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ENEOS SAMURAI JAPAN series 2018 "Japan vs. Australia"

Engrave the name into starting member of Samurai.
Saturday, March 3 Nagoya Dome
Saturday, March 3 KYOCERA dome
  • Subsidiary of TV broadcast Saturday, March 3 TV Asahi J SPORTS2 Sunday, March 4 Subsidiaries of TBS J SPORTS3
March 4, 2018

Highlight of the second game of the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia”

March 4, 2018

Samurai Japan completely defeats Australia for two consecutive games – “Pitchers created good results,” says Manager Inaba

March 3, 2018

Highlight of the first game of the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia”

March 3, 2018

Inaba Japan wins a complete victory 2-0 – Kohdai Senga got six consecutive strikeouts

March 3, 2018

Starting pitchers for the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia” (Sunday, March 4)

March 3, 2018

Admission at the door for ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia”

March 3, 2018

The large-sized screens will show cheering messages from the SNS of ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia”

March 2, 2018

Previous day practice and Manager interview – “All players are key persons,” says Manager Inaba

March 2, 2018

Starting pitchers for the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia” (Saturday, March 3)

March 2, 2018

Viewing of the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia”

March 1, 2018

About ENEOS SAMURAI JAPAN series 2018 "Japan vs. Australia" TV broadcast

March 1, 2018

Samurai Japan Top Team is now ready for games – Manager Inaba feels confident in perfect tune-up of players

March 1, 2018

Admission at the door for ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 “Japan vs. Australia”

February 22, 2018

ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 Special - Hard-fought games against Australia / The 2017 WBC first round

February 21, 2018

ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 Special - Hard-fought games against Australia / Semifinal game in the 2004 Athens Olympics

February 21, 2018

Players of the Australian National Team for ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018

February 20, 2018

28 players for the championship have been announced - Manager Inaba expresses his determination at the press conference

February 20, 2018

28 players for the game "Japan vs. Australia" in ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018

February 16, 2018

Introduction of Samurai Japan top team players / Yuki Yanagita (Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

February 15, 2018

Manager Inaba visits Arizona as his 12th destination to see the training camp of Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters

February 14, 2018

Introduction of Samurai Japan top team players / Yoshitomo Tsutsugoh (YOKOHAMA DeNA BAYSTARS)

February 13, 2018

Introduction of Samurai Japan top team players / Ryosuke Kikuchi (Hiroshima Toyo Carp)

February 12, 2018

Introduction of Samurai Japan top team players / Takuya Kai (Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

February 11, 2018

Introduction of Samurai Japan top team players / Kohdai Senga (Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks)

February 10, 2018

Introduction of Samurai Japan top team players / Yasuaki Yamasaki (YOKOHAMA DeNA BAYSTARS)

February 9, 2018

On the last day in Okinawa, Manager Inaba mainly sees players in the bull pen in the Tohoku Rakuten's training camp

February 8, 2018

On the 4th day in Okinawa, Manager Inaba visits the Chiba Lotte's training camp and has his eye on the rookie Yasuda and Sakai in his 2nd season

February 7, 2018

On the 3rd day in Okinawa, Manager Inaba sees the intra-squad game by young players of Hanshin Tigers

February 6, 2018

On the 2nd day in Okinawa, Manager Inaba visits Yokohama DeNA and encourages Yasuaki Yamasaki and other successful candidate players

February 5, 2018

Manager Inaba makes his last visit to the spring training camp in Okinawa to see Chunichi and Tokyo Yakult

February 4, 2018

On the last day of the visit to training camp in Miyazaki, Manager Inaba visits Orix and expects much of young players in the bull pen

February 3, 2018

On the 2nd day, Manager Inaba makes a visit to the training camps of Hiroshima Toyo and Saitama Seibu, while considering the selection of young players for the Olympic Games

February 2, 2018

Manager Inaba visits the spring training camps of Softbank and Giants and looks forward to the game against Australia

January 23, 2018

Press conference for ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 - Inaba Japan starts off to win the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games

January 23, 2018

Coaching staff and players for ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 "Japan vs. Australia"

January 23, 2018

The overview of, and the TV station to broadcast, ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2018 "Japan vs. Australia"

January 23, 2018

The title sponsor for Samurai Japan warm-up game

January 18, 2018

Ticket sales information for the Samurai Japan warm-up game "Japan vs. Australia"

November 27, 2017

Samurai Japan Top Team will play a warm-up game with Australia next March

Overview

Tournament Title ENEOS SAMURAI JAPAN series 2018 "Japan vs. Australia"
ENEOS SAMURAI JAPAN SERIES 2018 JAPAN vs. AUSTRALIA
Host General incorporated association Nippon Professional Baseball, NPB Enterprise, Inc.
Cooperation Federation of baseball in Australia
Special Co-Sponcor JXTG energy
Support Chunichi Shimbunsha (March 3), Yomiuri Shimbun (March 4)
Participating Teams Japan - Australia
Schedule Friday, March 2 Nagoya Dome Official practice
Saturday, March 3 Nagoya Dome Japan (1st-base side) vs. Australia
Sunday, March 4 KYOCERA Dome Osaka Australia vs. Japan (1st-base side)
Tournament Rules
  1. ①We follow authorized baseball rule
  2. ②We adopt all game DHs system
  3. ③Use of meeting ball assumes WBSC official recognition ball (2017)
  4. ④We are canceled nine times and, in the case of tie score, are tied
  5. ⑤No Called
  6. ⑥Less than 28 getting on the bench players

Broadcast Schedule

On matchday Stadium Matchups Telephone exchange
Saturday, March 3 19:00 Nagoya Dome Japan vs. Australia Subsidiary of TV Asahi / from 18:56 to 21:54
※After that we relay in the BS morning sun and are broadcasted
J SPORTS 2 / from 18:45 to 23:00
Sunday, March 4 19:00 Kyocera Dome Osaka Australia vs. Japan Subsidiaries of TBS / from 19:00 to 20:54
※After that we relay in BS-TBS and are broadcasted
J SPORTS 3 / from 18:45 to 23:00

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