Eagles lefty Wataru Karashima stifles Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Apr 2, 2019

Eagles lefty Wataru Karashima stifles Fighters

Wataru Karashima pitched seven scoreless innings as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeated the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3-1 on Tuesday for their third straight win. Karashima (1-0) limited the Fighters to three hits and two walks, while striking out eight in the Eagles' ...

Karashima pitches Eagles to win over Buffaloes

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 13, 2017

Karashima pitches Eagles to win over Buffaloes

Wataru Karashima pitched into the seventh inning as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles got past the Orix Buffaloes 4-2 in the Pacific League on Sunday afternoon. Karashima (8-5) allowed two runs on four hits. Locating his fastball and throwing his changeup for effect, the lefty ...

Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

Baseball / Japanese Baseball 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 ...

Nakagawa grand slam helps Eagles down Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 4, 2016

Nakagawa grand slam helps Eagles down Hawks

Taishi Nakagawa belted a first-inning grand slam and Wataru Karashima tossed seven shutout innings as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles snapped their three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win on Sunday over the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. SoftBank's Hiroki Yamada (1-1), pitching in just ...