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SoftBank gets come-from-behind win over Orix

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 22, 2019

SoftBank gets come-from-behind win over Orix

Seiichi Uchikawa scored the winning run with a seventh-inning homer as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks came back to beat the Orix Buffaloes 3-1 in the Pacific League on Monday, giving rookie pitcher Keisuke Izumi his first professional victory. Izumi (1-0) picked up the win at ...

Hawks hammer Lions with 16 hits

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 21, 2019

Hawks hammer Lions with 16 hits

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks' lineup combined for 16 hits on Sunday to claim their three-game series on the road against the Saitama Seibu Lions. While the Hawks' bullpen thwarted the Pacific League's defending champions, last year's Japan Series winners had back-to-back five-run innings in their ...