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2019 Nippon Professional Baseball season

The 2019 Nippon Professional Baseball season began on March 29.[1] It is the 70th season since Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) was reorganized in 1950. There are 12 teams NPB, split evenly between the Central League and Pacific League. The 2019 NPB season is 143 games long; teams in each league will play 125 games against each other and 18 interleague games.[2] The regular season is scheduled to end on September 24, except for any make-up games scheduled after it. The top three teams in each league proceed to the Climax Series, NPB's postseason system.

2019 NPB season
LeagueNippon Professional Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationMarch 29 – TBD
Number of games143
Number of teams12
NPB seasons
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Contents

Regular season standingsEdit

After games played on July 18.

Central League regular season standings[3]
Pos Team G W L T Pct. GB Home Road
1 Yomiuri Giants 83 50 32 1 .610 - 24–18–0 26–14–1
2 Yokohama DeNA BayStars 86 41 43 2 .488 10.0 24–19–1 17–24–1
2 Chunichi Dragons 84 41 43 0 .488 10.0 24–19–0 17–24–0
4 Hanshin Tigers 87 39 44 4 .470 11.5 21–23–0 18–21–4
5 Hiroshima Toyo Carp 87 39 45 3 .464 12.0 20–19–1 19–26–2
6 Tokyo Yakult Swallows 87 35 50 2 .412 16.5 15–27–2 20-23–0
Pacific League regular season standings[4]
Pos Team G W L T Pct. GB Home Road
1 Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 87 48 35 4 .578 - 26–18–3 22–17-1
2 Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters 87 44 39 4 .530 4.0 23–16–2 21–23–2
3 Saitama Seibu Lions 85 43 41 1 .512 5.5 22–17–0 21–24–1
4 Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 85 42 41 2 .506 6.0 19–21–1 23–20–1
5 Chiba Lotte Marines 84 40 42 2 .488 7.5 21–20–1 19–22–1
6 Orix Buffaloes 86 37 44 5 .457 10.0 21–22–4 16–22–1

League leadersEdit

After games played on July 18.

Central LeagueEdit

Pacific LeagueEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "[6/7/2018] 2019 NPB season to begin on March 29". YakyuDB. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 NPB Pacific League Schedule". YakyuDB. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  3. ^ 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "2019 Central League Standings". Npb.jp. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  4. ^ 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "2019 Pacific League Standings". Npb.jp. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  5. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/eng/2019/stats/bat_c.html
  6. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/eng/2018/stats/pit_c.html
  7. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/eng/2019/stats/bat_p.html
  8. ^ http://npb.jp/bis/eng/2018/stats/pit_p.html