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Hawks rally to beat up Fighters

/ Jul 31, 2017

Hawks rally to beat up Fighters

Seiji Uebayashi's third-inning, three-run homer brought the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks from behind in a 5-3 win over the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters on Monday evening. Before a crowd of 46,808, the largest announced at Tokyo Dome this season, the Hawks overturned a 3-0 deficit in ...

Hijirisawa lifts Eagles over Buffaloes

/ Jul 30, 2017

Hijirisawa lifts Eagles over Buffaloes

Ryo Hijirisawa hit a two-run double in the ninth inning as Tohoku Rakuten came from behind to defeat the Orix Buffaloes 4-3 on Sunday, maintaining the Eagles' lead in the Pacific League standings by virtue of winning percentage. Eagles starter Yoshinao Kamata was sent to ...

Carp's Kuri holds Swallows in check

/ Jul 28, 2017

Carp's Kuri holds Swallows in check

Aren Kuri allowed a run in six innings to earn his first win as a starter in two months as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7-1 on Friday night. Kuri (6-5), making his first start since June 2, served up some fat ...

Eagles acquire infielder Cruz from Giants

/ Jul 26, 2017

Eagles acquire infielder Cruz from Giants

The Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Wednesday bolstered their middle infield by purchasing Luis Cruz from the Central League's Yomiuri Giants. The 33-year-old Mexican was in his second season with Yomiuri after spending two years with the PL's Chiba Lotte Marines. Cruz, who ...

/ Jul 26, 2017

Hawks to be without Uchikawa for six weeks

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks first baseman Seiichi Uchikawa will be sidelined for six weeks because of a fractured left thumb, the Pacific League team said Wednesday. Uchikawa was diagnosed with the injury at a hospital in Sendai, where the Hawks are playing the Tohoku Rakuten Golden ...