[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 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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