2019 Nippon Professional Baseball season
The 2019 Nippon Professional Baseball season began on March 29. 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. 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|
|League||Nippon Professional Baseball|
|Duration||March 29 – TBD|
|Number of games||143|
|Number of teams||12|
Regular season standingsEdit
After games played on May 24.
|1||Hiroshima Toyo Carp||46||27||18||1||.600||-||16–8–1||11–10–0|
|4||Tokyo Yakult Swallows||48||21||25||2||.457||6.5||9–11–2||12–14–0|
|6||Yokohama DeNA BayStars||45||18||27||0||.400||9.0||9–11–0||9–16–0|
|1||Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks||46||25||19||2||.568||–||16–9–1||9–10–1|
|2||Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles||46||24||21||1||.533||1.5||12–8–0||12–13–1|
|3||Saitama Seibu Lions||45||23||21||1||.523||2.0||12–10–0||11–11–1|
|4||Chiba Lotte Marines||44||21||22||1||.488||3.5||10–11–1||11–11–0|
|5||Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters||46||21||23||2||.477||4.0||13–9–1||8–14–1|
- "[6/7/2018] 2019 NPB season to begin on March 29". YakyuDB. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
- "2019 NPB Pacific League Schedule". YakyuDB. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
- 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "2019 Central League Standings". Npb.jp. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
- 一般社団法人日本野球機構. "2019 Pacific League Standings". Npb.jp. Retrieved May 10, 2019.