Imanaga is ranked No. 5 among major league starting pitchers

Chicago Cubs’ Shota Imanaga, 31, is ranked No. 5 among major league starting pitchers. MLB.com, the official site of Major League Baseball, released its seventh starting pitcher power rankings of the season on Tuesday. Among the top pitchers on the list, Imanaga climbed the ranks to No. 5. Imanaga is a veteran left-hander who has

Giancarlo Stanton is back to his best

He’s a fearsome man to behold. When he’s healthy, he’s a force to be reckoned with. Giancarlo Stanton (35, New York Yankees), who has been plagued by injuries both big and small that have made it difficult for him to play full-time, is back to his best. Stanton started at third base against the Baltimore

NPB is also facing a shortage of foreign hitters

Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) is also facing a shortage of foreign hitters. Junichi Sports published an analytical article titled “Why have foreign cannons fallen off the map?” on Sept. 19, titled “Why are we no longer seeing hitters like Woods, Cabrera, Rose and Valentin? The article cited the 2009 game in which Tony Blanco,

Roki Sasaki has been delayed in his return

Roki Sasaki (23) of the Chiba Lotte Marines has been delayed in his return to the first team of Nippon Professional Baseball. “Roki Sasaki’s short-term return to the Chiba Lotte team has been postponed due to the poor condition of his right upper limb,” Japanese media outlet Sporicianex reported on March 19. Sasaki, who is

The San Diego Padres escaped a five-game losing streak

The San Diego Padres escaped a five-game losing streak, but Ha-Sung Kim was silent. He took a knee in front of the best left-handed pitcher in the league. Kim went 1-for-4 with a walk, a strikeout and a run scored in the sixth spot in the lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park

Wataru Endo (31, Liverpool) has seen his stock plummet.

Japanese national team captain Wataru Endo (31, Liverpool) has seen his stock plummet. Liverpool drew 3-3 with hosts Aston Villa in the 37th round of the 2023-24 Premier League at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, early Thursday morning (local time). With 79 points, the Reds remain in third place. Liverpool took a 3-1 lead in

Doosan Kim Jae-ho is Negotiating his Salary

Kim Jae-ho is Negotiating his Salary… Doosan, 2nd Team Field Training in Japan Left-handed pitcher Choi Seung-yong remains in Icheon for rehabilitation… Re-examination 3 weeks later Professional baseball’s Doosan Bears were unable to finalize salary negotiations with veteran infielder Kim Jae-ho (38) and will begin field training for the Futures (2nd team). Doosan released the

The Reason Why SSG ‘Lee Soong-Yong’ First Meeting

The Reason Why SSG ‘Lee Soong Yong’ had his First Meeting in Uniform SSG Landers, who began preparations for the new season in Biro Beach, Florida, USA under new coach Lee Soong-yong (52), opened 2024 with its first official training on the 2nd (Korean time). According to the SSG club, on this day’s first training

Is the error correction system broken?

Is the error correction system broken? During the 2024 KBO Baseball World Series matchup between the Samsung Lions and the NC Dinos at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, South Korea, on March 14, umpires were caught colluding over an ABS error. It happened because the multi-step system for correcting errors was not working. It was

A controversy erupted at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu

A controversy erupted at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on Thursday, when the NC Dinos and Samsung Lions faced off. NC led 1-0 in the bottom of the third inning. NC starting pitcher Lee Jae-hak walked Samsung’s Kim Ji-chan with two outs. Lee Ji-chan then stole second base on the second pitch of the at-bat