Giants' Taguchi tosses first shutout of career

Aug 3, 2016

Giants' Taguchi tosses first shutout of career

Kazuto Taguchi threw a two-hitter for his first career shutout on Wednesday as the Yomiuri Giants eased to a 5-0 win over the Chunichi Dragons, extending their winning streak to five. Taguchi (7-6), who has won four straight decisions, held the Dragons to two ...

Giants clober CL rival Swallows

Jul 30, 2016

Giants clober CL rival Swallows

Kan Otake threw seven shutout innings as the Yomiuri Giants walloped the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 9-0 in the Central League on Saturday. Otake (3-1) held Yakult to four hits and three walks, while striking out five in a 132-pitch outing, making the most of ...

Ota triple lifts Giants to victory over BayStars

Jul 8, 2016

Ota triple lifts Giants to victory over BayStars

Taishi Ota tripled in two runs in the seventh inning to break a tie as the Yomiuri Giants snapped the Yokohama BayStars’ three-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory on Friday in the Central League. BayStars starter Shoichi Ino (5-8) gave up a leadoff ...