Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 10, 2017

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

Takahiro Norimoto threw a five-hit shutout and Japhet Amador hit a first-inning grand slam as the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 5-0 on Wednesday. Norimoto (4-1) earned his third straight win after striking out 12, reaching double-digits for a ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 24, 2015

Mexican League MVP Amador joins Eagles

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have signed 28-year-old first baseman-designated hitter Japhet Amador, this year's Mexican League MVP, the Pacific League club announced Thursday. The 193-cm, 135-kg Amador led his league this year with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs for Mexico City Red Devils. ...