Lions move into first place with win over Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 11, 2019

Lions move into first place with win over Hawks

The Seibu Lions grabbed the top spot in the Pacific League on Wednesday, sinking the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 4-1 after Tomoya Mori connected on a three-run double with two outs in the third. Starting a half-game behind the Hawks, the Lions made their opportunities count ...

Lions pull within a game of PL-leading Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 30, 2019

Lions pull within a game of PL-leading Hawks

Tomoya Mori belted a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to lead the second-place Seibu Lions to a 4-2 win over the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Friday. Mori's second homer in two days propelled the Lions to within one game of the ...

Lions grab victory over Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 28, 2019

Lions grab victory over Fighters

Takeya Nakamura homered twice and drove in five runs, while a costly error by the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters paved the way for the Seibu Lions' 10-8 victory on Wednesday afternoon. In a game that was called on account of darkness with no outs in ...