohoku’s Yuta Nishimura tossed a perfect game against Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Hirohata at Kyocera Dome on November 3.

  • ninety pitches
  • five strikeouts
  • ten infield ground outs
  • three infield line outs
  • two infield fly outs
  • seven outfield fly outs

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/3/2017, Sponichi 11/3/2017

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28th BFA Asian Baseball Championship Schedule And Results

28th BFA Asian Baseball Championship Schedule And Results

Eight teams. Two groups. China (Group B) dropped out due to administrative and scheduling reasons.

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43rd Industrial League Championships Schedule

First Round
Gm Date Time First Base Score Third Base
1 2017/11/02 Thu 11:00 明治安田生命
Meiji Yasuda Seimei
5-3 和歌山箕島球友会
Wakayama Minoshima Kyuyukai
2     14:30 ホンダ
Honda
0-2 王 子
Oji
3     18:00 三菱重工神戸・高砂
Mitsubishi Juko Kobe Takasago
4-1 フェデックス
FedEx
4 2017/11/03 Fri 11:00 JR西日本
JR Nishi Nihon
2-4 NTT東日本
NTT Higashi Nihon
5     14:30 JR九州
JR Kyushu
2-3 新日鉄住金かずさマジック
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Kazusa Magic
6     18:00 JR東日本東北
JR Higashi Nihon Tohoku
2-0 新日鉄住金広畑
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Hirohata
7 2017/11/04 Sat 11:00 JX-ENEOS
JX-ENEOS
2-4 日本生命
Nihon Seimei
8     14:30 日本通運
Nippon Tsuun
7-5 沖縄電力
Okinawa Denryoku
9     18:00 JR北海道クラブ
JR Hokkaido Club
0-2 日立製作所
Hitachi Seisakusho
10 2017/11/05 Sun 14:30 大阪ガス
Osaka Gas
5-1 三菱自動車岡崎
Mitsubishi Jidosha Okazaki
11     18:00 東京ガス
Tokyo Gas
1-0 NTT西日本
NTT Nishi Nihon
12 2017/11/06 Mon 09:00 日本製紙石巻
Nippon Seishi Ishinomaki
2-4 トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
13     12:00 JR四国
JR Shikoku
0-3 東 芝
Toshiba
14     15:00 JR東日本
JR Higashi Nihon
1-4 三菱重工広島
Mitsubishi Juko Hiroshima
15     18:00 ヤマハ
Yamaha
1-4 パナソニック
Panasonic
16 2017/11/07 Tue 11:00 新日鉄住金鹿島
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Kashima
1-3 日本新薬
Nippon Shinyaku
Second Round
Gm Date Time First Base Score Third Base
17 2017/11/07 Tue 14:30 JR東日本東北
JR Higashi Nihon Tohoku
1-5 明治安田生命
Meiji Yasuda Seimei
18     18:00 NTT東日本
NTT Higashi Nihon
3-2 王 子
Oji
19 2017/11/08 Wed 11:00 トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
3-2 東京ガス
Tokyo Gas
20     14:30 三菱重工神戸・高砂
Mitsubishi Juko Kobe Takasago
2-4 東 芝
Toshiba
21     18:00 日本生命
Nihon Seimei
3-2 大阪ガス
Osaka Gas
22 2017/11/09 Thu 11:00 新日鉄住金かずさマジック
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Kazusa Magic
8-6 三菱重工広島
Mitsubishi Juko Hiroshima
23     14:30 日本新薬
Nippon Shinyaku
1-0 日本通運
Nippon Tsuun
24     18:00 パナソニック
Panasonic
7-0 日立製作所
Hitachi Seisakusho
Quarterfinals
Gm Date Time First Base Score Third Base
25 2017/11/10 Fri 09:00 明治安田生命
Meiji Yasuda Seimei
1-7 NTT東日本
NTT Higashi Nihon
26     12:00 トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
9-5 東 芝
Toshiba
27     15:00 日本生命
Nihon Seimei
3-0 新日鉄住金かずさマジック
Shin Nittetsu Sumikin Kazusa Magic
28     18:00 日本新薬
Nippon Shinyaku
4-2 パナソニック
Panasonic
Semifinals
Gm Date Time First Base Score Third Base
29 2017/11/11 Sat 14:30 NTT東日本
NTT Higashi Nihon
0-2 トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
30     18:00 日本生命
Nihon Seimei
1-0 日本新薬
Nippon Shinyaku
Finals
Gm Date Time First Base Score Third Base
31 2017/11/12 Sun 15:00 トヨタ自動車
Toyota Jidosha
3-1 日本生命
Nihon Seimei

 

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[8/28/2017] 28th BFA Asian Baseball Championship Samurai Japan Roster

Samurai Japan released the roster that will be competing at the 28th BFA Asian Baseball Championship between October 2 and 8 in Taiwan.

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
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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