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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] Chinese Taipei 0 – Korea 1 (November 17, 2017)

Chinese Taipei vs Korea @ Tokyo Dome

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Korea 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 x 1 4 0

Attendance: 6040 | Time: 3h27m

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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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[10/16/2017] Samurai Japan practice games

The top Samurai Japan team will play two practice games against NPB teams in preparation for the Asia Professional Baseball Championship that begins on November 16.

Practice Game Schedule

  • November 11 vs Nippon Ham
  • November 13 vs Seibu

Both games will take place at Miyazaki Kiyotake Sports Park.

Source: Sponichi 10/16/2017

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[10/12/2017] Asia Professional Baseball Championship: Samurai Japan Roster

Coaches

Pos Uni Name JPN Name ENG
Manager 80 稲葉 篤紀 Inaba, Atsunori
Coach 88 金子 誠 Kaneko, Makoto
Coach 81 建山 義紀 Tateyama, Yoshinori
Coach 84 村田 善則 Murata, Yoshinori
Coach 82 井端 弘和 Ibata, Hirokazu
Coach 87 清水 雅治 Shimizu, Masaji

Players

Pos Uni Name JPN Name ENG Ht Wt T B NPB
P 11 野田 昇吾 Noda, Shogo 167 72 L L Seibu
P 13 山岡 泰輔 Yamaoka, Taisuke 172 68 R L Orix
P* 16 又吉 克樹 Matayoshi, Katsuki 180 74 R R Chunichi
P 18 多和田 真三郎 Tawata, Shinsaburo 182 82 R R Seibu
P 19 山﨑 康晃 Yamasaki, Yasuaki 178 85 R R Yokohama
P 20 近藤 大亮 Kondo, Taisuke 177 75 R R Orix
P 21 今永 昇太 Imanaga, Shota 177 80 L L Yokohama
P 23 薮田 和樹 Yabuta, Kazuki 188 84 R R Hiroshima
P 25 平井 克典 Hirai, Katsunori 180 83 R R Seibu
P 30 石崎 剛 Ishizaki, Tsuyoshi 183 89 R R Hanshin
P 34 堀 瑞輝 Hori, Mizuki 177 72 L L Nippon Ham
P 90 田口 麗斗 Taguchi, Kazuto 171 83 L L Yomiuri
C 4 若月 健矢 Wakatsuki, Kenya 179 87 R R Orix
C 10 近藤 健介 Kondo, Kensuke 173 87 R L Nippon Ham
C 22 田村 龍弘 Tamura, Tatsuhiro 174 80 R R Lotte
C 52 宇佐見 真吾 Usami, Shingo 181 87 R L Yomiuri
C* 62 甲斐 拓也 Kai, Takuya 170 75 R R Softbank
INF 1 京田 陽太 Kyoda, Yota 182 80 R L Chunichi
INF 6 源田 壮亮 Genda, Sosuke 179 73 R L Seibu
INF 7 外崎 修汰 Tonosaki, Shuta 177 75 R R Seibu
INF 8 中村 奨吾 Nakamura, Shogo 180 79 R R Lotte
INF 63 西川 龍馬 Nishikawa, Ryoma 176 70 R L Hiroshima
INF 12 松本 剛 Matsumoto, Go 181 78 R R Nippon Ham
INF* 33 山川 穂高 Yamakawa, Hotaka 176 100 R R Seibu
OF 9 オコエ 瑠偉 Okoye, Louis 185 90 R R Rakuten
OF 37 桑原 将志 Kuwahara, Masayuki 174 78 R R Yokohama
OF 51 上林 誠知 Uebayashi. Seiji 184 79 R L Softbank

* overage bracket

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[10/5/2017] Samurai Japan Top Team mini camp from November 9

NPB Enterprise announced today that the Samurai Japan Top Team will hold a mini camp in Miyazaki in preparation for the Asia Professional Baseball Championship (November 16-19). Camp will take place at the Miyazaki Kiyotake Sports Park facilities between November 9 and 13.

Source: Sponichi 10/5/2017

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[9/11/2017] Asia Professional Baseball Championship 2017

Additional details for the Asia Professional Baseball Championship 2017 were released today.

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Asia Professional Baseball Championship 2017 Preliminary Details

Samurai Japan released a few more details about the Asia Professional Baseball Championship that will take place later this year in November.

Venue

  • Tokyo Dome

Schedule

  • November 16 (Thu) – Japan vs Korea
  • November 17 (Fri) – Korea vs Taiwan
  • November 18 (Sat) – Taiwan vs Japan
  • November 19 (Sun) – First place vs Second place

Note: Start times and home/away not yet set.

Prize

  • Champion – 20,000,000 yen
  • Runner-up – 5,000,000 yen

Base Rules

  • The designated hitter rule will be used for all games
  • The official WBSC baseball will be used
  • There will be no pitch limits
  • The games will be official WBSC games
  • Tie-break rules will be used if there is a tie after nine full innings
    • Beginning in the tenth inning: runners on first and second, no out
    • Preliminary Round games still tied after twelve innings will end in a tie
  • Starting pitchers will be announced the day before their starts
  • There will be no called games
  • Eligible players: born on or after January 1, 1993
    • Each team will have three over-age slots

Source: Samurai Japan 7/31/2017

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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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