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Yokohama Bay Stars: March 31, 2010

by on Mar.31, 2010 @ 10:17 pm, under NPB

...From Wednesday's game against the Yomiuri Giants:

...Keiko Kojima threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

...The Bay Stars managed to pull off a comeback to beat the Giants, 8-5.

...Terrmel Sledge hit a walk-off 3-run slam in the bottom of the 9th off rookie pitcher,  Kyohei TsuchimotoJose Castillo's home run in the 8th (off Kiyoshi Toyoda) set the stage for the walk-off win.

...Shuichi Murata also hit a home run in the game (2nd inning off Kentaro Nishiguchi)

...Yuji Yoshimi gave up four runs in the first inning and was promptly yanked an  out into the second inning.

Yoshimi's final line: 1.1 IP, 9 H, 20 NP, 5 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 4 R, 4 ER.

...Shigeru Kaga held his own in relieve, giving up  just one run (unearned) over 3.2 innings of work.