...With a win today, the Tigers will move up into a first place tie with the Yomiuri Giants.
...Jason Standridge picked up his first victory since 10/2/2007 (vs Orix).
...Craig Brazell and Matt Murton both went yard on Saturday (third time this year).
Against the Giants this year: Murton has 4 home runs and 9 RBI; Brazell has 2 homers and 9 RBI.
...Kodai Sakurai is slowly starting to come around. He is 15-for-39 (.385) over his last 10 games. That includes five doubles, one homer, three runs scored, and five RBI.