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Should Amateur Baseball Players Go Pro in South Korea and Japan?
June 29, 2019

Should Amateur Baseball Players Go Pro in South Korea and Japan?

By Troy Stangarone
Shifting trends in Major League Baseball open a potential window for teams in Japan and South Korea to compete for top amateur talent.

Major League Baseball: Meet Japan's All-Time "Hit King"
July 25, 2016

Major League Baseball: Meet Japan's All-Time "Hit King"

By Robert Farley
Ichiro Suzuki fully deserves his place in the firmament of baseball stars.
Samurai Japan Take on the MLB All-Stars … and Win
November 20, 2014

Samurai Japan Take on the MLB All-Stars … and Win

By Samuel Chi
Japanese players impressed against a visiting team from the United States.

Masahiro Tanaka Injury Derails Fairytale MLB Start
July 17, 2014

Masahiro Tanaka Injury Derails Fairytale MLB Start

By Samuel Chi
After a stellar start to baseball Stateside, the Japanese pitcher is likely out for the rest of the season.

Major League Baseball Goes Down Under to Little Fanfare
March 21, 2014

Major League Baseball Goes Down Under to Little Fanfare

By Samuel Chi
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks will open the 2014 season with two games in Sydney.

Tanaka Enters Training Camp to Much Fanfare, High Expectations
February 20, 2014

Tanaka Enters Training Camp to Much Fanfare, High Expectations

By Samuel Chi
Questions remain as far as Tanaka’s place in the Yankees’ pitching lineup.

Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball
January 24, 2014

Bottlenoses, Blonde Wigs and Baseball

By J. T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo
Our Tokyo editors discuss the recent dolphin hunt and other Japan news.
Yankees Pay $175 Million for Japanese Ace Tanaka
January 23, 2014

Yankees Pay $175 Million for Japanese Ace Tanaka

By Samuel Chi
New York’s acquisition is the most expensive ever for a foreign player.

Sayonara, Tanaka? MLB Fans May Have to Wait for Japanese Ace
November 28, 2013

Sayonara, Tanaka? MLB Fans May Have to Wait for Japanese Ace

By Samuel Chi
The hottest bidding war in Major League Baseball history might not happen this winter.

Could Masahiro Tanaka be MLB’s Next Japanese Sensation?
October 24, 2013

Could Masahiro Tanaka be MLB’s Next Japanese Sensation?

The young right-hander is expected to garner a $60 million posting fee.

Balfour Rage: Just What the Oakland A’s Need?
October 10, 2013

Balfour Rage: Just What the Oakland A’s Need?

Oakland A’s pitcher Grant Balfour may have a potty mouth, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Baseball Slugger Manny Ramirez to Play in Taiwan
March 11, 2013

Baseball Slugger Manny Ramirez to Play in Taiwan

Former Major League Baseball star Manny Ramirez is set to sign with the EDA Rhinos of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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