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sports editor for a wire service in Tokyo

NPB Wrap 10-14-21

On Thursday, Brandon Laird was named the winner of the Pacific League’s Sayonara Award for September, but while Sayonara Sushi would be a heck of a nickname, Laird has been more of a detonator this week, driving in the game’s first run for three straight days in the Lotte Marines’ top-of-the-table series against the Orix Buffaloes in Osaka.

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