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Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jan 7, 2023
Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka takes huge pay cut after 'undignified two years'
The former Yankee signed for a reported 2023 salary of u00a5475 million plus incentives, down from the u00a5900 million he is said to have earned in each of the past two years.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 30, 2022
Hawks cut magic number to two as Eagles miss playoffs
The Eagles' loss guaranteed that the Hawks, the second-place Orix Buffaloes and the third-place Seibu Lions would advance to the Climax Series playoffs.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 6, 2022
Shota Takeda outpitches Masahiro Tanaka as Hawks beat Eagles
Takeda (1-0) allowed just three hits and two walks against the Eagles, who could only manage to scratch out a fourth-inning tying run against him.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 1, 2017
Norimoto surpasses Nomo with most consecutive double-digit strikeout games in NPB history
Takahiro Norimoto moved past Hall of Famer Hideo Nomo in the NPB record books on Thursday by striking out 10-plus batters in seven consecutive games.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 27, 2017
Peguero's grand slam helps Eagles soar above Lions
Carlos Peguero hit a grand slam and Manabu Mima worked six innings as the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles came from behind to beat the Seibu Lions 6-1 on Saturday afternoon.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 8, 2016
Rakuten to acquire outfielder Peguero
The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have reached an agreement in principle to sign outfielder Carlos Peguero, a source close to the matter said Friday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 17, 2015
Eagles catcher Shima sidelined with broken rib
Tohoku Rakuten catcher Motohiro Shima will be out four to six weeks with a broken left rib cage, the Eagles said Wednesday.
Japan Times
May 31, 2014
Events of 10 years ago still reverberate today
Ten years ago this month, Japanese baseball went into its deepest and most memorable crisis. In case you were not in Japan then — or have forgotten — here is a brief review of what happened.
Japan Times
Nov 4, 2013
Eagles win brings Tohoku bargains
Tohoku baseball fans flocked to special sales at department stores and other shops Monday to celebrate the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles' first Japan Series championship.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 24, 2013
Lions rally past Eagles
Shogo Akiyama and Takeya Nakamura hit back-to-back RBI singles as the Seibu Lions came from two runs down to beat rookie right-hander Takahiro Norimoto and the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Japan Times
Jun 12, 2013
Once a young phenom, Matsui now a veteran leader for upstart Eagles
The plays aren't as flashy or spectacular as they used to be, but Kazuo Matsui still makes them.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 10, 2013
Tanaka goes seven innings for 8th win as Eagles defeat Giants
Masahiro Tanaka escaped a first-inning jam on Sunday and cruised to his eighth victory as the Rakuten Eagles defeated the Yomiuri Giants 5-3 in interleague action at Tokyo Dome.
Feb 3, 2013
Eagles facing big challenges in bid to make playoffs
Will this be the season the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles make it to the Pacific League Climax Series for the second time in their nine years of existence?


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