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The Hot Corner
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Introducing Pandora's baseball Jul 28, 2011
Why is this guy an All-Star? Jul 21, 2011
The cost of managing anger Jul 7, 2011
Watanabe gives Lions new twist Jun 30, 2011
Why does PL own interleague? Jun 23, 2011
Tigers get back on track Jun 16, 2011
New ball is pitcher perfect Jun 9, 2011
Posey crash casts light on rules Jun 2, 2011
Playing catchup in New York May 26, 2011
Battle just beginning in Tohoku May 5, 2011
'Boo' time comes again for Swallows Apr 28, 2011
Rookie watch in full swing Apr 21, 2011
Debate ends as baseball begins Apr 14, 2011
When good stuff is not enough Apr 7, 2011
Finding a silver lining Mar 31, 2011
Disaster hits home for Eagles Mar 17, 2011
The original 'Flyin' Hawaiian' Mar 10, 2011
A quick look back at free agency Mar 3, 2011
Fiery skip should help lift Eagles Feb 17, 2011
Japan finds quality in quantity Feb 10, 2011
Lions' logic leaves them eating crow Feb 3, 2011
Asia's future field of dreams Jan 27, 2011
'Stars on wrong side of history Jan 20, 2011
When numbers get serious Jan 13, 2011
At what cost mound excellence? Jan 6, 2011
Hawks big winter winners Dec 30, 2010
The stuff dreams are made of Dec 23, 2010
Protecting arms for the future Dec 16, 2010
Murton's opportunity knocks Dec 9, 2010
A perfectly good mess Dec 2, 2010
The new knowledge debate Nov 25, 2010
Taiwan next stop on road to future Nov 18, 2010
Stupid baseball tricks Nov 4, 2010
Today names, tomorrow results Oct 28, 2010
Japan Series races comes to Climax Oct 21, 2010
The art of falling apart Oct 14, 2010
Historic Series should spark change Oct 11, 2010
In defense of baseball's hit king Oct 7, 2010
Ichiro & Japan's 200-hit club Sep 30, 2010
Sacrificing logic Sep 23, 2010
Put Rose, Ichiro in perspective Sep 16, 2010
The Eagles have landed, with a thud Sep 2, 2010
Does Japan follow 'Old Professor?' Aug 26, 2010
Postseason deserves better Aug 19, 2010
Time for BayStars to act Aug 12, 2010
Baseball's burden of language Aug 5, 2010
At 47, Kudo still makes the grade Jul 29, 2010
More than just an exhibition Jul 22, 2010
Give Kato credit for small moves Jul 15, 2010
Tono makes most of his chances Jul 8, 2010
Little hope for Japan's dog days Jul 1, 2010
Getting it right in the bullpen Jun 24, 2010
Pacifists maintain domination Jun 17, 2010
Marines back on the front lines Jun 3, 2010
Translating baseball's languages May 27, 2010
Why Japan's style is doomed May 20, 2010
Swallows skipper finds trouble in 9th May 13, 2010
Focus on saves can be costly May 6, 2010
Lotte should put brakes on bunt Apr 29, 2010
Sometimes it's not about winning Apr 22, 2010
Murton fills new roles with Tigers Apr 16, 2010
Let's call it conventional wisdumb Apr 8, 2010
Kobayashi rides role-er coaster Apr 1, 2010
Nomura sparks naysayers Mar 25, 2010
The last of Yakult's boys from Brazil Mar 11, 2010
Needed: Witnesses for defense Mar 4, 2010
Realizing the need for speed Feb 25, 2010
New faces to watch in 2010 Feb 18, 2010
THE HOT CORNER / Good help sometimes hard to find Feb 11, 2010
Buffaloes, Marines looking up Feb 4, 2010
Fate bites Kobayashi for last time Jan 28, 2010
THE HOT CORNER / Brown gets 2nd chance in Sendai Jan 21, 2010
More to game than just winning Jan 7, 2010
The ump who made the jump Dec 24, 2009
Few reasons for hope in Yokohama Dec 17, 2009
At last, Giants learn how to save Dec 10, 2009
And the winners for 2009 are... Dec 3, 2009
A guide to minor monsters Nov 26, 2009
Anxiety over contract nothing new Nov 19, 2009
Finally, playoffs with a climax Oct 29, 2009
Getting used to game full of mistakes Oct 22, 2009
Look for upstarts to take wing Oct 15, 2009
Final party can't cover ugly mess Oct 8, 2009
Ugly contest takes odd final twist Oct 1, 2009
Something worth fighting for Sep 24, 2009
Once upon a time in America Sep 10, 2009
Some ends are just beginnings Sep 3, 2009
Adjustment is the name of the game Aug 27, 2009
The new life of old rookie Ishii Aug 20, 2009
Aikawa has Swallows catching up Aug 13, 2009
A cultural revolution in Chiba Aug 6, 2009
Hara's good at what matters most Jul 30, 2009
2nd time the charm for Brazell Jul 23, 2009
Death by sacrifice bunt Jul 16, 2009
The art of dodging the draft Jul 9, 2009
Fans show colors in All-Star vote Jul 2, 2009
Strange summer in Chiba Jun 25, 2009
Sometimes it's toiugh to be a Buffalo Jun 18, 2009
When the world turns upside down Jun 11, 2009
Notes from the interleague Jun 4, 2009
Finding light in the abyss May 28, 2009
Boca finds method in madness May 21, 2009
Fujii gets turned on in Dominican May 14, 2009
A good time to be Ma-kun Apr 16, 2009
Carp pass season's 1st test Apr 9, 2009
Asian game made for March Apr 2, 2009
Providing a classic debate Mar 12, 2009
NPB gives 'show time' new spin Feb 26, 2009
High time to stop playing dumb Feb 19, 2009
Iwamura: Tampa Bay confidential Feb 12, 2009
Bong & Lee step back in time Feb 5, 2009
Fukuchi finally steals spotlight Feb 5, 2009
Carp don't need that much speed Jan 29, 2009
Boosting the minors a major step Jan 22, 2009
Scary fish tale from Hiroshima Jan 15, 2009
Ready for another Classic? Jan 8, 2009
Is Kuroda better than Kawakami? Jan 1, 2009
Baseball's season for giving Dec 25, 2008
A new rule Japan can do without Dec 11, 2008
What can we expect from Tazawa? Dec 4, 2008
Nippon Ham knows good leather work Nov 27, 2008
Nakajima best bet for PL MVP Nov 20, 2008
Yet another hard fall for Nishiguchi Nov 13, 2008
Japan Series going as expected Nov 6, 2008
CL MVP pick not so simple Oct 30, 2008
Ishii shows worth in postseason Oct 23, 2008
Kiyohara swaggers to the end Oct 16, 2008
Hara brings the pieces together Oct 9, 2008
Mighty Oh manages exit strategy Oct 2, 2008
Tazawa hurls NPB bakufu into crisis Sep 18, 2008
Swallows' Kida: International Man of Irony Sep 11, 2008
Japan's next World leader Sep 4, 2008
The Hot Corner: Japanese ball needs travel upgrade Aug 28, 2008
Breaking the ignorance barrier Jul 24, 2008
Skipper Oya: Don't give up the ship Jul 17, 2008
The Eaglets have landed in PL race Jul 10, 2008
Chance for Marines to catch up Jul 3, 2008
What's the problem with interleague? Jun 26, 2008
Major future might fly, parks won't Jun 19, 2008
Lions learn to love the bomb Jun 12, 2008
You can lead Buffaloes to water... May 29, 2008
Wada joins team for grown ups May 15, 2008
Young Birds still earning their wings May 8, 2008
Some times are still not a-changin' May 1, 2008
Beavis gets down to business Apr 24, 2008
Knowledge is key to disaster plans Apr 17, 2008
NPB of this World, but not yet in it Apr 10, 2008
The Lions' favorite side of the game Mar 27, 2008
Just winning not enough for Orix Mar 20, 2008
Farm report bodes well for weaklings Mar 13, 2008
High homer hopes lost in translation Mar 6, 2008
Nothing new about NPB's latest trouble Feb 28, 2008
Buffs, Hawks need to just get over it Feb 21, 2008
The dos & don'ts of spring training Feb 14, 2008
Mad Buffalo disease strikes again Feb 7, 2008
As business, NPB slowly goes pro Jan 31, 2008
When is a stolen base not a steal? Jan 24, 2008
Jury out on bulked-up Buffaloes Jan 17, 2008
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Deep connections: A's Suzuki homers for 2nd straight game but Tigers r... Mar 27, 2012
Making a difference: Mariners, A's to visit disaster-struck area befor... Mar 25, 2012
Mariners, A's skippers excited about Tokyo games Jan 17, 2012
Series champion Hawks lead Golden Glove voting Nov 25, 2011
Ramirez seeks new challenge, perspective Nov 5, 2011
Fit Giants ready for postseason Oct 29, 2011
Over and out: Last-place Marines finish lackluster season with win ove... Oct 23, 2011
Ram-bunctious denial: Giants keep pennant-seeking Dragons waiting with... Oct 17, 2011
Hiyama hails teammate Murton's record streak Oct 13, 2011
MLB looks into WBC options Oct 1, 2011
Roaring success: Kishi tosses 1st complete game as Lions win 8th stra... Sep 26, 2011
Uchikawa revels in PL Sep 21, 2011
Tanaka outduels Saito 5 years after classic Koshien clash Sep 11, 2011
Lotte's Okada finds his niche Aug 17, 2011
Japan, major league officials remain stumped in WBC talks Aug 10, 2011
Standridge, Tanaka lead top July performers Aug 5, 2011
Japan WBC players want more money Jul 23, 2011
Itoi's journey to All-Star took rough route over mound Jul 21, 2011
Gonzalez back in business Jul 16, 2011
Sawamura keeps Giants moving: Yomiuri rookie flirts with career 1st s... Jul 11, 2011
Hawks' Matsuda cementing spot at 3rd Jul 9, 2011
Hoshino, Eagles feel pinch Jun 30, 2011
In full flight: Tanaka dominates over 8 innings, outduels Wakui as Eag... Jun 26, 2011
Tateyama walks tall for CL hurlers Jun 17, 2011
Iguchi's simple approach paying dividends Jun 10, 2011
Tokyo Dome welcomes Miyagi kids Jun 5, 2011
Giants' Fujimura relishes time away from the farm Jun 4, 2011
MLB, Giants get evacuee kids back in game May 28, 2011
Lions' Asamura forced to play the field May 25, 2011
A Lions' share: Nakajima hits grand slam, 2-run shot as Seibu routs Ch... May 22, 2011
The cleanup king: Ramirez homers in club-record 416th consecutive game... May 3, 2011
Homecoming king: Tanaka tosses complete game as Eagles win opener in r... Apr 30, 2011
Eagles finally at home Apr 29, 2011
Lions' Nakajima roars on after hitting big time Apr 23, 2011
Breezing to victory / Naruse fires 4-hit wind-aided shutout as Marines... Apr 20, 2011
Masubuchi brings 'Stars to earth Apr 18, 2011
Emotional start: Eagles give lift to Tohoku by downing Marines in quak... Apr 13, 2011
Quake-shaken Eagles, Marines set to start season Apr 12, 2011
A season like no other: Teams try to get Japan back to normal in year ... Apr 9, 2011
Late bloomer: Giants' Sawamura spearheads big rookie crop Apr 9, 2011
NPB gets on ball Apr 9, 2011
'Stars shine in charity game Apr 3, 2011
NPB pushes back Japan Series Mar 27, 2011
Central League to start April 12 Mar 25, 2011
PL owners pledge to battle on: League aims to complete full schedule d... Mar 22, 2011
CL may heed request to delay start Mar 20, 2011
Opening Day questions: Players express disappointment over CL season s... Mar 19, 2011
Opening Day up in air: Pro baseball leagues split on when to start sea... Mar 17, 2011
Day of decision: Japan's baseball executives wrestle over status of 20... Mar 16, 2011
Eagles' future in air: Sendai-based team practices while facing uncert... Mar 14, 2011
Giants remember Yonamine Mar 3, 2011
Small: MLB won't be black ships Dec 17, 2010
Wadas walk off with top honors Nov 19, 2010
Marines march into sunset: Japan champ Lotte wraps up season by defeat... Nov 14, 2010
Wyverns back on familiar turf Nov 13, 2010
4 Carp lead rush of Golden Glove 1st-timers Nov 12, 2010
Marines raise their game, triumph over season form Nov 9, 2010
Game 6: A tale of 2 cities' frustration Nov 8, 2010
Marines fight off Dragons for Japan Series title Nov 8, 2010
Longest Japan Series game in history ends in 15-inning tie Nov 7, 2010
Stats less showy, but Naruse more confident Nov 7, 2010
Penn took circuitous route to Japan Series stardom Nov 6, 2010
Oshima gets even with Kiyota Nov 5, 2010
Marines rout Dragons, take Series lead to Nagoya Nov 4, 2010
Watanabe adjusted to wind to blow away Dragons Nov 4, 2010
Position switch caused Araki some sleepless nights Nov 3, 2010
Chunichi's Wada unfazed by Series pressure Nov 2, 2010
Maeda wins Sawamura Nov 2, 2010
Watanabe, Marines shut down Dragons Nov 2, 2010
Lotte's Kiyota among early Series MVP candidates Nov 1, 2010
Chunichi, Lotte have shared history Oct 31, 2010
Dragons torch Marines to even Series Oct 31, 2010
Winning Game 1 boosts title chances Oct 31, 2010
Naruse, Marines march to victory in Series opener Oct 30, 2010
Series offers clash between well-balanced teams Oct 30, 2010
Lions get rights to Oishi Oct 29, 2010
ANALYSIS: Giants' 2-out rallies nasty thorn in Tigers' paw Oct 19, 2010
Playoff Rami-fications: Ramirez leads Giants to 2-game sweep of Tigers... Oct 18, 2010
Right at home: Kansai-born Sakamoto helps Giants top Tigers in Game 1 ... Oct 17, 2010
Whole new ballgame: Giants begin CL Climax Series in unfamiliar positi... Oct 16, 2010
Rearguard action: Marines outlast Lions in opening game of PL Climax S... Oct 10, 2010
Lions hoping for change of luck Oct 9, 2010
Regular work pays off for Murton Oct 7, 2010
It's official: Eagles to post ace Iwakuma Oct 5, 2010
Ogawa not looking ahead just yet Sep 29, 2010
Powering up: Blanco homers twice as CL-leading Dragons slug past lowly... Sep 26, 2010
Teenage kicks: Rookie Akiyama makes most of Lin's HR as Tigers take Gi... Sep 21, 2010
Tightened up: Giants stay on Tigers' tails with win Sep 20, 2010
Hirano goes from goat to hero in Tigers' win Sep 19, 2010
Giants confident despite slump Sep 8, 2010
Ono's relief punch KOs Fighters Sep 6, 2010
Winning on the fly: Iiyama's sac fly in top of 12th breaks up scoreles... Sep 5, 2010
Striking back: Eagles' castoff Asai hurls Giants past Tigers to finis... Aug 23, 2010
Rookie hazing: Wakiya ruins 1st-year hurler's debut as Giants come fro... Aug 22, 2010
Lions get help from all quarters in pennant run Aug 18, 2010
Recipe for disaster: Carp batter Giants' Fukuda for 7 consecutive hit... Aug 8, 2010
Standridge stepping up in 2nd stint in Japan Aug 4, 2010
Fernandez looks to boost Lions' 2nd-half push Jul 28, 2010
Giants' bats pick up slack again for mound staff Jul 20, 2010
New 'Star Harper KOs Giants with walk-off slam Jul 19, 2010
Yamaguchi has Giants seeing Stars with arm, bat Jul 18, 2010
Giants answer call, avoid sweep Jul 5, 2010
Shakeup sparks wakeup: Nakajima homers in 1st game in cleanup spot as... Jul 4, 2010
Matsumoto's return gives Yomiuri a leg up Jul 3, 2010
1st-year Tiger Murton roars toward longer stay Jun 26, 2010
Slow and easy - Fujii uses array of breaking pitches to hold down Drag... Jun 21, 2010
Power surge - Blanco homers twice as Dragons outslug Giants in return ... Jun 20, 2010
Gonzalez finds going tough on and off field Jun 18, 2010
Murphy ahead of the curve Jun 11, 2010
Slow-starting Eagles finally hitting their stride Jun 8, 2010
Newest Eagle soars / Ruiz belts game-winning pinch-hit HR in 9th to li... Jun 6, 2010
Sledge happy to be playing a child's game Jun 2, 2010
Satozaki's HR in 11th softens blow for Marines May 31, 2010
Limping away from history, Giants' Tono comes out of no-hitter after 6... May 30, 2010
Swallows' Takada says talk of quitting was news to him May 27, 2010
Eye of the Lion / More selective about his pitches, Seibu's Brown belt... May 23, 2010
Ogasawara homers, scores 4 times as Giants top Marines in slugfest May 17, 2010
Seibu's Wakui shines in return to Yokohama May 16, 2010
Kuriyama makes best of break May 14, 2010
All shook up / Abe shaky at 1st, but makeshift lineup backs Gonzalez a... May 5, 2010
Gutsy Eagles get past Lions May 4, 2010
Stars starting to align in Yokohama with Obana May 1, 2010
Lions' Uemoto gradually catches on Apr 29, 2010
Fossum getting his groove back Apr 28, 2010
Hawks' Ogura holds off Marines in rare start Apr 25, 2010
Internal peace has Marines winning war in PL trenches Apr 22, 2010
Big Unit at large in Japan Apr 20, 2010
Kisanuki cools off Marines Apr 19, 2010
Inaba, Fighters rally to KO Lions Apr 18, 2010
Lions' Brown finds life in Japan not a breeze Apr 16, 2010
'Aniki' passes Nagashima Apr 13, 2010
Chunichi shuffle still a mystery Apr 13, 2010
Orix turns back clock Apr 13, 2010
Yamaguchi, Ramirez slay Dragons Apr 11, 2010
Giants sharp in opener Mar 27, 2010
Omatsu, 'Submarine' sink Lions Mar 22, 2010
Opening with a roar: Big hits help Lions' Wakui outduel Marines' Narus... Mar 21, 2010
A new spin in Sendai Mar 20, 2010
Capture the flag: Who has what it takes to slay the rejuvenated Giants... Mar 20, 2010
Kim follows Lee's path to Japan, Marines Mar 20, 2010
Quick change Mar 20, 2010
Ramirez, Darvish named MVPs / Giants slugger wins 2nd straight award, ... Nov 19, 2009
Abe's sayonara HR lifts Giants to 3-2 Series lead Nov 6, 2009
Fighters' Koyano finds home away from home Nov 6, 2009
Takahashi shows guts Nov 5, 2009
Giant swing / Former Fighter Ogasawara lifts Yomiuri past Nippon Ham i... Nov 4, 2009
Chunichi's Yoshimi cleared Oct 25, 2009
Giants, Fighters reach Japan Series / Tani's slam helps Yomiuri drop D... Oct 25, 2009
Dragons roar / Ride 5-run 1st inning off Gonzalez to take opener of CL... Oct 22, 2009
Aoki to clean up for Swallows Oct 16, 2009
Ono wants Carp to throw more Oct 16, 2009
Sugiuchi, Iwakuma to duel in postseason opener Oct 16, 2009
Brown to leave Japan Oct 6, 2009
Swallows extend lead over Tigers Sep 29, 2009
Eagles on verge of landing 1st PL playoff spot Sep 28, 2009
Giants deal Carp blow in walk-off Sep 27, 2009
Scrappy Giants rally to clip Carp Sep 26, 2009
Tani blasts Giants over Dragons Sep 22, 2009
Best defense / Matsumoto's glove helps Giants win Sep 7, 2009
Tanaka helps Eagles land big win Aug 28, 2009
Greisinger, Giants overcome Swallows Aug 23, 2009
Abe, Giants run past BayStars Aug 21, 2009
Phillips, Carp spoil Randolph's strong 1st outing with BayStars Aug 18, 2009
Kimura leads way as Giants hold off Tigers Aug 16, 2009
Toritani helps Tigers top Giants Aug 15, 2009
Kamei clubs Swallows again Aug 10, 2009
Lion tamers / Inada's pinch-hit, 2-run single in 9th takes Fighers pas... Aug 7, 2009
Hayasaka wins it for Marines Aug 1, 2009
Kawai ties record as Dragons win Jul 31, 2009
Giants get in gear, flatten Tigers behind Kamei, Ramirez Jul 19, 2009
Tigers let it roar in 9th Jul 18, 2009
Miyade's memorable shot sinks Seibu Jul 15, 2009
BayStars' late show seals win Jul 13, 2009
Mastny notches 1st win as 'Stars stop Swallows Jul 12, 2009
Guiel says sayonara to Stars Jul 11, 2009
Kishi, Lions heed wakeup call Jul 8, 2009
Buffaloes win 3rd straight Jul 5, 2009
Right in rhythm / Southpaw Utsumi fans 10 in 4-hitter to beat Swallows... Jun 29, 2009
Birds strike down Giants Jun 28, 2009
Takehara shines as Marines end interleague by toppling Giants Jun 22, 2009
Kamei, Greisinger propel Giants past Marines Jun 21, 2009
Hawks clinch interleague Jun 17, 2009
Orix's Yamamoto sings in the rain Jun 17, 2009
Marines fans deliver petition Jun 16, 2009
Kida, Carp sink Marines Jun 11, 2009
Giants keep Eagles grounded Jun 9, 2009
Matsumoto leads Giants past Fighters, Darvish Jun 7, 2009
Gonzalez foils Fighters, ties legend Sawamura Jun 6, 2009
Lions rein in Giants with 10th-inning win Jun 1, 2009
Ono helps Ham roast BayStars May 30, 2009
Sugiuchi helps Hawks fly by Swallows, win 5th straight May 26, 2009
Tashiro's home debut sees more of same as BayStars lose May 25, 2009
Hoashi helps Lions avenge blowout May 24, 2009
Johnson comes alive as 'Stars get to Wakui, Lions May 23, 2009
Little Giant squeezes into lineup May 20, 2009
Ono, Lotte top Seibu May 18, 2009
Lambin's late liner lifts Lotte May 17, 2009
Wakui cruises as Lions maul Marines 18-0 May 16, 2009
Sakamoto, Giants have final word vs Dragons May 11, 2009
Goose-egg Gonzalez / Offseason pickup hurls 7 more scoreless innings a... May 10, 2009
Hard-hitting Giants top Dragons May 9, 2009
Great balls of fire Chen blanks BayStars on 5-hitter, helps Chunichi b... May 4, 2009
Miura dominates Dragons May 3, 2009
Iguchi's late heroics give Marines 1st win over Buffs May 1, 2009
Backing it up / Tsuruoka goes deep twice as Giants weather another 3-h... Apr 11, 2009
Lions win home opener behind Kishi's 8 innings Apr 8, 2009
Giants blow another lead, tie in finale Apr 6, 2009
Carp knock around Nakamura / Welcome new Giants' reliever to CL with 2... Apr 5, 2009
Fishy beginning / Seabol, Lewis stand out as Carp take opener from 2-t... Apr 4, 2009
Let's get it started / Giants begin drive for 3rd straight CL pennant ... Apr 3, 2009
Home improvement Apr 2, 2009
New imports could make Yokohama sparkle Apr 2, 2009
Turning point: Changes add spice to races Apr 2, 2009
China surprises world Mar 10, 2009
S. Korea gets back at Japan Mar 10, 2009
Another showdown / S. Korea romps past China in mercy-rule game, meets... Mar 9, 2009
Mercy, mercy me / Ichiro comes alive as Japan barbecues rival S. Korea... Mar 8, 2009
Winning start/ Japan begins defense of WBC title with less than convin... Mar 6, 2009
Lee blasts countrymen/ 2-run double powers Giants past South Korea Mar 4, 2009
Kim: Results prove Korean quality Mar 3, 2009
Lions feast on China Mar 2, 2009
Wild ending / Japan scrapes past Giants in 10th in its final WBC warmu... Mar 2, 2009
China skipper Collins lauds successor at Orix Mar 1, 2009
Japan hurlers take more lumps in loss to Lions Mar 1, 2009
Hara: Japan right on schedule Feb 28, 2009
Japan's unintended game for the ages Feb 27, 2009
IBAF makes Games pitch Feb 20, 2009
Aoki & Lim: The best of enemies Feb 5, 2009
Classic encore/ Rays' Iwamura back & prepared to go distance Feb 5, 2009
Japan to start Darvish against China Feb 5, 2009
Ones to watch in 2009: (2) Hayato Sakamoto, Baseball / Giants' future ... Jan 4, 2009
2009 to be Valentine's last in Chiba Dec 22, 2008
Iwakuma flies off with MVP / 5th-place Eagles' ace surprise pick for P... Nov 22, 2008
Tazawa hurls 2nd shutout Nov 22, 2008
Lions pride of Asia Nov 17, 2008
Dragons' pair eye free agency Nov 16, 2008
Giants sell Shimizu to Lions Nov 16, 2008
Seibu sweats it out / Rips Tianjin, then earns berth in final when Uni... Nov 16, 2008
Giants send Nioka to Fighters Nov 15, 2008
Kishi shines in inter-Lion duel Nov 15, 2008
Wyverns demolish Tianjin Nov 15, 2008
Lu misses out on making history Nov 14, 2008
Wyverns silence Seibu Nov 14, 2008
Skipper Hara doesn't feel pressure to defend WBC title (and other news... Nov 13, 2008
Lions skipper savors Taiwanese ties Nov 12, 2008
Hara: Our work is not done Nov 11, 2008
Lions come back, claim Series crown Nov 11, 2008
Clawing their way back / Lions send Japan Series to 7th game, beat Gia... Nov 9, 2008
Do the hustle / Ramirez's effort sparks 4-run 7th, lifts Giants over L... Nov 7, 2008
Japan Series Notebook: Giants bring kryptonite against Ishii Nov 6, 2008
Lions sink claws into familiar foe Nov 6, 2008
Giants power past Lions / Suzuki, Ramirez, Ogasawara go deep as Yomiur... Nov 5, 2008
Iwakuma wins Sawamura: Selectors wowed by 21-win season for 5th-place ... Nov 4, 2008
Hoashi falls short again Nov 3, 2008
Japan Series notebook: Seibu skipper throws a curve Nov 2, 2008
Lions draw first blood / Wakui shuts down Giants on 1 hit over 8 innin... Nov 2, 2008
Giants, Lions at it again Nov 1, 2008
Yomiuri snags giant infielder Oct 31, 2008
Giants' Hara asked to manage Japan Oct 28, 2008
Japan turns to Hara as last resort Oct 28, 2008
Series MVP Wakui stifles Fighters as Seibu heads for Fall Classic for ... Oct 23, 2008
Lions knock stuffing out of Fighters Oct 22, 2008
Fighters get even in Climax Series Oct 20, 2008
Fighting back / Darvish shines as Nippon Ham blanks Seibu for 1st win ... Oct 19, 2008
Lions roar past Fighters / Nakajima leads power surge as Seibu takes o... Oct 18, 2008
PL showdown to test depth of ailing teams Oct 17, 2008
The season of miracles / Giants clinch 2nd straight CL pennant to cap ... Oct 11, 2008
Uehara, Giants blank Dragons Oct 6, 2008
No pain, big gain / Healthy Nakamura hurts Giants with HR as CLCS-boun... Oct 5, 2008
Kiyohara grabs Lions' spotlight Sep 29, 2008
Lotte keeps up fight in Oh's Chiba farewell Sep 28, 2008
Reality bites Hawks with Oh's decision Sep 25, 2008
Giants sweep Tigers, pull even in CL Sep 22, 2008
Some very Giant steps / Home run spree leads to rout of CL-leading Tig... Sep 21, 2008
Sakamoto socks it to Tigers Sep 20, 2008
Takahashi grounds Swallows Sep 15, 2008
Catching fire / Abe strokes 2 HRs as Giants overcome miscues, beat pes... Sep 14, 2008
Giants flip on power for win Sep 13, 2008
Battery powered / Highly touted rookie Sato earns 1st pro win behind c... Sep 7, 2008
Giants just 3 1/2 back after blanking Swallows Sep 6, 2008
Old man Omichi makes Giant contribution Sep 6, 2008
Hatakeyama's 5 RBIs help Swallows batter 'Stars Sep 1, 2008
Douglass fished out by Yakult Aug 31, 2008
Sato stumbles, but Swallows still win Aug 31, 2008
'Stars come out for Uchikawa / CL batting leader stays hot, leads Yoko... Aug 30, 2008
Swallow Sato set for rookie flight Aug 30, 2008
Giants deliver 9th-inning knockout Aug 26, 2008
Hiroshima downs Yomiuri, moves a game out of 3rd Aug 16, 2008
Kanemoto's HR in 10th helps Hanshin halt skid at 5 Aug 14, 2008
Giant footsteps / Yomiuri knocks off Hanshin, creeps to within 7 games... Aug 13, 2008
Shimamura smashes Buffs past Lions Jul 29, 2008
Returning Giants crush Swallows Jul 28, 2008
Tani helps Giants rally past Swallows Jul 26, 2008
Kawashima, relievers lift Swallows Jul 21, 2008
Uehara makes cut for Beijing Jul 18, 2008
Giants take home run derby Jul 13, 2008
Giants squeeze into 2nd place Jul 12, 2008
Something fishy / Hiroshima fans boost Carp All-Star haul to 4 Jul 8, 2008
Uchikawa finally finds his feet in Yokohama Jul 8, 2008
Eagles win but Nomura still fumes Jul 7, 2008
Lions' Kishi beats heat for 1st win in month Jul 6, 2008
Shimoyanagi fires up Tigers Jul 5, 2008
Goto roars for Lions Jun 30, 2008
Slammed / Satozaki, Lotte pound Seibu Jun 29, 2008
Skipper Oh has learned to tone it down Jun 26, 2008
Skipper Oh hopes Hawks learn from hard times Jun 25, 2008
Hawks land on top / SoftBank pushes over late run to beat Yomiuri, giv... Jun 23, 2008
Giants win in 12th, push interleague race to final day Jun 22, 2008
Zuleta's walk-off hit helps Marines avoid meltdown Jun 16, 2008
Marines take command early, control stubborn Tigers Jun 15, 2008
Nishiguchi, Lions roar past Giants Jun 10, 2008
Giants' Kajimae debuts with historic homer Jun 7, 2008
What's new? Voting with the stars Jun 5, 2008
Lions snuff out Dragons, avoid 3-game skid Jun 2, 2008
Hoashi, more HRs carry Lions past Giants May 25, 2008
May 23: Sato, Nakajima hit Giants with knockout blows May 24, 2008
Collins cites lack of fire for quitting May 23, 2008
Giant trouble starts on the mound May 22, 2008
It's inter-league time May 20, 2008
Giants strike early, top Carp May 19, 2008
Carp wiggle off hook, beat Giants in 10 innings May 18, 2008
Kitagawa blasts Buffaloes to rout of Marines May 17, 2008
Little Giants come up big / Inzen leads crop of young players who help... May 12, 2008
Ramirez clutch as Giants win May 11, 2008
Dragons ride Wada, Nori to victory May 10, 2008
Confidence makes difference / Kamei's rise to top of lineup the result... May 6, 2008
Greisinger, Giants battle past birds May 6, 2008
Nomaguchi comes up big as Giants down Swallows May 5, 2008
Giant uprising / Yomiuri avoids no-hitter by young Yakult hurler, rall... May 4, 2008
Kishi comes back to blank Marines May 3, 2008
Documentary subject Valentine sees hope in commissioner May 2, 2008
G.G. traces hustling style to stint in U.S. minors Apr 29, 2008
Flaming hot / CL ERA leader Yoshimi stays perfect Apr 28, 2008
Seibu gets in swing Apr 27, 2008
Uchikawa steps up to help BayStars snap skid Apr 26, 2008
Seibu's 'bad' man Brazell helps KO Fighters Apr 17, 2008
Marines cover boy Omatsu comes good Apr 16, 2008
Lions bounce back to maul Marines Apr 11, 2008
Baby Buffalo hurlers boost Orix Mar 26, 2008
WBC gets new look / MLB announces 1st-round venues, format for 2009 Cl... Mar 25, 2008
Young gun Kondo fires Buffaloes past Lions Mar 24, 2008
Ishii shuts out Buffs / Earns 1st victory in debut for Seibu, giving W... Mar 23, 2008
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