Category: Samurai Japan

[10/10/2018] Japan All-Star Series: Samurai Japan Roster

Coaching Staff

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

Players

Uni Pos Name JPN Name ENG Throw Bat Height Weight Team
11 P 岸 孝之 Kishi, Takayuki R R 180 77 Rakuten
12 P 石山 泰稚 Ishiyama, Taichi R R 182 75 Yakult
14 P 大瀬良 大地 Osera, Daichi R R 187 93 Hiroshima
15 P 上沢 直之 Uwasawa, Naoyuki R R 187 89 Nippon Ham
16 P 東浜 巨 Higashihama, Nao R R 182 76 Softbank
17 P 松永 昂大 Matsunaga, Takahiro L L 175 82 Lotte
18 P 多和田 真三郎 Tawata, Shinsaburo R R 182 82 Seibu
19 P 山崎 康晃 Yamasaki, Yasuaki R R 178 85 Yokohama
21 P 東 克樹 Azuma, Katsuki L L 170 76 Yokohama
24 P 松井裕樹 Matsui, Yuki L L 174 74 Rakuten
26 P 浜口 遥大 Hamaguchi, Haruhiro L L 173 80 Yokohama
29 P 石川 柊太 Ishikawa, Shuta R R 185 88 Softbank
47 P 笠原 祥太郎 Kasahara, Shotaro L L 177 85 Chunichi
53 P 高梨 雄平 Takanashi, Yuhei L L 175 81 Rakuten
10 C 森 友哉 Mori, Tomoya R L 170 80 Seibu
27 C 会沢 翼 Aizawa, Tsubasa R R 177 91 Hiroshima
62 C 甲斐 拓也 Kai, Takuya R R 170 80 Softbank
1 INF 山田 哲人 Yamada, Tetsuto R R 180 76 Yakult
2 INF 田中 広輔 Tanaka, Kosuke R L 171 85 Hiroshima
4 INF 菊池 涼介 Kikuchi, Ryosuke R R 171 72 Hiroshima
5 INF 外崎 修汰 Tonosaki, Shuta R R 177 78 Seibu
6 INF 源田 壮亮 Genda, Sosuke R L 179 73 Seibu
8 INF 岡本 和真 Okamoto, Kazuma R R 185 96 Yomiuri
33 INF 山川 穂高 Yamakawa, Hotaka R R 176 108 Seibu
7 OF 田中 和基 Tanaka, Kazuki R B 181 75 Rakuten
22 OF 柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki R L 188 92 Softbank
25 OF 筒香 嘉智 Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo R L 185 97 Yokohama
55 OF 秋山 翔吾 Akiyama, Shogo R L 184 85 Seibu

Source: Samurai Japan 10/10/2018

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[10/3/2018] WBSC U23 Baseball World Cup Roster

The NPB released the roster that will be completing at the WBSC U23 Baseball World Cup later this month (October 19-28) in Barranquilla, Colombia. Japan will compete in the Group A, along with Mexico, Chinese Taipei, the Netherlands, Colombia, and South Africa. Group B will include Korea, Australia, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, and the Czech Republic.

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[9/10/2018] Japan All-Star Series: MLB All-Stars Initial Roster

Coaching Staff

Pos Name JPN Name ENG
Manager ドン・マッティングリー Mattingly, Don

Players

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Throw Bat Team
C ヤディエル・モリーナ Molina, Yadier R R Cardinals
INF ホイット・メリフィールド Merrifield, Whit R R Royals
INF カルロス・サンタナ Santana, Carlos R B Phillies
INF エイウヘニオ・スアレス Suarez, Eugenio R R Reds
INF/OF クリス・テーラー Taylor, Chris R R Dodgers
OF ロナルド・アクーニャJr. Acuna Jr., Ronald R R Braves
OF リース・ホスキンス Hoskins, Rhys R R Phillies
OF クリスチャン・イエリチ Yelich, Christian R L Brewers

Source: Samurai Japan 9/10/2018


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[9/6/2018] Samurai Japan to play exhibition series against Mexico in March 2019

The media recently learned that Samurai Japan is planning to play an exhibition series against Mexico next year in March.

Source: Daily Sports 9/6/2018, Nikkan Sports 9/7/2018

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[9/1/2018] Samurai Japan Women’s Team wins 8th Women’s Baseball World Cup

The Samurai Japan women’s baseball team blanked Chinese Taipei 6-0 earlier today and won the 8th Women’s Baseball World Cup.

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[8/21/2018] Samurai Japan High School Roster

The Japan High School Baseball Federation released the Samurai Japan High School roster that will be competing at the 12th BFA U-18 Baseball Championship in Miyazaki next month (September 3 – 9). The team is also scheduled to play an exhibition game against the Samurai Japan Collegiate team on August 28 at Jingu Stadium.

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[8/20/2018] Japan All-Star Series: Samurai Japan Initial Roster

Coaching Staff

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

Players

Pos Name JPN Name ENG Throw Bat Height Weight Team
P 菅野 智之 Sugano, Tomoyuki R R 186 92 Yomiuri
P 山﨑 康晃 Yamazaki, Yasuaki R R 178 85 Yokohama
INF 菊池 涼介 Kikuchi, Ryosuke R R 171 72 Hiroshima
OF 秋山 翔吾 Akiyama, Shogo R L 184 85 Seibu
OF 柳田 悠岐 Yanagita, Yuki R L 188 92 Softbank
OF 筒香 嘉智 Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo R L 185 97 Yokohama

Source: Samurai Japan 8/20/2018

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[8/20/2018] Japan All-Star Series: 2018 Japan vs United States

Japan All-Star Series

  • Dates:
    • November  8 (Thu) > Exhibition Game: Yomiuri vs MLB All-Star Team
    • November  9 (Fri) > Game 1: Samurai Japan vs MLB  All-Star Team
    • November 10 (Sat) > Game 2: Samurai Japan vs MLB  All-Star Team
    • November 11 (Sun) > Game 3: Samurai Japan vs MLB  All-Star Team
    • November 13 (Tue) > Game 4: Samurai Japan vs MLB  All-Star Team
    • November 14 (Wed) > Game 5: Samurai Japan vs MLB  All-Star Team
    • November 15 (Thu) > Game 6: Samurai Japan vs MLB  All-Star Team
  • Managers:
    • Samurai Japan: Atsunori Inaba
    • MLB All-Star Team: Don Mattingly

Rules

  • DH Rule: yes
  • Roster Size: twenty-eight players
  • Umpires: two MLB, two NPB
  • Replays: none
  • Baseball:
    • MLB All-Star Team on defense: MLB baseball
    • Samurai Japan on defense: WBSC baseball
  • Total Prize Money: 100 million yen
    • Games 1-6: victories will be worth ten million yen (winning team).
    • Championship Team: forty million yen (winning team).
    • Prize money will be split in half in the event of ties.

Source: Samurai Japan 8/20/2018

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[8/20/2018] ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018: Chinese Taipei

ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018

  • Date: November 7 (Wednesday), night game
  • Opponent: Chinese Taipei
  • Venue: Fukuoka Yahoo Oku Dome
  • Tickets
    • Advance Lottery:
      • Lawson 1: August 25 (Saturday) at 12:00pm
      • Lawson 2: September 1 (Saturday) at 12:00pm
      • Lawson 3: September 8 (Saturday) at 12:00pm
      • E Plus: September 8 (Saturday) at 12:00pm
      • Ticket Pia: September 8 (Saturday) at 12:00pm
    • Regular: September 15 (Saturday) at 11:00am
  • Broadcast: TV Asahi

Source: Samurai Japan 8/20/2018

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[6/26/2018] Samurai Japan Collegiate Roster (FISU)

The Samurai Japan collegiate roster participating in the 2018 FISU World University Baseball Championship (July 6-15 in Taiwan) was posted on June 25. Daiki Kawai was named captain. Players are scheduled to attend a mini camp between July 1 and 3.

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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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