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[7/2/2014] Rakuten Eagles: Hiromoto Okubo to take over as new interim manager

by on Jul.02, 2014 @ 6:44 pm, under NPB

The Rakuten Eagles announced today that Ni-gun manager Hiromoto Okubo will take over as their new Ichi-gun interim manager.  Current interim manager Yoshinori Sato will return to his previous role as Ichi-gun pitching coach.  Ni-gun chief pitching coach Tsutomu Sakai will step in as new Ni-gun manager.

  W L T
Senichi Hoshino 19 27 0
Yoshinori Sato* 9 14 0
Hiromoto Okubo      

* Stepped in as temporary manager on May 26

The managerial situation for the All-Star series is being reconsidered.  An announcement is expected on Thursday.

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Source: official announcement, Daily Sports 7/2/2014