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Giants beat Swallows to keep playoff hopes alive

/ Sep 10, 2017

Giants beat Swallows to keep playoff hopes alive

Miles Mikolas struck out eight while pitching a two-hitter over seven innings as the Yomiuri Giants defeated the Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6-1 on Sunday, keeping their Central League playoff hopes alive. The Giants scored first on Hisayoshi Chono's groundout in the second and added a ...

Takanashi, Otani propel Fighters past Lions

/ Sep 8, 2017

Takanashi, Otani propel Fighters past Lions

Hirotoshi Takanashi pitched into the eighth inning and Shohei Otani homered twice as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters punished the Seibu Lions 9-2 on Friday night. Through seven innings, Takanashi (5-7) was in stellar form, allowing just two hits while striking out nine, putting a ...

Aizawa drives in winning run for Carp in 11th

/ Sep 6, 2017

Aizawa drives in winning run for Carp in 11th

Tsubasa Aizawa's 11th-inning RBI single lifted the Hiroshima Carp to a 4-3 win over the second-place Hanshin Tigers on Wednesday, leaving the Carp with a magic number of 10 to clinch their second straight pennant. Aizawa, who entered the game as a defensive substitute, came ...