Buffaloes edge Lions in ninth inning

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 23, 2021

Buffaloes edge Lions in ninth inning

Takahiro Okada and Yutaro Sugimoto delivered big hits to propel the Orix Buffaloes to a four-run ninth inning and a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over the Seibu Lions in the Pacific League on Thursday. Trailing 6-3 after the Lions' Aito Takeda cleared the bases with a ...

Buffaloes hand Giants ninth consecutive loss

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 3, 2017

Buffaloes hand Giants ninth consecutive loss

The Yomiuri Giants lost their ninth straight game, falling 5-4 to the Orix Buffaloes in interleague play on Saturday. Takahiro Okada capped a four-run first inning off lefty Kazuto Taguchi with his 13th home run of the season, a three-run shot. "I haven't been able to ...