Spring Training 2017 – 5th Cool* News

* If you’ve read the reports for the 1st Cool, the 2nd Cool, the 3rd Cool or the 4th Cool you know this already. For those of you who are new to H-TEN… The Japanese use the word クール (from the French cours = course / installment / sea

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Spring Training 2017 – 4th Cool* News

* If you’ve read the reports for the 1st Cool, the 2nd Cool, or the 3rd Cool, you know this already. For those of you who are new to H-TEN… The Japanese use the word クール (from the French cours = course / installment / season) to divide

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Spring Training 2017 – 3rd Cool* News

* The Japanese use the word クール (from the French cours = course / installment / season) to divide the spring training sessions into parts. But since クール is usually used to mean “cool” I have turned it into a cool headline. Hope th

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Spring Training 2017 – 2nd Cool* News

* The Japanese use the word クール (from the French cours = course / installment / season) to divide the spring training sessions into parts. But since クール is usually used to mean “cool” I have turned it into a cool headline. Hope y

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Monthly Hanshin Tigers – February 2017

This day marks the beginning of spring training every year for Japanese baseball teams. The Hanshin Tigers’ top squad is down in Ginoza, Okinawa, while the second squad opens in Aki, Kochi. Click here for more details about the spring schedule. In a

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Mendez Press Conference

New relief pitcher Roman Mendez (age 26, formerly of the Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers) arrived in Japan on the 28th and met the press formally for the first time on the 29th in Nishinomiya. Here is a partial transcript of his Q & A: -What’