Softbank Hawks vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 31786 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:22
Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 7-3, 3.57 - Takahiro Aoki (HIR) 1-4, 5.30
Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||2-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI||1: SO, 3: G4, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G6|
|LF||Fukuda, Shuhei||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||5-for-6||1: 1B, 3: 1B (SB), 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Ortiz, Jose||2-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F8, 4: 1B, 5: BB|
|3B||Morimoto, Satoru||1-for-2, 1 R||8: 1B, 9: G5|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F9, 4: HR, 4: BB, 5: G6|
|RF||Shibahara, Hiroshi||0-for-1||8: f5|
|(LF)||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 4: 1B (SB), 4: G4 (SB), 6: G5|
|1B-SS||Akashi, Kenji||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|(1B)||Petagine, Roberto||3-for-4, 2 R||2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: 1B|
|PR-CF||Kidokoro, Ryuma||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(CF-LF-1B)||Egawa, Tomoaki||1-for-4, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: S9, 5: G6, 6: F7, 8: 2B|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||1-for-4, 2 R||2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(P)||Wada, Tsuyoshi||0-for-2||3: G4, 4: S5, 5: S1, 7: SO|
|PH||Doue, Hayato||0-for-1||9: F9|
|Wada, Tsuyoshi, W||8||118||31||29||6||1||5||2||0||0||0||0||3||3||3.549|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd, 8th)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F7, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 7: F9|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||2-for-3||1: SO, 4: 1B (SB), 6: BB, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-4, 1 R||1: F7, 4: F8, 6: G3, 8: DP|
|(1B)||Kurihara, Kenta||0-for-4||2: G1, 4: f3, 6: F4, 8: F7|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||2: 1B (SB), 4: SO, 6: HR, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Mukae, Yuichiro||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: f2, 6: G5|
|PH||Amaya, Soichiro||0-for-1||9: F8|
|(3B)||Kokubo, Tetsuya||0-for-3||2: F7, 5: E6, 7: F4|
|PH||Fiorentino, Jeff||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-1||3: BB, 5: SO|
|CF||Akamatsu, Masato||0-for-2||7: G2, 9: G6|
|(P)||Aoki, Takahiro||0-for-1||3: DP|
|PH-C||Aizawa, Tsubasa||1-for-2||5: G4, 7: 1B|
|Aoki, Takahiro, L||3 2/3||74||19||17||8||1||3||0||0||1||0||0||5||5||5.741|
|Kishimoto, Hideki||1 1/3||47||12||8||5||0||0||3||0||1||0||2||3||1||3.682|
Top of the 4th - 5 runs, 7 hits
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Tamura hits a solo homer. Matsunaka hits a single to center. Petagine hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matsuanaka steals third, runners on first and third. Egawa hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Yamazaki hits a single to right. Wada hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kawasaki clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for N. Aoki.
Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ortiz hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Tamura walks to load the bases. Matsunaka grounds out to second.
Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Petagine hits a single to center and advances to second on a balk. Egawa grounds out to short. Yamazaki walks, runners on first and second. Wada hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. A run scores on a passed ball, runner on third. Kawasaki hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Honda hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ortiz walks to load the bases. A run scores on a balk, runners on second and third. Tamura grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Morimoto takes over at third.
Higashide hits a single to center. Soyogi walks, runners on first and second. Shima grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Kurihara flies out to second. Hirose hits a 3-run homer. Mukae grounds out to third.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Morimoto hits a single to left. Shibahara fouls out to third. Akashi hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kidokoro strikes out swinging. Egawa hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Yamazaki strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki strikes out swinging. Honda hits a single to left. Ortiz hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tamura flies out to right. Matsunaka grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 2nd
Kurihara grounds out to the pitcher. Hirose hits a single to right. Mukae strikes out swinging as Hirose steals second. Kokubo flies out to left.
Top of the 3rd
Wada grounds out to second. Kawasaki grounds out to second. Honda hits a single to center and steals second. Ortiz flies out to center.
Bottom of the 4th
Soyogi hits a single to left. Shima flies out to center. Kurihara fouls out to first. Soyogi steals second. Hirose strikes out swinging.
The Hawks are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 8 games above 500. ... The Carp 2-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 10 games under 500. ... Wada (SOF) won his fourth straight game and improved to 8-3. It was also his 17th Inter-league victory of his career and his first victory at Mazda Stadium (giving him a victory in 12 different stadiums). ... T. Aoki (HIR) dropped his fourth straight start and is now 1-5. ... The Hawks sent 11 batters to the plate in the fourth inning. ... Honda (SOF) collected 5 hits for the second time in his career.