Fighters stop streaking Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 25, 2021

Fighters stop streaking Buffaloes

Taiwan's Wang Po-jung drove in two runs, and rookie right-hander Hiromi Ito allowed two runs over six innings as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-2 on Thursday, snapping the Pacific League leaders' streak of 11 straight winning decisions. Kensuke Kondo doubled ...

Buffaloes edge Lions in ninth inning

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 23, 2021

Buffaloes edge Lions in ninth inning

Takahiro Okada and Yutaro Sugimoto delivered big hits to propel the Orix Buffaloes to a four-run ninth inning and a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Seibu Lions in the Pacific League on Thursday. Trailing 6-3 after the Lions' Aito Takeda cleared the bases with a ...