Baseball: Senga wins 3rd as Hawks stop Marines

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SoftBank Hawks ace Kodai Senga, who is expected to move to America's major leagues after this season, allowed three hits over seven innings in the SoftBank Hawks' 4-0 Pacific League victory over the Lotte Marines on Thursday. Senga (3-0) struck out seven, walked two and hit one but had to pitch out of trouble in the first inning. "They had me in a tight spot in the first inning, but then I got some run support, and I figured I could make a go of it," said Senga after allowing an infield single and only barely missed hitting two batters in the opening frame. It was a typical start for Senga, wh...

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