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/ May 18, 2017

Hawks' Wada weighing options to treat elbow ailment

Five-time All-Star lefty Tsuyoshi Wada is considering having surgery to repair his left elbow inflammation, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks manager Kimiyasu Kudo said Thursday. “Surgery is one of the options,” Kudo said. “If he keeps pitching when his condition doesn’t look good he will be ...

Tigers down BayStars with late rally

/ May 14, 2017

Tigers down BayStars with late rally

Kosuke Fukudome and Kento Itohara got to Yokohama closer Spencer Patton to help lift the Central-League leading Hanshin Tigers 10 games above .500 after a 4-2 win over the BayStars on Sunday. Patton (2-2) had a 1-2-3 inning in each of his last four ...

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

/ May 10, 2017

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

Takahiro Norimoto threw a five-hit shutout and Japhet Amador hit a first-inning grand slam as the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 5-0 on Wednesday. Norimoto (4-1) earned his third straight win after striking out 12, reaching double-digits for ...