Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00
Attendance: 29780 | Chunichi leads series, 5-2-1 | Time: 2:45
Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 3-0, 1.61 - Soma Yamauchi (CHU) 1-0, 2.08
Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||0-for-3||1: F8, 4: G1, 6: SO, 8: BB|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||0-for-3||1: G6, 4: BB, 6: G1, 8: DP|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||0-for-4||1: G4, 4: G4, 7: G6, 9: SO|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: G1, 7: BB, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3||2: G3, 5: F7, 7: SO|
|PH-RF||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-1||9: F7|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-3||2: G6, 5: G6, 7: 2B|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||1-for-3||3: G5, 5: 1B, 7: G4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-3||3: G1, 5: G5, 8: 1B|
|(P)||Nakazawa, Masato||0-for-2||3: G5, 6: SO, 8: S5|
|Nakazawa, Masato, L||8 2/3||132||32||26||2||1||4||5||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.473|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-3||1: BB, 2: F8, 5: F9, 8: G6|
|(2B)||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-3||1: S1, 3: G4, 5: f2, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: F3, 6: F7, 9: G4|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||1: F9, 3: BB, 6: G1, 9: G6|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: G6, 6: F8, 9: HR|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-2||2: G3, 4: BB (CS), 7: G6|
|(RF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||1-for-3||2: 1B (SB) (BrO), 4: G4, 7: G6|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: G5, 7: F8|
|(P)||Yamauchi, Soma||0-for-2||2: G5, 5: SO|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Takahashi, Akifumi, W||1||13||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.900|
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nakazawa on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Iihara takes over in right.
Morino grounds out to second. Blanco grounds out to short. Wada hits a walk-off homer to center.
Bottom of the 1st
Araki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by T. Iwasaki. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to right, runners on first and third. Wada strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Oshima grounds out to first. Hidenori hits a single to right, steals both second and third. Tanishige walks, runners on first and third. Yamauchi hits a grounder to third, Hidenori is thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. Araki flies out to center.
Top of the 4th
Fukuchi grounds out to the pitcher. Tanaka walks. Aoki hits a grounder to second, reaches on a throwing error (E6), and advances all the way to second. D'Antona grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 4th
Oshima walks. Hidenori grounds out to second, runner on second. Oshima gets thrown out trying to steal third. Tanishige grounds out to third.
Top of the 7th
Aoki grounds out to short. D'Antona walks. Guiel strikes out swinging. Miyamoto hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Fujimoto grounds out to second.
Top of the 8th
Aika hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nakazawa. Fukuchi walks, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds into a double play.
The Swallows dropped their 6th straight game and are in the middle of their worst slide this season. ... Dragons won their second game in a row and 5th straight against the Swallows this year. ... Tough loss for Nakazawa (YAK) as he went the distance and dropped his first game of the season. He is now 3-1. ... Takahashi tossed just one inning in relief and came away with his 4th victory of the year.