The Giants are going through a really tough stretch right now. They dropped three straight against the Chunichi Dragons and were outscored 12-2 and outhit 23-9. That brought their record to 6-10 for the month of August. It also dropped them into third place (after playing out at least 100 or more games) for the first time since 9/2007.
Here's a breakdown of the Giants home / road splits for the current month:
The Giants (especially the offense) must be at least a little relieved to be back at home.