Baseball: Giants tie up 2nd straight Central League pennant

The Yomiuri Giants captured their second straight Central League pennant on Friday after they finished in a 3-3 10-inning tie with the Yakult Swallows.The Giants entered the day with a magic number of one to clinch and only needed a tie after the second-place Hanshin Tigers blew a ninth-inning lead and also finished in a 3-3 tie. Manager Tatsunori Hara’s men began celebrating after Brazilian reliever Thyago Vieira stranded the potential go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning at Tokyo Dome.The hosts loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth but were unable to score against Swallows right-…

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