Murata keeps focus to lift Giants past Carp

Apr 17, 2016

Murata keeps focus to lift Giants past Carp

Two games against the Hiroshima Carp, two big hits for Yomiuri Giants infielder Shuichi Murata. Murata made a few nifty plays with his glove at third base and put the Kyojin ahead with a tiebreaking single in the eighth to help lift the Giants ...

Laird turns on style as Fighters down Hawks

Apr 3, 2016

Laird turns on style as Fighters down Hawks

Brandon Laird became famous for his sushi-themed home run celebration, and the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters got to see it quite often. If the American slugger has his way, the next craze in Hokkaido will be the phrase “oshare” or “stylish.” Laird hit a ...

Cruz, Chono carry Giants past Swallows

Mar 26, 2016

Cruz, Chono carry Giants past Swallows

Luis Cruz thought he had a home run in his first game in a Yomiuri Giants uniform, but had to settle for a double following a replay review. He didn’t leave any doubts this time. Cruz connected on a three-run home run, Hisayoshi Chono ...