With Japan up 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth at Fukuoka Dome, Yoshio Itoi broke the game open with a bases-clearing double to center field that made it 5-0 for the hosts. Japan starter Kenta Maeda picked up the win after striking out six and giving up one.
Seven weeks from today, it's "Play Ball" time for the White Sox and Cubs. That's a ways off, but baseball is officially back as Cubs pitchers and catchers reported for work in Mesa, Ariz., Sunday. Sox pitchers and catchers take the field for the first time.
Former AKB48 leader Atsuko Maeda ... Also, AKB sub-group HKT 48, which was formed on July 20 at Fukuoka YafuOku Dome, was officially introduced at the concert. The seven members of the unit performed for the first time after 10 days of intense training.
The Japanese baseball apparatus has had the 2017 World Baseball Classic circled on its calendar almost from the moment Japan’s run in the 2013 tournament ended two ... a practice session on Monday at Tokyo Dome. Japan will play its opening game against.
where it opened against the two-time defending champion in the 38,561-seat Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome. ”During the anthem I remembered all the hard work in my career that it took to get here and how hard we all worked as a team to get there,” Reginatto.
With that in mind, baseball fans, get out your calendars and mark these down ... contracts of unsigned players. March 2-6: 2013 World Baseball Classic, First Round; Pool A—Fukuoka, Japan (Fukuoka Dome): Japan, Cuba, China, Qualifier TBD March 2-5.
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Two-time defending champion Japan rallied to beat Brazil 5-3 on Saturday in its opening game of the World Baseball Classic. Japan trailed 3-2 before adding three runs in the top of the eighth inning in front of a crowd of 28,181 at the Fukuoka Dome.
Yahoo’s stake in Yahoo Japan is often cited as one of its most valuable assets, and indeed Yahoo is considering selling it as a quick fix to appease angry shareholders in the U.S. While Yahoo seems to be treading water in the US, Yahoo Japan is sitting.
Cuba, the 2006 runner-up, was held hitless through four innings but broke out with two runs in the fifth and padded its lead with three more in the sixth inning at Fukuoka Dome. Frederich Cepeda scored from third on a fielder’s choice to give Cuba a 3.