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Eagles' Takayuki Kishi silences Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 30, 2018

Eagles' Takayuki Kishi silences Lions

Takayuki Kishi mastered his former club over seven scoreless innings as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles battered the Seibu Lions for the second straight day, beating the Pacific League leaders 9-1 on Saturday afternoon. The 33-year-old right-hander who was the Lions' ace before leaving for ...

Eagles manager Masataka Nashida steps down

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 16, 2018

Eagles manager Masataka Nashida steps down

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles manager Masataka Nashida has resigned to take responsibility for the team's poor performance, the Pacific League ballclub announced Saturday. The 64-year-old, who took the helm in 2016, handed in his resignation after Rakuten's 2-1 loss to the Hanshin Tigers the same ...