Seibu Lions vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Attendance: 37201 | Seibu leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:58
Potential Starters: Takayuki Kishi (SEI) 7-3, 2.93 - Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 1-1, 12.27
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 6th, 7th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 3: SO, 6: 1B (SB), 8: G6 (BrO)|
|PH||Nakamura, Takeya||0-for-1||9: F7|
|(3B-SS)||Hara, Takuya||1-for-4, 2 R||1: SO, 4: G6, 6: G4, 8: BB, 9: 2B|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||1-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: G6, 4: G6, 6: HR, 8: G5|
|PH||Sato, Takahiko||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F7, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: BB, 9: S8|
|(LF)||Brown, Dee||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F7, 5: 2B, 6: DP, 8: BB|
|PR-RF||Saito, Shogo||0-for-1, 1 R||9: G4|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G5|
|PH-LF||Oshima, Hiroyuki||1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI||8: 1B|
|(1B)||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-2, 1 RBI||3: F7, 5: S7, 7: 1B, 8: BB|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||3-for-4, 1 RBI||3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: DP, 8: 1B|
|(P)||Kishi, Takayuki||1-for-3||3: S1, 5: F4, 8: 1B, 8: SO|
|Kishi, Takayuki, W||9||110||28||28||2||0||9||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.626|
Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: G6, 4: SO, 6: G3, 9: F4|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-3||1: F9, 4: G4, 7: F7|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-3||1: F7, 4: f2, 7: F6|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-3||2: SO, 5: 2B, 8: F8|
|(2B)||Ibata, Hirokazu||0-for-3||2: G6, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|(RF-LF)||Nakagawa, Hiroki||1-for-3||3: 1B, 5: f2, 8: G1|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-2||3: DP, 6: G3|
|RF||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-1||9: F7|
|(P)||Yamai, Daisuke||0-for-1||3: SO|
|PH||Fujii, Atsushi||0-for-1||6: F8|
|PH||Arai, Ryota||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Yamai, Daisuke, L||6||97||23||21||6||1||4||0||0||1||0||0||3||3||9.529|
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Brown hits a double to center. Takayama grounds out to short, runner on third. Y. Ishii hits a sac fly to left. Hosokawa hits an infield single. Kishi flies out to second.
Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Kataoka hits a single to right, steals second and advances to third on a catching error (E6) on a throw out to second. Hara grounds out to second. Nakajima hits a 2-run homer. Kuriyama hits a single to center. Brown grounds into a double play.
Top of the 8th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Takashima on the mound for Chunichi
Kishi hits a single to center. Kataoka grounds out to short, runner on first. Hara walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Nakajima hits a grounder to third, Kataoka gets thrown out at home, runners on first and second. Kuriyama walks to load bases. Brown walks in a run, bases loaded. Saito enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brown. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Takayama, hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second. Y. Ishii walks, runners on first and second. Hosokawa hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Kishi strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hisamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Kataoka, flies out to left. Hara hits a double to center. G.G. Sato, pinch-hitting for Nakajima, hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kuriyama hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Saito grounds out to second.
Top of the 3rd
Y. Ishii flies out to left. Hosokawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kishi. Kataoka strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada hits a double to center. Ibata strikes out looking. Nakagawa fouls out to the catcher.
The Lions won their second straight game and are now 14 games above 500. ... The Dragons 2-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 2 games above 500. ... Kishi (SEI) stopped a personal 2-game losing streak. He also recorded his second shutout of the year. Kishi is now 8-3. ... Yamai (CHU) took the loss and dropped to 1-2. ... This was Takahashima's (CHU) first pro outing of his career. ... The Lions sent 10 batters to the plate in the 8th inning.