Jolbert Cabrera homered for the second straight day Saturday as the Softbank Hawks stretched their preseason winning streak to three games with an 8-3 victory over the Yakult Swallows.
The Hawks, who were held hitless by Yuhei Takai through the fourth inning at Jingu Stadium in Tokyo, sent 10 batters to the plate in a six-run rally in the sixth highlighted by two-run singles by Kenji Jojima and Hiroshi Shibahara.
Marines 2, Dragons 1
At Chiba Marine Stadium, Chunichi ace Kenshin Kawakami pitched three hitless innings while Lotte right-hander Naoyuki Shimizu allowed a run in six innings in a duel between No. 1 starters.
Eagles 3, Lions 2
At Invoice Seibu Dome, Lions infielder Hiroyuki Nakajima connected for his fifth homer this spring but Rakuten capitalized on three opponent errors to edge Seibu.
BayStars 2, Fighters 0
At Yokohama Stadium, Daisuke Miura and Kazuhiro Sasaki held Nippon Ham hitless through six innings as the BayStars shut out the Fighters.
Tigers 4, Carp 3
In Takamatsu, Kei Igawa allowed three runs and 10 hits in five innings of work but the Tigers came back from a 3-0 deficit to beat Hiroshima.
Giants 8, Buffaloes 8
In Gifu, Yoshinobu Takahashi went 3-for-3 with a three-run homer and an RBI single for Yomiuri in a 30-hit slugfest.
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