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Five innings from ace Chihiro Kaneko and Takahiro Okada’s first grand slam in six years lifted the last-place Orix Buffaloes to a 6-0 win over the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Monday afternoon.

“It’s been a while since I hit one on the screws,” said Okada, the Buffaloes’ cleanup hitter, who broke open a scoreless game in the third. “You can’t do better than that.”

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