Kyuji Fujikawa http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31767/all en Baseball: Cubs welcome Japanese pitcher Fujikawa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/baseball-cubs-welcome-japanese-pitcher-fujikawa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former Hanshin Tigers closing relief ace Kyuji Fujikawa will officially join his new Chicago Cubs teammates on Sunday when the Major League Baseball club's pitchers and catchers report for pre-season camp.</p> <p>Fujikawa has spent the past week in Arizona ahead of Tuesday's start of workouts with the team after signing a two-year deal with the Cubs in December. His family has remained in Japan while he adjusts to America.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/baseball-cubs-welcome-japanese-pitcher-fujikawa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Chicago Cubs Kyuji Fujikawa Technology AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:45:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5751518 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130512/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Kyuji Fujikawa is scheduled to return to the active roster this weekend in Washington after making a pair of minor league rehab appearances. Fujikawa reported no problems Wednesday after pitching at Double-A Tennessee. He has been on the DL since mid-April with a right-forearm strain.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa Thomson Reuters Sun, 12 May 2013 13:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5836137 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SS Starlin Castro missed a chance for a hit in 10 career games at U.S. Cellular Field with Tuesday's postponement. He has a .457 (16-for-35) average with two home runs and six RBI in nine games on Chicago's South Side.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130529/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa Scott Feldman Thomson Reuters Wed, 29 May 2013 18:46:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5848178 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SS Starlin Castro went 0-for-4 Sunday and is now batting .243. The slumping shortstop was demoted from leadoff spot to No. 7 in the order last week. He remains the Cubs' iron man with 255 consecutive games played, the longest active streak in the National League.</p> <p>RHP Kyuji Fujikawa (ruptured ulnar collateral ligament) went on the 15-day disabled list May 27 and was transferred to the 60-day DL on May 30. He was scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews June 10 and have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow June 11. He is out until sometime next season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa Scott Feldman Thomson Reuters Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:33:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5854482 at http://www.globalpost.com S. Korean pitcher Oh Seung-hwan hopes to help Hanshin win Japanese championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/131204/s-korean-pitcher-oh-seung-hwan-hopes-help-hanshin-win-japane <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Yoo Jee-ho</p> <p>SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean pitcher Oh Seung-hwan said Wednesday he hopes to help his new Japanese club, the Hanshin Tigers, win their first championship in more than two decades.</p> <p>Oh was introduced as the newest member of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) club at a press conference in Seoul on Wednesday. He signed a two-year deal with the Tigers last month, leaving the Samsung Lions in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) after spending nine seasons as the league's most dominant closer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/131204/s-korean-pitcher-oh-seung-hwan-hopes-help-hanshin-win-japane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Business Human Interest Kyuji Fujikawa Oh Seung-Hwan Yonhap News Agency Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:17:05 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6008537 at http://www.globalpost.com S. Korean closer Oh hopes to minimize mistakes in first Japanese season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140122/s-korean-closer-oh-hopes-minimize-mistakes-first-japanese-se <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean pitcher Oh Seung-hwan said Thursday he hopes to keep his mistakes to a minimum as he prepares for his first season in Japan.</p> <p>The new Hanshin Tigers closer left Seoul to join the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) club on Thursday, after spending one day at home to handle administrative matters.</p> <p>Oh, the all-time leader with 277 career saves in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) here, signed a two-year deal with the Tigers in November.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2014. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/140122/s-korean-closer-oh-hopes-minimize-mistakes-first-japanese-se" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Business Kyuji Fujikawa Oh Seung-Hwan Oh Seung-Hwan Yonhap News Agency Thu, 23 Jan 2014 02:34:51 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 6050577 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140214/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Jake Arrieta has come to spring training with tightness in his pitching shoulder. He will be behind the other pitchers in spring training, and the Cubs will bring him along slowly. It may be that he opens the regular season on the disabled list and on a rehab stint.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140214/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa Major League Baseball Draft Thomson Reuters Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:11:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6070578 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140228/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Arodys Vizcaino, who has not pitched since 2011 because of a long recovery from Tommy John surgery, pitched in an intrasquad game in late February. The Cubs remain hopeful Vizcaino can pitch for them this season, and they would use him out of the bullpen. They obtained him from the Atlanta organization at the July trading deadline in 2012. "I'm just hoping his health continues to not be an issue," manager Rick Renteria said. "His arm is live."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140228/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Cactus League Kyuji Fujikawa Thomson Reuters Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:32:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6083109 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140707/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Jake Arrieta started the series finale on Sunday against the Nationals. In his last start, June 30 against the Red Sox in Boston, he had a no-hitter through 7 2/3 innings before a single by Stephen Drew. Against the Nationals he allowed one run on four hits in six innings and was not involved in the decision. "They have a really good ballclub," said Arrieta who gave up one run in six innings with three walks. "A very high quality ballclub. I was looking up in one of the innings and saw (Ian) Desmond and (Wilson) Ramos hitting seven and eight. These guys are pretty good.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140707/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa National League Championship Series Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:15:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6197794 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140707/chicago-cubs-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RHP Jake Arrieta started the series finale on Sunday against the Nationals. In his last start, June 30 against the Red Sox in Boston, he had a no-hitter through 7 2/3 innings before a single by Stephen Drew. Against the Nationals he allowed one run on four hits in six innings and was not involved in the decision. "They have a really good ballclub," said Arrieta who gave up one run in six innings with three walks. "A very high quality ballclub. I was looking up in one of the innings and saw (Ian) Desmond and (Wilson) Ramos hitting seven and eight. These guys are pretty good.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140707/chicago-cubs-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa National League Championship Series Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:48:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6198326 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140729/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>INF Anthony Rizzo entered Monday leading the National League in homers with 25, which is a career high for him. His previous high was 23, which he did in 160 games last season. Rizzo also had 71 runs (tied for fourth in the NL), which tied his career high.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140729/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anthony Rizzo Baseball Kyuji Fujikawa Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:20:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6217790 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140804/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SS Starlin Castro wasn't in the starting lineup because manager Rick Renteria gave him a rest. However, Castro hit a two-run single as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning that helped the Cubs pull away for a 7-3 victory over the Dodgers. Chris Valaika started in Castro's place at short.</p> <p>1B Anthony Rizzo extended his hitting streak to eight games with an RBI double in the first inning. Rizzo has hit safely in 18 of his last 19 games.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140804/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Chicago Cubs Kyuji Fujikawa Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:05:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6222425 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140804/chicago-cubs-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SS Starlin Castro wasn't in the starting lineup because manager Rick Renteria gave him a rest. However, Castro hit a two-run single as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning that helped the Cubs pull away for a 7-3 victory over the Dodgers. Chris Valaika started in Castro's place at short.</p> <p>1B Anthony Rizzo extended his hitting streak to eight games with an RBI double in the first inning. Rizzo has hit safely in 18 of his last 19 games.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140804/chicago-cubs-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Chicago Cubs Kyuji Fujikawa Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6222911 at http://www.globalpost.com Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140810/chicago-cubs-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SS Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 and extended his hitting streak to a season-high-tying eight games. His 128 hits lead all National League shortstops while his .279 batting average is second. His 43 extra-base hits also top the league while his 61 RBIs are second behind Washington's Ian Desmond.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140810/chicago-cubs-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Chicago Cubs Kyuji Fujikawa Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:05:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6227922 at http://www.globalpost.com