Yakult Swallows vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 30169 | Yakult leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:53
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 2-4, 3.48 - Hirotoshi Masui (HAM) 3-2, 3.07
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: DP, 6: G6, 9: L5|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-2, 2 R||1: S2, 3: BB, 5: BB, 6: F7, 9: 1B|
|(DH)||Guiel, Aaron||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: G6|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: SO|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||3-for-4, 1 R, 5 RBI||2: 2B, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 7: SO|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-4||2: G5, 3: f2, 5: F5, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-4||2: F9, 3: G5, 5: L4, 8: G5|
|(SS)||Onizaki, Yuji||0-for-4||2: F8, 4: E4, 6: SO, 8: f9|
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-4||3: G3, 4: G6, 6: 2B, 9: f5|
|Tateyama, Shohei, W||8||108||33||33||11||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.176|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd, 4th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||2-for-4||1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: 1B|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||0-for-4||1: G3, 3: DP, 5: G6, 7: G4|
|(DH)||Inaba, Atsunori||2-for-4, 1 R||1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: F7|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||2-for-4||1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: f5|
|(1B)||Nioka, Tomohiro||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: DP, 6: SO, 8: G4|
|(RF)||Sato, Kenji||0-for-4||2: F7, 4: G4, 7: G3, 9: SO|
|(C)||Tsuruoka, Shinya||1-for-3||3: G5, 5: 2B, 7: f9|
|PH||Konta, Toshimasa||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||2-for-4||3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|Masui, Hirotoshi, L||5||89||25||22||8||1||2||2||0||1||1||0||6||6||3.857|
Top of the 3rd - 5 runs, 4 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Fukuchi grounds out to first. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka walks on a wild pitch, runners on first and third. Guiel hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. D'Antona hits a single to left, bases loaded. Iihara hits a grand slam. Aikawa fouls out to the catcher. Miyamoto grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Inaba hits a single to center. Koyano hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Itoi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Nioka hits into a double play, runner on second. Sato grounds out to second.
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tanaka walks. Guiel strikes out swinging. D'Antona hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Iihara hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Aikawa flies out to third. Miyamoto lines out to second.
Top of the 1st
Aoki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Guiel strikes out swinging. D'Antona grounds out to short.
Top of the 2nd
Iihara hits a double to right. Aikawa grounds out to third. Miyamoto flies out to right, runner on third. Onizaki flies out to center.
Bottom of the 3rd
Tsuruoka grounds out to third. M. Kaneko hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Morimoto grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 5th
Tsuruoka hits a double to left. M. Kaneko flies out to right. Tanaka grounds out to second, runner on third. Morimoto grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th
Onizaki strikes out swinging. Fukuchi hits a double to left. Aoki grounds out to short, runner on third. Tanaka flies out to left.
Bottom of the 6th
Inaba flies out to right. Koyano grounds out to short. Itoi hits a double to center. Nioka strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th
Sato grounds out to first. Tsuruoka fouls out to right. M. Kaneko hits a single to right. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morimoto grounds out to second.
The Swallows are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 18 games under 500. ... The Fighters are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 10 games under 500. ... Tateyama (YAK) stopped a personal 4-game losing streak and picked up his first win since 4/7 (a span of 6 starts). He is now 3-4. ... Masui's (HAM) personal 2-game winning streak came to an end with the loss. He is now 3-3. ... Iihara (YAK) hit his first grand slam of his pro career in the third inning. ... The Fighters offense recorded it's 7th consecutive double-digit hit game.