Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 23291 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:13
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 2-0, 2.62 - Takashi Ogasawara (CHU) 1-2, 6.19
Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)
|(LF)||Miwa, Masayoshi||0-for-3||1: f6, 3: G4, 5: G1|
|PH-LF||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-2||7: G5, 9: G5|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: G6, 7: G6|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 7: F7|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3||1: BB, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-4||1: G6, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: G3, 6: G5, 8: SO|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||2-for-4, 1 R||2: G1, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: F8|
|(C)||Kawamoto, Ryohei||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 5: DP, 7: E6, 9: 2B|
|(P)||Tateyama, Shohei||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: E5|
|PH||Morioka, Ryosuke||1-for-1, 1 RBI||7: 2B|
|PH||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||0-for-1||9: f3|
|Tateyama, Shohei, L||6||120||27||23||7||1||3||4||0||0||0||0||3||2||2.700|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Araki, Masahiro||2-for-3, 1 R||1: 1B, 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|(SS)||Ibata, Hirokazu||1-for-3, 1 R||1: DP, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: S1|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 1B (BrO), 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||1-for-3||1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G6, 7: F8|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||0-for-3||2: BB, 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: SO|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G6, 4: F9, 6: HR, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Fujii, Atsushi||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: G3, 6: F8, 8: S1|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-3||2: IBB, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: L7|
|(P)||Asakura, Kenta||0-for-2||2: BB, 5: G3, 6: SO|
|SS||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-1||8: G1|
|Asakura, Kenta, W||6 0/3||96||27||26||7||0||5||1||0||0||0||0||2||0||0.000|
|Takahashi, Akifumi, H||1||7||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.459|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1||11||3||3||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.692|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||13||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.286|
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Asakura grounds out to first. Araki hits a single to center. Ibata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morino hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Tanaka (2B) can't handle a pick-off throw from Tateyama (P) properly (E4), allowing the lead runner to score and the trailing runner to take third. Blanco grounds out to short (Tanaka is ultimately charged with two errors in the inning). Wada strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Nomoto hits a solo homer. Fujii flies out to center. Tanishige strikes out looking. Asakura strikes out looking.
Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujimoto hits a single to left. Kawamoto reaches on a fielding error (E6). Morioka, pinch-hitting for Tateyama, hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Takeuchi pinch-hits for Miwa.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Asakura.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Takeuchi, grounds out to third. Tanaka drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Aoki flies out to left.
Top of the 1st
Miwa fouls out to short. Tanaka hits a single to center. Aoki strikes out looking. Guiel walks, runners on first and second. Miyamoto grounds out to short.
Bottom of the second
Wada walks. Nomoto grounds out to short, runner on first. Fujii grounds out to short, runner on second. Tanishige gets an intentional walk. Asakura walks to load the bases. Araki grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th
Tanaka grounds out to short. Aoki hits an infield single. Guiel strikes out looking. Miyamoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. D'Antona grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 7th
Araki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to center. Wada strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 8th
Nomoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujii. Tanishige lines out to left. T. Iwasaki grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 9th
Fujii flies out to center. Kawamoto hits a double to right. Hatakeyama pinch-hits for Matsuoka and fouls out to first. Iihara grounds out to third.
The Dragons stop a 3-game losing streak.