Otani headlines squad for WBC warmup tilts

Oct 18, 2016

Otani headlines squad for WBC warmup tilts

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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ace/designated hitter Shohei Otani highlighted the list of players announced to the Samurai Japan roster on Tuesday for World Baseball Classic warmup games against Mexico and the Netherlands. Japan will face Mexico on Nov. 10-11, and the Netherlands on Nov. ...

/ Oct 24, 2015

Hawks' Uchikawa sidelined with broken ribs

Fukuoka Softbank Hawks left fielder and cleanup hitter Seiichi Uchikawa has suffered two broken ribs and will miss the Japan Series, the Pacific League club revealed Saturday. Uchikawa suffered the injury after chasing a foul ball in the field seats at Yafuoku Dome in ...

Hawks rout Lions to extend PL lead

/ Sep 3, 2015

Hawks rout Lions to extend PL lead

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks ace Tadashi Settsu repeatedly pitched his way out of trouble to go seven innings and earn the win in a 10-1 rout of the Seibu Lions on Thursday. Mixing his fastball, sinker and curve, Settsu (9-5) allowed just a run on ...