Monthly Archives: April 2017

2017 Offseason Roster Shuffle

At season’s end, the Hanshin Tigers roster (top and farm combined) consisted of 69 players. The maximum allowed under NPB rules is 70. With that having been said, how has the team shaken out since the last game of the year on October 17? Retired: RP

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Who’d we Get for Yamato?

As most of you are aware, the best defensive player we’ve had this century has left the club for bluer pastures. That’s right. Yamato exercised his free agent rights and signed a three-year deal with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars, which is said t

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Former Tiger Imports: Luis Mendoza

Full Name: Luis Alonso Mendoza Rodriguez Name (Japanese): ルイス・メンドーサ Date of Birth: October 31, 1983 Hometown: Veracruz, Mexico Family Status: Married, 1 son, 1 daughter Height: 191 cm (6’3″) Weight: 111 kg (244 lb) Throws

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2017 Draftees Get Numbers

For pictures of the new guys in their uniforms, click here 🐯阪神入団発表会❗️😆 皆んな、頑張ってくれよな。👍#阪神タイガース — ⚾️埼とら⚾️来季も怪我無く! (@yakyuragu) Dece

The Mystery of the Hanshin Tigers

My original purpose for buying this book was that I thought it would provide me with good introduction fodder for my podcast. I took different clips from the book, paraphrased them, and reported that “Hanshin Tigers fans all around the world gathere

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Birthdays and History: December 2017

This is a test to see if you all want this type of calendar on H-TEN. It’s handwritten, and includes players’ birthdays as well as a few historical moments. (By the way, four guys who are celebrating birthdays this month have retired or been d

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