Nippon Ham Fighters vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 19347 | Nippon Ham leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:50
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 3-4, 3.18 - Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 1-4, 2.95
Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 6th, 9th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||3-for-5||1: 2B, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: S2, 3: HR, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: S1|
|(RF-1B)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-3||1: BB, 3: F8, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 9: BB|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||0-for-2||1: f3, 3: HBP, 5: F7|
|3B-1B||Nioka, Tomohiro||0-for-2||7: F4, 9: DP|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||3-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 3: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Shinji||0-for-2||2: F9, 3: F9, 6: HBP|
|RF||Yang, Dai-Kang||0-for-0||8: S1|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F6, 8: SO|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: 1B|
|(P)||Takeda, Masaru||0-for-4||2: G5, 4: G5, 6: DP, 8: SO|
|Takeda, Masaru, W||9||110||29||29||3||1||5||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||2.902|
Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-4||1: G5, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: F4|
|(RF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: 1B, 7: G6, 9: F6|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||0-for-3||1: G4, 4: DP, 7: F8|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: L5, 5: HR, 7: G6|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-3||2: G5, 5: F9, 8: 2B|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3||2: G5, 5: G1, 8: G6|
|(CF-LF)||Ide, Shotaro||0-for-3||3: G6, 5: F8, 8: F8|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||0-for-2||3: G3, 6: G6|
|PH-CF||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||8: G6|
|(P)||Kaga, Shigeru||0-for-2||3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH||Kuwahara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Ushida, Shigeki, L||1||18||5||4||2||0||2||0||0||1||0||0||1||0||1.573|
Top of the 3rd -1 run, 2 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher. Morimoto hits a solo homer. Inaba flies out to center. Koyano gets hit by pitch. Itoi hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Takahashi flies out to right.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Murata hits a solo homer. Sledge flies out to right. Castillo grounds out to the pitcher. Ide flies out to center.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Itoi hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E1). Yang (Yoh) hits a sac bunt, runner on third. M. Kaneko strikes out swinging. Ono hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. M. Takeda strikes out swinging.
Top of the 1st
Tanaka hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Morimoto. Inaba walks, runners on first and third. Koyano fouls out to first. Itoi flies out to center.
Top of the 6th
Itoi hits a double to right. Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. M. Kaneko flies out to short. Ono walks to load the bases. M. Takeda grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 8th
Sledge hits a double to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. Castillo grounds out to short, runner on third. Ide flies out to center. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, grounds out to short.
Top of the 9th
Tanaka hits a single to left, advances to second on a sac bunt by Morimoto, and takes third on a wild pitch. Inaba walks, runners on first and third. Nioka grounds into a double play.
The Fighters stopped a 5-game losing streak and are now 10 games under 500. ... The Bay Stars dropped their fourth straight game and are now 12 games under 500. ... M. Takeda (HAM) got the win for the Fighters and is now 3-0 over his last 5 starts. He evened his record to 4-4. This was also his first complete game of the season. ... Ushida (YOK) took the loss for the Bay Stars and is now 1-1 on the year.
Koyano (right hand, third inning) and Takahashi (right calf, 6th inning) were taken out of the game after getting hit by pitches. Both players are listed as day-to-day.