Fighters stop streaking Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 25, 2021

Fighters stop streaking Buffaloes

Taiwan's Wang Po-jung drove in two runs, and rookie right-hander Hiromi Ito allowed two runs over six innings as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-2 on Thursday, snapping the Pacific League leaders' streak of 11 straight winning decisions. Kensuke Kondo doubled ...

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 ...