[10/3/2016] Yomiuri Giants: Possible First Stage Starting Pitchers

The Yomiuri Giants First Stage Climax Series starting rotation could include the following three pitchers:

vs Yokohama 2016 GS W L IP H SO BB R ER ERA WHIP
Tomoyuki Sugano 5 1 1 33.1 33 35 2 16 15 4.05 1.05
Miles Mikolas 4 4 0 21.0 20 19 11 12 9 3.86 1.48
Kazuto Taguchi 3 1 2 21.2 20 15 4 9 9 3.74 1.11

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/3/2016

[UPDATE 10/7 @ 5:15pm]

If Sugano is unable to start game one of the Climax Series, Mikolas will most up a day. If Sugano is not ready for game two, Taguchi will also move up a day and Tetsuya Utsumi could slide in if the series goes to three games.

Source: Nikkan Sports 10/7/2016, Sponichi 10/7/2016

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