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Chiba Lotte Marines: July 22, 2010

by on Jul.22, 2010 @ 6:45 am, under NPB

...Shunsuke Watanabe notched his first victory as a reliever last night (it was his 15th career appearance out of the bullpen).

...Tadahito Iguchi recorded his 5th straight multi-hit game last night.  He also extended his RBI streak to 5 straight games.  Over these 5 games, Iguchi is 12-for-19 with 2 HR, 4 R, and 9 RBI.

...Toshiaki Imae was held out of the starting line-up last night due to discomfort in his right shoulder.  Imae had been feeling discomfort in the area for about two weeks now.

...The Marines announced yesterday that it was getting rid of the team rep positions.  Previous team rep Ryozo Setoyama becomes the full-time president of the team while vice team rep Akira Ishikawa becomes general manager of operations.