Kawakami Comes Through For Dragons

Kawakami comes through for DragonsChunichi's former ace, Kenshin Kawakami, tiptoed successfully through a minefield he laid to work six scoreless innings in the Dragons' 4-1 win over the Hanshin Tigers on Wednesday.

Kawakami Gensai

Kawakami GensaiKawakami Gensai (?? ??, 25 December 1834 – 13 January 1872) was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period. A highly skilled swordsman, he was one of the four most notable assassins of the Bakumatsu period. Gensai's high-speed sword discipline was in the Shiranui-ry?.

Kawakami Aims To Impress In Return To Chunichi

Kawakami aims to impress in return to ChunichiBack with his old team after a three-year humbling in the major leagues, Kenshin Kawakami is setting out to regain his status as the Chunichi Dragons' ace.

''I would like to make my presence felt in the startingrotation,'' said Kawakami, who returns to Chunichi for the first time in four years, ahead of the 2011 Central League champion's spring training camp in Okinawa getting under way Wednesday.