Why Matsuzaka’s Performance Should Encourage Teams To Sign Tanaka
Daisuke Matsuzaka’s name is often thrown around as a cautionary tale. Matsuzaka’s performance, supposedly, is evidence of the risk of investing heavily in a pitcher who’s spent his entire career [...]
After 232-Pitch Outing, 16-Year-Old Tomohiro Anraku Throws 159-Pitch Complete Game
After throwing 232 pitches on Tuesday, 16-year-old Japanese sensation Tomohiro Anraku threw 159 pitches on Saturday in another complete-game victory.
Tomohiro Anraku, 16-Year-Old Japanese Phenom, Throws 232 Pitches In One Game
National high school tournaments are a major affair in Japan. Daisuke Matsuzaka and Yu Darvish thrived on the big stage. Masahiro Tanaka, a 24-year-old righthander who is the top pitcher [...]