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The Yomiuri Giants kept the magic going at Tokyo Dome and kept their chance at a fourth consecutive Central League pennant alive in the process.

Shinnosuke Abe hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the fifth, and the Yomiuri bullpen brought it home as the second-place Giants won their 12th straight game at the Big Egg by edging the CL-leading Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4-3 in front of a loud and enthusiastic crowd of 46,787 on Saturday afternoon.

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