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“Dame Gaijin” – Who’s to Blame?

Hanshin has recently announced the signing of first baseman Jason Rogers. Apparently he is quite excited to be joining the team, as he answered a random fan’s direct messages on Twitter about his arrival date (before the deal was officially announce

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Wada Reminisces About Great Imports

Original article can be seen here 元の記事はこちら Hanshin’s Senior Advisor, Yutaka Wada (54) has started a special column. In this one, he answers a reader’s question: “Which imports in Hanshin history left a mark on you?” Wada answered t

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Episode 50 – Murton Interview & HTEN Awards

Host T-Ray hooked up with Tigers legend Matt Murton for a lengthy interview. Later, T-Ray is joined by co-host Joe to recap a home game against the Swallows and the final two games of the year against the Giants. They choose players of the week, hitt

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“Special Fan Club” Gift, Part 2

Nearly a year ago, as the season had come to an end, I received a surprise parcel in the mail. Though the team had not yet made it official, everyone knew Matt Murton had played his final game for the Tigers. So it was with kind of mixed emotions that I o

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To End an Ironman Streak…

Player A is well-paid and is a core team member. This year, though, he is hitting under .250. While he has never been known for his power, he certainly can do better than the single home run he has produced thus far. He has somehow gone from reliable hit

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Book Review – Murton’s Bible

Anyone who has followed Matt Murton while he played for the Hanshin Tigers knows that the man is a Christian, and a vocal one at that. While his faith may not appeal to everyone, there are certainly people within the Christian community that root for him

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