...From Tuesday's game against the Rakuten Eagles:
...The Marines won the game, 6-1.
...Yuki Karakawa could not hold on for a complete game, but did pitch well otherwise. He recorded three 1-2-3 innings. Karakawa also struck out 6 of 9 batters from the 5th inning on.
Karakawa's final line: 8.1 IP, 34 BF, 126 NP, 7 H, 9 SO, 1 BB, 2 HBP, 1 R, 1 ER.
...Hiroyuki Kobayashi was promoted to Ichi-gun on Tuesday and relieved Karakawa in the top of the 9th.
Kobayashi's final line: .2 IP, 2 BF, 14 NP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER>
...The top of the order (Tsuyoshi Nishioka and Takashi Ogino) continues to play well for the Marines. Combined, they went 5-for-8 with 3 runs scored with 1 RBI. Ogino added a stolen base in the 7th.
...The Marines announced the start of 726 tickets on Tuesday. After 7:26pm, infield non-reserved tickets will cost 1,400 yen. 726 tickets that come with include one drink will cost 1,900 yen.
...The Marines have posted a list of events that will be taking place during their three game series against the Rakuten Eagles (3/30 - 4/1). Broadcast channels for the three game series have also been posted.