Softbank Hawks vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 28130 | Chunichi leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 2:52
Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 4-3, 4.03 - Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 0-0, 1.12
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-4||1: G1, 3: G1, 5: 2B, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||0-for-4||1: G6, 3: G5, 5: G6, 8: F7|
|(LF)||Ortiz, Jose||2-for-4||1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Kokubo, Hiroki||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: F6|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F9, 4: HR, 6: G6|
|RF||Shibahara, Hiroshi||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(3B)||Lee, Bum-Ho||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: G5, 7: G4, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||0-for-3||2: BB, 5: SO, 7: G6, 9: G4|
|(C)||Tanoue, Hidenori||0-for-3||2: F4, 5: SO, 7: SO|
|(P)||Otonari, Kenji||0-for-2||3: G4, 5: E3|
|PH||Morimoto, Satoru||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|Otonari, Kenji, L||6 1/3||106||26||21||7||0||2||3||0||2||0||0||3||3||2.981|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd, 4th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: F5, 3: DP, 5: G6, 7: G3|
|(2B)||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||1-for-2, 1 R||1: BB (CS), 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: G6|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-4||1: F7, 4: DP, 6: F8, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-3, 1 R||2: BB, 5: 1B, 6: F4, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||1-for-4, 1 R||2: DP, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 2B|
|(C)||Oyama, Keiji||0-for-1||3: SO, 5: S3, 7: S2|
|(P)||Chen, Wei-Ying||0-for-2, 1 RBI||3: E5, 5: G6|
|PH||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-1||7: F3|
|Chen, Wei-Ying, W||7||94||26||25||3||1||7||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.808|
|Takahashi, Akifumi, H||2/3||8||3||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.844|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1/3||3||2||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.380|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||15||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.771|
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Ortiz grounds out to short. Kokubo grounds out to third. Tamura hits a solo homer. Lee grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Wada hits an infield single. Cesar hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Oshima hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Oyama hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Chen drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Araki grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
T. Iwasaki walks. Morino flies out to center. Blanco hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Wada flies out to second. Cesar flies out to right.
Bottom of the 2nd
Blanco hits an infield single. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Cesar hits into a double play, runner on first. Oshima strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Hasegawa strikes out swinging. Tanoue strikes out looking. Otonari reaches on a throwing error (E3). Kawasaki hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Honda grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 7th
Oshima hits a double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Oyama.
Pitching change: Settsu in for Otonari.
Hidenori, pinch-hitting for Chen, flies out to first. Araki grounds out to first.
Top of the 8th
Morimoto hits a single to center. Kawasaki grounds out to second, runner on first. Honda flies out to left.
Pitching change: Asao in for Takahashi.
Ortiz hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kokubo flies out to short.
Bottom of the 8th
T. Iwasaki grounds out to short. Morimoto hits a single to left. Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Koike enters the game as a pinch-runner for Wada. Cesar strikes out swinging.
The Dragons have won two in a row. ... The Hawks dropped their third straight. It is the second time this season that the Hawks have run into a 3-game losing streak. ... Chen (CHU) snapped a personal 4-game losing streak with his first win since his first start of the season (3/27). He is now 2-4. Iwase (CHU) tossed a perfect ninth for his 10th save of the year. ... Otonari (SOF) dropped to 1-5 with his fourth loss in his last five starts. ... Cesar (CHU) was added to the active roster today and was back in the starting line-up for the first time since 4/24. ... Tamura (SOF) fouled a ball off his left foot during one of his at bats and was taken out on defense in the 8th.