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HOTAKA YAMAKAWA

Hotaka Yamakawa, the 2018 Pacific League MVP, was limited to 17 games this year after sexual assault allegations emerged.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 14, 2023
Hawks agree to deal with suspended slugger Yamakawa
Yamakawa was suspended for much of the 2023 season by the Seibu Lions after being accused of sexual assault.
New Giants manager Shinnosuke Abe (right) poses with former manager Tatsunori Hara during a news conference on Friday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / NPB NOTEBOOK
Oct 9, 2023
Shinnosuke Abe hoping to join special group of Giants managers
Shinnosuke Abe is hopeful of guiding the Giants back to the Central League summit.
Hotaka Yamakawa was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 4, 2023
Lions suspend Hotaka Yamakawa indefinitely over rape allegation
Yamakawa was referred to prosecutors for allegedly raping a female acquaintance at a Tokyo hotel last November.
Hotaka Yamakawa
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 30, 2023
Japan baseball star Yamakawa won't face charges over alleged rape
In May, the 31-year-old Seibu Lions first baseman was referred to prosecutors for allegedly raping a female acquaintance at a Tokyo hotel last November.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 23, 2023
Japan slugger Yamakawa referred to prosecutors over rape allegation
The 31-year-old infielder was removed from the Seibu Lions on May 12.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 12, 2023
Lions remove Hotaka Yamakawa from active roster after sexual assault allegations
The infielder's removal from the roster was 'a comprehensive decision' in which his 'condition' was also considered, the Lions said.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 12, 2023
Lions infielder Hotaka Yamakawa accused of sexual assault
The 31-year-old pro baseball star allegedly assaulted a female companion in her 20s at a Tokyo hotel.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 29, 2022
Hotaka Yamakawa powers Lions in easy win over Buffaloes
The slugger had three singles and a two-run home run, and every hitter in the Lions' starting lineup had at least one hit.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
May 9, 2022
Red-hot Hotaka Yamakawa back in swing of things for Lions
Hotaka Yamakawa has gotten off to a hot start for Seibu after two difficult seasons at the plate.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 19, 2020
Sixth-inning power surge lifts Lions over Eagles
Sixth-inning home runs by Hotaka Yamakawa and Takeya Nakamura brought the Seibu Lions from three runs down in a 4-3 win over the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Saturday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 29, 2020
Red-hot Marines riding high after six-game sweep
There was a lot of action on display in the first full week of NPB games.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 8, 2019
Hotaka Yamakwa comes through late in Lions' win over Eagles
Hotaka Yamakawa hit a game-winning double and Keisuke Honda had a solid start, as the Seibu Lions beat the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 3-2 on Sunday to clinch their series.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 13, 2019
PL outslugs CL in NPB All-Star Series opener
After watching the home run derby before the game, some Seibu Lions, past and present, put on a power show of their own.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / Sac Bunts
Apr 29, 2019
Home run celebrations becoming commonplace in Japanese game
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks infielder Kenji Akashi briefly went viral across baseball late last week when he hit a three-run sayonara home run and celebrated with a backflip onto home plate. Well, near home plate, as he had to go back and actually step on it.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 5, 2018
Lions slugger Hotaka Yamakawa signs new deal
Pacific League MVP Hotaka Yamakawa has signed a new contract with the Seibu Lions, the Saitama club said Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 27, 2018
Carp star Yoshihiro Maru repeats as CL MVP; Seibu's Hotaka Yamakawa receives PL accolade for first time
Yoshihiro Maru and Hotaka Yamakawa spent the year putting up career numbers to help propel their clubs to league championships.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 14, 2018
Japan home run king Hotaka Yamakawa learning hard lessons against MLB pitching
Hotaka Yamakawa may be Japan's premier home run hitter, but this past week has taught him how much more he has to learn.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 16, 2018
Giants' Tomoyuki Sugano receives CL pitching accolade for stellar September
Two days after throwing a no-hitter to clinch the Central League Climax Series' first stage, the Yomiuri Giants' Tomoyuki Sugano was named the league's pitcher of the month for September and October on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 14, 2018
Lions display moxie in 10th-inning triumph over Buffaloes
Hotaka Yamakawa and Tomoya Mori each knocked in two runs, with Mori driving home Yamakawa with the game winner as the Seibu Lions rallied from six runs down to beat the Orix Buffaloes 7-6 in 10 innings on Tuesday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 19, 2018
Lions' Shinsaburo Tawata rebounds from loss with six-hit shutout against Buffaloes
Shinsaburo Tawata bounced back from his worst start of the season with a six-hit shutout as the Pacific League-leading Seibu Lions beat the Orix Buffaloes 7-0 on Saturday.

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