Hawks right footed Nao Higashihama throws a no-hitter against the Lions

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks right-footed Nao Higashihama threw a no-hitter to lead his team to a 2-0 victory over the Seibu Lions in the Pacific League on Wednesday.

The 31-year-old from Okinawa scored six and hit a couple of walks across 97 courts at Fukuoka’s PayPay Dome, improving to 4-1 with his first full game of the season.

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