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FUKUOKA SOFTBANK HAWKS

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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 31, 2022
Lions solidify PL lead as Kaito Yoza shuts out Hawks
The 26-year-old delivered his career-first shutout in Seibu's second straight win at Fukuoka's PayPay Dome.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 14, 2022
Richard Sunagawa lifts Hawks with two home runs against Buffaloes
The Pacific League-leading Hawks snapped a five-game losing streak.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 13, 2022
Swallows finish interleague in style with win over Hawks
The Swallows' Keiji Takahashi struck out 10 in his first regular season shutout.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 12, 2022
Munetaka Murakami bombs Hawks as Swallows clinch interleague title
The Swallows improved to 13-4 in the annual interleague session, when each team plays six three-game series against the rival league.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 10, 2022
Hawks' Colin Rea tosses shutout against Tigers
Rea allowed five hits and a walk while striking out six before wrapping up the shutout with his 124th pitch.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 3, 2022
Giants hold off Hawks in interleague action
Yomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano threw eight innings and rookie Taisei Ota finished up a 3-0 interleague win over the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Thursday.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 2, 2022
Hawks beat Giants for franchise's 5,500th victory
SoftBank became Japan's second pro franchise to reach 5,500 wins.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 1, 2022
Hawks get past Giants bullpen to seize first place in PL
The Hawks' fourth straight win moved them to the top of the standings after the CL's Chunichi Dragons beat Masahiro Tanaka and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
May 12, 2022
Nao Higashihama's no-hitter adds to strong performance by NPB pitchers in 2022
When the NPB hurler watched on TV as Los Angeles Angels' Reid Detmers throw his first career no-hitter Wednesday morning, little did he know he'd finish the day with one of his own.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 4, 2022
Yuki Yanagita homers for second day in row as Hawks beat Buffaloes
A day after lifting the Hawks to a 7-3 win with his grand slam, Yanagita was once again the hero for the home side at Fukuoka's PayPay Dome.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 31, 2022
Hawks beat Marines to extend season-opening win streak to five
Akira Nakamura went 3-for-4 with an RBI on Wednesday as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks came back to beat the Chiba Lotte Marines 4-3 and register their fifth straight win to open the season.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
Mar 28, 2022
Tsuyoshi Shinjo makes flashy start as Fighters manager
Tsuyoshi Shinjo made an entrance on opening day that was more WrestleMania than pro baseball. Whether or not NPB is ready for it, Big Boss has arrived.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / 2022 NPB Preview
Mar 24, 2022
Pacific League set for wide-open pennant race in 2022
The Buffaloes enter the year as the reigning champions, but there are no guarantees in the PL this season.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 23, 2022
NPB home run king Wladimir Balentien announces retirement
The Curacao native rewrote the NPB record book in 2013 with 60 home runs to surpass the previous single-season mark of 55, originally set by Yomiuri Giants legend Sadaharu Oh in 1964.
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Dec 18, 2021
Japanese esports players hone skills with top South Korean team
Riki Sameshima said that compared with esports worldwide, he feels awareness of esports in Japan is still relatively limited.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 17, 2021
Hawks' Yuki Yanagita becomes highest-paid position player in NPB history
The 33-year-old hit .300 with 28 homers and 80 RBIs in 141 games in 2021 and was also a member of Japan's gold-winning Olympic baseball team.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 1, 2021
SoftBank's record-holding closer Dennis Sarfate retires
The 40-year-old right-hander, who is fifth all-time in NPB with 234 career saves, had not pitched for the Pacific League club's first team since undergoing right groin surgery in April 2018.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 26, 2021
Hawks' five-time Japan Series-winning manager Kimiyasu Kudo resigns
The 58-year-old turned down a request from SoftBank to remain in charge after failing to guide the team to the postseason for the first time in his seven-year tenure.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
Oct 11, 2021
Next Hawks manager won't have same advantages Kimiyasu Kudo enjoyed
The Softbank manager's exit leaves behind some massive shoes to fill — and more questions than answers.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 11, 2021
Hawks keep slim playoff hopes burning
Eight big innings from ace pitcher Kodai Senga and home runs from Alfredo Despaigne and Richard Sunagawa, saw the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks snap their eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 come-from-behind win over the Pacific League-leading Orix Buffaloes on Sunday.

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