Hawks narrow gap on PL-leading Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 22, 2019

Hawks narrow gap on PL-leading Lions

Yuki Yanagita and Yurisbel Gracial each drove in a pair of runs as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks closed to within one game of the Pacific League-leading Saitama Seibu Lions on Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Orix Buffaloes. Yanagita singled in the Hawks' second ...

Buffaloes blow out league-leading Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 21, 2019

Buffaloes blow out league-leading Hawks

Ryoichi Adachi went 3-for-4 with four RBIs on Wednesday as the Orix Buffaloes came from behind to beat Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 14-4. In front of a sellout crowd at Yafuoku Dome, Adachi tied the game at 4-4 with a two-run, sixth-inning double against ...

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 ...