Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Hamamatsu Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 9229 | Chunichi leads series, 5-2-0 | Time: 2:30
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 9th)
|(RF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F7, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: SO|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: G4, 5: 2B, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||0-for-4||1: F8, 4: F9, 5: L3, 8: G3|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-4||2: F8, 4: E5, 6: G5, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-4||2: F8, 4: F7, 6: SO, 9: 2B|
|PR||Nonaka, Shingo||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(CF)||Onishi, Hiroaki||3-for-4, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Hashimoto, Tasuku||0-for-3||2: G3, 5: F7, 6: G6|
|PH||Takeyama, Shingo||0-for-1||9: DP|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||2-for-4, 1 R||3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 9: G6|
|(P)||Miura, Daisuke||0-for-0||3: S1, 5: S1|
|PH||Naito, Yuta||0-for-1||7: SO|
|Miura, Daisuke, L||6||93||24||22||6||1||7||1||0||0||0||0||3||2||5.489|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G6, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(CF-LF)||Fujii, Atsushi||2-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B (SB), 8: SO|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: S9, 8: HR|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F7, 4: DP, 6: SO, 8: HR|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 5: F9, 6: HR, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||1-for-3||2: F5, 5: 3B, 6: F9|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G3|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-2||3: F8, 5: IBB, 7: F8|
|(P)||Asakura, Kenta||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: G5|
|PH||Donoue, Takehiro||0-for-1||7: SO|
|Asakura, Kenta, W||7||100||28||26||6||0||5||0||0||2||0||0||1||1||4.602|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1 0/3||24||5||5||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||1.328|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||6||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.492|
Potential Starters: Daisuke Miura (YOK) 3-4, 5.76 - Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 1-2, 5.00
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Asakura on the mound for Chunichi
Hashimoto flies out to left. Castillo hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miura. Shimozono hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Ishikawa hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Uchikawa lines out to first.
Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Araki hits a single to lft. Fujii reaches on a bunt single and Araki advances to third on a throwing error (E5). Morino hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Fujii steals second. Wada strikes out swinging. Blanco hits a 2-run homer. Nomoto flies out to right.
Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Terahara on the mound for Yokohama
Araki flies out to right. Fujii strikes out swinging. Morino hits a solo homer. Wada hits a solo homer. Blanco strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Arai takes over at first; Hidenori takes over at center; Fujii moves from center to left.
Sledge hits a double to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner. Onishi hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Asao.
Takeyama, pinch-hitting for Hashimoto, grounds into a double play. Castillo grounds out to short.
Top of the 3rd
Castillo hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miura. Shimozono flies out to right, runner on third. Ishikawa grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 4th
Araki flies out to right. Fujii hits a single to right. Morino hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Wada grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 5th
Blanco flies out to right. Nomoto hits a triple to right. N. Donoue strikes out looking. Tanishige gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Asakura grounds out to third.
The Dragons are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 33-33-1 (3rd place). ... The Bay Stars are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 23-40-0 (6th place). The Bay Stars are the first team to lose 40 games this season.
Asakura (CHU) stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and evened his record out at 3-3. Iwase (CHU) picked up his 18th save of the year. ... Miura (YOK) took the loss and is now 0-3 in four starts since his last victory on 5/21 (vs Nippon Ham). Miura is now 3-5.
Iwase (CHU) recorded his 252nd career save and moved into 2nd place tie on the All-time list (behind Shingo Takatsu's 286).
CHU: Blanco (17), Morino (9), Wada (18)