Kenya Wakatsuki leads Buffaloes past Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 5, 2018

Kenya Wakatsuki leads Buffaloes past Hawks

Kenya Wakatsuki unloaded the bases with one swing, powering the Orix Buffaloes to a 6-4 win over the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Sunday afternoon. With two outs in the top of the fourth inning at Yafuoku Dome after Ryo Nishimura's bases-loaded single tied the game ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 7, 2018

Buffaloes acquire pitchers Akira Iwamoto, Donn Roach

The Orix Buffaloes have acquired former Hanshin Tigers pitcher Akira Iwamoto and former Chicago White Sox minor leaguer Donn Roach, the Pacific League club announced Saturday. Iwamoto, a 25-year-old right-hander, was the Tigers' fourth pick in the 2010 draft but pitched in just 21 games ...