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October 29, 2018
Japan fails to win the championship after being defeated by Mexico with extra-inning tie-breakers – Yasuda wins the MVP
October 28, 2018
Sakaguchi pitches scoreless seven innings with three hits – Japan wins all 8 games against Dominica and is to advance to the final round tomorrow
October 27, 2018
Harasawa’s 3 RBIs in the starting lineup and Horiuchi’s game-winning 3 runs allow the team to advance to the final round
October 26, 2018
Uchida's 3 RBIs including 2 runs and Shuto’s nice return allow the team to get out of several jams, contributing to wining the close game
October 24, 2018
Taiga’s come-from-behind triple helps defeat Colombia - Japan wins all five opening round games
October 23, 2018
Kondo gets 12 strikeouts with scoreless seven innings, allowing the team to enjoy complete victory against the Netherlands and advance to Super Round
October 22, 2018
Captain Uchida scores the first three runs - The team’s aggressive base-running sweeps Mexico, enjoying three consecutive wins since the opening round
October 21, 2018
Starting pitcher Taneichi shows nice pitching for scoreless seven innings with 10 strikeouts, while the two runs scored by Yasuda let the team win two games in a row from the opening round
October 20, 2018
Starting pitcher Yamazaki pitches for scoreless six innings, allowing the team to win the game with no runs allowed with 10 hits and 3 runs including 4 home runs
October 19, 2018
Day before U-23 World Cup start Manager Inaba meeting official press conference that "naturally aims at championship this time"
October 18, 2018
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team’s first practice in Colombia - “We came here to win the championship,” says captain Uchida
October 17, 2018
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team arrives at Colombia, preparing for games from tomorrow
October 15, 2018
Last day of the fulfilling final training camp – The 24 players get together and head to the place of battle, Colombia
October 14, 2018
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team with all 24 players marks a sweeping victory in the practice game after getting scoreless inning
October 13, 2018
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team wins its first practice game 7-3
October 12, 2018
2nd day of Samurai Japan U-23 final training camp – Enthusiastic coaching to Yasuda (Lotte), expecting further growth
October 11, 2018
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team starts off – “We will further strengthen our unity to become the world’s No.1,” says manager Inaba
October 9, 2018
Change to the roster of players for the 2nd WBSC U-23 World Cup
October 3, 2018
Players for the 2nd WBSC U-23 World Cup announced
April 23, 2018
Announcement of new manager and coach for Samurai Japan U-23 National Team, which is to play in the 2nd WBSC U-23 World Cup
November 10, 2016
Samurai Japan U23 National Team returned to Japan and 3 players pledged victory in the next stage
November 7, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team achieved a comeback victory over Australia 10-3 and became the first champion!
November 6, 2016
Japan achieved a dramatic walk-off victory against Mexico 3-2 to advance the finals!
November 5, 2016
Defensive mix-up resulted in losing the game against Panama 2-3 – First loss at the tournament
November 4, 2016
Japan won a walk-off against its rival South Korea 2-1 with extra innings after Masago hit an equalizer!
November 2, 2016
Won all games with perfect combination of pitching and hitting! A sweeping victory against Australia 11-2
November 1, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team marked a sweeping victory in 5 innings under the mercy rule , with 13 hits and 16 runs
October 31, 2016
The cleanup hitter Masago made a dynamic run! Samurai Japan U-23 National Team won the game against Argentina 10-2, achieving 3 consecutive victories
October 31, 2016
Close-up of Samurai Japan U-23 National Team players – Tomo Otosaka –
October 30, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team swept the rival Chinese Taipei with 15 points and achieved consecutive victories!
October 30, 2016
Close-up of Samurai Japan U-23 National Team players – Taishi Hirooka –
October 29, 2016
Close-up of Samurai Japan U-23 National Team players – Tomohiro Anraku –
October 29, 2016
U-23 player Honda showed fine pitching and won the first game! Outstanding start for the first champion
October 28, 2016
Close-up of Samurai Japan U-23 National Team players – Hiroaki Saiuchi –
October 24, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team missed the victory in their first game, but now becomes more confident for the world’s No.1
October 23, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team won the first game 1-5! Manager Saito encourages players to become more energetic
October 22, 2016
Energetic members of Samurai Japan U-23 National Team start training for the first champion
October 12, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team “The 1st WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup” to be broadcast on TV
October 12, 2016
Samurai Japan U-23 National Team players for the 1st WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup announced
September 26, 2016
Manager and coach of Samurai Japan U-23 National Team announced
November 16, 2014
Defeated by Chinese Taipei at the 1st IBAF 21U World Cup Finals, the team is placed second.
November 15, 2014
1B, the second round seven clean score! It will be finally the final tomorrow!
November 14, 2014
The 21U team wins a close game against Korea to advance to the finals!
November 13, 2014
The 21U team marks a great victory in the 1st game of the 2nd round
November 11, 2014
Game called as Japan's in 7th round against Nicaragua! The team enters Group 1 after 4 straight wins in the preliminary league!
November 9, 2014
We defeat Japan, the Netherlands, and the second league steps forward in 3 successive victories!
November 8, 2014
Fumiya Hojo, four runs batted in of outstanding performances! It is won by seventh inning Called by Venezuela!
November 7, 2014
We come from behind and win Australia in Japan, intensive PH of ninth inning!
November 6, 2014
1st IBAF 21U World Cup Training Camp Summary
November 5, 2014
Samurai Japan Interview Vol. 19 Manager Hirata of the 21U National Team
November 4, 2014
Match Results to strengthen on 21 U, Tuesday, November 4
November 4, 2014
Match Results to strengthen on 21 U, Monday, November 3
October 30, 2014
Training Camp Started for 21U BASEBALL WORLD CUP 2014!
October 27, 2014
Additional players called up to 21U National Team! Total of 24 players
October 21, 2014
18 Players for National Team in 1st IBAF 21U World Cup Announced!
October 21, 2014
Roster Announced for 21U National Team announced on October 21st.
June 30, 2014
Katsuo Hirata takes over as manager of the Samurai Japan 21U mixed pro-am team

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