[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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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 89 56 31 2
Hanshin 85 46 39 0
Yokohama 88 45 40 3
Yomiuri 88 41 46 1
Chunichi 90 39 48 3
Yakult 88 29 57 2
G W L T
Rakuten 81 55 25 1
Softbank 89 58 31 0
Seibu 85 46 37 2
Orix 85 38 46 1
Nippon Ham 88 32 56 0
Lotte 86 28 57 1
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