• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Hiroyuki Kobayashi pitched eight-plus strong innings and Toshiaki Imae drove in three runs as the Chiba Lotte Marines beat Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Seibu Lions 9-1 for their fifth straight victory Wednesday.

Lotte broke a scoreless tie when Imae blooped an RBI single to right in the fourth inning and made it 3-0 in the fifth on a run-scoring triple by Tsuyoshi Nishioka and an RBI grounder from Kazuya Fukuura at Invoice Seibu Dome.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW