Softbank Hawks vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 6211 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:05
Potential Starters: Shinsuke Ogura (SOF) 3-2, 3.64 - Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 1-4, 2.72
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)
|(SS)||Kawasaki, Munenori||0-for-4||1: L6, 3: G3, 5: G4, 7: F7|
|(2B)||Honda, Yuichi||0-for-4||1: G1, 3: G4, 5: F9, 7: F8|
|(RF)||Tamura, Hitoshi||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: HR, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Matsunaka, Nobuhiko||2-for-4||1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: G4, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Ortiz, Jose||0-for-4||1: G6, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: G5|
|(CF-LF)||Hasegawa, Yuya||1-for-3||2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F7|
|(1B)||Akashi, Kenji||1-for-4||2: 1B (SB), 4: F7, 6: DP, 9: G4|
|(C)||Yamazaki, Katsuki||0-for-3||2: F9, 4: F9, 7: F9|
|PH||Morimoto, Satoru||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(P)||Ogura, Shinsuke||0-for-1||2: G4|
|PH||Shibahara, Hiroshi||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||5: HR|
|PH||Takaya, Hiroaki||0-for-0||7: BB|
|PH||Egawa, Tomoaki||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Ogura, Shinsuke, L||4||100||22||17||6||1||4||4||0||1||0||0||4||4||4.109|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)
|(SS-2B)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||2-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 2: G5, 4: 2B, 6: 1B|
|(RF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||2-for-3, 1 R||1: 2B, 3: 2B, 4: BB, 6: SO|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI||1: G3, 3: G4, 4: HR, 7: SO|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: F9, 4: F8, 7: SO|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3||1: SO, 3: BB, 5: G3, 7: G6|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-4||2: SO, 3: F5, 5: G5, 8: F3|
|(C)||Hashimoto, Tasuku||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: SO, 5: SO, 8: HR|
|(CF-LF)||Onishi, Hiroaki||2-for-3, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(P)||Kaga, Shigeru||0-for-1||2: S3, 4: f2|
|P||Ushida, Shigeki||0-for-1||6: DP|
|CF||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||8: G6|
|Kaga, Shigeru, W||5||78||22||21||6||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||2.799|
|Ushida, Shigeki, H||2||29||7||5||0||0||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.409|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, S||2||33||7||7||1||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.062|
Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 2 hits
Ogura on the mound for Softbank
Hashimoto strikes out swinging. Onishi walks. Kaga fouls out on his bunt attempt. Ishikawa hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Shimozono walks to load the bases. Uchikawa hits a grand slam. Murata flies out to center.
Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Shibahara, pinch-hitting for Ogura, hits a solo homer. Kawasaki grounds out to second. Honda flies out to right. Tamura hits a solo homer. Matsunaka grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Defense: Kidokoro takes over at center; Hasegawa moves from center to left.
Castillo flies out to first. Hashimoto hits a solo homer. Onishi strikes out swigning. Kinjo grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Kawasaki lines out to short. Honda grounds out to the pitcher. Tamura hits a single to left. Matsunaka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Ortiz grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 1st
Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Shimozono hits a double to center. Uchikawa grounds out to first, runner on third. Murata walks, runners on first and third. Sledge strike out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Hasegawa grounds out to second. Akashi hits a single to right and steals second. Yamazaki flies out to right. Ogura grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 2nd
Castillo strikes out looking. Hashimoto hits a single to left. Onishi hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kaga hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ishikawa grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 3rd
Shimozono hits a a double to left. Uchikawa grounds out to second, runner on third. Murata flies out to right. Sledge walks, runners on first and third. Castillo flies out to third.
Bottom of the 6th
Onishi hits an infield single. Ushida hits into a double play. Ishikawa hits an infield single and advances to third on a bad throw (E1). Shimozono strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th
Tamura strikes out swigning. Matsunaka hits a single to center. Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsunaka. Kidokoro steals second. Ortiz grounds out to third. Hasegawa flies out to left.
The two team ended the Inter-league series tied at 2 games a piece.
The Bay Stars avoided extended their losing streak to 10 games with the win. They are now 22-38-0 (6th place) ... The Hawks 4-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 37-27-2 (3rd place).
Kaga (YOK) picked up his first win since 4/25 (a span of four games and two losses) and improved to 2-4. Yamaguchi (YOK) recorded his first save since 5/21 (a span of four outings and two losses) and now has 14 saves. ... Ogura (SOF) took the loss and is now 1-4 over his last 6 starts. He is now 3-3.
The grand slam by Uchimura (YOK) in the the fourth inning was the first of his career.