Wolfe helps Lions take bite out of Marines

/ Apr 30, 2017

Wolfe helps Lions take bite out of Marines

Brian Wolfe worked seven efficient innings for the Seibu Lions, who beat the Chiba Lotte Marines 2-1 in the Pacific League on Sunday afternoon. Wolfe (4-0) threw just 69 pitches before leaving the mound having allowed just two singles. The 36-year-old former Toronto Blue Jays ...

Lions rough up Norimoto in win over Eagles

/ Apr 12, 2017

Lions rough up Norimoto in win over Eagles

The Seibu Lions pounded out 15 hits, putting the brakes on the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Eagles in a 10-5 win on Wednesday afternoon. Lions captain Hideto Asamura went 5-for-6 with a pair of RBIs as Seibu overturned an early 3-0 deficit with two runs ...

/ Jan 16, 2017

Lions rename stadium

The Seibu Lions announced Monday that their stadium will be known as MetLife Dome for the next five years. The venue, originally known as Seibu Stadium, opened when the club relocated from Fukuoka in 1979. A roof was erected over the hilltop ballpark in the ...

/ Nov 10, 2016

Lions obtain pitcher Schlitter

The Seibu Lions have acquired right-hander Brian Schlitter, the Pacific League club announced Thursday. The 30-year-old, who has a 3-6 record with a 5.40 ERA in 78 games with the Chicago Cubs, played for Triple-A Albuquerque this past season. Schlitter has been training with the Lions ...