Satozaki Retirement Ceremony – Orix @ Lotte, 28 Sep 2014

Lotte WINS 4-2, Satozaki Retires a Hero Orix: Kazumasa Yoshida (5-5 3.56) @ Lotte: Hideaki Wakui (7-12 4.31) Tonight we honored Tomoya Satozaki and his retirement after 16 seasons as catcher for Our Marines. Sato-chan was with Lotte for two Nippon Series Championships, 2005 & 2010, also winning World Baseball Classic Gold in 2006. Injuries have kept him out nearly …

Retro Photo Gallery: Spring Camp, 2012

I had most of a post written here way back in February 2012, but I never got around to posting it or the pictures associated with it.

Sloppy Stop to a Sterling Streak

Truth be told, this wasn’t a very good game. And I am not just talking about the result – a 5-3 loss to the visiting Swallows – it was just a poorly executed game all around. Eh, it happens.

Random Photo Post – Golden Times

I’ve got piles and piles of old photos I’ve never posted for one reason or another. This set is from Golden Week last year – the aftermath of a 2-1 Lotte win over Daiei and another game where Nakaushiro, Masuda, and Fujioka were the heroes. There’s no outstanding reason that I didn’t post them before. Actually, that’s not true – …


Picture and Video Gallery from Spring Camp 2010 – More Stuff to be Added When I am Bored

I’ve started to update my stuff from Spring Camp. There’s a bunch of separate pages – please take a look at the “Spring Camp 2010” heading or follow these direct links: Pictures – Part 1: These are (mostly) from Friday 12 February Pictures – Part 2: Now they’re all mixed Pictures – Part 3 Pictures – Part 4 Videos – …