Rakuten Eagles Fans Look Ahead to Climax Series

October 13, 2017
by RNN

The regular pro baseball season for 2017 in Japan has ended this year, and the Climax Series awaits.
This is the first time in 4 years the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have made it through to the Climax Series, since their victory in 2013 which gave them the title of No.1 in Japan.

The Rakuten Eagles got off to a fantastic start this year from the opening game, and kept its top position all through the first half of the season. The new mascot "Kurowashi-san" also made his debut this year, and pitcher Takahiro Norimoto broke a pro baseball record of 10+ strikeouts for 8 consecutive games!

Now, the battle to be No.1 in Japan is heating up in the postseason!
RNN interviewed fans at Kobo Park Miyagi before the start of the Climax Series and received some passionate comments. Don't miss the heartwarming messages from fans in this video!

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