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25th Asian Baseball Championships – First Round, Day 2

by on Jul.28, 2009 @ 7:07 am, under Other

Two games play by Japan, both called.

Japan beat Thailand by the score of 12-0 and now have a guaranteed spot in the second round.*

Ikuhiro Kiyota went 3-for-4 with 4 RBIs and nailed 2 home runs (a solo shot in the 4th and a 2-run shot in the 5th).

Yusuke Nomura, Yuhei Nakaushiro, and Tomoyuki Sugano combined to shut out Thailand.

The Philippines beat Indonesia, 6-1.

Current Standings

County Wins Losses
Japan 2 0
Thailand 1 1
Philippines 1 1
Indonesia 0 2

Japan takes on Indonesia and the Philippines will take on Thailand on the final day of the First Round.

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* According to the rules, should Japan lose, regardless of which team wins tomorrows game between the Philippines and Thailand, Japan will advance to the second round because they have beaten both teams.