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NPB news May 11, 2022

We had a no-hitter, the Pacific League-leading Rakuten Eagles bet on a rookie to extend their winning streak to 12 consecutive decisions, and Nippon Ham’s players apparently took their skipper’s warning to heart, while Chunichi’s Ariel Martinez continued his love affair with Jingu Stadium, and Hanshin looked to end its seven-game winless skid against Hiroshima this season.

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Hawks 2, Lions 0: At Fukuoka Dome, Nao Higashihama (4-1) threw the season’s second no-hitter, holding Seibu to a pair of walks but facing the minimum as he struck out six, got two double plays and threw 97 pitches.

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NPB Wrap 10-12-21

The Hanshin Tigers, looking to end their streak of 15 seasons without a pennant, ended another drought on Tuesday, Yomiuri Giants manager had some harsh words for his players, and the Orix Buffaloes did something they haven’t done for seven seasons…

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