Baseball: Lions beat Hawks 1-0 on Tonosaki homer

A Shuta Tonosaki home run in the opening frame proved the difference Sunday as the Seibu Lions hung on for a 1-0 win against Pacific League leaders the SoftBank Hawks.Wataru Matsumoto (3-3) got the win for the Lions after shutting out the Hawks over seven innings in which he struck out six, while allowing seven hits and a pair of walks.Shuta Ishikawa (6-2) went the distance for the Hawks but took the loss after giving up the decisive home run among four hits. He struck out six and walked two.Leading off the inning, Tonosaki got hold of Ishikawa’s 1-0 fastball and sent it high into the stands b…

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