/ Jun 12, 2017

Eagles pick up Corrales from BC League Toyama

The Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles said Monday they have acquired right-hander Joshua Corrales from the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds of the independent BC League. The 27-year-old Corrales, who played for the Seattle Mariners’ minor league affiliate in 2011 and 2012, joined Toyama last ...

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

/ Jun 11, 2017

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

Kazuya Fujita went 3-for-4 and his RBI single broke an eighth-inning tie as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Hiroshima Carp 4-3 on Sunday. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth, Ginji Akaminai easily beat out an infield single ...

/ Jun 6, 2017

Marines finalize deal with veteran slugger Pena

The Chiba Lotte Marines have attempted to beef up their sluggish batting, announcing Tuesday they had reached an agreement with former Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles slugger Wily Mo Pena. The Marines are currently last in the Pacific League. Their 158 runs and 27 home ...

Carp debutant Batista blasts his way into history

/ Jun 5, 2017

Carp debutant Batista blasts his way into history

After months of beating minor league pitching into submission, Xavier Batista was thrust into the limelight and rose to the occasion. On Saturday, a day after the Carp signed him to a standard contract, the 25-year-old from the Dominican Republic rocked Hiroshima’s Mazda Stadium ...