Game 2 Recap – Advantage: TIGERS!

On paper, the series leans in the Giants’ favor considerably. There’s a reason they take things to the diamond, though. The Hanshin Tigers stormed out to a 5-0 lead and never really looked back. With closer Seung-hwan Oh on the mound in the 9

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Series Preview: Tigers vs. Giants

Scheduled Games & Possible Starters*: Wednesday, October 15, 6pm: Shintaro Fujinami (10-7) vs. Tetsuya Utsumi (7-9) Thursday, October 16, 6pm: Minoru Iwata (9-8) vs. Hirokazu Sawamura (5-3) Friday, October 17, 6pm:  Randy Messenger (13-10) vs.

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Tigers Advance! Game Highlights

Walkoff tie? Never heard of such a thing? You have now! Because the Hiroshima Carp failed to score in the top of the 12th inning, the bottom of the inning was not played and the score remained 0-0 as the game entered the record books. Why, you might ask?

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Game 1 Recap – Tigers WIN!

Winning pitcher Randy Messenger said it all: “Any time I pitch a 1-0 game, it seems like he (Fukudome) is the one hitting the home run.” The big righty more than did his part too, shutting out the Carp hitters for eight innings, allowing just

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Today’s Starting Lineup (Tigers)

Looks like our order has been made official… here it is! 1 – Nishioka (3B) 2 – Uemoto (2B) 3 – Toritani (SS) 4 – Gomez (1B) 5 – Murton (LF) 6 – Fukudome (RF) 7 – Fujii (C) 8 – Yamato (CF) 9 – M

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New Batting Order?

The Tigers’ batting order has remained mostly unchanged this season, as long as all the players were healthy. On a typical night, it looked something like this: 1 – Uemoto (2B) 2 – Yamato (CF) 3 – Toritani (SS) 4 – Gomez (1B

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Series Preview: Tigers vs. Carp

Scheduled Games & Probable Starters: Saturday, October 11, 2pm: Randy Messenger (13-10) vs. Kenta Maeda (11-9) Sunday, October 12, 2pm: Atsushi Nohmi (9-13) vs. Daichi Ohsera (10-8) (?) Monday, October 13, 2pm: Shintaro Fujinami (10-7) vs. Bryan Bulli

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