Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 28030 | Yokohama leads series, 4-2-0 | Time: 3:27
Potential Starters: Naoyuki Shimizu (YOK) 2-2, 3.66 - Eric Stults (HIR) 0-1, 7.94
Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Ide, Shotaro||0-for-6||1: E5, 3: F3, 4: G6, 6: E5, 8: F4, 9: F9|
|(SS-2B)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-5, 1 R||1: S1, 3: f5, 5: G5, 6: G4, 8: E5, 9: G3|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||4-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 3B, 8: 1B (BrO)|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: BB, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||2: 2B, 4: 2B, 5: BB, 7: F9, 9: HR|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: F9, 5: SO, 7: 1B|
|SS||Fujita, Kazuya||1-for-1, 1 R||9: 2B|
|(RF)||Yoshimura, Yuki||2-for-5||2: G6, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 7: DP, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: BB, 6: G1, 8: 1B, 9: G6|
|(P)||Shimizu, Naoyuki||1-for-3, 2 RBI||2: F9, 4: 2B, 6: G1, 8: S1|
|PH-LF||Shimozono, Tatsuya||0-for-0||9: BB|
|Shimizu, Naoyuki, W||8||108||30||28||5||0||8||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||2.925|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: G1, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-3||1: F4, 4: SO, 6: S3, 8: G6|
|(CF)||Amaya, Soichiro||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: L5|
|(3B)||Kurihara, Kenta||0-for-2||2: G6, 4: SO, 6: BB, 9: BB|
|(LF)||Fiorentino, Jeff||0-for-4||2: G6, 4: G6, 6: G4, 9: F7|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||1-for-4||2: G6, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Huber, Justin||1-for-4||3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 9: F4|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||1-for-3||3: 1B, 5: f9, 7: SO|
|(P)||Stults, Eric||0-for-1||3: SO|
|PH||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-1||5: SO|
|PH-C||Aizawa, Tsubasa||0-for-1||7: F8|
|Stults, Eric, L||5||98||24||20||5||0||2||3||0||1||0||0||2||2||5.906|
Top of 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Sledge hits a double to right. Castillo flies out to right, runner on third. Yoshimura flies out to right. Takeyama walks, runners on first and third. Shimizu hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Ide grounds out to short.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Uchikawa hits a triple to center. Murata walks, runners on first and third. Sledge flies out to right. Castillo hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Yoshimura grounds into a double play.
Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ueno on the mound for Hiroshima
Takeyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shimizu. Ide flies out to second. Ishikawa reaches on a throw error (E5), a run scores, and Ishikawa advances to second. Uchikawa hits an RBI single to center and is thrown out at second.
Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Ueno on the mound for Hiroshima
Murata hits a single to center. Sledge hits a 2-run homer. Fujita hits a double to center. Yoshimura hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Takeyama drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first. Shimozono, pinch-hitting for Shimizu, walks, runners on first and second. Ide flies out to right, runners on first and third. Ishikawa grounds out to first.
Top of the 1st
Ide reaches on an error (E5) and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Uchikawa grounds out to short, runner on third. Murata grounds out to short.
Top of the 2nd
Sledge hits a double to left. Castillo grounds out to second. A passed ball allows the runner to advance to third. Yoshimura grounds out to short. Takeyama walks, runner on first and third. Shimizu flies out to left.
Top of the 5th
Ishikawa grounds out to third. Uchikawa hits a single to center. Murata flies out to right. Sledge walks, runner on first and second. Castillo strikes out looking.
Top of the 6th
Yoshimura hits a single to right. Takeyama fails on his bunt attempt, Takeyama on first. Shimizu fails on his bunt attempt, Shimizu on first. Ide reaches on an error (E5), runners on first and second. Ishikawa grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 6th
Higashide hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac but by Soyogi. Amaya strikes out swinging. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Fiorentino grounds out to second.
The Bay Stars have won two in a row and take over sole possession of 5th place as the Carp drop to last place. Yokohama also takes the series, 2-1. ... The Carp have now been shutout four times this year so far. ... Shimizu (YOK) picks up his third victory of the year and runs his record to 3-2. Shimizu had to be taken out of the game after he was hit in the right knee by a line drive off the bat of Amaya (HIR) in the 8th inning. ... Murata (YOK) was 0-for-12 before hitting a single in his last at bat of the game in the 9th inning.