Yokohama Bay Stars vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 31628 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 2:36
Potential Starters: Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 1-3, 3.41 - Masaru Takeda (HAM) 2-4, 3.83
Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G4, 6: G6, 8: G4|
|(SS)||Fujita, Kazuya||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G5, 6: F7, 9: G4|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-3, 1 R||1: 1B, 4: F9, 6: BB, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 4: G5, 6: G5, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G1, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(DH)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G5|
|(CF)||Ide, Shotaro||0-for-3||2: G1, 5: G6, 7: G5|
|(RF)||Shimokubo, Yosuke||0-for-3||2: f2, 5: F8, 8: G1|
|(C)||Hosoyamada, Takeshi||1-for-2||3: G1, 6: 1B|
|PH-C||Kurobane, Toshiki||0-for-1||8: G4|
|Kaga, Shigeru, L||5 2/3||73||25||21||6||0||2||1||0||2||0||1||3||3||3.635|
|Bootcheck, Chris||1 2/3||18||6||6||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||7.105|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||2-for-4, 1 R||1: 2B, 3: G1, 5: F7, 7: 1B|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||1-for-3, 1 R||1: S2, 3: G5, 6: 1B, 7: G3 (SB)|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||0-for-3, 1 RBI||1: S7, 3: G3, 6: G4, 7: SO|
|(DH)||Nioka, Tomohiro||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F9, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: G4|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||0-for-4, 1 R||2: G4, 4: G3, 6: G4 (SB), 8: SO|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: E6|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Shinji||1-for-3||2: F7, 5: 1B, 6: IBB, 8: F9|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||0-for-3||2: E6, 5: S1, 6: G1, 8: F6|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||1-for-3||2: G5, 5: G6, 7: 1B|
|Takeda, Masaru, W||8||97||28||27||3||0||5||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.436|
|Tateyama, Yoshinori, S||1||14||4||4||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.102|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Fujita strikes out looking. Uchikawa hits a single to right. Murata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Sledge strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka hits a double to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba hits a sac fly to left. Nioka flies out to right.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Morimoto hits a single to left. Runner advances to second on balk. Inaba grounds out to second, runner on third. Nioka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Itoit grounds out to second, runner on first. Itoi steals second and advances to third on a bad throw by the catcher (E2). Koyano hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Takahashi gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Sanada in for Kaga.
Ono grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 2nd
Itoi grounds out to second. Koyano hits a single to center. Takahashi flies out to left. Ono reaches on an error (E6), runners on first and second. M. Kaneko grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 5th
Takahashi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ono. M. Kaneko grounds out to short. Tanaka flies out to left.
Top of the 6th
Hosoyamada hits a single to right. Ishikawa grounds out to short, runner on second. Fujita flies out to left. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second. Murata grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 7th
M. Kaneko hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Morimoto grounds out to first, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Bootcheck in for Ejiri.
Inaba strikes out swinging as Morimoto steals second, runners on second and third. Nioka grounds out to second.
The Fighters are now 7 games under 500. ... The Bay Stars three game winning streak came to an end. They are now 6 games under 500. ... M. Takeda (HAM) won his second consecutive start and improved to 3-4. Tateyama (HAM) notched his third save of the year. ... Kaga (YOK) lost his second game in a row and is now 1-4.