Sato ends epic winless drought against Giants

/ May 17, 2017

Sato ends epic winless drought against Giants

Haunted to some extent by a poor showing in his last outing, Yoshinori Sato took the mound determined to set things right. Mission accomplished. Sato put together one of the best games of his last several injury-plagued seasons, Yuhei Takai powered the offense, and ...

Fukudome's hot bat sends Tigers past Swallows again

/ May 4, 2017

Fukudome's hot bat sends Tigers past Swallows again

There were fireworks the last time the Hanshin Tigers’ Shintaro Fujinami pitched against the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. Emotions weren’t running quite as high on Thursday afternoon, but the Tigers’ batters did their best to run up the score. Masahiro Nakatani and Kosuke Fukudome homered ...