Hiroshima Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 38116 | Hanshin leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 2:43
Potential Starters: Yuki Saito (HIR) 1-2, 7.56 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 2-0, 5.51
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4||1: F9, 3: G1, 5: 3B, 7: F7|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-3||1: G4, 3: F9, 5: F4, 7: BB (SB)|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||2-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: G6|
|(1B)||Kurihara, Kenta||2-for-3||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: BB (BrO), 8: F9|
|(CF)||Akamatsu, Masato||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: F9, 6: F9, 8: F7|
|(3B)||Kokubo, Tetsuya||1-for-3||2: F7, 4: BB, 6: 2B, 8: F8|
|(LF)||Suenaga, Masafumi||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: DP, 6: G5, 9: SO|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||1-for-3||2: 1B, 4: f2, 6: F8|
|PH||Huber, Justin||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(P)||Saito, Yuki||0-for-2||2: DP, 5: F8|
|PH-C||Aizawa, Tsubasa||0-for-2||7: F7, 9: F8|
|Saito, Yuki, L||6||97||27||24||6||1||2||3||0||0||1||0||5||5||7.544|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)
|(CF)||Murton, Matt||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: G3|
|(2B)||Sekimoto, Kentaro||0-for-2||1: BB, 3: F9, 5: G4|
|PH-2B||Hirano, Keiichi||0-for-1||7: G1|
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: DP, 4: G4, 5: fc3, 7: 1B|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||1-for-4, 1 R||2: SO, 4: 2B, 5: F9, 7: SO|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||0-for-4||2: G6, 4: G4, 5: G5, 8: G5|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||1-for-2, 1 R||2: BB, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Sakurai, Kodai||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Kano, Keisuke||1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||3: G4, 4: HR, 6: F4, 8: f2|
|(P)||Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi||0-for-2||3: G6, 4: G4|
|PH||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||0-for-1||6: F8|
|Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi, W||6||82||26||24||8||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.957|
Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Toritani hits a grounder to second. Arai hits a double to left. Jojima grounds out to second, runner on third. Brazell walks, runners on first and third. Sakurai hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Kano hits a 3-run homer. Shimoyanagi grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Murton hits a ground-rule double to right and advances to third on a wild pitch. Sekimoto grounds out to second. Toritani hits into a fielder's choice -- a run scores and Toritani is safe at first. Arai flies out to right. Jojima grounds out to third.
Top of the 1st
Higashide flies out to right. Soyogi grounds out to second. Hirose hits a single to left. Kurihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Akamatsu flies out to left.
Top of the 2nd
Kokubo flies out to left. Suenaga hits a single to center. Ishihara hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Saito hits into a double play.
Top of the 3rd
Higashide grounds out to the pitcher. Soyogi flies out to right. Hirose hits a single to left. Kurihara hits a single to center, runner on first and second. Akamatsu flies out to right.
Top of the 5th
Saito flies out to center. Higashide hits a triple to center. Soyogi flies out to second. Hirose flies out to right.
Top of the 6th
Kurihara walks. Akamatsu flies out to right. Kokubo hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Suenaga hits a grounder to third, Kurihara is thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third. Ishihara flies out to center.
Bottom of the 6th
Brazell strikes out. Arai hits a double to center. Kano flies out to second. Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Shimoyanagi, flies out to center.
Top of the 7th
Aizawa flies out to left. Higashide flies out to left. Soyogi walks, steals second, and advances to third on a bad throw by the catcher (E2). Hirose grounds out to short.
The Tigers have won two games in a row. ... Hiroshima's three game winning streak ends.