Three Hawks starters headline Golden Glove winners

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 8, 2018

Three Hawks starters headline Golden Glove winners

Three players from the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, who won their second straight Japan Series last weekend, were among the Golden Glove winners announced Thursday by Nippon Professional Baseball. Catcher Takuya Kai, third baseman Nobuhiro Matsuda and outfielder Yuki Yanagita were named as the recipients at ...

Hawks score six in ninth to soar past Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 19, 2018

Hawks score six in ninth to soar past Buffaloes

Kenta Imamiya equalized early and later drove in the go-ahead runs that sparked a ninth-inning charge as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks rallied for an 8-4 win over the Orix Buffaloes. Making his third career start, SoftBank rookie Kotaro Otake retired his first two batters at ...