Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Attendance: 42811 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-2-0 | Time: 2:54
Potential Starters: Kentaro Kuwahara (YOK) 1-1, 5.51 - Chih-Lung Huang (YOM) 0-0, 11.57
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(RF-CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||0-for-5||1: F8, 2: G4, 4: G4, 6: F8, 9: G4|
|(2B)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-5||1: F8, 3: G6, 4: F6, 6: SO, 9: F4|
|(1B)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: HR, 7: F4|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: G6, 4: G4, 7: SO|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3, 1 R||1: F7, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: G4|
|(CF)||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G1, 3: 2B, 5: F9, 8: F7|
|(SS)||Fujita, Kazuya||2-for-3, 2 RBI||2: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: G4|
|(C)||Hashimoto, Tasuku||1-for-3||2: 1B, 3: IBB, 5: F8, 8: SO|
|(P)||Bootcheck, Chris||0-for-3||2: SO, 3: SO, 6: SO|
|RF||Yoshimura, Yuki||0-for-1||9: F8|
|Bootcheck, Chris, W||6 1/3||102||26||26||8||0||6||0||0||0||0||0||2||2||4.909|
|Ejiri, Shintaro, H||1/3||4||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.713|
|Sanada, Hiroki, H||1/3||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.422|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, S||2||26||8||8||2||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.725|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F4, 7: G4|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||1-for-4||1: F7, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||1-for-4||2: 1B (CS), 4: G3, 6: F7, 8: G4|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||1-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F6, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||2-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 4: G1, 7: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Wakiya, Ryota||2-for-4, 1 R||3: SO, 5: 1B (SB), 7: 1B (SB), 8: SO|
|(2B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||2-for-4, 2 RBI||3: 1B, 5: L5, 7: 2B, 9: G6|
|PH||Kudo, Takahito||0-for-1||3: F8|
|PH||Furuki, Shigeyuki||0-for-1||5: SO|
|PH||Ogasawara, Michihiro||1-for-1||7: 1B|
|PR-CF||Suzuki, Takahiro||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Huang, Chih-Lung, L||3||64||18||14||5||0||2||4||0||0||0||0||3||3||10.565|
Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Huang on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishikawa grounds out to short. Uchikawa hits a double to center. Murata grounds out to short. Sledge walks, runners on first and second. Kinjo hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Fujita clears the bases with a 2-run single to center and advances to second on the throw. Hashimoto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Bootcheck strikes out looking.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hoshino on the mound for Yomiuri
Shimozono grounds out to second. Ishikawa flies out to short. Uchikawa hits a solo homer. Murata grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Bootcheck on the mound for Yokohama
Abe flies out to short. Chono hits an infield single. Wakiya hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Wakiya steals second, runners on second and third. E. Gonzalez clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runners on second.
Pitching change: Kato in for Bootcheck.
Ogasawara, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, hits an infield single, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ejiri on the mound for Kato.
Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Ogasawara and gets thrown out trying to steal second, runner on third. Sakamoto walks, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Sanada on the mound for Eijiri.
Kamei grounds out to second.
Top of the 1st
Shimozono flies out to center. Ishikawa flies out to center. Uchikawa hits a single to center. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Sledge flies out to left.
Top of the 2nd
Kinjo gounds out to the pitcher. Fujita walks. Hashimoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Bootcheck strikes out swinging. Shimozono grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 4th
Kamei hits a single to center. Takahashi hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ramirez grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Abe strikes out swinging. Chono grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 5th
Wakiya hits a single to center. E. Gonzalez lines out to third. Furuki enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hoshino. Wakiya steals second. Furuki strikes out looking. Sakamoto strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 8th
Takahashi strikes out swinging. Ramirez grounds out to second. Abe hits a single to right. Chono hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Defense: Onishi takes over in left.
Wakiya strikes out swinging.
The Giants took the series, 2-1.
The Bay Stars stopped a 2-game slide and are now 25-43-0 (6th place). The Bay Stars are 3-5 since the end of the Inter-league season. ... The Giants 3-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 42-27-0 (1st place). The Giants are 6-3 since the end of the Inter-league season.
Bootcheck (YOK) notched his first victory of the year (and of his NPB career). It was also Bootcheck's first NPB start. Yamaguchi (YOK) recorded his 16th save. ... Huang (YOM) started his second Ichi-gun game of his career and got his first decision, a loss. Huang is now 0-1.
Nakamura (YOM) made his first appearance of the year today.
YOK: Uchikawa (4)