All posts tagged "Chiba Lotte Marines"
NPB Interleague Report Card: Grading All 12 Teams
How did all of NPB’s teams perform during the recent interleague period? Here’s an analysis of what took place on the...
BayStars Lefty Shota Imanaga Tosses A No-Hitter Against The Fighters
The 28-year-old veteran struck out nine batters and issued only one walk.
#10 Sports Talk ― Baseball Banter with Jim Armstrong as NPB’s Interleague Play Dominates the Headlines
Insights on Roki Sasaki’s rising fame, other young stars to keep an eye on, Yoshihisa Hirano’s brilliant career as a closer,...
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Giants Rough Up Roki Sasaki in Marquee Interleague Showdown
The 20-year-old phenom struggled with his control en route to his first loss of the season.
Features/ 10 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Who Will Host the 2023 Asian Cup?
While China has pulled out as the host nation due to COVID-19, Japan is an option. “We were sounded out,” ーJFA...
Features/ 11 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Damian McKenzie Racking Up a Plethora of Points for Title-Chasing Sungoliath
The 2021 Super Rugby points leader has amassed 20 or more points in five matches this season.
Baseball/ 11 months ago
Roki Sasaki’s Perfect Streak Ends Quickly, But the 20-Year-Old Still Gets the Win
Not nearly as sharp as he was in his previous two appearances, the Marines ace was tagged for two runs in...
Baseball/ 11 months ago
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Highlighting Some of the Year’s Best Performers So Far
Tigers slugger Teruaki Sato, Giants rookie closer Taisei Ota and Marines catcher Ko Matsukawa are shining for their respective teams.
Marines’ Roki Sasaki Pulled After Eight Perfect Innings in Start After His Perfect Game
Manager Tadahito Iguchi decided to limit the young right-hander to eight innings, citing the desire to rest the 20-year-old’s arm.
[ODDS and EVENS] Roki Sasaki’s Perfect Game Provided Exciting Display of His Pitching Prowess
The Chiba Lotte Marines starter struck out an NPB record-tying 19 batters, including 13 in a row, in an unforgettable performance...
[NPB NOTEBOOK] Tigers Looking to Rebound After Record-Breaking Slow Start
The Kansai-based club opened the season with nine consecutive defeats, a Central League record to start a season.
Baseball/ 1 year ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Bobby Valentine’s New Memoir Revisits His Indelible Years Leading the Chiba Lotte Marines
The book highlights Valentine’s lifelong love affair with baseball and shares compelling tales from his decades as a player, coach and...