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]