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Yomiuri no longer has a shot at the CL title; Marines hang on

by on Sep.29, 2010 @ 10:19 pm, under NPB

The Yomiuri Giants dropped their game against the Hanshin Tigers tonight and now no longer have a shot at winning the Central League title.  The best the Giants can do now is second place.

The Chiba Lotte Marines hung on and won their game against the Orix Buffaloes and are now a loss or a tie away from taking third place (tie goes to the team with the better head-to-head record during the regular season).  Talk about going down to the wire...