Nov 28, 2014

Jones, Falkenborg not returning to Eagles: source

Designated hitter Andruw Jones and closer Brian Falkenborg have been cut from the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles’ reserved list and released, an informed source said Friday. The team is looking toward to acquiring foreign players to fill the cleanup hitter and closer roles, but ...

Slugger Jones carries Eagles past Lions

Jul 13, 2013

Slugger Jones carries Eagles past Lions

Veteran Andruw Jones drove in two runs to propel the Pacific League-leading Rakuten Eagles to a 3-1 victory over the Seibu Lions on Saturday afternoon. Jones, who has 434 career big-league homers, hit his 17th in Japan to lead off the fourth inning against ...

Eagles soar past Marines, grab share of first place

Jul 4, 2013

Eagles soar past Marines, grab share of first place

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles moved into a tie for the Pacific League lead on Thursday following an 8-4 win over the Chiba Lotte Marines, who started the day with a one-game advantage. Cleanup hitter Andruw Jones hit two-run home runs in consecutive at-bats ...