Baseball: Kishi fans 13 in shutout as Eagles overpower Marines

Takayuki Kishi struck out 13 over the distance and Hiroto Kobukata hit a two-RBI, bases-loaded double to propel the third-place Rakuten Eagles to a valuable 6-0 victory against the second-place Lotte Marines in the Pacific League on Thursday.With the win at Chiba’s Zozo Marine Stadium, the Eagles closed to within four games of the Marines in their battle for a playoff berth.Only the top two clubs will contest the single-stage PL Climax Series this year, with the season having been drastically condensed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The 35-year-old Kishi (4-0) threw 115 pitches for his fi…

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