Hawks' Kodai Senga fans nine, improves to 5-0

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 18, 2019

Hawks' Kodai Senga fans nine, improves to 5-0

Kodai Senga allowed a run over seven innings to win his fifth straight start as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks exploited their opponent's mistakes in a 2-1 win over the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters on Saturday. Trailing 1-0 in the fifth inning, Go Kamamoto reached on ...

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 ...