Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 16022 | Series tied, 3-3-0 | Time: 3:06
Potential Starters: Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 2-2, 3.12 - Stephen Randolph (YOK) 0-3, 6.48
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-5||1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: G6|
|(SS)||Morioka, Ryosuke||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: S1, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: F7|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-4||1: F8, 3: G5, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-2||1: SO, 4: SO|
|1B||Takeuchi, Shinichi||0-for-3||6: F9, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI||2: F9, 4: HR, 6: HBP, 8: HR|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-3||2: HBP, 4: 1B (CS), 6: L4, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: F9, 8: 1B|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-3, 1 R||2: SO, 5: G1, 7: HBP, 8: F9|
|(P)||Muranaka, Kyohei||0-for-2||2: G3, 5: SO|
|PH||Fujimoto, Atsushi||0-for-1||7: G6|
|PH||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Muranaka, Kyohei, L||6||93||26||23||8||0||8||1||0||1||0||0||5||3||3.375|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th)
|(CF)||Ide, Shotaro||1-for-3||1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: F4, 7: S1|
|(SS-2B)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-3||1: S1, 3: L6, 5: 1B, 7: F8|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G3, 4: 2B, 5: DP, 7: f7|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G1, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: F8|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: BB|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||1-for-4, 1 R||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: F6|
|(RF)||Yoshimura, Yuki||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: S9|
|P||Yamaguchi, Shun||0-for-0||8: BB|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||2-for-4, 2 RBI||3: SO, 4: 3B, 6: G4, 8: 1B|
|(P)||Kaga, Shigeru||0-for-1||3: BB, 4: SO|
|RF||Shimozono, Tatsuya||0-for-1||7: BB, 8: G3|
|Kaga, Shigeru, W||5||74||21||19||6||1||4||0||1||1||0||0||1||1||3.115|
|Takamiya, Kazuya, H||1/3||6||2||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||4.500|
|Ejiri, Shintaro, H||1 1/3||10||6||5||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||1||1||1.385|
|Ushida, Shigeki, H||1||27||6||5||2||1||2||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||2.813|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, S||1 1/3||21||5||5||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.767|
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
D'Antona strikes out . Guiel hits a solo homer. Iihara hits a single to left and is caught trying to steal second. Miyamoto grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Takeuchi takes over at first.
Uchikawa hits a double to left. Murata grounds out to second, runner on third. Sledge hits an RBI single to center. Castillo strikes out swinging. Yoshimura hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Takeyama clears the bases with a 2-run triple. Kaga strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Murata hits a single to right. Sledge strikes out swinging. Castillo hits an double to right and a throwing error (E9) allows a run to score and Castillo to advance to third. Yoshimura hits a sac fly. Takeyama grounds out to second.
Top of the 7th - 1 run. 1 hit
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Aikawa gets hit by a pitch. Fujimoto, pinch-hitting for Muranaka, grounds out to short, runner on second. Tanaka grounds out to second, runner on third. Morioka hits an RBI single to center.
Pitching change: Ushida in for Ejiri
Defense: Shimozono takes over in right.
Aoki walks, runners on first and second. Takeuchi strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Guiel hits a solo homer. Iihara strikes out swinging. Miyamoto hits an infield single. Aikawa flies out to right. Hatakeyama enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Kato.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Ushida.
Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morioka. Aoki flies out to center, runner on third. D'Antona strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Ide hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Uchikawa grounds out to first, runner on third. Murata grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 2nd
Guiel flies out to right. Iihara gets hit by a pitch. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Aikawa strikes out. Muranaka grounds out to first.
Top of the 5th
Aikawa grounds out to the pitcher. Muranaka strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits an infield single. Morioka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Aoki grounds out to second.
Top of the 6th
Takeuchi flies out to right. Guiel gets hit by a pitch.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Takamiya.
Iihara lines out to second and a throwing error (E4) allows the runner to advance to second. Miyamoto flies out to right.
Bottom of the 7th
Shimozono walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ide. Ishikawa flies out to center. Uchikawa fouls out to left.
Bottom of the 8th
Murata flies out to center. Sledge walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. Castillo flies out to short. Nonaka steals second. Yamaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Takeyama hits a single to left, bases loaded. Shimozono grounds out to first.
The Bay Stars have won two games in a row. Yokohama has won two series so far this year. ... The Swallows have dropped their last two straight games. They have also only managed to win won series this month (out of seven). ... This is Guiel (YAK) first multi-homer game of the year. ... Kaga (YOK) picked up his first victory of his career (fourth start).