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[10/6/2013] Chunichi Dragons, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on Oct.07, 2013 @ 1:08 am, under NPB

Chunichi Dragons

The Dragons finished the season with a losing record against all Central League teams for the first time since 1968.

Source: Sports Hochi 10/6/2013

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The Dragons drew 1,998,188 in attendance this season, down from the 2,080,530 they pulled in last year.  The last time they failed to reach the two million mark was in 1995.  This was also the first year in which the team failed to draw two million at Nagoya Dome (opened in 1997).

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/6/2013

Yakult Swallows

Shinya Miyamoto was taken off the active roster on Saturday.  He will remain with the Ichi-gun team as a coach for the remainder of the season.

Source: Sanspo 10/6/2013

Yokohama Bay Stars

The Bay Stars will finish the season with a winning road record (36-35-1).