Chiba Lotte Marines
Dec 01, 2011 17:38 EST
(Reuters) - Bobby Valentine, who once famously put on a fake mustache to return to the bench after being ejected from a game, has been asked to inject life into the Boston Red Sox after being hired Thursday as their new manager.
Nov 30, 2011 19:51 EST
Bobby Valentine was named manager of the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, replacing Terry Francona after eight Major League Baseball seasons that included two World Series titles.
Nov 29, 2011 21:56 EST
(Reuters) - Bobby Valentine has accepted the job as new manager of the Boston Red Sox, U.S. media reported on Tuesday.
Jul 29, 2011 04:42 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Major League Baseball pitcher Hideki Irabu, who started for the New York Yankees for three seasons in the late 1990s, was found dead at his Los Angeles-area home in an apparent suicide, the coroner's office said on Thursday.
Apr 12, 2011 13:04 EDT
Baseball-crazy Japan on Tuesday welcomed the start of a new season, more than two weeks behind schedule after the country's biggest post-war natural disaster threw the sport into disarray.
Apr 08, 2011 20:51 EDT
Minnesota second baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka won't need surgery or have to wear a cast on his broken left leg, but the Twins said they don't know when their star Japanese import will be back.
Apr 07, 2011 21:42 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Minnesota Twins second baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka of Japan broke his left leg on a hard slide by New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher during their game Thursday.
Apr 07, 2011 21:40 EDT
McIlroy and Quiros take control at Augusta
Apr 07, 2011 19:25 EDT
Minnesota's heralded Japanese import Tsuyoshi Nishioka suffered a broken left leg in the Twins' 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees Thursday after Nick Swisher slid into him at second base.
Dec 18, 2010 21:27 EST
Twins tout first major Japanese signing; Tsuyoshi Nishioka prepares for middle infield spot. The Minnesota Twins gave Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka a warm welcome, trying to make Target Field feel a little less foreign.
Dec 17, 2010 18:54 EST
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Minnesota Twins have signed Japanese batting champion Tsuyoshi Nishioka to a three-year, $9 million contract, the Major League Baseball team said on Friday.
Dec 17, 2010 17:58 EST
Japanese Pacific League batting champion Tsuyoshi Nishioka and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a nine million-dollar, three-year deal, the Major League Baseball club said Friday.
Dec 16, 2010 21:09 EST
Japanese batting champion Tsuyoshi Nishioka has arrived in Minnesota amid talks to join Major League Baseball's Twins, Twins general manager Bill Smith told MLB.com.
Dec 01, 2010 16:02 EST
Hershiser, Valentine, Shulman to form new announcing team for ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball'. Orel Hershiser, Bobby Valentine and Dan Shulman will form the new announcing team for "Sunday Night Baseball," ESPN announced Wednesday.
Nov 26, 2010 15:59 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Minnesota Twins have won the bidding battle for Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka of the Chiba Lotte Marines, Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Friday.
Nov 26, 2010 14:02 EST
Minnesota Twins win right to negotiate with Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka. The Minnesota Twins have 30 days to sign Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka after submitting the highest bid for his negotiating rights.
Nov 17, 2010 06:16 EST
Japanese shortstop Nishioka cleared to make move to major leagues via posting system. Japanese shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka is free to move to Major League Baseball via the posting system.
Nov 17, 2010 03:34 EST
TOKYO (Reuters) - Lotte Marines' shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka is poised to move to Major League Baseball (MLB) via the posting system, the Japan Series champions said on Wednesday.
Nov 07, 2010 09:44 EST
Chiba Lotte Marines defeat Chunichi Dragons in 7 games to win Japan Series. The Chiba Lotte Marines defeated the Chunichi Dragons 8-7 Sunday to win the Japan Series in seven games.
Jul 25, 2010 19:28 EDT
Bobby Valentine interested in returning to dugout as Cubs manager. Count Bobby Valentine among those who would like to manage the Chicago Cubs.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Chiba Lotte Marines|
|Major league affiliations|
|Japan Series titles (3)||1950, 1974, 2005|
|PL Pennants (5)||1950, 1960, 1970, 1974, 2005|
|Owner(s): Lotte Co.|
|Manager: Norifumi Nishimura|