Yakult Swallows vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 16125 | Seibu leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:05
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 0-6, 4.22 - Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 4-2, 4.46
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||3-for-4, 1 R||1: 2B (BrO), 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G3|
|(SS)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-4, 2 RBI||1: G2 (SB), 3: 2B, 5: SO, 8: G4|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G1, 5: SO, 8: G6|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G5, 6: SO, 8: F9|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-3||2: G4, 4: G3, 6: G1, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3||2: F6, 4: SO, 6: BB, 9: f5|
|(DH)||Kinugawa, Atsushi||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G1, 9: F9|
|(3B)||Yoshimoto, Ryo||0-for-4||3: SO, 5: F7, 7: G4, 9: SO|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-2, 1 R||3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: SO|
|Matsuoka, Kenichi, H||1||18||5||4||1||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.019|
|Lim, Chang-Yong, L||1/3||12||3||1||1||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||1||1||1.459|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||2-for-5, 2 RBI||1: F8, 3: F8, 5: G5, 7: 2B, 9: 2B|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||0-for-4||1: F8, 4: G3, 6: f5, 7: F8|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F9, 4: HR, 6: f3, 8: 2B|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Takeya||1-for-4||2: G5, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||0-for-4||2: G6, 4: SO, 6: f2, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||2-for-2, 1 R||2: 2B, 5: BB, 7: 2B, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Hirao, Hiroshi||0-for-2||2: F7, 5: S1, 7: G4|
|PH-1B||Ishii, Yoshihito||0-for-1||8: F7|
|(LF)||Sato, Takahiko||0-for-1||3: BB, 5: F9, 7: BB|
|PR-LF||Osaki, Yutaro||0-for-0||9: BB|
|PR||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-2||3: DP, 5: HBP, 7: SO, 9: S5|
|Ishii, Kazuhisa, W||9||136||35||32||5||0||11||3||0||0||0||0||2||2||4.014|
Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Ishii on the mound for Seibu
Yoshimoto strikes out swinging. Aikawa walks. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Miyamoto clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. D'Antona grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kuriyama grounds out to first. Nakajima hits a solo homer. Nakamura flies out to left. Brown strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Takayama hits a double to right. Hirao grounds out to second, runner on third. G.G. Sato walks, runners on first and third. Osaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for G.G. Sato. Hosokawa strikes out swinging. Kataoka hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Kuriyama flies out to center.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Osaki walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Sato. Hosokawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kataoka hits a walk-off RBI double to left.
Top of the 1st
Tanaka hits a double to right. Miyamoto fails on a sac bunt attempt, runner on first. Aoki strikes out swinging as Miyamoto steals second. D'Antona strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Nakamura grounds out to third. Brown grounds out to short. Takayama hits a double to left. Hirao flies out to left.
Top of the 5th
Yoshimoto flies out to left. Aikawa hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Miyamoto strikes out looking. Aoki strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Takayama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirao. G.G. Sato flies out to right, runner on third. Hosokawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Kataoka grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 8th
Nakajima hits a double to left. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Brown strikes out swinging. Takayama walks, runners on first and second. Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Hirao, flies out to left.
The Lions won their fourth game in a row and are now 13 games above 500. They are also the first team in either league to win 30 games this year. ... The Swallows dropped their 6th in a row and are now 16 games under 500. ... K. Ishii (SEI) improved to 5-2 on the year with the victory. He now also has a victory against all 12 teams of the NPB ... Lim (YAK) suffered his first loss of the year and is now 0-1. It was also Lim's fifth appearance this month and 12th overall. Ishikawa (YAK) had his second no decision in a row and still has not won a game this year (9 starts).