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Exhibition Game: Hiroshima Carp 0 – Softbank Hawks 1 (March 25, 2017)

Hiroshima Carp vs Softbank Hawks @ YafuOku Dome – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Softbank 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1 6 0

Attendance: 34061 | Time: 2h29m

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[3/25/2017] Daisuke Matsuzaka, Tadashi Settsu to start year at Ni-gun

Kimiyasu Kudo and pitching coach Shinji Kurano told reporters today that Daisuke Matsuzaka and Tadashi Settsu will start the year at Ni-gun. The two players will report to Ni-gun facilities in Chikugo on March 26.

Source: Sports Hochi 3/25/2017, Nikkan Sports 3/25/2017

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Exhibition Game: Hiroshima Carp 1 – Softbank Hawks 4 (March 24, 2017)

Hiroshima Carp vs Softbank Hawks @ YafuOku Dome – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Softbank 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 X 4 7 0

Attendance: 27669 | Time: 2h48m

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[3/24/2017] Softbank Hawks add Ikusei Kaisei Sone to seventy-man roster

The Softbank Hawks signed Ikusei player Kaisei Sone to a regular contract today. Sone’s uniform number will change from 140 to 69. His new contract will be worth an estimated 5.5 million yen.

The Hawks held a press conference for Sone earlier today at YafuOku Dome.

Source: Softbank 3/24/2017Softbank 3/24/2017Sanspo 3/24/2017Nikkan Sports 3/24/2017

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Exhibition Game: Hanshin Tigers 1 – Softbank Hawks 5 (March 23, 2017)

Hanshin Tigers vs Softbank Hawks @ YafuOku Dome – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 1
Softbank 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 X 5 6 0

Attendance: 30739 | Time: 3h0m

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[3/23/2017] Seiji Uebayashi leaves game after fouling three pitches off legs

Seiji Uebayashi fouled three pitches off his legs during an at bat in the fourth inning of a game against the Hanshin Tigers earlier tonight (seventh, eighth, and tenth pitches). The at bat lasted thirteen pitches and ended with him striking out. He was replaced on defense in the fifth inning.

Source: Daily Sports 3/23/2017

[UPDATE 3/24 @ 9:55pm]

Uebayashi fouled a ball off the inside part of his right knee. He was taken to the hospital and diagnosed with a bruise. He visited the hospital again today for additional tests.

Source: Nikkan Sports 3/24/2017

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Exhibition Game: Hanshin Tigers 2 – Softbank Hawks 3 (March 22, 2017)

Hanshin Tigers vs Softbank Hawks @ YafuOku Dome – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Softbank 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 3 6 0

Attendance: 30164 | Time: 2h52m

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[3/22/2017] Softbank Hawks: 1(Won)derful Stripe 2017 Uniforms

The Softbank Hawks announced that their Taka-no Saiten 2017 series will take place over eight games this season. They also unveiled the alternate uniforms they will be wearing during the series (modeled by Yuki Yanagita and Dennis Sarfate).

The stripes on the uniform look like the red stitching on a baseballs, but are actually based on the image of a Hawk flapping its wings. The color red (or Kachidoki Red) makes a return. The team went 6-2 when wearing Kachidoki Red during the Taka-no Saiten series in 2014.

Taka-no Saiten 2017 Schedule

  • July 17 (Mon) – vs Seibu at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 18 (Tue) – vs Seibu at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 19 (Wed) – vs Seibu at Kitakyushu Stadium – Taka-no Saiten 2017 in Kitakyushu
  • July 21 (Fri) – vs Lotte at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 22 (Sat) – vs Lotte at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 23 (Sun) – vs Lotte at YafuOku Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017
  • July 31 (Mon) – vs Nippon Ham at Tokyo Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017 in Tokyo Dome
  • August 14 (Mon) – vs Nippon Ham at Kyocera Dome – Taka-no Saiten 2017 in Osaka

The Hawks will also wear the alternate uniforms during four other games.

  • July 4 (Tue) – vs Orix at YafuOku Dome
  • July 5 (Wed) – vs Orix at YafuOku Dome
  • July 11 (Tue) – vs Rakuten at YafuOku Dome
  • July 12 (Wed) – vs Rakuten at YafuOku Dome

Replica uniforms will be handed out for free to all ticket holders (with some exceptions) during the eight Taka-no Saiten games listed above.

Source: Softbank 3/22/2017, Softbank 3/22/2017

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Exhibition Game: Softbank Hawks 8 – Yokohama Bay Stars 6 (March 20, 2017)

Softbank Hawks vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8 10 0
Yokohama 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 10 0

Attendance: 20289 | Time: 3h26m

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Exhibition Game: Softbank Hawks 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (March 19, 2017)

Softbank Hawks vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 5 1
Yokohama 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 7 1

Attendance: 25745 | Time: 3h2m

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G W L T
Hiroshima 143 89 52 2
Yomiuri 143 71 69 3
Yokohama 143 69 71 3
Hanshin 143 64 76 3
Yakult 143 64 78 1
Chunichi 143 58 82 3
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Nippon Ham 143 87 53 3
Softbank 143 83 54 6
Lotte 143 72 68 3
Seibu 143 64 76 3
Rakuten 143 62 78 3
Orix 143 57 83 3
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