Baseball: Sugano wins 11th straight game as Giants down Tigers

Tomoyuki Sugano made some big pitches when they were needed and the Yomiuri Giants offense came to life in the sixth inning to seal a 6-3 come-from-behind victory over the Hanshin Tigers on Tuesday.Sugano (11-0) matched the Central League champions’ team record for consecutive winning decisions by an Opening Day pitcher. The record was set in 1938 by Hall of Famer Victor Starffin.The right-hander, who won the Sawamura Award as Japan’s most impressive starting pitcher in 2017 and 2018, allowed three runs on seven hits and a walk over six innings while striking out five at Tokyo Dome.Sugano ende…

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