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Hanshin Tigers: May 2, 2010

by on May.02, 2010 @ 3:38 pm, under NPB

...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.