Baseball: Asamura cranks 3 homers in Eagles' 12-4 rout over Marines

Hideto Asamura went deep three times and drove in seven runs on Tuesday as the Rakuten Eagles earned their 1,000th win in Nippon Professional Baseball, a 12-4 rout over the Lotte Marines.The slugging infielder went 4-for-4 in front of his home crowd at Rakuten Seimei Park Miyagi and ended Ayumu Ishikawa’s bid for a seventh straight win.After drawing a walk in the first inning, Asamura hit a solo shot in the fourth, crushed a two-run go-ahead blast in the fifth and capped the scoring with a three-run bomb in the eighth for his 25th, 26th and 27th homers of the season.The Marines have given up 1…

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