Saturday's Ni-gun game against Hiroshima:
Naoto Tsuru started the game and gave up a run on 6 hits and 2 walks over 7 innings of work. Ryota Arai hit a solo homer in the 2nd inning.
The Giants picked up their first 1-0 victory since 6/7/2010 on Saturday. Alex Ramirez was responsible for the lone Yomiuri run. The last 1-0 game the Giants won where the run was scored on a homer: 6/11/2008 vs Nippon Ham Fights - Ramirez homered off Yu Darvish.
Ramirez also tied the franchise record for foreign players that homered in a 1-0 victory with 2. The others: Dave Johnson (2 in 1975) and Jack Howell (2 in 1995).