Takeya Nakamura hammers a 2-run home run, his 21st of the year, off Naoki Miyanishi over the wall in center to break a 1-1 tie in the top of the 7th inning at Sapporo Dome on Wednesday, August 29, 2012.
Hideto Asamura smashes a leadoff solo home run, his 5th of the year, to left field on the 1st pitch from Mitsuo Yoshikawa to cut the Lions' deficit to 2-1 in the bottom of the 1st inning at Seibu Dome on Friday, September 21, 2012.
Esteban German watches the flight of his 2nd of the year, solo home run in the 4th inning off Hiroshi Kisanuki at Seibu Dome on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
Masamitsu Hirano - June 9, 2012
Takeya Nakamura drills a solo home run - his 13th of the year - to left field off Yuuya Andoh to put the Lions on the board in the 4th inning on Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Hideto Asamura's big night at Seibu Dome: he singled twice and rips a two-out, bases-clearing double off Motoki Higa to left-center field to drive in 3 runs and give Lions a 6-1 lead in the bottom of the 6th inning on Thursday, September 13, 2012.
Ryouma Nogami went 6 innings, striking out 3 batters, walking 1 and allowing an earned run as he gets his 4th win of the season at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome on Friday, August 3, 2012.
Masato Kumashiro makes a sensational, leaping grab in right-center field to rob Jose Fernandez of an extra-base hit and then immediately fires the ball back to the cut-off man to start a rare 9-4-6-3 triple play in the top of the 6th inning in order to preserve the Lions' 3-1 lead at Seibu Dome on Friday, August 17, 2012 in Seibu Railway 100th Anniversary Series.