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THE WEEK IN NPB

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Oct 5, 2020
Dragons trying to blaze path to A-Class finish in Central League
It's been a long time since there were Chunichi Dragons games worth getting excited about this late in a season.
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Sep 28, 2020
Virus-hit Tigers endure tough, eventful week in Central League
The difference between playing a mostly representative NPB season — as opposed to 50 or 60 games — or having it all fall apart was always as tenuous as some dinner plans.
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Sep 21, 2020
Buffaloes score with play, uniforms during mostly positive week on diamond
The Orix Buffaloes looked good last week.
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Sep 14, 2020
Giants stripping all mystery out of remainder of Central League campaign
After winning six games last week, the Kyojin have a 9u00bd-game lead over the second-place Hanshin Tigers with fewer than 50 games remaining for each team.
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Sep 7, 2020
Tigers still at square one with Shintaro Fujinami
Shintaro Fujinami gave up 11 runs — seven earned — in 4 2/3 innings on Saturday night. That's more than he’s ever allowed in his career and, per Daily Sports, more than any Hanshin pitcher has in a single outing.
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Aug 31, 2020
Giants and Hawks in driver's seat at halfway mark in NPB
Despite the shortened schedule, there's still plenty to look forward to in the 2020 campaign.
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Aug 24, 2020
Departed manager Norifumi Nishimura latest to fail to turn around Buffaloes
The three men who managed the Orix Buffaloes prior to Norifumi Nishimura — Akinobu Okada, Hiroshi Moriwaki and Junichi Fukura — had two winning seasons in a combined nine years in charge.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Aug 17, 2020
Yasuhiro Ogawa's no-hitter provides major lift for Swallows pitching staff
The Swallows are in desperate need of good results on the mound.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Aug 10, 2020
Stefen Romero flying high with Eagles
Romero signed with the Eagles as a free agent in January and he's been a hit in Sendai so far.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Jul 27, 2020
Lions remain unbeatable with Zach Neal on mound
The Lions are 6-0 when Neal pitches this season.
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Jul 20, 2020
Tigers back on prowl in Central League
Their resurgence continued last week at Koshien Stadium, where Hanshin took two of three against the Tokyo Yakult Swallows and swept the Chunichi Dragons.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Jul 13, 2020
Yuki Yanagita powers Hawks past Eagles in six-game series
With no All-Star Game, Yuki Yanagita held his own personal home run derby last week in Fukuoka.
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BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball / The week in NPB
Jul 6, 2020
Eagles soar to front of line in Pacific League after strong week
The top teams and the Central and Pacific Leagues had very good weeks.

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