Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Japan Times: NPB squads start spring training

Baseball season is finally here!

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, who last season won their first Japan Series in the franchise’s ninth year of existence, started spring training Saturday in Kumejima, Okinawa Prefecture, in preparation for the start of the regular season on March 28.

The Eagles and seven other teams got down to work in Okinawa, while four clubs, including the Yomiuri Giants who are aiming for their third consecutive Central League pennant, opened camp in Miyazaki Prefecture.

 

vortex of dissipation Posted: February 02, 2014 at 05:13 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: japanese baseball

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Rennie's Tenet Posted: February 03, 2014 at 08:47 AM (#4650593)
I'm guessing there won't be streaming to North America again this year?
   2. Brian Posted: February 03, 2014 at 10:17 AM (#4650607)
Have the Diamondbacks and Dodgers started yet?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
dirk
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogTrevor Hoffman's Hall of Fame induction seems inevitable
(9 - 8:25am, Sep 02)
Last: Dennis Eclairskey, closer

NewsblogNo-hitter! Four Phillies pitchers combine to blank the Braves
(16 - 8:24am, Sep 02)
Last: bunyon

NewsblogOT: Politics, September, 2014: ESPN honors Daily Worker sports editor Lester Rodney
(38 - 8:23am, Sep 02)
Last: BDC

NewsblogBlue Jays Acquire Mayberry Jr.
(9 - 8:13am, Sep 02)
Last: formerly dp

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-2-2014
(5 - 8:06am, Sep 02)
Last: Dag Nabbit is part of the zombie horde

NewsblogSources:  Cubs cut grounds crew’s hours to avoid paying health benefits
(42 - 7:58am, Sep 02)
Last: Rants Mulliniks

NewsblogPhoto of the day: Bill Murray, indy league ticket-taker
(104 - 7:38am, Sep 02)
Last: zonk

NewsblogHBT: Jorge Soler with an extra-base hit in each of his first five games
(3 - 7:26am, Sep 02)
Last: zonk

NewsblogRobothal: Changed [Manny] Ramirez enjoyed helping Cubs prospects grow
(14 - 6:41am, Sep 02)
Last: Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - September 2014
(6 - 2:36am, Sep 02)
Last: RollingWave

NewsblogNitkowski: Wanted: Major League manager...sort of.
(8 - 2:07am, Sep 02)
Last: Robert in Manhattan Beach

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-1-2014
(40 - 2:01am, Sep 02)
Last: MNB

NewsblogAstros Fire Bo Porter
(57 - 1:54am, Sep 02)
Last: base ball chick

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1957 Ballot
(10 - 1:12am, Sep 02)
Last: Moeball

NewsblogRon Roenicke rips into home-plate umpire
(17 - 12:18am, Sep 02)
Last: Bunny Vincennes

Page rendered in 0.1457 seconds
53 querie(s) executed