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FUKUOKA SOFTBANK HAWKS

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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 12, 2022
Hawks win sweepstakes for coveted free agent Kensuke Kondo
The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks are set to acquire highly sought free-agent outfielder Kensuke Kondo, one of the best contact hitters in Japanese baseball, an executive of the club revealed Monday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 11, 2022
Kodai Senga's agent pitches Hawks ace as top-end MLB starter
Wolfe said the right-hander is well suited to make the move to America, not only because of his pitching ability but because of his background, his ambition to be better and his personality.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 4, 2022
Career home run leader Sadaharu Oh hospitalized due to COVID-19
Sadaharu Oh, Japanese pro baseball's career home run leader and chairman of the Pacific League's Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, has been hospitalized as a precaution due to the coronavirus, the club said Friday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 13, 2022
Buffaloes ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto stops Hawks' postseason winning streak
The victory at Kyocera Dome Osaka, combined with the Buffaloes' one-win advantage as league champions, gives them a 2-0 lead in the six-game series.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
Oct 10, 2022
Hawks' Yuki Yanagita continues to thrive under bright lights
Yanagita homered for the Hawks in both games of the first stage in the climax series.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / PL Climax Series
Oct 9, 2022
Yuki Yanagita slam leads Hawks into final stage
SoftBank will now travel to Osaka to take on the two-time defending PL champion Orix Buffaloes in the best-of-seven final stage, starting Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 3, 2022
Buffaloes rise to occasion to claim Pacific League pennant
The way everything fell in place over the weekend felt miraculous, but do not let that obscure the fact the Buffaloes made this happen.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 30, 2022
Hawks cut magic number to two as Eagles miss playoffs
The Eagles' loss guaranteed that the Hawks, the second-place Orix Buffaloes and the third-place Seibu Lions would advance to the Climax Series playoffs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 27, 2022
Hawks book ticket to postseason with win over Marines
The victory at PayPay Dome ensures SoftBank will feature in the PL Climax Series with no worse than a third-place finish, while trimming their magic number for the league pennant to four.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 20, 2022
Buffaloes complete sweep of Hawks to tighten PL race
The defending champion Buffaloes are second behind SoftBank in the Pacific League, separated only by winning percentage.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 18, 2022
Orix moves within 1 game of Pacific League-leading SoftBank
The Buffaloes have won the first two games of the three-game series, with two weeks remaining in the regular season.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 13, 2022
Kenta Imamiya and Alfredo Despaigne lead Hawks to win over Lions
The Hawks turned a 1-0 deficit into a 4-1 lead in the third to remain on top of the Pacific League.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Sep 12, 2022
Pacific League pennant race heading toward photo finish
The Pacific League standings have been tight all year, and the season is heading into its final stretch with five of the six teams still in the title race.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 11, 2022
Yuki Yanagita homers as Kodai Senga deals Hawks back to top of PL
The Hawks win at Kyocera Dome Osaka knocked the Buffaloes back to third place, where they started the series Saturday before earning a win behind ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 7, 2022
Tsuyoshi Wada wins second straight start as Hawks preserve PL lead
The 41-year-old allowed just three hits and no walks while striking out four in just 63 pitches.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 4, 2022
Yugo Bando pitches Hawks one game clear in PL lead
Making just the fourth start of his career, Bando struck out seven, walked three and allowed four hits in the second game of the showdown series at PayPay Dome.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 21, 2022
Tsuyoshi Wada pitches Hawks past Fighters to series sweep
The win at PayPay Dome completed a three-game sweep for the Hawks, who began the day a half-game back of the first-place Saitama Seibu Lions.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 18, 2022
Hawks score early and hold on late in win over first-place Lions
The Hawks' win at Saitama Prefecture's Belluna Dome outside Tokyo trimmed the Lions' lead over SoftBank to 1u00bd-games.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 14, 2022
Ukyo Shuto homer lifts Hawks past pesky Buffaloes
The center fielder's walk-off home run came after SoftBank had blown a three-run lead in the eighth inning.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 7, 2022
Rookie Masaru Fujii paves way for Eagles comeback against Hawks
After a single, an error and back-to-back fourth-inning walks put SoftBank ahead 1-0 at PayPay Dome, Fujii slammed the door before Haruki Nishioka sparked a sixth-inning Eagles rally.

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