Marines suspend Navarro for month after bullet arrest

Feb 29, 2016

Marines suspend Navarro for month after bullet arrest

The Chiba Lotte Marines on Monday announced they have handed a playing suspension to Yamaico Navarro and fined the infielder ¥500,000 ($4,428) following his recent arrest on suspicion of concealing a bullet in his bag in breach of Japan’s firearm law. The 28-year-old Dominican, ...

Feb 23, 2016

Prosecutors release Marines' Navarro

Prosecutors in Okinawa released Chiba Lotte Marines infielder Yamaico Navarro on Tuesday following his arrest Sunday evening on suspicion of concealing a bullet in his bag in breach of Japan’s firearm law. The 28-year-old Dominican, who signed with Lotte last month, was arrested at ...

Marines' Navarro arrested for carrying bullet in luggage

Feb 22, 2016

Marines' Navarro arrested for carrying bullet in luggage

Chiba Lotte Marines infielder Yamaico Navarro has been arrested for concealing a bullet in his luggage. Navarro was arrested in Okinawa on Sunday evening, national broadcaster NHK reported. The 28-year-old Navarro told police the bullet was from his home in the Dominican Republic but ...

Jan 13, 2016

Marines acquire Dominican infielder Navarro

The Chiba Lotte Marines on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Dominican infielder Yamaico Navarro. The 28-year-old, who joins Lotte after two years with South Korean club the Samsung Lions, has signed a one-year contract worth ¥140 million. Navarro, who has major league experience with ...

Dec 25, 2015

Marines sign hurler Standridge

The Chiba Lotte Marines have signed 37-year-old right-hander Jason Standridge, the Pacific League club announced Friday. Standridge pitched for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks for the last two seasons, when they were both the PL and Japan Series champion. He was 10-7 with a 3.74 ...

Nov 27, 2015

Eagles sign former Marine Imae

Former Chiba Lotte Marines third baseman Toshiaki Imae has joined the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, the Pacific League club announced Friday. The 32-year-old Imae spent all of his 14 years as professional with Lotte after joining the PL team as the third draft pick ...

Reigning champion Hawks advance to Japan Series

Oct 16, 2015

Reigning champion Hawks advance to Japan Series

The Fukuoka Softbank Hawks completed a three-game sweep of the Chiba Lotte Marines in the Pacific League Climax Series final stage on Friday, winning 3-1 and advancing to the Japan Series, where they will pursue a second straight Japan title. Behind six-plus innings from ...