Archives for April 2013

OBITUARY: Setsuko (Doi) Kagehiro

KAGEHIRO, SETSUKO (DOI), 87, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2013, at home in San Francisco. She was born on May 22, 1925. She is survived by sons, Mike (Karen) and Ron (Mimi); daughter, Laura “Bonz” (Randy Otsuki); grandchildren, Kevin (Maria) and Trevor (Mickey) Kagehiro, Lorin and Erin Kagehiro, Steven (Kristi), Kyle […]

FULL COUNT: Roster moves precede Opening Day

Many Japanese and JA stars like Ichiro Suzuki, Yu Darvish, and Shane Victorino know that they are locks to make their club’s big league roster. Not the case for non-roster invitees and rookie hopefuls like Giants infielder Kensuke Tanaka or Phillies shortstop Troy Hanzawa. In San Francisco, “Tanaka Time” is on hold. The Giants designated […]

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