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Hawks overwhelm Lions

/ Aug 23, 2017

Hawks overwhelm Lions

Rookie Shuta Ishikawa allowed three hits over seven innings and the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks left just two runners on base in a 9-0 whipping of the Seibu Lions on Wednesday. Ishikawa (5-3) allowed three hits and walked two, while striking out seven to earn his ...

Manaka will leave Swallows at season's end

/ Aug 22, 2017

Manaka will leave Swallows at season's end

Mitsuru Manaka is set to step down as manager of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows at the end of the season due to the team's poor performance, club president Tsuyoshi Kinugasa said Tuesday. Kinugasa revealed that Manaka made his intentions known in a meeting the two ...