/ Jul 8, 2016

Rakuten to acquire outfielder Peguero

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have reached an agreement in principle to sign outfielder Carlos Peguero, a source close to the matter said Friday. Peguero, currently with St. Louis Cardinals’ Triple-A team in Memphis, has hit 179 home runs in the minors along with ...

Eagles win brings Tohoku bargains

Nov 4, 2013

Eagles win brings Tohoku bargains

Tohoku baseball fans flocked to special sales at department stores and other shops Monday to celebrate the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles’ first Japan Series championship. A day after the Eagles won the title in the club’s ninth year, about 1,000 people braved the rain ...

Lions rally past Eagles

/ Sep 24, 2013

Lions rally past Eagles

Shogo Akiyama and Takeya Nakamura hit back-to-back RBI singles as the Seibu Lions came from two runs down to beat rookie right-hander Takahiro Norimoto and the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4-3 on Tuesday night. Facing a 2-0 deficit in the eighth, Seibu ...