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Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 6, 2017

Marines finalize deal with veteran slugger Pena

The Chiba Lotte Marines have attempted to beef up their sluggish batting, announcing Tuesday they had reached an agreement with former Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles slugger Wily Mo Pena. The Marines are currently last in the Pacific League. Their 158 runs and 27 home runs ...

Pena irked by Okubo's comments

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 30, 2015

Pena irked by Okubo's comments

by Jason Coskrey

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles slugger Wily Mo Pena has taken exception to comments his manager, Hiromoto "Dave" Okubo, made to the media recently. The last-place Eagles have scored the fewest runs (440) in Japan and began Wednesday with the worst team batting average in the ...

Eagles end six-game slide

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 1, 2015

Eagles end six-game slide

Yasunori Kikuchi pitched seven innings of two-run ball, Wily Mo Pena tied the game and drove in a go-ahead run and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Orix Buffaloes 5-3 on Saturday. Kikuchi (4-3) allowed seven hits, struck out three and walked two to ...