As usual, there was lots of activity on the field, as well as some huge news away from the stadium! And, as you can see, the Pacific League standings are as close as they have ever been. Let’s take a look at the action from the previous week of OKbet baseball NPB !
Tuesday OKbet Baseball NPB Updates
The Saitama Seibu Lions defeated the Chiba Lotte Marines 3-2 at Belluna Dome, thanks to three consecutive home runs (Tomoya Mori on his eighth pitch, Hotaka Yamakawa on his thirteenth pitch, and Nien Ting Wu on his third pitch). The Lions completed the feat for the first time in three seasons. They won the PL pennant the previous two times they accomplished so (in 2018 and 2019). With a victory percentage of.5275, they are tied for top position with the SoftBank Hawks (.5284) and the Orix Buffaloes (.5270).
Wednesday OKbet Baseball NPB Updates
In the expense of the Yokohama DeNA Baystars, the Yomiuri Giants staged a home run celebration at Tokyo Dome. In the second, Naoki Yoshikawa hit a solo shot, Adam Walker hit a grand slam and Gregory Polanco hit a three-run shot, and Sho Nakata and Polanco both hit two-run homers in the sixth. They won 18-3 after hitting for the “home run cycle.”
Thursday OKbet Baseball NPB Updates
Kosuke Fukudome, outfielder with the Chunichi Dragons, announced his retirement from professional baseball at the age of 45. The NPB veteran spent 11 seasons with the Dragons before spending three seasons in MLB (Chicago Cubs, etc.). He returned to NPB at the age of 35 and spent 8 seasons with the Hanshin Tigers. He returned to the Dragons in 2021, where he is concluding his career with 1952 NPB + 498 MLB hits, 285 NPB + 42 MLB home runs, and 1078 NPB + 195 MLB RBIs. That is one remarkable career!
Friday OKbet Baseball NPB Updates
Fukudome’s Dragons lost a 1-0 ninth-inning lead against the Giants but triumphed 3-1 in extra innings at Tokyo Dome. Toshiki Abe hit the game-winning squeeze play, enabling Yuki Okabayashi to score from third. The Dragons are the only NPB side that is unbeaten while leading after eight innings.
Saturday OKbet Baseball NPB Updates
The season’s offensive barrage took place at Jingu Stadium, however it did not feature the host team. In the top of the third inning, the Hiroshima Carp scored an NPB season-high 12 runs (including home runs by Shota Dohbayashi, Shogo Sakakura and Takashi Uemoto that accounted for 7 runs). They were on the verge of squandering the lead in the bottom of the fourth, but closed the door before too much damage was done, then adding on insurance later to win 15-7.
Sunday OKbet Baseball NPB Updates
It was the pitchers’ day to shine. Four games resulted in shutouts as.
- The Lions and Kaito Yoza defeated the Nippon-Ham Fighters 3-0,
- The Giants and Yuji Akahoshi thrashed the Carp 7-0,
- The Hanshin Tigers and Junya Nishi shut out the Dragons 5-0,
- The Swallows and Yasuhiro Ogawa blanked the Baystars 1-0.
With the victory, the Swallows clinched the CL pennant with a magic number of 11.
Finally, the NPB announced their August players of the month, as follows: ystars 1-0.
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