Leadoff hitter Tsuyoshi Nishioka went 5-for-6 and drove in three runs Saturday as the Chiba Lotte Marines defeated the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 12-4 to hand the struggling expansion team their seventh straight loss.

Nishioka had two singles in the second inning at Fullcast Stadium when the Marines scored seven runs to knock Rakuten ace Hisashi Iwakuma out of the game.

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