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Fighters hold off Hawks to complete sweep

/ Jul 22, 2018

Fighters hold off Hawks to complete sweep

Third-year reliever Kazutomo Iguchi bailed out the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters in the eighth inning to help them scrape out a 7-5 win over the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Before 30,927 at Sapporo Dome, Iguchi (1-1) entered a tie ...

Marines youngster Tomohito Sakai grounds Hawks

/ Jul 1, 2018

Marines youngster Tomohito Sakai grounds Hawks

Tomohito Sakai allowed a run in seven innings, pitching the Chiba Lotte Marines to a 4-1 Pacific League win over the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Sunday. The 25-year-old right-hander located his fastball and flashed good command of his slider and splitter to confound the Hawks' ...

Seiji Uebayashi powers Hawks past Swallows

/ Jun 19, 2018

Seiji Uebayashi powers Hawks past Swallows

Seiji Uebayashi's eighth-inning home run lifted the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks to a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Tokyo Yakult Swallows on Tuesday. Two days after the Swallows clinched this season's best interleague record for the first time, the Central League ballclub closed its final game ...