Game 1 Recap – Giants Toppled!

Eight pitches. That’s all it took to bring the Tigers bats out of their postseason slumber. A leadoff hit by Nishioka, sacrifice bunt by Uemoto, RBI double by Toritani and a 2-run HR by Gomez put the Tigers in the lead — one they would not rel

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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!

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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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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Koshien Will Host CS Games!

With tonight’s 4-1 Giants victory over the Hiroshima Carp, the red-and-white fall into third place, a half-game behind our Hanshin Tigers. The result is that Koshien Stadium will host two, possibly three baseball games this long weekend. Game 1 is S

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The Climax Series Starters are…

The original article can be found here 元の記事はこちらです The Rotation is Set! Tigers Open with Tough Righty Messenger Open with “Messeh”! Reports on October 5th indicate that the Tigers will start Randy Messenger (33) on October 11 in th

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Article Translation: Yamato Hurt?

The original article can be found here 元の記事はこちらです Hanshin Tigers outfielder Yamato (26) missed the first team practice (on the 3rd) leading up to the Climax Series (starting on the 11th) because he was having his injured shoulder check

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