Three Hawks starters headline Golden Glove winners

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 8, 2018

Three Hawks starters headline Golden Glove winners

Three players from the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, who won their second straight Japan Series last weekend, were among the Golden Glove winners announced Thursday by Nippon Professional Baseball. Catcher Takuya Kai, third baseman Nobuhiro Matsuda and outfielder Yuki Yanagita were named as the recipients at ...

Dramatic Series ride for SoftBank

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Nov 4, 2018

Dramatic Series ride for SoftBank

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks wrapped up the Japan Series against the Hiroshima Carp on Saturday at Mazda Stadium, achieving back-to-back NPB championships with a 2-0 Game 6 win. The Pacific League club did not win away in the series' first two games, but proved that ...

Hawks pound Lions in Game 4

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Oct 20, 2018

Hawks pound Lions in Game 4

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks moved to within one win of the Japan Series on Saturday when they whipped the Seibu Lions 8-2 in Game 4 of the Pacific League Climax Series Final Stage. The Hawks have won three of the four games played at MetLife ...