Tokyo Dome | Attendance: 41,025 | Time: 2h 33m
Top of the 1st
Shota Ishimine (1-for-4) flied out to first.
Hiroshi Taki (1-for-3, RBI) struck out swinging on 3 pitches.
Shohei Habu (0-for-2, HBP) flied out to left.
Bottom of the 1st
Hayato Sakamoto (1-for-5, R) hit a single into left.
Tetsuya Matsumoto (0-for-2, 2 BB) walked on 7 pitches, runners on first and second.
Soichiro Amaya (2-for-4) grounded into a 4-6-3 double play, runner on third.
Takahiro Arai (1-for-1, BB, RBI) hit a single into right, Sakamoto SCORED.
Yoshiyuki Kamei (0-for-4) grounded out to first.
Top of the 2nd
Masahiro Wakamatsu (0-for-4) struck out swinging on 6 pitches.
Kazuki Echizen (0-for-4) struck out swinging on 4 pitches.
Fumiya Araki (1-for-3) struck out looking 3 pitches.
Bottom of the 2nd
Hiroyasu Tanaka (0-for-1, BB) walked on 5 pitches.
Takahiro Okada (0-for-2) struck out swinging on 3 pitches.
Tanaka stole second.
Sho Nakata (1-for-3, BB) grounded out to short, Tanaka advanced to third.
Ginjiro Sumitani (1-for-3) struck out swinging on 5 pitches.
Top of the 3rd
Keigo Hagihara (1-for-3) hit a single into center.
Shota Koike (0-for-0) hit a sac bunt, runner to second.
Ryo Hayashizaki (0-for-1) flied out to center.
Ishimine struck out swinging on 3 pitches.
Bottom of the 3rd
Sakamoto struck out swinging on 6 pitches.
Matsumoto grounded out to short.
Amaya hit an infield single.
Amaya thrown out trying to steal second.
Top of the 4th
Taki grounded out to the pitcher.
Habu struck out swinging on 6 pitches.
Wakamatsu struck out swinging on 6 pitches.
Bottom of the 4th
Defense: Seiji Kobayashi replaces Koike at catcher.
Pinch runner: Tetsuya Kokubo in for Arai.
Kamei flied out to left.
Kokubo thrown out trying to steal second.
Tanaka struck out swinging on 6 pitches.
Top of the 5th
Defense: Kokubo takes over at third.
Echizen lined out to left.
Araki grounded out to the pitcher.
Hagihara grounded out to first.
Bottom of the 5th
Okada grounded out to short.
Nakata hit the ball to left-center and ended up with a long single.
Ginjiro hit a single into right. Nakata rounded second and was thrown out at third.
Sakamoto struck out swinging on 5 pitches.
Top of the 6th
Defense: Yamato Maeda replaces Tanaka at second.
Kobayashi (1-for-1, R) hit a single into center.
Hayashizaki hit a sac bunt, runner to second.
Ishimine hit an infield single, runners on first and third.
Taki hit a single, Kobayashi SCORED, runners on first and second.
Habu was hit by a pitch, bases loaded, 1 out.
Wakamatsu fouled out to the catcher.
Echizen fouled out to first.
Bottom of the 6th
Defense: Toshihito Abe replaces Taki at short.
Matsumoto flied out to center.
Amaya struck out swinging on 4 pitches.
Kokubo (1-for-2) hit a single into center.
Kamei struck out swinging on 3 pitches.
Top of the 7th
Araki hit an infield single.
Araki thrown out trying to steal second.
Hagihara struck out swinging on 4 pitches.
Pinch hitter: Shota Sugiyama comes in to bat for Kobayashi.
Sugiyama (0-for-1) flied out to center.
Bottom of the 7th
Defense: Hiroaki Ono replaces Hayashizaki at second; Keisuke Okazaki replaces Araki at third; Soichiro Tanaka replaces Habu in left field.
Yamato (1-for-1) hit a single into center.
Yamato stole second.
Yutaro Ohsaki (0-for-2) struck out swinging on 5 pitches.
Nakata walked, runners on first and second.
With Ginjiro batting, passed ball. Runners advance to second and third.
Ginjiro struck out swinging on 5 pitches.
Sakamoto grounded out to the pitcher.
Top of the 8th
Ono (0-for-1) grounded out to second.
Ishimine grounded out to second.
Abe (0-for-1) flied out to left.
Bottom of the 8th
Matsumoto walked on 4 pitches.
Amaya hit a single into center, runners on first and second.
Pitching: Tomoyuki Sugano relieves Kazuki Nishijima.
Kokubo flied out to center, Matsumoto tagged up and advanced to third.
Kamei fouled out to third.
Pinch hitter: Shunichi Nemoto comes in to bat for Yamato.
Amaya steals second.
Nemoto (0-for-1) struck out swginging on 4 pitches.
Top of the 9th
Defense: Motohiro Shima replaces Ginjiro at catcher.
Tanaka (0-for-1) grounded out to short.
Wakamatsu flied out to right.
Echizen grounded out to first.
Bottom of the 9th
Ohsaki grounded out to third.
Nakata struck out swinging on 5 pitches.
Shima (1-for-1) hit a single in right.
Pinch runner: Kyohei Iwasaki in for Shima.
Sakamoto grounded out to third.
3rd: runner on second, 1 out > Hayashizaki flied out and Ishimine struck out
6th: bases loaded, 1 out > Wakamatsu fouled out to the catcher and Echizen fouled out to first
2nd: runner on second, 1 out > Nakata grounded out, runner to third, and Ginjiro struck out
7th: runners on second and third, 1 out > Ginjiro struck out and Sakamoto grounded out
8th: runners on first and second, no out > Kokubo flied out, Kamei flied out to third, and Nemoto struck out
College: 4 LOB, 0 DP
U-26: 9 LOB, 1 DP
The U-26 team outhit the College team 9-5. ... Both sides used all 9 pitchers on their roster.
...Yukio Hatoyama tossed out the ceremonial first pitch of the game and made a strong throw for a strong.
...Sho Nakata made two bad running plays during the game. In the 6th, Nakata hit a drive between left and center. When he got past first and paused a bit too long and ended up with just a long single. The batter after him, then hit a single into right. Nakata rounded second and kept going, only to be thrown out a third.
...Yutaro Ohsaki replaced Tomoaki Sato on the final roster due to an injury.