The NPB announced that the Futures will play three games against a team from the Shikoku Island League plus in June. Admission will be free. Games will not be rescheduled in the event of rain outs.
Source: NPB 5/17/20170 Comments
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According to a report by Nikkan Sports, Manny Ramirez is interested in playing baseball in Japan. The Shikoku Island League’s Kochi Fighting Dogs are currently talking to Ramirez’s agent about a possible contract.
It all started on November 11 when his agent and a Kochi player (infielder from overseas) approached the Fighting Dogs and asked if they might be interested in Ramirez. Kochi is open to the idea of signing the forty-four-year-old as a player, not a coach.0 Comments
The Kagawa Olive Guyners announced that they reached an agreement with former Yokohama Bay Star Kosuke Tomita on July 22. He was assigned the uniform number 13.
Tomita played for Kawagawa in 2011, before he was selected by the Bay Stars in the Ikusei draft in 2011. He is hoping for another chance to play in the NPB.0 Comments
The NPB Futures team (a mix of young players from Eastern League teams) will be playing three games against a mixed team from the Shikoku Island League in July.
Games will be canceled in the event of rain. Admission will be free.
Source: NPB announcement0 Comments
The Ehime Mandarin Pirates clinched first place for the first-half of the season on May 28. They beat the Kochi Fighting Dogs 8-3 while the second place Tokushima Indigo Socks dropped their game against the Kagawa Olive Guyners, 3-1.0 Comments