Photo of the Tokyo Dome, home of the Yomiuri Giants

Welcome Back, Fans– NPB Season Update Week of 9/20

Nippon Professional Baseball’s 12 teams have dug themselves into the trenches in recent weeks and the standings don’t seem to be changing.  The Yomiuri Giants have stepped into a...
Yoshihiro Maru of the Yomiuri Giants at an at bat

Giants, Hawks and Marines control standings– NPB Season Update Week of 9/13

With little change in the standings this week, the NPB playoff picture looks much the same as it has all season.  The Yomiuri Giants have run away with the...

Eye of the Tigers: Hanshin Shakes Up the Standings- NPB Season Update Week of...

We’re past the halfway point in the NPB season and it’s a bad time to be a Baystar.  In their last 6 games, Yokohama is 1-4-1 and it’s fallen...