Raidel Martinez tossed scoreless hit in an inning of relief to leave ERA to 0.00 on the season in the Chunichi Dragons’ 4-1 loss to the Hanshin at Nagoya’s Vantelin Dome.
In 12 innings of work this season the lanky righty has allowed a total of seven hits and fanned 18, all while sporting a sterling 0.67 WHIP. His 10 saves place him second in the Central League in that category.
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In the minors with Chunichi Dayán Viciedo went 0-for-3 with a run scored in the Dragons’ 2-1 win over Hanshin ‘s second club. The slugger is still hitting a robust .360 in spite of his off day.
Ariel Martinez smacked a double, walked and scored a run in in four at-bats the Nippon Ham Fighters’ 6-2 win over the Seibu Lions at Es Con Field in Hokkaido. His average remained at .253. In 30 games with the ball club this season Martínez has gone yard four times and is slugging a solid .425.