Lions devour Eagles in Game 1

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 14, 2017

Lions devour Eagles in Game 1

by Jason Coskrey

The NPB postseason began with the promise of a pitcher's duel, with a pair of aces on the mound on a chilly Saturday afternoon in Saitama Prefecture. Only one was able to hold up his end of the bargain. Seibu Lions star pitcher Yusei Kikuchi threw ...

Eagles rally past Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 3, 2017

Eagles rally past Lions

Takahiro Norimoto allowed a run over six innings and Zelous Wheeler's home run brought the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles from behind in a crucial 2-1 win over the Seibu Lions on Monday. The win at MetLife Dome moved the third-place Eagles to within two games ...