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Dragons hold on for close win over Marines

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 17, 2019

Dragons hold on for close win over Marines

Chunichi Dragons starter Enny Romero struck out 11 in his seven-inning start to get a 5-4 win against the Chiba Lotte Marines in interleague play on Monday. But the Central League team needed closer Raidel Martinez to pitch out of a ninth-inning jam with the ...

Swallows blow big lead, then rally past Lions

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 15, 2019

Swallows blow big lead, then rally past Lions

Takahiro Araki tied the game with a ninth-inning, pinch-hit RBI single, helping the Tokyo Yakult Swallows overturn a late deficit in their 6-5 interleague victory over the Seibu Lions on Saturday. The Swallows salvaged a win by beating Lions closer Tatsushi Masuda (3-1) after blowing ...