Lions rout Eagles to extend win streak to 12

/ Aug 3, 2017

Lions rout Eagles to extend win streak to 12

Yusei Kikuchi overcame an awkward start to strike out 11 batters over eight innings as the Seibu Lions whipped the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 8-1, extending their win streak to 12 games. Before 20,355 at MetLife Dome, Kikuchi (11-4) stumbled covering first base on the ...

/ 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 ...

/ Jul 7, 2017

Iwase wins first monthly honor in 12 years

The Central League Pitcher of the Month Award continued to be a surprise following Friday's announcement of the Chunichi Dragons' Hitoki Iwase as the winner for June. Selectors generally hand the honor to a starting pitcher with three or more wins, fewer than two losses ...