Category: Industrial

[12/7/2018] 2018 JABA Awards

Best Nine

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Age Times
P 藤井 貴之 Takayuki Fujii Nihon Seimei 30 2
C 辻野 雄大 Takehiro Tsujino Honda 25 1
1B 岡崎 啓介 Keisuke Okazaki Hitachi Seisakusho 29 1
2B 原田 拓実 Takumi Harada Nihon Seimei 27 1
3B 森下 翔平 Shohei Morishita Hitachi Seisakusho 24 1
SS 東條 航 Wataru Tojo JR Higashi Nihon 27 1
OF 近本 光司 Koji Chikamoto Osaka Gas 24 1
OF 那賀 裕司 Yuji Naka Mitsubishi Juko Kobe Takasago 28 1
OF 三木 大和 Daichi Miki JFE Nishi Nihon 27 1
DH 片山 勢三 Seizo Katayama Panasonic 23 1

Individual Titles

Award Name JPN Name ENG Team Age Notes
Leading Hitter 辻野 雄大 Takehiro Tsujino Honda 25 .460 (14 G, 23-for-50)
Most Runs Batted In 岡崎 啓介 Keisuke Okazaki Hitachi Seisakusho 29 20 RBI (12 G, 42 AB)
Most Home Runs 岡崎 啓介 Keisuke Okazaki Hitachi Seisakusho 29 6 HR (12 G, 42 AB)
Most Wins 勝野 昌慶 Akiyoshi Katsuno Mitsubishi Juko Nagoya 21 5-1 (9 G, 66.0 IP)
Best ERA 大竹 飛鳥 Asuka Otake NTT Higashi Nihon 33 0.44 (40.2 IP, 7 R, 2 ER)
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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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[12/7/2017] 2017 JABA Awards

Best Nine

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Team Age Times
P 田嶋 大樹 Tajima, Daiki JR Higashi Nihon 21 1
C 山内 佑規 Yamauchi, Yuki Tokgyo Gas 29 2
1B 喜納 淳弥 Kino, Junya NTT Higashi Nihon 25 1
2B 法兼 駿 Norikane, Shun Panasonic 23 1
3B 北川 利生 Kitagawa, Rio Nippon Tsuun 24 1
SS 福田 周平 Fukuda, Shuhei NTT Higashi Nihon 25 1
OF 神里 和毅 Kamizato, Kazuki Nihon Seimei 23 1
OF 多木 裕史 Taki, Hiroshi Toyota Jidosha 27 2
OF 伊藤 亮太 Ito, Ryota NTT Higashi Nihon 27 1
DH 関本 憲太郎 Sekimoto, Kentaro Nippon Tsuun 28 1

Individual Titles

Award Name JPN Name ENG Team Age Notes
Leading Hitter 高本泰裕 Takamoto, Yasuhiro NTT Nishi Nihon 31 .419 (14 G, 18-for-43)
Most Runs Batted In 関本 憲太郎 Sekimoto, Kentaro Nippon Tsuun 28 20 RBI (15 G)
Most Home Runs None
Most Wins 臼 井浩 Usui, Isamu Tokyo Gas 23 6-0 (10 G)
Best ERA 福島 由登 Fukushima, Yuto Honda 27 0.79 (7 G, 45.1 IP, 6 R, 4 ER)
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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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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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