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Lions rally past PL-leading Hawks

Aug 16, 2015

Lions rally past PL-leading Hawks

Ryota Wakiya sparked the Seibu Lions’ comeback in a 6-4 come-from-behind victory over the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka Softbank Hawks on Sunday afternoon. A light-hitting career. 259 batter, Wakiya went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs as the Lions overturned a four-run deficit before ...

Hawks overcome two deficits to conquer Lions

Aug 15, 2015

Hawks overcome two deficits to conquer Lions

The Pacific League-leading Fukuoka Softbank Hawks came from behind twice to beat the Seibu Lions 6-5 on Saturday afternoon. Down by a run in the seventh before 35,556 at Yafuoku Dome, the Hawks took the lead for good against lefty reliever Tomomi Takahashi (1-3). ...

Fighters' Mendoza battles past Lions

Aug 12, 2015

Fighters' Mendoza battles past Lions

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Luis Mendoza was hardly at his best Wednesday, but the former Kansas City Royal battled into the sixth inning to earn the win as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Seibu Lions 6-3. Sho Nakata drove in two runs for the Fighters, who ...

Matsuyama ignites offense as Carp edge Giants

Aug 8, 2015

Matsuyama ignites offense as Carp edge Giants

Ryuhei Matsuyama opened the scoring and hit a decisive solo home run as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Central League-leading Yomiuri Giants 2-1 on Saturday. Matsuyama opened the scoring with an RBI double in the third off rookie Hayato Takagi (7-7), before he connected ...