Matsuda, Hawks clobber Carp

Jun 7, 2014

Matsuda, Hawks clobber Carp

Nobuhiro Matsuda came a homer shy of the cycle and drove in four runs, Kenichi Nakata allowed just two runs over 7-1/3 quality innings and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks walloped the Hiroshima Carp 16-5 on Saturday afternoon. The Central League-leading Carp lost their fourth ...

Jun 7, 2014

Hawks pitcher Wolfe scheduled to have elbow surgery

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks right-hander Brian Wolfe will undergo elbow surgery and will miss the rest of the season, the Pacific League announced Saturday. Wolfe, who is 4-2 with a 3.04 ERA in eight games, suffered damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his right ...

Uchikawa slugs two HRs to propel Hawks past Marines

Apr 19, 2014

Uchikawa slugs two HRs to propel Hawks past Marines

Pacific League batting leader Seiichi Uchikawa homered twice and Kenichi Nakata pitched one-run ball over eight solid innings as the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 6-1 on Saturday afternoon. Uchikawa had a two-run blast to left off Yuki Karakawa (0-3) in ...

Uchikawa sparks Hawks to series sweep of Marines

Mar 30, 2014

Uchikawa sparks Hawks to series sweep of Marines

The reinvigorated Softbank Hawks are off to a flying start to the regular season after completing a three-game sweep since Opening Day of the Chiba Lotte Marines on Sunday. Seiichi Uchikawa hit his second home run in three days following a three-run blast in ...

Egawa helps power Hawks comeback

Sep 18, 2013

Egawa helps power Hawks comeback

Tomoaki Egawa hit a two-run homer in the eighth and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth as the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks overcame a six-run deficit on Wednesday to defeat the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 11-10. The win pushed the Hawks into ...