Fighters beat Hawks to snap losing streak

/ Aug 14, 2017

Fighters beat Hawks to snap losing streak

With their big guns struggling, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters got big games from the backups on Monday, snapping a six-game losing streak with a 7-1 win over the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. Before 35,961 at Kyocera Dome, Journeyman right-hander Toru Murata pitched out of a ...

Eagles hold on for win over Fighters

/ Aug 9, 2017

Eagles hold on for win over Fighters

Journeyman right-hander Yuya Kubo got a pair of big strikeouts to preserve the lead as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles held off the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6-5 on Wednesday night. With runners on second and third, the 37-year-old Kubo found an extra gear to ...

Hawks rally to beat up Fighters

/ Jul 31, 2017

Hawks rally to beat up Fighters

Seiji Uebayashi's third-inning, three-run homer brought the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks from behind in a 5-3 win over the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters on Monday evening. Before a crowd of 46,808, the largest announced at Tokyo Dome this season, the Hawks overturned a 3-0 deficit in ...

Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

/ Jul 18, 2017

Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

Designated hitter Carlos Peguero belted a solo homer and went 3-for-5 with two RBIs to help the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5-1 on Tuesday. Starter Wataru Karashima (7-4) limited Nippon Ham to one run on four hits and two ...

Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

/ Jul 9, 2017

Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

Naoyuki Uwasawa allowed five hits over seven innings as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters knocked off the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 2-0 on Sunday. Uwasawa (2-2) came up with some big pitches and the Fighters came up with three run-saving plays as three pitchers ...

/ Jul 6, 2017

BayStars acquire reliever Escobar for backup catcher

The DeNA BayStars bolstered their bullpen on Thursday, when they announced the acquisition of first-year foreign pitcher Edwin Escobar in a trade with the Nippon Ham Fighters. The 25-year-old Venezuelan moves to DeNA, where he'll play for his countryman, manager Alex Ramirez. In exchange, the ...