japan

Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2014 - 9:38 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox slugger David Ortiz spent several minutes with NHK Japanese comedian Hironari Yamazaki after workouts Sunday at JetBlue Park and spoke the language of comedy and baseball fluently with his admiring guest. With the comedian's entourage looking on, Ortiz presented Yamazaki...
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August 07, 2009 - 12:22 pm
A couple of Japanese terms became popular on Boston's Double-A affiliate this year. Portland players took to saying, '€œsaiko,'€ or good job, following pitcher Junichi Tazawa's outings, and '€œegui'€ to describe a particularly '€œsick'€ pitch. Tazawa gave plenty of opportunities to...
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