The baseball season will draw to a close this weekend with the 2008 Asia Series, pitting the champions of NPB’s Japan Series, KBO’s Korea Series, CPBL’s Taiwan Series, and the CBL champions against one another in a three-day round robin single-game tournament, followed by a one-game championship between the top two teams on Sunday. Sadly, [...]
First of all, our congratulations to the Saitama Seibu Lions for winning their thirteenth Japan Series title and, even more so, for winning that title by beating Yomiuri.
Former Tokyo great Shingo Takatsu has picked up his first save for the Woori Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization, making him the first player to notch saves in NPB, MLB, and KBO. (HT to NPB Tracker for being the first, that we’ve seen, to report it in English.)