Results and news from leagues around the world yesterday:
NPB (Japan) scores from April 5:
KBO (Korea) scores from April 4 (via MyKBO):
Kia 12, Hanwha 4
Nexen 4, LG 3
Lotte 5, NC 1
SK 7, Doosan 5
Other bits of news:
Manny Ramirez mania is sweeping Taiwan, with attendance skyrocketing in games where he’s playing. The large amounts of interest, both because of Ramirez and Taiwan’s performance in the WBC, has led to speculation that the CPBL will be expanding.
Jeff Passan writes of the differences between America and Japanese views on pitch counts.
This is only tangentially related, but former big leaguer Luke Hughes has signed on to play with the Subiaco Lions of the Western Australian Football League, presumably bringing his baseball career to an end.