Yoh home run helps Fighters tame Lions

Apr 21, 2016

Yoh home run helps Fighters tame Lions

Daikan Yoh hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters edged the Seibu Lions 4-3 in the Pacific League on Thursday. Yoh, who made his first start since April 9 following a left-ankle injury, as a designated ...

Fighters pound Marines starter Furuya

Apr 15, 2016

Fighters pound Marines starter Furuya

Luis Mendoza allowed two runs over seven-plus innings to pick up his first win of the year as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters mauled the Pacific League-leading Chiba Lotte Marines 13-3 on Friday. Mendoza (1-2) allowed eight hits and four walks while striking out ...

Kamata outduels Otani to help Eagles edge Fighters

Apr 10, 2016

Kamata outduels Otani to help Eagles edge Fighters

Yoshinao Kamata located his pitches precisely over seven innings to win a pitcher’s duel with Shohei Otani as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1-0 in the Pacific League on Sunday. Kamata (1-0) allowed four hits and a walk, ...

Mar 23, 2016

Uwasawa sidelined 8 weeks following elbow surgery

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters right-hander Naoyuki Uwasawa has undergone right elbow surgery and will be out for eight weeks, the team said Wednesday. The 22-year-old pitcher had arthroscopic surgery to deal with trouble from elbow synovial fold syndrome and will leave the hospital in ...

Mar 19, 2016

Fighters pitcher Uwasawa to undergo elbow surgery

Right-hander Naoyuki Uwasawa will undergo surgery on his pitching elbow and will be out for about six weeks, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters announced Saturday. The 22-year-old pitcher will have arthroscopic surgery next Wednesday to alleviate trouble from elbow synovial fold syndrome. “I was ...