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Eagles appoint former big-leaguer Kazuhisa Ishii as manager

Japanese Baseball Nov 13, 2020

Eagles appoint former big-leaguer Kazuhisa Ishii as manager

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have appointed general manager and former major league pitcher Kazuhisa Ishii as their new manager, the Pacific League club said Thursday. Ishii, 47, replaces first-year skipper Hajime Miki, who will return to his role as Rakuten's farm team manager. Under ...

PL-champion Hawks wrap up regular season with win

Japanese Baseball Nov 10, 2020

PL-champion Hawks wrap up regular season with win

The Pacific League champion Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks moved into the postseason on a high on Monday, wrapping up the regular season with a 6-2 thumping of the Saitama Seibu Lions, winners of the previous two PL pennants. With nothing to play for, neither team went ...