Tag Archive: Japan-USA University Baseball Championship

[6/24/2018] Samurai Japan Collegiate Roster

The final twenty-four-man roster for the Samurai Japan collegiate baseball team were released today. The team will be competing at the 42nd Japan-USA Collegiate Baseball Championship (July 3-8) and the 29th Haarlem Baseball Week (July 13-22). Ryosuke Tatsumi was named captain.

The players are scheduled to attend a mini-camp that begins on June 28. They will play practice games against Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (June 29) and Toshiba (June 30).

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[6/8/2018] Samurai Japan College Roster Candidates

Samurai Japan released a list of candidates for the college roster today. The team is scheduled to participate in the 42nd Japan-USA University Baseball Championship and the 29th Haarlem Baseball Week. Candidates will attend a mini camp in Hiratsuka between June 22 (Friday) and 24 (Sunday). Additional players, selected from teams playing in the Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship, are also expected to attend the mini camp as possible candidates.

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[12/6/2017] Major College 2018 Tournament Dates

The Japan Student Baseball Association and the Japan University Baseball Federation held meetings in Tokyo on December 6 and set the calendar for the 2018 season.

49th Meiji Jingu Baseball Tournament

  • Six days beginning on November 9, 2018
  • Venue: Jingu Stadium
  • Tie-break: runners on first and second, no out (international rules)

67th Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship

  • Seven days beginning on June 11, 2018
  • Venues: Jingu Stadium and Tokyo Dome
  • Tie-break: runners on first and second, no out (international rules)

42nd Japan-USA University Baseball Championship

  • July 3, 2018 – July 9, 2018, five games
  • United States

29th Haarlem Baseball Week

  • July 13, 2018 – July 22, 2018
  • The Netherlands

Source: Daily Sports 12/7/2017, Nikkan Sports 12/7/2017

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41st Japan-USA University Baseball Championship Schedule

Gm  Date Start Venue Location Home Score Away
1 07/12 Wed 19:05 Dunkin’ Donut Park Hartford, CT USA 2-1 Japan
2 07/13 Thu 19:05 Fitton Stadium Worcester, MA Japan rain out USA
3 07/14 Fri 19:05 Campanelli Stadium Brockton, MA USA 3-6 Japan
4 07/15 Sat 19:05 LeLacheur Park Lowell, MA Japan 5-4 USA
Make-up 07/16 Sun 17:00 Fitton Stadium Worcester, MA Japan 1-3 USA
5 07/17 Mon 19:05 Holman Stadium Nashua, NH USA 3-1 Japan
Make-up 07/18 Tue            

USA wins the series, 3-2.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

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[6/5/2017] Samurai Japan Collegiate Team

Samurai Japan released the Collegiate National Team roster on June 4. The team will play in two tournaments: the 41st Japan-USA University Baseball Championship in July and the 29th Universiade in August.

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USA 4 – Japan 5 (July 17, 2016)

USA vs Japan @ Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 8 0
Japan 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1X 5 4 2

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Japan 1 – USA 10 (July 16, 2016)

Japan vs USA @ Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 1
USA 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 2 X 10 12 1

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USA 1 – Japan 0 (July 15, 2016)

USA vs Japan @ Jingu Stadium – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
USA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

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Japan 1 – USA 0 (July 13, 2016)

Japan vs USA @ HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Japan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1

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USA 1 – Japan 2 (July 12, 2016)

USA vs Japan @ HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
USA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Japan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 x 2 3 0

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Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
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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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