Chunichi Dragons vs Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 18546 | Chunichi leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:13
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 2-4, 3.81 - Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 5-2, 3.41
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||1-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 3B, 3: G6, 5: S9, 7: SO|
|(2B)||Ibata, Hirokazu||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: G1, 5: L3, 8: 2B (BrO)|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-4, 1 R||1: F4, 4: 1B, 6: F6, 8: 1B (BrO)|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: G5|
|(DH)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: G3|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||0-for-4||2: G1, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: G4|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-3, 1 R||2: F7, 5: BB, 7: G4, 9: G6|
|(LF)||Nomoto, Kei||1-for-3||3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: F9|
|LF||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-1||9: F9|
|(C)||Oyama, Keiji||1-for-2||3: SO, 5: S3, 7: 2B|
|C||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Chen, Wei-Ying, W||6 1/3||127||30||27||8||0||3||2||1||0||0||0||1||1||3.549|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1 2/3||20||5||4||0||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.628|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||21||4||3||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.659|
Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 7th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-5||1: 1B, 3: F2, 4: G6, 7: F8, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||2-for-3||1: F8, 3: HBP, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: BB|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||0-for-5||1: SO, 3: F9, 5: G6, 7: E1, 9: G6|
|(1B)||Nakamura, Takeya||0-for-3||2: BB, 4: f3, 5: F7, 7: DP|
|(DH)||Brown, Dee||1-for-4, 1 R||2: F4, 4: 2B, 5: f5, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: f3, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Abe, Masahiro||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: F4, 4: 1B, 6: 1B|
|PH-LF||Osaki, Yutaro||0-for-0||8: BB|
|(LF)||Sato, Takahiko||1-for-4||2: L6, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: G5|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||0-for-2||3: G5, 4: BB, 6: SO|
|PH||Sato, Tomoaki||0-for-1||9: G6|
|Wakui, Hideaki, L||9||126||36||33||8||1||10||1||0||1||0||0||3||3||3.360|
Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Ibata grounds out to the pitcher. Morino hits a single to right. Blanco strikes out looking. Wada hits a 2-run homer. Cesar strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Nakamura fouls out to first. Brown hits a double to right. Takayama flies out to center. Abe hits an RBI single to left, runners on first. G.G. Sato hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Hosokawa walks to load the bases. Kataoka grounds out to short.
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hits
Wakui on the mound for Seibu
Oshima walks. Nomoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Oyama hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Araki hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Ibata lines out to first.
Top of the 1st
Araki hits a triple to right. Ibata strikes out swinging. Morino flies out to second. Blanco strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Nakamura walks. Brown flies out to second. Takayama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Abe flies out to second. G.G. Sato lines out to short.
Top of the 7th
Oshima grounds out to second. Nomoto flies out to right. Oyama hits a double to center. Araki strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 7th
Kataoka flies out to center. Kuriyama hits a single to center. Nakajima reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Asao in for Chen.
Defense: Tanishige enters as catcher.
Nakamura grounds into a double play.
Top of the 8th
Ibata hits a double to center. Morino hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Blanco hits a grounder to third, Ibata thrown out trying to score, runners advance to second and third. Wada hits a grounder to first, Morino is thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. Cesar grounds out to second.
The Dragons snapped a two game losing streak and are now 5 games above 500. ... The Lions four game winning streak came to an end. They are now 12 games above 500. ... Chen (CHU) won his second start in a row and improved to 3-4. Iwase (CHU) recorded his 12th save. ... Wakui's (SEI) personal 2-game winning streak came to an end. He is now 5-3.
Hiromitsu Ochiai finally recorded his 500th win managerial win (the team lost two straight before tonight's win).