Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 18, 2017

Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

Designated hitter Carlos Peguero belted a solo homer and went 3-for-5 with two RBIs to help the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5-1 on Tuesday. Starter Wataru Karashima (7-4) limited Nippon Ham to one run on four hits and two ...

Eagles beat Buffaloes for third straight win

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 2, 2017

Eagles beat Buffaloes for third straight win

Carlos Peguero's two-run, ninth-inning homer overturned a one-run deficit and boosted the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles to a 5-4 win over the Orix Buffaloes on Sunday. Peguero, whose 11th-inning homer decided Friday night's season opener, again went deep at Kyocera Dome as the Buffaloes fell ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 21, 2016

Eagles acquire former Cardinals farmhand Peguero

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles announced on Thursday that they have signed minor league slugger Carlos Peguero to a one-year contract worth ¥25 million. The left-handed hitting Peguero batted .283 with five home runs in 44 games with the Memphis Redbirds, the St. Louis Cardinals' ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 8, 2016

Rakuten to acquire outfielder Peguero

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have reached an agreement in principle to sign outfielder Carlos Peguero, a source close to the matter said Friday. Peguero, currently with St. Louis Cardinals' Triple-A team in Memphis, has hit 179 home runs in the minors along with 13 ...