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Seibu, Rakuten, Lotte: May 7, 2012

by on May.07, 2012 @ 11:59 pm, under NPB

Seibu Lions

Hirotaka Koishi is slated to start Thursday's game against the Rakuten Eagles.

Rakuten Eagles

Senichi Hoshino is three games away from his 1,000th managerial victory.

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The Eagles' likely starters for their three game series against the Seibu Lions: Wataru Karashima (Tuesday), Takashi Kawai (Wednesday), and Kelvin Jimenez (Thursday).

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The Eagles are teaming up with PansonWorks to create limited edition Inter-league merchandise (t-shirts, tote bags, towels, key chains, etc).

Chiba Lotte Marines

Shingo Ono joined the Ichi-gun roster for workouts today.  He will likely pitch during the upcoming Nippon Ham Series (May 8-10).