Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

/ Jul 18, 2017

Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

Designated hitter Carlos Peguero belted a solo homer and went 3-for-5 with two RBIs to help the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5-1 on Tuesday. Starter Wataru Karashima (7-4) limited Nippon Ham to one run on four hits and two ...

Hawks rally to sink Eagles

/ Jul 2, 2017

Hawks rally to sink Eagles

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks rallied against Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles star starter Takayuki Kishi and closer Yuki Matsui in the eighth inning to earn a 5-4 win on Sunday. A day after the Hawks called on closer Dennis Sarfate to get them out of trouble ...

Eagles salvage tie on Orix miscues

/ Jun 26, 2017

Eagles salvage tie on Orix miscues

Kazuo Matsui delivered off the bench for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, singling in the tying run in the ninth inning, and finishing the game at shortstop in a 4-4, 12-inning tie on Monday night. On a rare Monday night game, a good crowd of ...

/ Jun 12, 2017

Eagles pick up Corrales from BC League Toyama

The Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles said Monday they have acquired right-hander Joshua Corrales from the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds of the independent BC League. The 27-year-old Corrales, who played for the Seattle Mariners' minor league affiliate in 2011 and 2012, joined Toyama last season. ...

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

/ Jun 11, 2017

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

Kazuya Fujita went 3-for-4 and his RBI single broke an eighth-inning tie as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Hiroshima Carp 4-3 on Sunday. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth, Ginji Akaminai easily beat out an infield single to ...