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Rakuten Eagles: March 6, 2012

by on Mar.07, 2012 @ 12:16 am, under NPB

The Eagles dropped their fifth straight non-intra-squad game on Tuesday.

Comments from Senichi Hoshino (via Sports Hochi):

  • On the team's current performance: "We do not have the ability.  If we did, we would win."
  • On the offense: "Everyone is swinging the bat ok.  I want them to go beyond that.  If they can straighten out the balls they are fouling off we can score some runs."
  • On Tuesday's pitchers: "[Keiji Uezono did ok] but the others..."

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Practice game against the Seibu Lions at Hotto Motto Kobe on Tuesday: Ginji hit a triple to right off Shota Takekuma in the 8th inning with no out.

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The media learned on Monday that the Japan Self-Defense Force will perform the National Anthem on opening day.