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 ...