Hawks to play behind closed doors during state of emergency

Japanese Baseball May 18, 2021

Hawks to play behind closed doors during state of emergency

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks will play their home games behind closed doors while Fukuoka Prefecture remains under a state of emergency to curb coronavirus infections, the Pacific League club said Tuesday. The reigning Japan Series champions have decided to shut spectators out of Fukuoka's PayPay ...

Angel Sanchez steers Giants to victory over Carp

Japanese Baseball May 5, 2021

Angel Sanchez steers Giants to victory over Carp

Angel Sanchez tossed seven shutout innings and Hiroyuki Nakajima drove in the decisive run as the Yomiuri Giants subdued the Hiroshima Carp 4-0 in the Central League on Wednesday. Right-hander Sanchez (2-2) gave up six hits but no walks as he largely kept the Carp ...