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THE WEEK IN NPB

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Jul 19, 2021
NPB rolls into Olympic break after eventful first half
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Jun 28, 2021
Streaking Giants set sights on first place
Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.
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Jun 21, 2021
Justin Smoak's departure puts family issues in spotlight in NPB
Family was the dominant theme in NPB last week.
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Jun 14, 2021
Buffaloes rise to occasion to claim interleague crown
The Orix Buffaloes made the most of interleague play.
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Jun 7, 2021
Tomoyuki Sugano and Seiya Suzuki return to action as Olympics draw near
A few hours after the United States national baseball team qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, two players expected to be key members of Samurai Japan's Olympic effort returned to the field in NPB.
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May 31, 2021
Dragons help Central League get off to fast start in interleague play
Round one goes to the Central League and, of all teams, the Chunichi Dragons.
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May 24, 2021
Pacific League clubs likely looking forward to return of interleague play
If Pacific League fans and teams look happier and more upbeat than usual, it's probably because it's that time of year again.
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May 17, 2021
Roki Sasaki makes highly anticipated NPB debut with Marines
The "monster" finally made landfall on May 16.
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May 10, 2021
Fighters take no chances after COVID-19 outbreak
There was something different about the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters during pregame warmups Friday at Sapporo Dome. The players were wearing their special Hokkaido appreciation tops — which are predominantly blue this year — with white pants for their matchup with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles....
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May 3, 2021
Eric Thames' injury mars debut of Giants' high-profile foreign stars
After everything it took for Thames to get to Japan, he's now heading back to the U.S. for surgery after less than three full innings in NPB.
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Apr 26, 2021
NPB prepares to go back behind closed doors
Last week began with a crowd of 17,712 at Tokyo Dome for a showdown between the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants, the top two teams in the Central League.
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Apr 19, 2021
Carter Stewart Jr. takes important first step in NPB
Stewart's day wasn't groundbreaking, but his career path might be.
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Apr 12, 2021
Tigers hit ground running as Teruaki Sato continues to excite
Let’s all stand back for a minute and marvel at Teruaki Sato.
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Apr 5, 2021
BayStars' Daisuke Miura learns wins do not come easily in NPB
On Sunday, he finally won his first game as the team's manager after coming up short eight times.
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Mar 29, 2021
NPB returns with flourish as reminders of virus linger
Following an offseason that was shorter than usual, pro baseball returned to Japan over the weekend.
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Nov 9, 2020
Marines punch NPB's final postseason ticket
The Chiba Lotte Marines are in, the Seibu Lions are out and the NPB postseason is set.
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Nov 2, 2020
Three-team race for final spot in Pacific League Climax Series down to wire
There is only one race of real consequence remaining in this NPB season and it's still too close to call.
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Oct 27, 2020
Alex Ramirez runs out of time with BayStars
The BayStars will now forge ahead without the manager who has won more than anyone else there in over 20 years.
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Oct 19, 2020
NPB stars prepare to say goodbye as season winds down
It's retirement season in NPB.
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Oct 12, 2020
Marines soldier on after virus outbreak
What a week it was for the Chiba Lotte Marines.

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