...The Bay Stars finally broke through on a 2-run double by Shuichi Murata in the 3rd inning against the Rakuten Eagles on Sunday. Masahiro Tanaka was on the mound. They had gone 13 straight innings without scoring a run. Murata had also gone 3 straight games without an RBI (eight consecutive plate appearances). He finished Sunday's game, 3-for-3 with a double and 2 RBIs.
...Seiichi Uchikawa was 0-for-11 with a walk prior to picking up a single in his final at bat on Sunday.