Giants wipe out deficit with Game 1 win

Oct 14, 2015

Giants wipe out deficit with Game 1 win

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The Yomiuri Giants were at a one-game disadvantage before the first pitch was even thrown in the Central League Climax Series final stage. So there was little time to waste once the balls actually started flying for real. Hayato Sakamoto hit a come-from-behind two ...

Tigers stave off elimination

Oct 11, 2015

Tigers stave off elimination

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As reporters left the field at the conclusion of the Hanshin Tigers’ batting practice, Tom O’Malley, one of the team’s hitting coaches, gave a wave and said, “We’ll see you tomorrow.” It didn’t take long for the Tigers to start proving him right. Randy ...

Giants slip past Tigers in opener

Oct 10, 2015

Giants slip past Tigers in opener

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Yoshinobu Takahashi picked up the biggest RBI of the Yomiuri Giants’ season without even swinging his bat. Giants closer Hirokazu Sawamura kept the Tigers off the board in the ninth and 10th innings, and Takahashi drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ...