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The week of April 25-30 was not a good one for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles or Marty Kuehnert.

The Eagles, mired in last place in the Pacific League standings, were on a 10-game losing streak and, following a 6-22 start, Kuehnert was stripped of his position as general manager of the expansion Eagles on April 30, just one month and five days into the team’s inaugural season.

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