Japan swept the First Round of the Asian Baseball Championship by beating Indonesia 13-0 (the game was called after 7 innings).
Hisashi Chono went 3-for-5 with 5 RBIs and hit a grand slam.
Leo Moriyasu, Yuhei Nakaushiro, and Yodai Enoshita combined to shut-out Indonesia.
The Philippines beat Thailand, 8-0.
County Wins Losses Japan 2 0 Philippines 2 1 Thailand 1 2 Indonesia 0 3
The schedule for the Second Round of play:
Sapporo Maruyama Baseball Stadium
10:00 Korea vs Chinese Taipei
12:20 Opening Ceremonies
14:00 China vs Japan
10:00 China vs. Korea
14:00 Chinese Taipei vs Japan
10:00 Chinese Taipei vs China
14:00 Japan vs Korea
17:30 Closing Ceremonies