Hawks star Yuki Yanagita signs three-year contract

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 23, 2017

Hawks star Yuki Yanagita signs three-year contract

Star center fielder Yuki Yanagita signed a three-year deal with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Saturday. The contract, reportedly worth ¥400 million ($3.53 million) a year with performance-based incentives, will keep the 29-year-old slugger in Fukuoka for two years after he is eligible to file ...

Hawks' Yanagita sidelined with abdominal injury

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 21, 2017

Hawks' Yanagita sidelined with abdominal injury

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks outfielder Yuki Yanagita was diagnosed with an injury to his abdominal muscles and intercostal muscles between his ribs that requires three weeks to heal, the club said Thursday. Yanagita was removed from the active roster on the same day, which puts ...