Yakult Swallows vs Seibu Lions @ Omiya Park Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 20011 | Seibu leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:51
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 0-6, 4.22 - Yasuhiro Tanaka (SEI) 0-1, 9.95
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-4||1: G3, 3: SO, 5: F7, 8: 1B (CS)|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-4||1: F9, 3: G1, 6: G5, 8: G5|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-4||1: 1B, 4: G1, 6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(DH)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-4||1: F9, 4: G5, 6: G6, 9: F8|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3||2: F7, 4: HBP, 7: F8, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Takeuchi, Shinichi||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: F7, 7: E6, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-2||2: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||0-for-3||2: G6, 5: G4, 7: F7|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-2||3: F9, 5: SO|
|PH||Kawabata, Shingo||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Tateyama, Shohei, L||7||94||29||28||9||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.429|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||2-for-4||1: 2B, 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: 1B|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-3||1: BB, 3: 1B (CS), 6: SO, 7: G4|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F6, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Takeya||1-for-4||1: F8, 4: F3, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: f7|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: G3, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||1-for-3||2: 1B, 5: G6, 6: SO|
|(1B)||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-3||2: DP, 5: 1B, 7: F8|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-3||2: G5, 5: fc1, 7: F8|
|(LF)||Osaki, Yutaro||1-for-3||3: F7, 5: G4, 7: 2B|
|Kishi, Takayuki, W||8||124||29||27||3||0||6||1||1||0||1||0||0||0||2.391|
|Sikorski, Brian, S||1||24||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.266|
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Kuriyama strikes out swinging. Nakajima hits a single to left. Nakamura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Brown hits an RBI single to right, Nakamura thrown out at third, Brown to second. Takayama strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Kataoka hits a double to right. Kuriyama walks, runners on first and second. Nakajima flies out to short. Nakamura flies out to center, runners on first and third. Brown grounds out to first.
Top of the 4th
Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. D'Antona grounds out to third. Guiel gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a wild pitch. Takeuchi flies out to left.
Bottom of the 5th
Takayama grounds out to short. Y. Ishii hits an infield single. Hosokawa hits into a fielder's choice, runners on first and second. Osaki grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Kataoka grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 7th
Y. Ishii flies out to center. Hosokawa flies out to center. Osaki hits a double to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Sato. Kataoka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kuriyama grounds out to second.
The Lions won their third game in a row and are now 12 games above 500. ... The Swallows dropped their 5th game in a row and are now 15 games under 500. ... Kishi (SEI) is now 7-0 over his last 8 starts and increased his night game winning streak to 14. Kishi told reporters after the game that he struggled with the wind, especially with regards to his curve. Sikorski (SEI) recorded his 15th save. ... Tateyama (YAK) started his first game since 4/30 and suffered his second loss. He has not won a game since 4/7 (a span of four games). He is now 2-2.