Categories Archives: Translations

2017 Playoff Primer

It sure has been a dry stretch in the NPB baseball season. Having played just one game in the past week, the Tigers must be feeling quite antsy to get the playoff schedule started! We fans feel the same way, too, no doubt. As we wait for the playoffs to s

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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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