11/9/08 – Japan Series – Saitama vs. Yomiuri – Game 7

November 9th, 2008 Saitama Seibu Lions 3 Yomiuri Giants 2 (Tokyo Dome) The Saitama Seibu Lions came back from an 0-2 deficit to defeat the Yomiuri Giants in the deciding game seven of the 2008 Japan Series Championship. It was Saitama’s first Japan Series championship since 2004 when it beat the Chunichi Dragons in seven […]

11/6/08 – Japan Series – Saitama vs. Yomiuri – Game 5

November 6th, 2008 Yomiuri Giants 7 Saitama Seibu Lions 3 (Seibu Dome) A seventh inning Wakui meltdown was the story of this game. One out into the inning, riding a decent six frames of two-hit, one-run baseball (with six K’s against one walk), the wheels came completely off the Wakui express.

11/4/08 – Japan Series – Saitama vs. Yomiuri – Game 3

November 4th, 2008 Yomiuri Giants 6 Saitama Seibu Lions 4 (Seibu Dome) Saitama starter (and former Tokyo ace), Kazuhisa Ishii (7.50 ERA), took the mound for his first appearance in the Japan Series since 2001 and hoped to continue the good form he displayed during the Climax Series.