• Kyodo


Tomoaki Kanemoto drove in four runs and Makoto Imaoka and Andy Sheets had four RBIs apiece Tuesday night as the Central League-leading Hanshin Tigers demolished the Yomiuri Giants 16-1 to extend their winning streak to five games.

CL RBI leader Imaoka doubled home two runs in the first inning before Kanemoto connected off Hisanori Takahashi (7-10) for a grand slam to highlight a fifth-run second at Nagasaki Big N Stadium.

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