Giants slay Dragons after late rally

Japanese Baseball Jul 24, 2020

Giants slay Dragons after late rally

The Central League-leading Yomiuri Giants overpowered the Chunichi Dragons 6-1 on Thursday, with Kazuma Okamoto driving in the go-ahead run as part of a five-run rally in the eighth. Yomiuri starter Cristopher Mercedes (2-2) got the win after throwing seven innings of one-run ball. The ...

Takumi Oshiro, Giants beat up on Carp

Japanese Baseball Jul 17, 2020

Takumi Oshiro, Giants beat up on Carp

Takumi Oshiro homered to cap a three-run first inning as the Yomiuri Giants took advantage of tentative pitching from the Hiroshima Carp and never looked back in a 9-4 Central League win on Thursday. Carp right-hander Kazuki Yabuta (0-1) surrendered a leadoff double to Yoshiyuki ...