• The Associated Press


Benny Agbayani drove in a pair of runs Tuesday as the Pacific League-leading Chiba Lotte Marines pounded the Central League’s last-place Yomiuri Giants 11-0.

Agbayani hit a solo homer in the second inning and drove in another run with a single in the seventh at Nagano Olympic Stadium. Kazuya Fukuura gave Lotte a 5-0 lead in the eighth with a two-run shot to the right field stands off Yomiuri reliever Hideki Okajima.

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