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 ...

Giants' Anderson knocks in four runs in rout

Apr 26, 2014

Giants' Anderson knocks in four runs in rout

Former Cuba international Leslie Anderson was penciled into the cleanup spot on Saturday and promptly drove in four runs for the Yomiuri Giants in an 11-5 clubbing of the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp. The Giants took the lead off Carp rookie Aren Kuri (2-1) ...

Giants land Cuban slugger Cepeda

Apr 19, 2014

Giants land Cuban slugger Cepeda

The Yomiuri Giants have come to terms on a one-year contract in the acquisition of Cuban World Baseball Classic outfielder Frederich Cepeda, the Central League club announced on Saturday. The Giants reached an agreement with the Cuban Baseball Federation to sign Cepeda. The 34-year-old ...

Tigers maul Giants for second straight day

Apr 12, 2014

Tigers maul Giants for second straight day

Lefty Atsushi Nomi pitched his first shutout of the season, Matt Murton hit his second three-run homer in as many days and the Hanshin Tigers blew out the rival Yomiuri Giants 9-0 on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers won their fourth straight, beating the Giants ...

Giants slugger Lopez belts winning HR in 10th

Apr 1, 2014

Giants slugger Lopez belts winning HR in 10th

Jose Lopez continued his spring power surge with a 10th-inning solo homer as the Yomiuri Giants spoiled the Yokohama BayStars’ home opener on Tuesday with a 2-1, 10-inning victory at Yokohama Stadium. The homer was Lopez’s third of the new season and gave him ...