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 ...

Hawks' Ryoya Kurihara, Shuta Ishikawa overpower Lions

Japanese Baseball Aug 2, 2020

Hawks' Ryoya Kurihara, Shuta Ishikawa overpower Lions

Ryoya Kurihara belted a three-run first-inning home run and Shuta Ishikawa threw a one-hitter as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks beat the Pacific League champion Seibu Lions 4-0 on Saturday afternoon. After Ishikawa struck out two of the four batters he faced in the first inning, ...

Sixth-inning power surge lifts Lions over Eagles

Japanese Baseball Jul 19, 2020

Sixth-inning power surge lifts Lions over Eagles

Sixth-inning home runs by Hotaka Yamakawa and Takeya Nakamura brought the Seibu Lions from three runs down in a 4-3 win over the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Saturday. With a three-run lead at Sendai's Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi, Eagles lefty Takahiro Shiomi ...