Eagles rally past Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 3, 2017

Eagles rally past Lions

Takahiro Norimoto allowed a run over six innings and Zelous Wheeler's home run brought the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles from behind in a crucial 2-1 win over the Seibu Lions on Monday. The win at MetLife Dome moved the third-place Eagles to within two games ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 7, 2017

Iwase wins first monthly honor in 12 years

The Central League Pitcher of the Month Award continued to be a surprise following Friday's announcement of the Chunichi Dragons' Hitoki Iwase as the winner for June. Selectors generally hand the honor to a starting pitcher with three or more wins, fewer than two losses ...