[9/15/2017] at home Hero Award for August

The at home Hero Award for August was given to Shingo Usami for a game-tying home run against the Hanshin Tigers on August 25. The Giants won the game 6-3.

The Giants were down two runs heading into the bottom of the fifth. With a runner on first and no out, Usami hit an inside shuto from Koyo Aoyagi over the wall for a game-tying two-run home run. The Giants went on to score three more runs in the inning and ended up winning the game 6-3. Usami also recorded a big walk-off two-run home run during the tenth inning a game against the Yokohama Bay Stars on August 18.

Source: at home announcement, box score

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