Categories Archives: Translations

Kakefu to Shed Uniform at Season’s End

Original Articles Can Be Found Here and Here The Hanshin Tigers announced on September 10th that Masayuki Kakefu is resigning as farm manager at season’s end. Kakefu was asked to be the team’s development coordinator in the fall of 2013, and b

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Mendoza Press Conference

Original Article Can Be Seen Here 元の記事はこちら * Keep in mind, I am translating a translation of his answers. I have not heard the actual press conference, so Luis Mendoza‘s answers are not his exact words! I just hope nothing got lost i

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Tigers Claim Mendoza Off Waivers

The Hanshin Tigers announced on August 31st that they had successfully acquired the services of pitcher Luis Mendoza (33) from the Nippon Ham Fighters, who waived him late last week. Mendoza is a native of Mexico, and is in his fourth year in NPB. He will

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Tigers Web Magazine Interviews Dolis

The original interview (in Japanese) and pictures can be found here How do you feel playing for the Hanshin Tigers? Rafael Dolis (RD): I’d wanted to make my way out to Japan for awhile already, so I’m really happy to have been able to do it. I

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Two Young Farm Arms

Original Article Can Be Seen Here 元の記事はこちら Fumihito Haraguchi and Fumiya Hojoh joined the farm squad as they played the Orix Buffaloes second team on the 15th. On the 16th, Shun Takayama got some playing time (and has since been farmed out

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