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.
Shougo Akiyama makes a spectacular leaping grab over the left-center wall to rob Akihisa Makida of a home run in the 4th inning at Kleenex Stadium Miyagi on Friday, September 7, 2012.
Hiroyuki Nakajima delivers in the clutch again: he ripped a 2-out, bases-loaded double to left to drive in 3 runs and to pad the Lions' lead to 6-1 in the bottom of the 4th inning at Seibu Dome on Friday, August 10, 2012.
Hiroyuki Nakajima goes deep twice - his 3rd and 4th - June 8, 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
Hisashi Takayama watches the flight of his 1st of the year, 3-run home run to left off Yuuya Ishii in the top of the 6th inning that extend the Lions' lead 6-2 at Sapporo Dome on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
Takeya Nakamura crashes a no-doubter - his 17th of the season, a solo shot - off Yoshihisa Hirano into the middle deck in center field in the 8th inning to tie the game at 2 at Hotto Motto Field Kobe on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
Hideto Asamura drills his 6th of the year, a solo home run to left field off Manabu Mima to pad the Lions' lead to 3-1 in the bottom of the 8th inning at Seibu Dome on Thursday, September 27, 2012.
Ryouma Nogami throws 8 1/3 strong innings with 7 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts and 2 earned runs, and notches the 3rd win of the season at Seibu Dome on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
Ginjiroh Sumitani drops down a bunt in the second inning, allowing Esteban German to sprint home from third for a run - June 16, 2012