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Darvish Takes No-Hitter into the 8th

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Last Friday, Yu Darvish took a no-hitter into the 8th inning against the Chiba Lotte Marines. The Marines broke up the no-no with two singles in the eight, but Darvish still left the game without allowing a run as he picked up his Japan-leading 10th win.

Here’s how he did it:

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Fan Stadium: Website for the Fans

» 29 June 2009 » In international baseball, npb » Comments Off

To celebrating the 60th anniversary of the current two-league (Pacific and Central) system, NPB has created a website for fans called Fan Stadium. The website includes an opportunity for fans to learn, participate in games and make predictions.

Online fantasy sports have been a big part of sports business developing in the United States and it will be interesting to see what type of opportunities NPB will create for the fans to interact online and become more knowledgeable of the game.

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