| Nov 2, 2007

Dragons clinch Japan Series

by Jason Coskrey

NAGOYA — It was almost the perfect ending to 53 years of heartbreak. Chunichi Dragons starter Daisuke Yamai delivers a pitch against the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters during his perfect eight-inning performance while Hitoki Iwase (below) jumps for joy after his perfect ninth-inning relief ...