Miles Mikolas talked about his new haircut, getting into a footrace against Takahiro Suzuki and got a kiss from his wife, Lauren, on the field with more than 40,000 people screaming in the stands.

Before all that, he turned in another solid start and, along with Hisayoshi Chono, Yoshiyuki Kamei and Yoshinobu Takahashi, helped make sure the Yomiuri Giants remained the only Central League team with its head above water.

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