Taiwanese baseball player Yang Dai-kang (陽岱鋼) on Wednesday pledged to do his best to usher the Yomiuri Giants to another championship title, after signing a five-year-contract with the Tokyo-based team last week.
Yang Dai-kang was decked out in his new Yomiuri Giants team jersey at a homecoming press conference in Taipei on Wednesday after signing a five-year-contract with the Tokyo-based team earlier this month.
In this April 13 file photo, Dodger Stadium is viewed prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Los Angeles.
The perennially thrifty Miami Marlins have become big spenders in the late innings.
Aroldis Chapman says Cubs manager Joe Maddon misused him during the postseason, putting the hard-throwing reliever on the mound too often in Chicago's successful effort to win the World Series for the first time since 1908.
Free agent outfielder Yoh Daikan (陽岱鋼) confirmed to the media on Thursday morning that he will be joining the Yomiuri Giants in the Nippon Professional Baseball next season.
Taiwanese baseball player Yang Dai-kang (陽岱鋼) has agreed to sign with the Yomiuri Giants, under a four-year one billion yen deal, according to Japanese media report on Wednesday.
Major League Baseball player Wei-yin Chen (陳偉殷) demonstrates a pitch to non-varsity college baseball players at a training camp in Taipei on Sunday, Dec. 4. The two-day camp, which concluded Sunday, was held at the National Taiwan University baseball stadium and saw several Taiwanese professional baseball players act as coaches.
Baseball players and owners reached a tentative agreement Wednesday on a five-year labor contract that will extend the sport's industrial peace to 26 years.
Wu Fu-chien, front left, head coach of the Chinatrust Elephants, high-fives players of his pro-baseball team in this photo taken during last season's championship play-offs.