Hawks narrow gap on PL-leading Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 22, 2019

Hawks narrow gap on PL-leading Lions

Yuki Yanagita and Yurisbel Gracial each drove in a pair of runs as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks closed to within one game of the Pacific League-leading Saitama Seibu Lions on Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Orix Buffaloes. Yanagita singled in the Hawks' second ...

Buffaloes, Marines play to 2-2 tie

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 3, 2019

Buffaloes, Marines play to 2-2 tie

Hayato Nishiura drove in the game-tying run as the Orix Buffaloes came from behind against the Chiba Lotte Marines in a game declared a 2-2 tie after 12 innings on Monday night. The Buffaloes drove in two runs in the top of the second to ...

Buffaloes blow out league-leading Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 21, 2019

Buffaloes blow out league-leading Hawks

Ryoichi Adachi went 3-for-4 with four RBIs on Wednesday as the Orix Buffaloes came from behind to beat Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 14-4. In front of a sellout crowd at Yafuoku Dome, Adachi tied the game at 4-4 with a two-run, sixth-inning double against ...

Tempers flare in Lions' rout of Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 13, 2019

Tempers flare in Lions' rout of Buffaloes

Shuta Tonosaki hit a three-run, first-inning home run, leading the Seibu Lions to an 11-4 victory over the Orix Buffaloes on Tuesday that saw two ejections. With the Lions leading 5-1 in the third, the benches emptied momentarily after Seibu starter Hiromasa Saito hit Shunta ...

Lions finish strong in win over Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 30, 2019

Lions finish strong in win over Buffaloes

Takeya Nakamura blew open the game with a three-run double in the bottom of the seventh as the Saitama Seibu Lions overpowered the Orix Buffaloes 11-3 in the Pacific League on Sunday. Sosuke Genda drove in the go-ahead run in the fourth, while Shuta Tonosaki ...