Yomiuri Giants vs Yakult Swallows @ - 15:00
Attendance: 20861 | Yakult leads series, 3-2-0 | Time: 2:48
Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 1-0, 2.92 - Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 1-2, 4.50
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: G5, 6: F8, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||0-for-3||1: G6, 3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH-1B||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||0-for-0||8: BB|
|(3B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||0-for-3||1: BB, 4: SO, 7: SO, 8: F4|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||0-for-3||1: BB, 4: SO, 7: G4, 8: F9|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: F8, 7: 1B, 9: G1|
|(RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-4||2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G6, 9: F7|
|(1B-CF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||0-for-4||2: G4, 5: F9, 8: F8, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 8: 1B|
|PR-2B||Wakiya, Ryota||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(P)||Nishimura, Kentaro||0-for-2||3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH-LF||Tani, Yoshitomo||0-for-1||8: E1|
|Nishimura, Kentaro, L||6||93||25||22||5||0||3||1||0||1||0||0||2||0||1.964|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)
|(LF)||Miwa, Masayoshi||1-for-4||1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G6|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||0-for-3, 2 R||1: F9, 3: F9, 6: E5, 8: BB|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||3-for-3, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 1B (SB)|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F8, 3: G6, 6: F8, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: F9, 4: L5, 6: 1B, 8: DP|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-3, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: S8, 8: G5|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: F9, 6: G4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-3||3: 1B, 5: f3, 7: G4|
|(P)||Muranaka, Kyohei||0-for-2||3: S5, 5: SO, 7: G6|
|Muranaka, Kyohei, W||8||126||31||28||3||0||12||3||0||0||0||0||1||0||3.115|
|Lim, Chang-Yong, S||1||8||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanaka reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Aoki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Guiel flies out to center. Miyamoto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. D'Antona hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Fujimoto grounds out to second.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Kamei flies out to center. Gonzalez hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Wakiya. Pinch-hitting for Kobayashi, Tani reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and second. Sakamoto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Takahashi, pinch-hitting for Matsumoto, walks to load the bases. Ogasawara flies out to second. Ramirez flies out to right.
Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Takahashi takes over at first
Tanaka walks. Aoki hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Aoki steals steals second, runners on second and third. Guiel hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Miyamoto grounds into a double play, runner on third. D'Antona grounds out to third.
Top of the 1st
Sakamoto strikes out. Matsumoto grounds out to short. Ogasawara walks. Ramirez walks, runners on first and second. Abe strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 3rd
Aikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Muranaka. Miwa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Tanaka flies out to right. Aoki walks to load the bases. Guiel grounds out to short.
The Giants could not extend their two game winning streak. ... Sakamoto (YOM) extends his hitting streak to 19 games. ... Muranaka (YAK) wins his second consecutive start against the Giants this season.