[6/15/2017] at home Hero Award for May

The at home Hero Award for May was given to Hayato Sakamoto for his two-homer game against Hanshin on May 10. The Giants won the game 9-7. Sakamoto recorded his first home run in the third inning with runners on first and second, one out, and the score tied at two. His second blast came in his next at bat as the lead-off hitter in the fifth inning. It marked the third time he hit home runs in consecutive trips to the plate in his career, first since April 27, 2016. Sakamoto went on to record a single to left in the sixth and finished the night 3-for-4 with four RBI.

Source: at home announcement, box score

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