Category: Samurai Japan

[2/20/2018] Twenty-eight player Samurai Japan Roster Released

The final list of players for the Samurai Japan roster was released on February 20.

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ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018

ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 Japan vs Australia

Sponsor

  • JXTG Energy (JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy)

Schedule

  • March 2 (Fri) – Nagoya Dome – Practices
  • March 3 (Sat) – Nagoya Dome – 19:00
    • Japan (first base) vs Australia
    • TV Asahi, J Sports
  • March 4 (Sun) – Kyocera Dome Osaka – 19:00
    • Australia vs Japan (first base)
    • TBS, J Sports

Basic Rules

  • Official Baseball Rules
  • Designated Hitter Rule
  • Official WBSC baseball (2017)
  • Tied games will end in a tie after nine full innings
  • No called games
  • No more than twenty-eight players in the dugout

Source: NPB 1/23/2018, NPB Official Site, Samurai Japan Official Site

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[1/23/2018] Partial Samurai Japan Roster Revealed

The Samurai Japan top team is slated to play Australia in the 2018 ENEOS Samurai Japan Series on March 3 (Saturday) at Nagoya Dome and March 4 (Sunday) at Kyocera Dome. A partial roster was unveiled during a press conference in Tokyo on January 23. The remaining twenty-two players will be released in February.

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[11/19/2017] Exhibition Games against Australia in March 2018

The NPB Enterprise announced on November 19 that Samurai Japan will play two games against Australia in March 2018.

  • March 3 at Nagoya Dome
  • March 4 at Kyocera Dome

Source: Sponichi 11/19/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/19/2017, Nikkan Sports 11/19/2017Daily Sports 11/19/2017

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[APBC] Korea 0 – Samurai Japan 7 (November 19, 2017)

Korea vs Samurai Japan @ Tokyo Dome

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Samurai Japan 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 x 7 11 0

Attendance: 30498 | Time: 3h29m

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[APBC] Samurai Japan 8 – Chinese Taipei 2 (November 18, 2017)

Samurai Japan vs Chinese Taipei @ Tokyo Dome

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Samurai Japan 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 8 12 1
Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 0

Attendance: 35473 | Time: 4h4m

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[APBC] Korea 7 – Samurai Japan 8 (November 16, 2017)

Korea vs Samurai Japan @ Tokyo Dome

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Korea 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 10 1
Samurai Japan 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 8 11 0

Attendance: 32815 | Time: 4h29m

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Asia Professional Baseball Championship 2017 Schedule

Schedule

Date Time Home Score Away Attedance Time
First Round
11/16 Thu 19:00 Japan
SP: Yabuta Kazuki
W: Mizuki Hori
8-7 Korea
SP: Hyun-sik Jang
L: Min-ho Lee
32815 4h29m
11/17 Fri 19:00 Korea
SP: Giyeong IM
W: Giyeong IM
1-0 Chinese Taipei
SP: Kuan-Yu Chen
L: Kuan-Yu Chen
6040 3h27m
11/18 Sat 18:30 Chinese Taipei
SP: Cheng-Hsien LIN
L: Cheng-Hsien LIN
2-8 Japan
SP: Shota Imanaga
W: Shota Imanaga
35473 4h4m
Finals
11/19 Sun 18:00 Japan
SP: Kazuto Taguchi
W: Kazuto Taguchi
7-0 Korea
SP: Sewoong PARK
W: Sewoong PARK
30498 3h29m

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[Practice Game] Seibu Lions 0 – Samurai Japan 6 (November 13, 2017)

Seibu Lions vs Samurai Japan @ Kiyotake SOKKEN Stadium

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Samurai Japan 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 x 6 11 0

Attendance: 2300 | Time: 2h44m

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[Practice Game] Samurai Japan 3 – Nippon Ham Fighters 3 (November 12, 2017)

Samurai Japan vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Kiyotake SOKKEN Stadium

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Samurai Japan 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 12 0
Nippon Ham 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0   3 7 1

Attendance: 3000 | Time: 2h48m

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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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