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A-Class, Baby, A-Class!

Two weeks ago Our Marines looked to be dead in the water. Back-to-back losses with only 3 hits combined left the guys reeling at 6 games under – dropping out of 4th seemed more likely than seizing 3rd. 12 games later and Chiba’s racked up 10 wins and just two losses – by a combined 2 runs – and with two games remaining on the 2015 Regular Season calendar Lotte has booked a ticket to Sapporo and the first stage of the Climax Series.

What a truly an amazing turn of events!

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Satozaki Retirement Ceremony – Orix @ Lotte, 28 Sep 2014

Lotte WINS 4-2, Satozaki Retires a Hero Orix: Kazumasa Yoshida (5-5 3.56) @ Lotte: Hideaki Wakui (7-12 4.31) Tonight we honored Tomoya Satozaki and his retirement after 16 seasons as catcher for Our Marines. Sato-chan was with Lotte for two Nippon Series Championships, 2005 & 2010, also winning World Baseball Classic Gold in 2006. Injuries …

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We’re Going To SENDAI!

Lotte Fans!


Our Marines did it! They quickly forgot Sunday’s Game 2 and put together a complete 4-1 victory!

The pitching – wonderful. Karakawa, Uchi, Rosa, and Masuda kept the game fully under control.

The batting – a huge homer by Daichi (the Lion Killer), Iguchi, and a game-sealing 2-run triple by Kakunaka.

The tickets are booked for SENDAI! We’re in the Climax Series Final Stage!

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