/ Nov 10, 2016

Lions obtain pitcher Schlitter

The Seibu Lions have acquired right-hander Brian Schlitter, the Pacific League club announced Thursday. The 30-year-old, who has a 3-6 record with a 5.40 ERA in 78 games with the Chicago Cubs, played for Triple-A Albuquerque this past season. Schlitter has been training with ...

/ Oct 2, 2016

Lions to appoint former star Tsuji as manager

Former Seibu Lions star Hatsuhiko Tsuji is to be appointed as the Pacific League club’s new manager, a team source revealed Sunday. Tsuji, who will hold a press conference on Monday, was the infield and tactical coach for the Central League’s Chunichi Dragons this ...

Kishi, Lions postpone Fighters' pennant hopes

/ Sep 27, 2016

Kishi, Lions postpone Fighters' pennant hopes

Lions ace Takayuki Kishi prevented the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters from walking over Seibu to the Pacific League pennant in a 3-0 win on Tuesday evening. Before 27,158 at Seibu Prince Dome in Saitama Prefecture, Kishi (9-7) allowed four hits over seven innings, striking ...