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 ...

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 10, 2017

Norimoto, Amador lift Eagles to win over Marines

Takahiro Norimoto threw a five-hit shutout and Japhet Amador hit a first-inning grand slam as the Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 5-0 on Wednesday. Norimoto (4-1) earned his third straight win after striking out 12, reaching double-digits for a ...