Eagles salvage tie on Orix miscues

/ Jun 26, 2017

Eagles salvage tie on Orix miscues

Kazuo Matsui delivered off the bench for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, singling in the tying run in the ninth inning, and finishing the game at shortstop in a 4-4, 12-inning tie on Monday night. On a rare Monday night game, a good crowd ...

/ Jun 12, 2017

Eagles pick up Corrales from BC League Toyama

The Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles said Monday they have acquired right-hander Joshua Corrales from the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds of the independent BC League. The 27-year-old Corrales, who played for the Seattle Mariners’ minor league affiliate in 2011 and 2012, joined Toyama last ...

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

/ Jun 11, 2017

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

Kazuya Fujita went 3-for-4 and his RBI single broke an eighth-inning tie as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Hiroshima Carp 4-3 on Sunday. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth, Ginji Akaminai easily beat out an infield single ...

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

/ May 10, 2017

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

Takahiro Norimoto threw a five-hit shutout and Japhet Amador hit a first-inning grand slam as the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 5-0 on Wednesday. Norimoto (4-1) earned his third straight win after striking out 12, reaching double-digits for ...