October 3, 2017 vs Yakult at Jingu Stadium – Yamamoto blasted the first home run of his career (a grand slam) off Ryo Akiyoshi in the ninth inning (fifty-sixth game, 169th plate appearance). He is the fifty-ninth player in NPB history (eighth in Giants history) to hit a grand slam for their first home run.0 Comments
Yasuhiro Yamamoto hurt his right hamstring while running dashes during practices today. He will probably need to rest the leg. The Yomiuri Giants are planning to make a decision on his status after they see how he is feeling after a couple of days.
Source: Sanspo 2/24/20170 Comments