Lions spoil Hawks' party

Sep 7, 2014

Lions spoil Hawks' party

Ernesto Mejia hit his league-leading 30th home run in a 3-for-4 outing in support of Ryoma Nogami, who yielded three runs over strong seven innings in the Seibu Lions’ 6-3 win over the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks on Sunday afternoon. A day after Softbank booked ...

Hawks edge Lions

Aug 18, 2014

Hawks edge Lions

Kenta Imamiya’s bases-loaded sac fly capped a three-run eighth inning as the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks came back to win 6-5 against the Seibu Lions on Monday. With one out and runners on first and second in the bottom of the eighth, Yuya Hasegawa tied ...

Takeda wins pitching duel as Hawks hold off Buffaloes

Aug 17, 2014

Takeda wins pitching duel as Hawks hold off Buffaloes

Shota Takeda won a scintillating pitcher’s duel on Sunday to help the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks beat the Orix Buffaloes 1-0 and avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of their nearest rivals for the Pacific League pennant. The 21-year-old Takeda (2-0) allowed five hits, ...

Standridge guides Hawks past Lions

Aug 5, 2014

Standridge guides Hawks past Lions

Jason Standridge kept the damage under control, pitching two-run ball over seven effective innings, Seiichi Uchikawa and Yuki Yanagita drove in five runs between them, and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks routed the Seibu Lions 11-3 on Tuesday night. The Pacific League frontrunner, which triumphed ...