Marines crush league-leading Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jun 27, 2016

Marines crush league-leading Hawks

Hideaki Wakui went the distance and Yamaico Navarro drove in four runs as the second-place Chiba Lotte Marines defeated the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 9-6 on Monday evening. Wakui (7-3) didn't allow the Hawks much until the seventh inning, when he was sitting on ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Feb 23, 2016

Prosecutors release Marines' Navarro

Prosecutors in Okinawa released Chiba Lotte Marines infielder Yamaico Navarro on Tuesday following his arrest Sunday evening on suspicion of concealing a bullet in his bag in breach of Japan's firearm law. The 28-year-old Dominican, who signed with Lotte last month, was arrested at Naha ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jan 13, 2016

Marines acquire Dominican infielder Navarro

The Chiba Lotte Marines on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Dominican infielder Yamaico Navarro. The 28-year-old, who joins Lotte after two years with South Korean club the Samsung Lions, has signed a one-year contract worth ¥140 million. Navarro, who has major league experience with the Boston ...