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Akihiro Yano hit a bases-clearing triple off Denny Tomori with none out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, leading the Hanshin Tigers to a 5-4 “sayonara” triumph over the slumping Yokohama BayStars on Tuesday night at Koshien Stadium.

With the BayStars up 4-2 in the ninth, the Tigers rallied against Yokohama starter Daisuke Miura for back-to-back singles by Shinjiro Hiyama and Atsushi Kataoka. Tomori replaced Miura, but hit George Arias with a pitch to load the bases.

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