The Samurai Japan roster for the upcoming ENEOS Samurai Japan Series was unveiled earlier today. A Youtube video of the press conference is also available.0 Comments
The Samurai Japan coaching staff for the upcoming ENEOS Samurai Japan Series in March was posted by the NPB on January 31. Broadcast details for the series were also posted.
|Uni||Pos||Name JPN||Name ENG|
|88||Head/Hitting Coach||金子 誠||Kaneko, Makoto|
|81||Pitching Coach||建山 義紀||Tateyama, Yoshinori|
|84||Battery Coach||村田 善則||Murata, Yoshinori|
|82||Infield/Base Coach||井端 弘和||Ibata, Hirokazu|
|87||Outfield/Base Coach||清水 雅治||Shimizu, Masaji|
March 9 (Saturday) at 19:00
March 10 (Sunday) at 19:00
NPB Enterprise released details for their exhibition series against Mexico in March next year.
ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2019 Japan vs Mexico
Dates: March 9 (Sat), 10 (Sun), 2019 (night games)
Venue: Kyocera Dome
Source: Samurai Japan 11/30/20180 Comments
Starting pitchers for the first game of the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 were posted on March 3.
Source: Samurai Japan 3/3/20180 Comments
Starting pitchers for the first game of the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 were posted on March 2.
Source: Samurai Japan 3/2/20180 Comments
Haruhiro Hamaguchi was scratched from the Samurai Japan roster on March 2 because of discomfort in his left shoulder. Samurai Japan manager Atsunori Inaba later told reporters he made the call because he did not want to risk Hamaguchi’s future by keeping him on the roster.
[UPDATE 3/17 @ 2:19pm]
Hamaguchi is not expected to make the opening day starting rotation because his left shoulder is still not fully healed.0 Comments
The final list of players for the Samurai Japan roster was released on February 20.0 Comments
ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 Japan vs Australia
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.0 Comments