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Softbank Hawks 6 – Nippon Ham Fighters 1 (May 28, 2017)

Softbank Hawks vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome – 14:00
Starters: Senga, Kodai (SOF) 5-1, 3.16 – Mendoza, Luis (HAM) 2-2, 3.32

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 6 11 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 2

Attendance: 30236 | Time: 2h53m

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Softbank Hawks 13 – Nippon Ham Fighters 8 (May 27, 2017)

Softbank Hawks vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome – 15:00
Starters: Matsumoto, Yuki (SOF) 0-0, 4.91 – Arihara, Kohei (HAM) 3-4, 5.82

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 4 0 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 13 15 0
Nippon Ham 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 8 14 0

Attendance: 32284 | Time: 4h12m

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Softbank Hawks 5 – Nippon Ham Fighters 7 (May 26, 2017)

Softbank Hawks vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome – 18:00
Starters: van den Hurk, Rick (SOF) 4-2, 2.32 – Urano, Hiroshi (HAM) 3-0, 0.53

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 10 0
Nippon Ham 0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 X 7 10 0

Attendance: 21023 | Time: 3h32m

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Taiga Kasahara: Did You Know

Kasahara made his Ichi-gun debut on May 24 against Lotte at YafuOku Dome. His father Eichi and his brother Shoki also played professionally. They became the second family of three (father and two sons/brothers) in NPB history to play in at least one game in the NPB. The other family: Donoue included one pitcher (father Terashi) and two position players (sons Takehiro and Naomichi).

Source: Nikkan Sports 5/25/2017

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Chiba Lotte Marines 12 – Softbank Hawks 7 (May 25, 2017)

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Softbank Hawks @ Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME – 18:00
Starters: Sasaki, Chihaya (LOT) 1-4, 4.88 – Nakata, Kenichi (SOF) 4-3, 5.11

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 2 0 5 2 1 2 0 0 12 9 1
Softbank 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 7 11 0

Attendance: 34247 | Time: 3h21m

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Kimiyasu Kudo: Did You Know

Kudo picked up his 200th managerial victory on May 23, 2017 and became just the sixth person in NPB history to record at least 200 wins as a pitcher and at least 200 wins as a manager.

200 Pitching Wins/200 Managerial Wins (name, manager wins-pitcher wins)

  • Osamu Higashio, 489-251
  • Masaichi Kaneda, 471-400
  • Kazuhisa Inao, 431-276
  • Tadashi Wakabayashi, 390-237
  • Minoru Murayama, 241-222
  • Kimiyasu Kudo, 200-224

Kudo recorded his 200th managerial victory in his 330th game. Only one other manager since 1950 has recorded 200 wins in fewer games: Shigeru Mizuhara in 308 games.

Source: Sports Hochi 5/24/2017, Sponichi 5/24/2017

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Chiba Lotte Marines 4 – Softbank Hawks 10 (May 24, 2017)

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Softbank Hawks @ Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME – 18:00
Starters: Chen, Kuan-Yu (LOT) 1-1, 2.02 – Settsu, Tadashi (SOF) 0-2, 6.64

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 11 1
Softbank 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 X 10 11 0

Attendance: 31627 | Time: 3h21m

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[5/23/2017] Kenji Akashi earns domestic free agent option

Thirty-one-year-old Kenji Akashi earned his domestic free agent option today with eight years of service time on the active roster.

Source: Daily Sports 5/23/2017, Nikkan Sports 5/23/2017, Sponichi 5/23/2017

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[5/23/2017] Softbank Hawks sign ZTE to team sponsor contract

The Softbank Hawks announced today that they signed ZTE Japan to a team sponsor contract. Beginning today and running through until the end of the 2017 season, the ZTE logo will appear on Softbank practice uniforms (on the back of the uniform top, above the  number).

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Chiba Lotte Marines 1 – Softbank Hawks 6 (May 23, 2017)

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Softbank Hawks @ Fukuoka Yahuoku! DOME – 18:00
Starters: Ishikawa, Ayumu (LOT) 0-3, 7.62 – Higashihama, Nao (SOF) 4-1, 2.53

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

Attendance: 33301 | Time: 3h0m

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 49 29 19 1
Hanshin 46 27 19 0
Yomiuri 47 23 24 0
Yokohama 48 22 24 2
Yakult 47 20 27 0
Chunichi 49 19 27 3
G W L T
Rakuten 42 30 12 0
Softbank 49 30 19 0
Seibu 45 25 19 1
Nippon Ham 46 19 27 0
Orix 46 19 27 0
Lotte 48 14 33 1
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