Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 42493 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-1-0 | Time: 3:09
Potential Starters: Naoyuki Shimizu (YOK) 7-5, 4.09 - Chih-Lung Huang (YOM) 0-0, 11.57
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)
|(RF-CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-3, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: BB, 4: F8, 7: BB, 9: SO|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: S5, 3: 3B, 5: F7, 7: G1, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-3||1: SO, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-3||1: BB, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: 1B|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-2, 1 RBI||1: BB, 3: G4, 6: G6|
|LF||Nonaka, Shingo||0-for-1||8: F8|
|(CF)||Onishi, Hiroaki||0-for-2||1: F8, 3: F8|
|RF||Yoshimura, Yuki||0-for-2||6: SO, 8: F7|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||1-for-3||2: 1B, 4: f3, 6: SO, 8: BB|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-1||2: DP|
|PH-2B||Yamazaki, Noriharu||1-for-3||4: 2B, 7: F9, 8: G6|
|(P)||Shimizu, Naoyuki||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: F9|
|PH||Fujita, Kazuya||0-for-1||7: G4|
|PH||Noguchi, Toshihiro||0-for-1||9: G6|
|Shimizu, Naoyuki, L||4 0/3||81||24||22||10||1||1||1||1||0||0||0||8||7||4.598|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||2-for-4||1: G5, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: f3|
|(CF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||0-for-5, 1 R||1: G3, 3: G4, 4: F7, 5: F8, 7: L1|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G4, 3: E4, 4: F7, 5: BB|
|PR-2B||Terauchi, Takayuki||0-for-1||7: SO|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 5: F7|
|PH-RF||Suzuki, Takahiro||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||3-for-4, 3 R, 4 RBI||2: DP, 3: HR, 5: 2B, 6: HR|
|C||Tsuruoka, Kazunari||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 8: G6|
|(3B)||Wakiya, Ryota||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 2B, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 6: G6|
|(2B-1B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||2: G5, 4: SO, 5: HR, 6: G6|
|(P)||Fujii, Shugo||1-for-1, 1 R||3: 1B, 4: HBP|
|PH-LF||Kudo, Takahito||1-for-2||5: SO, 7: 1B|
|Fujii, Shugo, W||5||88||22||17||4||0||5||4||0||1||0||0||2||2||2.897|
|Obispo, Wirfin, H||3||49||13||11||2||0||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.304|
Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Shimozono walks. Ishikawa hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and third. Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second. Onishi flies out to center.
Bottom of the 3rd - 5 runs, 4 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Fujii hits a single to center. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kamei grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Takahashi reaches on a fielding error (E4) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Abe hits a 3-run homer. Chono flies out to center. Wakiya flies out to right.
Bottom of the 5th - 5 runs, 5 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Yoshimura takes over in right; Shimozono moves from right to center.
Ramirez hits a single to center. Abe hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Chono hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: F. Kobayashi in for Shimizu
Wakiya hits an RBI single to left, runners advance to second and third on throw. E. Gonzalez hits a 3-run homer. Kudo, pinch-hitting for Fujii, strikes out swinging. Sakamoto walks and advances to third on a wild pitch. Kamei flies out to center, runner on third. Takahashi walks, runners on first and third. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takahashi. Ramirez flies out to left.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Abe hits a solo homer. Chono grounds out to second. Wakiya grounds out to short. E. Gonzalez grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Shimozono hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Uchikawa strikes out swinging. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Sledge walks to load the bases. Onishi flies out to center.
Bottom of the 2nd
Ramirez walks. Abe grounds into a double play. Chono hits an infield single. Wakiya hits a double to right, runners on second and third. E. Gonzalez grounds out to third.
Top of the 4th
Takeyama fouls out to first. Yamazaki, pinch-hitting for Castillo, hits a double to center. Shimizu flies out to right, runner on third. Shimozono flies out to center.
Bottom of the 4th
E. Gonzalez strikes out swinging. Fujii gets hit by a pitch. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kamei flies out to left. Takahashi flies out to left.
Top of the 8th
Uchikawa hits a single to right. Murata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nonaka flies out to center. Yoshimura flies out to left. Takeyama walks to load the bases. Yamazaki grounds out to short.
The Giants won their third straight game and are now 42-26-0 (1st place). ... The Bay Stars lost their second game in a row and are now 24-43-0 (6th place).
Fujii (YOM) won his second start in a row and is currently in the midst of a 6-game winning streak (he lost one game this year on 4/6 vs Hanshin). Fujii is now 6-1. ... Shimizu (YOK) got the loss and is now 7-6 on the year.
The Bay Stars beat the Giants 8-5 on 3/31. Since then, they have dropped 7 straight games against Yomiuri.
YOM: Abe (23, 24), E. Gonzalez (2)