Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 11, 2017

Lions' Genda named to Pacific League All-Star roster

Seibu Lions rookie Sosuke Genda was added to the Pacific League's roster for this weekend's All-Star Series, NPB announced Tuesday. The 24-year-old replaces another shortstop, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Golden Eagles’ Eigoro Mogi, for Friday’s game at Nagoya Dome and Saturday’s finale at Zozo Marine ...

Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jul 9, 2017

Fighters hurler Uwasawa tames Hawks

Naoyuki Uwasawa allowed five hits over seven innings as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters knocked off the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 2-0 on Sunday. Uwasawa (2-2) came up with some big pitches and the Fighters came up with three run-saving plays as three pitchers ...

Marines keep playoff hopes alive

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 3, 2015

Marines keep playoff hopes alive

Yuta Omine allowed just three hits in seven innings to set the Chiba Lotte Marines up for a crucial 2-0 win over the last-place Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Saturday afternoon. Needing to win two of their remaining four games to secure the Pacific League's ...