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Check the locks on all the Colonel Sanders statues in Osaka, because the Hanshin Tigers are headed back to the Japan Series and it was a big home run from a bearded foreign star that helped get them there.

Matt Murton took the wind out of the Yomiuri Giants’ sails early with a three-run home run in the first inning and the Tigers never looked back on their way to a series-clinching 8-4 win in Game 4 of the Central League Climax Series Final Stage on Saturday night at Tokyo Dome.

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