Hawks' Ryoya Kurihara, Shuta Ishikawa overpower Lions

Japanese Baseball Aug 2, 2020

Hawks' Ryoya Kurihara, Shuta Ishikawa overpower Lions

Ryoya Kurihara belted a three-run first-inning home run and Shuta Ishikawa threw a one-hitter as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks beat the Pacific League champion Seibu Lions 4-0 on Saturday afternoon. After Ishikawa struck out two of the four batters he faced in the first inning, ...

Hawks veteran Tsuyoshi Wada gets first win

Japanese Baseball Jul 5, 2020

Hawks veteran Tsuyoshi Wada gets first win

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks southpaw Tsuyoshi Wada held the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters hitless through the sixth inning in an 8-3 Pacific League victory on Saturday. The 39-year-old's mixed up his low-velocity fastball with his changeup, slider and an occasional curve to keep the Fighters completely ...