Fighters-Marines series called off due to COVID-19 infections

Japanese Baseball May 2, 2021

Fighters-Marines series called off due to COVID-19 infections

Nippon Professional Baseball announced the postponement Sunday of the three-game Pacific League series between the Chiba Lotte Marines and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, scheduled to start the following day at Chiba's Zozo Marine Stadium, after 10 Fighters players and staff tested positive for ...

Fighters captain Haruki Nishikawa to stay in Japan

Japanese Baseball Jan 3, 2021

Fighters captain Haruki Nishikawa to stay in Japan

Outfielder Haruki Nishikawa remains a member of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, the club announced Sunday, after his deadline to sign with a major league team elapsed. The 28-year-old center fielder had until 5 p.m. on Saturday in New York to complete a deal with ...

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 ...