• Kyodo


Southpaw Toshiya Sugiuchi extended his personal winning streak to three straight games as the Pacific-League leading Softbank Hawks romped 9-1 over the Rakuten Eagles for their 14th consecutive victory on Tuesday.

Sugiuchi (12-2) was nearly flawless, striking out 10 of the 30 batters he faced while allowing six hits and two walks over the eight sharp innings at Yahoo Dome.

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