[9/19/2016] Ni-gun Yomiuri Giants capture Eastern League pennant

The Ni-gun Yomiuri Giants took a 14-5 pounding from the Ni-gun Yakult Swallows today but still clinched first in the Eastern League because the second place Ni-gun Seibu Lions lost their game to the Nippon Ham Fighters, 5-4.

The Ni-gun Yomiuri Giants will play the Ni-gun Softbank Hawks in the 2016 Farm Championship series on October 1 in Miyazaki.

Source: Nikkan Sports 9/19/2016

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