Seibu Lions vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 31641 | Seibu leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 3:04
Potential Starters: Kazuhisa Ishii (SEI) 6-3, 3.88 - Yudai Kawai (CHU) 1-0, 2.38
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 3rd, 9th)
|(2B)||Kataoka, Yasuyuki||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G5, 3: L5, 6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Abe, Masahiro||0-for-3||1: G5, 4: G5, 7: G5|
|PH-1B||Nakamura, Takeya||1-for-1, 1 R||9: 1B|
|(SS)||Nakajima, Hiroyuki||0-for-3, 1 R||1: F8, 4: F9, 7: F8, 9: BB|
|(CF)||Kuriyama, Takumi||1-for-4||2: G1, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: f5|
|(RF)||Takayama, Hisashi||2-for-4, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 5: G4, 7: G1, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||Hirao, Hiroshi||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: G5|
|PH-1B-3B||Ishii, Yoshihito||1-for-2, 1 RBI||8: SO, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Sato, Takahiko||0-for-2||2: F7, 5: SO|
|PH-LF||Oshima, Hiroyuki||0-for-2||8: G3, 9: DP|
|(C)||Hosokawa, Toru||1-for-2||3: 1B (BrO), 6: G5|
|PH-C||Uemoto, Tatsuyuki||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||8: HR|
|(P)||Nogami, Ryoma||0-for-0||3: S1|
|PH||Saito, Shogo||0-for-1||6: SO|
|PH||Brown, Dee||0-for-1||8: G5|
|Onuma, Koji, W||1||5||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Sikorski, Brian, S||1||16||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.025|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||1-for-4||1: G4, 2: BB (SB), 4: F8, 6: F8, 9: 1B|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 2: F9, 4: G4, 7: G4, 9: L6|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: G1, 4: F8, 7: SO|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: HR, 5: G4, 7: G4|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: G6, 8: L4|
|(2B)||Ibata, Hirokazu||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: G3, 8: G1|
|(RF)||Fujii, Atsushi||1-for-4||1: G4, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-2||2: G6, 3: IBB, 6: S1, 9: SO|
|(P)||Kawai, Yudai||0-for-3||2: f7, 3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-1||9: f5|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1||19||4||4||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||0.982|
|Iwase, Hitoki, L||1||28||7||6||4||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||3||3||2.893|
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Araki grounds out to second. Oshima hits a single to left. Morino hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Blanco walks to load the bases. Wada hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Ibata strikes out looking. Fujii grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nogami on the mound for Seibu
Morino grounds out to the pitcher. Blanco hits a solo homer. Wada hits a double to left. Ibata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Fujii grounds out to short. Tanishige gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Kawai strikes out looking.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Y. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Hirao, strikes out swinging. Oshima, pinch-hitting for G.G. Sato, grounds out to first. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, hits a solo homer. Brown, pinch-hitting for Takekuma, grounds out to third.
Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Hidenori takes over in right.
Kataoka hits a single to left. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Abe, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Nakajima walks to load the bases. Kuriyama fouls out to third. Takayama hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Y. Ishii hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Oshima grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 2nd
Tanishige grounds out to short. Kawai fouls out to left. Araki walks and steals second. Oshima flies out to right.
Top of the 3rd
Hosokawa hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nogami. Kataoka lines out to third, Hosokawa doubled off second.
Bottom of the 6th
Fujii hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige. Kawai strikes out swinging. Araki flies out to center.
The Lions took the Inter-league series, 3-1.
The Lions are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 15 games above 500. ... The Dragons dropped their second straight game and are now just 1 game above 500. ... Onuma (SEI) recorded his first win of the season. He is 1-0. Sikorski (SEI) picked up his 20th save. ... Iwase (CHU) blew the save (and his shot at 250 saves) and lost his first game of the season. He is 0-1.
Nakajima (SEI) hurt his left knee while sliding into home in the top of the 9th inning. He did not return to the game on defense in the bottom of the 9th. Nakajima is currently listed as day-to-day.