Baseball: Swallows rally late to tie 1-1 with Giants
Baseball: Swallows rally late to tie 1-1 with Giants

Yomiuri Giants starter Shosei Togo struck out nine over six innings, but the Central League leaders had to settle for a 1-1 tie with the Yakult Swallows on Tuesday after the last-place club rallied late.The Swallows tied it up in the ninth to keep 20-year-old rookie right-hander Togo stuck at 8-5 for the season after he allowed just three hits and walked six in his 134-pitch outing. The Giants’ magic number for the CL pennant remains at seven following the tie.Yomiuri took the lead in the top of the sixth at Jingu Stadium after Seiya Matsubara connected on Yakult starter Hirotoshi Takanashi’s …

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