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Chiba Lotte Marines: June 11, 2010

by on Jun.11, 2010 @ 4:15 pm, under NPB

9:02pm JST

...The Marines held organizational meetings at Chiba Marine Stadium earlier today to go over their list of draft prospects.  Seems Yuki Saito is still at the top of a list that apparently contains about 150 names.

...Norifumi Nishimura was planning on visiting Miyazaki on the 14th to present to Hideo Higashikokubaru (prefectural mayor) the donations the team was able to raise, but that trip was canceled after new reports pointed to the foot-and-mouth disease situation worsening.

4:15pm JST

...Prior to last night's loss against the Hiroshima Carp, the Marines had an 11-game winning streak at home during Inter-league play (their last Inter-league loss at home was to the Hiroshima Carp on 6/10/2009).

...The Marines played all 16 players they had on the bench and burned through 8 pitchers during last night's extra-inning loss against the Hiroshima Carp.

...Farmer's Market information for 6/12 and 6/13 is now online at the Marines' site.