Fighters pound out 17 hits, clobber Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball May 3, 2019

Fighters pound out 17 hits, clobber Lions

Left-hander Takayuki Kato threw five solid innings and Yushi Shimizu drove in three runs as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters hammered the Seibu Lions 10-3 in the Pacific League on Friday. Kato (1-2) allowed a hit and three walks, while striking out one. He pitched ...

Fighters start strong, hold off Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 21, 2016

Fighters start strong, hold off Hawks

Shohei Otani went 3-for-5 and rookie Takayuki Kato worked six innings on Sunday as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 4-2 to salvage the final game of their three-game series. Kato (5-1) survived a first-inning scare when Akira Nakamura was thrown ...