Baseball: Togo, Hatake steer Giants to win over Tigers
Baseball: Togo, Hatake steer Giants to win over Tigers

Shosei Togo and Seishu Hatake combined for six scoreless innings Tuesday as the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants prevailed 4-0 against a Hanshin Tigers side bidding farewell to retiring pitching stalwart Kyuji Fujikawa.The Japan Series-bound Giants jumped out to an early lead, scoring three runs in the opening frame against Hanshin starter Koyo Aoyagi (7-9).The right-hander allowed two on with one out before an error by second baseman Ryuhei Obata saw Seiya Matsubara round the bases on a Kazuma Okamoto grounder. Yoshihiro Maru and Akihiro Wakabayashi kept the scoreboard ticking with RBIs…

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