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Yomiuri Giants Clutch Hero Award for September/October: Hayato Sakamoto

by on Oct.16, 2013 @ 3:05 am, under NPB

The Yomiuri Giants Clutch Hero Award for September/October goes to Hayato Sakamoto (determined by fan balloting).

September 12, vs Yokohama: score tied at one in the bottom of the 7th with a runner on first and no out, Sakamoto hit a ball off the wall in right for a tie-breaking one-run double.  It was his first hit in eighteen trips to the plate.  The Giants won the game 3-1.  [official announcement - box score]