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Hawks hit six homers during rout of Fighters

/ Aug 12, 2018

Hawks hit six homers during rout of Fighters

Yuki Matsumoto earned his first win of the season behind a six-home run barrage as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks beat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 11-5 on Sunday afternoon. The Hawks, third in the Pacific League, improved their record against the second-place Fighters this season ...

Fighters use late six-run rally to edge Marines

/ Aug 1, 2018

Fighters use late six-run rally to edge Marines

Yuki Ariyoshi pitched seven solid innings Wednesday but the Chiba Lotte Marines' bullpen gave up seven runs and allowed the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters to stage a late rally for an 8-7 sayonara victory. Ariyoshi, the Marines' fifth pick in the 2016 draft, scattered four ...

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 ...