Olympic gold medalist, WBSC Premier12 winner Yoshinobu Yamamoto throws fourth no-hitter of 2022 NPB season

Olympic gold medalist, WBSC Premier12 winner Yoshinobu Yamamoto throws fourth no-hitter of 2022 NPB season
18/06/2022
The 23-year-old right-hander used 102 pitches to complete his gem. "I had this amazing concentration all the way to the ninth inning, but I was pumped up as I pitched, so I'm just overjoyed,"
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WBSC Premier12 winner Shota Imanaga throws 85th NPB no-hitter

WBSC Premier12 winner Shota Imanaga throws 85th NPB no-hitter
08/06/2022
The 28-year-old left-hander used 117 pitches to lead the Yokohama DeNA Baystars to a 2-0 win against the Nippon Ham Fighters in Sapporo.
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Olympic gold medalist, WBSC Premier12 winner Hyun-so Kim passes KBO 2,000-hit milestone

Olympic gold medalist, WBSC Premier12 winner Hyun-so Kim passes KBO 2,000-hit milestone
01/06/2022
The 34-year-old slugger has been an integral part of the middle of the lineup for the Korean National Team since the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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WBSC Premier12 standout Noah Song is ready to restart his baseball career

WBSC Premier12 standout Noah Song is ready to restart his baseball career
31/05/2022
The 25-year-old right-handed pitcher showed his 99-mile-per-hour fastball during the WBSC flagship event in 2019. He then enrolled in flight school in Florida.
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WBSC mourns passing of former NPB Commissioner Katsuhiko Kumazaki, 80

WBSC mourns passing of former NPB Commissioner Katsuhiko Kumazaki, 80
27/05/2022
He was instrumental to the success of the WBSC Premier12 and a key figure in the return of baseball to the Olympic programme at the Tokyo 2020 Games. He received the WBSC Order of the Honour Award in 2019.
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WBSC Premier12 star Aaron Whitefield returns to MLB, witnesses Ohtani's first grand slam

WBSC Premier12 star Aaron Whitefield returns to MLB, witnesses Ohtani's first grand slam
10/05/2022
Australian Whitefield entered at right field for the Los Angeles Angels on a two-homer night by two-way Japanese phenom Ohtani. Dutch catcher Tromp amongst the minor league players of the week.
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National Team alums Suzuki, Crow-Armstrong earn honors

National Team alums Suzuki, Crow-Armstrong earn honors
03/05/2022
The WBSC Premier12, reigning MVP and an Olympic gold medalist, Suzuki (pictured above) became the National League Rookie of the Month. The reigning U-18 World Cup All-World Team center fielder, Crow-Armstrong, is amongst Minor League Baseball players of the week.
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WBSC Premier12, Olympic baseball stars in the spotlight as MLB 2022 season opens

WBSC Premier12, Olympic baseball stars in the spotlight as MLB 2022 season opens
08/04/2022
Olympic gold medalist and WBSC Premier12 reigning MVP Seiya Suzuki (pictured above) made his much-anticipated debut going 1-for-2. Tokyo silver medalist Joe Ryan will pitch against bronze medalist Julio Rodriguez ("the future of baseball", according to the New York Times) as the Minnesota Twins host the Seattle Mariners.
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WBSC Premier12 MVP, Olympic gold medalist Seiya Suzuki signs with MLB's Chicago Cubs

WBSC Premier12 MVP, Olympic gold medalist Seiya Suzuki signs with MLB's Chicago Cubs
16/03/2022
Per various reports, the five-year deal is reportedly worth US$ 85 million, the second-largest for a Japanese player after Masahiro Tanaka's 2014 $155 million contract with the New York Yankees.
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Beijing Olympic, Premier12 winner Kwang-hyun Kim returns to KBO

Beijing Olympic, Premier12 winner Kwang-hyun Kim returns to KBO
08/03/2022
After playing two seasons for MLB's St. Louis Cardinals, Kim returned to the SK Wyverns, the club he led to four Korean Series titles. The four-year deal is worth over US$ 12 million.
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