Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball 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 ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Mar 23, 2016

Uwasawa sidelined 8 weeks following elbow surgery

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters right-hander Naoyuki Uwasawa has undergone right elbow surgery and will be out for eight weeks, the team said Wednesday. The 22-year-old pitcher had arthroscopic surgery to deal with trouble from elbow synovial fold syndrome and will leave the hospital in ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Mar 19, 2016

Fighters pitcher Uwasawa to undergo elbow surgery

Right-hander Naoyuki Uwasawa will undergo surgery on his pitching elbow and will be out for about six weeks, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters announced Saturday. The 22-year-old pitcher will have arthroscopic surgery next Wednesday to alleviate trouble from elbow synovial fold syndrome. "I was conflicted about ...

Fighters rookie Uwasawa holds off Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 16, 2014

Fighters rookie Uwasawa holds off Buffaloes

Rookie right-hander Naoyuki Uwasawa allowed three runs in seven innings to improve to 3-0 in three starts as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Orix Buffaloes 8-3 on Wednesday. Uwasawa, the Fighters' sixth draft pick in 2011, has won all three games he's pitched ...