May 12, 2016

Buffaloes finalize deal with ex-Dragon Clark

The Orix Buffaloes have reached an agreement with former Chunichi Dragon Matt Clark, a source familiar with the negotiations told Kyodo News on Thursday. The 29-year-old Clark, a left-handed-hitting first baseman, batted .238 with 25 home runs for the Central League’s Dragons in 2013, ...

Bogusevic adjusting to NPB game

Apr 30, 2016

Bogusevic adjusting to NPB game

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When Orix Buffaloes outfielder Brian Bogusevic was in college at Tulane University, years before setting foot in Japan, he was a two-way star as a pitcher and outfielder. He was a decent pitcher, too, earning first-team All-Conference USA and second team National Collegiate Baseball ...

Wada, Uchikawa lift Hawks over Buffaloes

Apr 27, 2016

Wada, Uchikawa lift Hawks over Buffaloes

Tsuyoshi Wada pitched six scoreless innings and Seiichi Uchikawa hit the 150th home run of his career as the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-2 on Wednesday. Yuki Yanagita followed up Kenta Imamiya’s one-out double with an RBI single to ...

Buffaloes finally hang on to beat Lions

Mar 27, 2016

Buffaloes finally hang on to beat Lions

The Orix Buffaloes managed to hold onto a lead on Sunday, when closer Erik Cordier survived a rough ninth to earn his first save in a 5-4 win over the Seibu Lions. Cordier, who blew a save in his debut on Friday, allowed one ...

Feb 23, 2016

Buffaloes sign ex-major league southpaw Misch

The Orix Buffaloes on Tuesday announced the acquisition of former San Francisco Giants left-hander Pat Misch. The 34-year-old Misch, who also played in the majors for the New York Mets before spending last season at the Lamigo Monkeys in Taiwan last season, joins Orix ...

Jan 23, 2016

Buffaloes' Adachi hospitalized

Orix Buffaloes shortstop Ryoichi Adachi has been hospitalized for colitis, the Pacific League club announced Saturday. The 28-year-old, who led the Buffaloes in games played (139) and plate appearances (593) last season, had felt poorly for several days. He is expected to need two ...

Dec 18, 2015

Buffaloes sign Bogusevic, Morel

The Orix Buffaloes have signed outfielder Brian Bogusevic and third baseman Brent Morel to one-year, $750,000 deals, the Pacific League team announced Friday. The 31-year-old Bogusevic, the 24th player taken in the 2005 draft, played 22 games for the Philadelphia Phillies this year. The ...