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Hanshin Tigers rookie Koji Chikamoto became the second player to hit for the cycle in in the NPB All-Star Series, leading the Central League to an 11-3 win over the Pacific League in Saturday’s series finale.

Chikamoto, who became the first rookie to lead off the first inning of an All-Star Game with a home run, and Tigers teammates Fumihito Haraguchi and Ryutaro Umeno all hit solo homers at their home ballpark, Koshien Stadium. It was the CL’s first All-Star victory since they won 2016’s Game 1 and ended a five-game PL win streak.

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