TOKOROZAWA, Saitama Pref. — Bobby Valentine has said over and over that he wants to have fun this season. Well, the fun has started.

Koichi Hori belted a two-run homer to lead a nine-hit attack as the Chiba Lotte Marines scored an Opening Day upset, beating Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Seibu Lions 5-3 Saturday afternoon before an overflowing crowd of 48,000 at Seibu Dome.

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