The way of the samurai comes with a heavy cost, but what can we expect from Team Japan in the next round of WBC play?
An old friend pops back in with news from across the great blue sea, with NPB news for you and me.
With some of the NPB’s best young talent and some of its all-time greats, this is Japan’s best baseball entertainment value.
Competitiveness isn’t the league’s watchword, but there are still stars to follow throughout the Central.
Which Japanese players are able to slip across the Pacific without going through the posting system?
Yu Darvish meets Don Larsen? History was made on the other side of the Pacific, but not quite the way you expect.
One league’s already into its postseason, and the other’s almost there. What’s up on the other side of the pond?
With prospects from both sides of the Pacific, there’s more than just location that makes this league a baseball paradise.
Our NPB correspondent’s crossed back across the waters, but he’s still delivering blow-by-blow coverage of the stretch drives in the other major league.
The playoff race is beginning to heat up in both the Pacific and Central Leagues, but for now all eyes will be on the prestigious Koshien High School Baseball Championship.
A highly-heralded Japanese import could come to America for 2008. What kind of player is he?
The Japanese players to watch this week down in Durham, North Carolina.
The Marines are up and the Lions down since our last report from across the Pacific.
Fukudome and Aoki aren’t the only big names making waves in Japan right now.
The prevailing reliance on the sacrifice changes the performance of hitters and pitchers in the Far East.