The practice games are over and the regular season is getting started this Friday, June 19. Let’s take a look at how Our Marines will be facing this abbreviated, fan-less, 120 game 2020 season, starting with the pitchers. Opening Day Starting Rotation Ayumu Ishikawa – 8-5, 3.64 ERA, 1.32 WHIP in 2019 (32, 7th year) …
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Season Preview – We Got Predictions!
A group of us Lotte fans we call the Kamome Kyodan meet daily on Line to discuss baseball and all sorts of other things, so I’ve polled everyone to get a set of season predictions. Get it right for glory, get it wrong and you’ll get nothing but shame. I’m fully expecting to pick up …
Introducing Your 2018 Lotte All-Stars
On Monday, NPB released the final rosters for the All-Star games next week in Kyocera Dome (7/13) and Kumamoto (7/14). As I have mentioned over the past few weeks, many players are putting up strong numbers in the first half. However, no members of Our Marines made the cut in either the fan voting (for …
Introducing Your 2014 Chiba Lotte Draft Picks
My three favorite days of the NPB calendar are:
1) Spring Camp Opening Day
2) Regular Season Opening Day
3) Draft Day
Happy Draft Day everyone!