Dream11 Fantasy NPB: Marines at Golden Eagles

Dream11 Fantasy NPB: Marines at Golden Eagles

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy NPB series.

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles (9-4) vs Chiba Lotte Marines (9-4)

Saturday, July 4th, 4:00 AM EDT

Projected starters

RHP Takayuki Kishi (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs RHP Atsuki Taneichi (0-0, 1.38 ERA)

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Undoubtedly, the two best teams in the Pacific League will go head to head Saturday in what is going to be a thrilling contest. Both the Golden Eagles and the Marines sit at the top of the standings with nine wins and four losses, and it's not a stretch to think they might be pacing the league during most of the calendar. The pitching matchup will face Takayuki Kishi against Atsuki Taneichi. Kishi has yet to appear in a game this season but posted a 3.56 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 86:25 K:BB in 2019 for Rakuten. Meanwhile, Taneichi has looked very good in his first two outings of the season and has posted back-to-back quality starts with a 1.38 ERA in his first two appearances in 2020.

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles Expected Lineup:

SS – Eigoro Mogi

3B – Daichi Suzuki

DH – Jabari Blash

2B – Hideto Asamura

LF – Hiroaki Shimauchi

RF – Stefen Romero

1B – Ginji Akaminai

C – Hikaru Ohta

CF – Ryosuke Tatsumi

Chiba Lotte Marines Expected Lineup:

CF – Shuhei Fukuda

DH – Katsuya Kakunaka

LF – Takashi Ogino

3B – Brandon Laird

RF – Leonys Martin

2B – Shogo Nakamura

C – Tatsuhiro Tamura

SS – Yudai Fujioka

1B – Seiya Inoue

Top picks:

Stefen Romero, Golden Eagles: Romero

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