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Beat Seibu!

Make no mistake – this looks to be a very good Chiba Lotte Marines squad in 2012! You only need to see the last four games to know this is the case. Yes – the team went only 2-2 in these four games, and yes, one of these games was a shutout loss, but these last four games reveal the …

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Pitching Extravaganza

What fantastic pitching we’ve seen lately! Here’s the TOTAL line from last weekend’s series with Daiei in Fukuoka: 27 IP, 15 H, 3 ER, 25 Ks. Nice start after nice start after nice start! Only a lack of runs against Settsu and the Hawks bullpen on Friday prevented a clean sweep of the series. And how about the next game, …

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Newcomers to the Rescue!

Eight games into the season and Our Marines are off to a solid start. Every game has been close so far – only last Saturday’s 0-4 loss was decided by greater than three runs, and that was tied 0-0 into the last inning. Obviously we shouldn’t get too far ahead of ourselves but we Lotte fans have just gotta be …