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, ...

Hawks stage late rally to beat Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 20, 2018

Hawks stage late rally to beat Fighters

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks broke an eighth-inning tie to claim a 9-7 win against the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters in the only Pacific League game on Thursday. Fukuoka's Akira Nakamura delivered a run-scoring single in the eighth to put his team ahead 8-7. Hawks starter Shota ...

Hawks overwhelm Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 23, 2017

Hawks overwhelm Lions

Rookie Shuta Ishikawa allowed three hits over seven innings and the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks left just two runners on base in a 9-0 whipping of the Seibu Lions on Wednesday. Ishikawa (5-3) allowed three hits and walked two, while striking out seven to earn his ...