Yokohama Bay Stars vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 31116 | Softbank leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:02
Potential Starters: Futoshi Kobayashi (YOK) 0-2, 3.22 - Hiroki Yamada (SOF)
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)
|(RF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||2-for-5||1: SO, 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G6|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-2, 2 R||1: HBP (SB), 2: DP, 5: S3, 7: 1B (SB)|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G5, 7: 1B|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G6, 7: SO|
|(DH)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3, 1 RBI||1: HBP, 3: L3, 6: L6, 8: G4|
|(CF)||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||2-for-4, 2 RBI||1: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: L5, 8: F8|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-4||1: F9, 4: DP, 6: F6, 8: F7|
|(C)||Hashimoto, Tasuku||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G4, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Ide, Shotaro||0-for-1||2: G5, 5: BB (BrO)|
|PH-LF||Naito, Yuta||0-for-1||7: G3|
|PH||Kuwahara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Kobayashi, Futoshi||5 0/3||91||24||22||6||0||5||2||0||0||0||0||5||4||3.951|
|Kato, Kosuke, L||1 0/3||18||5||3||1||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||1||1||21.600|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 7th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||1-for-4, 1 R||1: 1B, 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: F7, 7: G6|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||2-for-5, 2 R||1: 1B, 2: G3, 4: f5, 7: 1B, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Ortiz, Jose||1-for-4, 2 R||1: BB, 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 8: F9|
|(DH)||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||1-for-5, 1 RBI||1: F7, 2: F8, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 8: F8|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: DP|
|(1B)||Petagine, Roberto||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G1, 7: 1B|
|PR-CF||Kidokoro, Ryuma||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: E3, 3: F7, 6: BB, 7: 1B|
|(LF)||Akashi, Kenji||0-for-2||1: G6, 4: SO, 6: S1|
|PH-1B-3B||Morimoto, Satoru||0-for-0, 1 R||7: HBP|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||2-for-4, 4 RBI||1: 2B, 4: SO, 6: F8, 7: 2B|
|Settsu, Tadashi, W||1||31||6||6||3||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||2.189|
Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 1 hit
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Shimozono strikes out looking. Ishikawa gets hit by a pitch and steals second. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second. Murata walks to load the bases. Sledge walks in a run, bases loaded. Kinjo hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Castillo flies out to right. Hashimoto grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 1st - 5 runs, 5 hits
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Kawasaki hits an infield single. Honda hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ortiz walks to load the bases. Matsunaka flies out to left. Tamura hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Petagine hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Hasegawa reaches on a throwing error (E3) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Akashi grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Yamazaki hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Kawasaki strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Hashimoto hits a single to center. Naito, pinch-hitting for Ide, grounds out to first, runner on second. Shimozono strikes out swinging. Ishikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Ishikawa steals second, runners on second and third. Uchikawa clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Murata strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th - 5 runs, 6 hits
Kato on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Naito takes over in left.
Honda hits an infield single.
Pitching change: Sanada in for Kato.
Ortiz hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matsunaka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Tamura hits into a double play, runner on third. Petagine hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Petagine. Hasegawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Sato in for Sanada.
Morimoto, pinch-hitting for Akashi, gets hit by a pitch to load the bases. Yamazaki clears the bases with a 3-run double to right, runner on second. Kawasaki grounds out to short.
Top of the 5th
Ide walks. Shimozono hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Uchikawa hits a grounder to third, Ide gets thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. Murata grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 6th
Hasegawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akashi. Yamazaki flies out to center. Kawasaki flies out to left.
The Hawks won their second game in a row and are now 9 games above 500. ... The Bay Stars have dropped 7 in a row (a season high) and are now 15 games under 500. They are now tied with the Swallows for the most number of losses in either league (36).
Settsu (SOF) got the win in relief and is now 3-1 this year. ... Kato (YOK) took the loss in relief and is now 0-1.
For Yamada (SOF), this was his first pro start of his career.