Ito to stay in charge of Marines

Oct 17, 2016

Ito to stay in charge of Marines

Tsutomu Ito said Monday he has accepted the Chiba Lotte Marines’ offer to manage the team for a fifth season in 2017 on a one-year contract. Lotte finished third in the Pacific League this season to advance to the Climax Series. The Marines lost ...

Hawks rally past Marines to wrap up series

Oct 9, 2016

Hawks rally past Marines to wrap up series

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks came from behind for the second straight day Sunday to defeat the Chiba Lotte Marines 4-1 and win the best-of-three first stage of the Pacific League Climax Series. The Hawks, who finished in second place in the PL this season, ...

Marines top Eagles to lock up winning campaign

Oct 4, 2016

Marines top Eagles to lock up winning campaign

Pacific League batting leader Katsuya Kakunaka and 41-year-old veteran Kazuya Fukuura drove in one run each in the first inning as the Chiba Lotte Marines defeated the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4-2 on Tuesday to secure a winning record this season. Daichi Suzuki had ...

Marines beat Hawks to end five-game skid

Aug 28, 2016

Marines beat Hawks to end five-game skid

The Chiba Lotte Marines belted out five runs off three Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks relievers in the eighth inning and snapped their five-game losing streak on Sunday with a 7-5 win over the Pacific League leaders. SoftBank’s Robert Suarez (1-5) took the loss after facing ...