Sugiuchi lifts Giants to third straight win

Jun 1, 2014

Sugiuchi lifts Giants to third straight win

Yomiuri lefty Toshiya Sugiuchi allowed four hits and one run over 5⅔ innings and helped his own cause with an RBI infield single as the Giants beat the Orix Buffaloes 2-1 on Sunday afternoon for their third straight victory. The Giants beat Pacific League-leading ...

Norimoto tosses shutout against Giants

May 28, 2014

Norimoto tosses shutout against Giants

Second-year right-hander Takahiro Norimoto sparkled in an interleague rematch of last year’s Japan Series combatants, throwing a three-hitter as the Tohoku Rakuten Eagles defeated the Yomiuri Giants 4-0 on Wednesday. Norimoto (6-3) held the hosts hitless at Tokyo Dome for 5⅔ innings before Daisuke ...

Messenger tosses four-hit shutout

May 11, 2014

Messenger tosses four-hit shutout

Randy Messenger threw his second shutout of the season in a duel against Tomoyuki Sugano, leading the way as the Hanshin Tigers snapped a four-game losing streak in a 1-0 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Sunday afternoon. Messenger (3-4) yielded just four hits ...

Swallows pound starter Seddon, Giants

Apr 30, 2014

Swallows pound starter Seddon, Giants

Masato Furuno worked into the seventh en route to his first win of the season and his teammates gave Yomiuri starter Chris Seddon a beating as the Tokyo Yakult Swallows routed the Giants 9-1 on Wednesday evening. Yakult hit one line drive after another ...