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Masataka Yoshida’s game-winning single to center against Scott McGough in Game 1 of the Japan Series was not the first time the Orix Buffaloes star has gotten the best of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows closer this year.

Yoshida also helped bring in a run (thanks to an error) late in a game with a hit to center off McGough earlier in the year — when the pair faced off in the final of the baseball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics.

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