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

Monday, October 29, 2012

Japan Times: Sawamura, Chono lead Giants to win

Hey, there’s still baseball…

Hirokazu Sawamura made his Japan Series debut by hitting a pair of batters in the first inning.

A friendly tap on the head from catcher Shinnosuke Abe, and a leadoff home run by Hisayoshi Chono got the second-year right-hander back on track and the Yomiuri Giants one step closer to another celebration.

Sawamura threw eight shutout innings, and Chono’s home run was the difference as the Giants outlasted a valiant effort by Hokkaido Nippon Ham starter Masaru Takeda to beat the Fighters 1-0 in Game 2 of the Japan Series on Sunday at Tokyo Dome.

vortex of dissipation Posted: October 29, 2012 at 05:16 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: japan

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. eddieot Posted: October 29, 2012 at 01:29 PM (#4287404)
The Year of the Giants
   2. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: October 29, 2012 at 01:38 PM (#4287421)
In Game 1 John Bowker hit a three-run homer. I knew he'd have some great days with the Giants eventually.
   3. Gamingboy Posted: October 29, 2012 at 01:42 PM (#4287425)
Stupid Giants. If I was Japanese, I'd be known on Yakyu Think Factory as the guy who hates the Giants.
   4. Bourbon Samurai, what price fettucine? Posted: October 29, 2012 at 01:43 PM (#4287427)
I wish these games were televised in the U.S.

That would be awesome.
   5. Gamingboy Posted: October 29, 2012 at 04:35 PM (#4287612)
wish these games were televised in the U.S.

That would be awesome.


I do have to wonder why the heck MLB Network doesn't do it. I mean, show the whole thing during the morning, then maybe show a compressed version later on a tape delay. Maybe they can get something like this done when they and NPB do another one of their gentlemen's agreement things over free agency and the posting system and such.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn)
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2018 June 18: How Life Imitates the Congressional Baseball Game
(1463 - 12:32am, Jun 23)
Last: Chip

NewsblogOMNICHATTER disagrees with your presentation, for June 22, 2018
(65 - 11:47pm, Jun 22)
Last: Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams)

Sox TherapyA Pleasant Trip So Far
(50 - 11:40pm, Jun 22)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

NewsblogOT: Soccer Thread (World Cup)
(802 - 11:35pm, Jun 22)
Last: Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine

NewsblogOT - 2018 NBA Summer Potpourri (finals, draft, free agency, Colangelo dragging)
(1846 - 11:21pm, Jun 22)
Last: PJ Martinez

NewsblogMariners rallying to get Ichiro in Home Run Derby
(10 - 8:51pm, Jun 22)
Last: Leroy Kincaid

NewsblogMike Trout Is Compiling a Historic Season and the Angels Are Wasting It Again
(49 - 8:38pm, Jun 22)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogKelvin Herrera Trade Start of Something Big for Nationals
(55 - 7:41pm, Jun 22)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Arizona Diamondbacks
(24 - 7:13pm, Jun 22)
Last: QLE

NewsblogBBTF ANNUAL CENTRAL PARK SOFTBALL GAME 2018
(127 - 5:24pm, Jun 22)
Last: catomi01

NewsblogLate Yankees Pitching Coach Billy Connors: A Character With A Huge Appetite For Life
(13 - 4:28pm, Jun 22)
Last: Howie Menckel

Gonfalon CubsClicking
(92 - 3:57pm, Jun 22)
Last: Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-22-2018
(8 - 1:56pm, Jun 22)
Last: The Ghost of Sox Fans Past

NewsblogOmaha to host Tigers-Royals game as kickoff event for 2019 CWS
(5 - 12:56pm, Jun 22)
Last: bfan

Hall of Merit2019 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(122 - 7:34am, Jun 22)
Last: theorioleway

Page rendered in 0.2355 seconds
46 querie(s) executed