Kazuyoshi Tatsunami hit a two-run homer to cap a seven-run outburst in the second inning as the Chunichi Dragons went on to crush the Yakult Swallows 8-3 on Thursday night.

The Dragons sent 10 batters to the plate and cranked out six hits in the second, including Masahiro Araki’s bases-loaded RBI single and an RBI double by Hirokazu Ibata at Nagoya Dome. Kosuke Fukudome drove in two runs on a two-out single.

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