Hawks bring down Giants to take interleague lead

Jun 21, 2014

Hawks bring down Giants to take interleague lead

Fukuoka Softbank left-hander Kazuyuki Hoashi held the damage to one run over seven sharp innings in a pitching duel against Yomiuri right-hander Tomoyuki Sugano in the Hawks’ 3-1 victory over the Giants on Saturday afternoon. With their third consecutive victory, the Hawks took over ...

Hawks stay in hunt for fifth interleague title

Jun 19, 2014

Hawks stay in hunt for fifth interleague title

Tadashi Settsu pitched out of early trouble to go seven innings on Thursday as the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks defeated the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7-2 to remain alive in their bid for their fifth interleague title. Settsu (5-2) allowed two runs on seven hits and ...

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 ...