Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 9214 | Chunichi leads series, 7-3-0 | Time: 3:23
Potential Starters: Kenta Asakura (CHU) 3-4, 5.40 - Daisuke Miura (YOK) 3-6, 5.79
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: F9, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: f4|
|SS||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-1||9: F9|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-5, 1 R||1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: F9, 7: G6, 9: SO|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-5, 1 R||1: SO, 4: F9, 6: G4, 8: 2B, 9: F9|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: E6|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F7, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 8: F8|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: SO|
|(C)||Oyama, Keiji||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: G5, 6: G6|
|PH||Donoue, Takehiro||1-for-1, 2 RBI||8: 2B|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||1-for-3||3: G4, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 8: BB|
|(P)||Chen, Wei-Ying||1-for-2||3: G4, 5: 1B|
|PH||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-0||7: S3|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-1||8: G5|
|Chen, Wei-Ying, W||6||103||28||25||8||1||5||2||0||1||0||0||1||1||3.320|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1||20||5||5||2||0||2||0||0||0||1||0||1||1||1.761|
|Shimizu, Akinobu, H||1/3||6||1||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.512|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||16||5||5||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.333|
Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: BB, 6: F8, 8: 1B|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-3, 1 R||1: fc5 (CS), 3: G4, 5: S1, 7: 1B, 8: S3|
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||2-for-5||1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: F4, 7: 1B, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-5||1: F8, 3: G4, 5: F6, 7: G4, 9: F8|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||2-for-5||2: 2B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: E6|
|(C)||Hashimoto, Tasuku||3-for-5, 1 R||2: f5, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Fujita, Kazuya||3-for-5, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 2B, 9: G4|
|(P)||Oka, Tomokazu||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO|
|PH||Yoshimura, Yuki||0-for-1||6: f3|
|PH||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||8: G5|
|Oka, Tomokazu, L||6||82||25||25||7||1||3||0||0||0||0||0||3||3||3.759|
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Wada hits a solo homer. Blanco flies out to left. Cesar grounds out to second. Oyama grounds out to short.
Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima hits a single to left. Morino flies out to right. Wada strikes out looking. Blanco hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Cesar hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Oyama grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Sledge grounds out to short. Harper hits a solo homer. Hashimoto hits a double to right. Fujita strikes out swinging. Oka strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Ishikawa hits a single to right. Uchikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Murata grounds out to second, runners on first and third.
Defense: T. Iwasaki takes over at short.
Sledge strikes out swinging. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second. Harper strikes out swinging.
Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Bootcheck on the mound for Yokohama
Morino hits double to right. Wada reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to center. Cesar strikes out swinging. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Oyama, clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, T. Donue to third on a throw. N. Donoue walks, runners on first and third. Y. Matsui, pinch-hitting for Asao, grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Chunichi
Hashimoto hits a single to right. Fujita hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Bootcheck, grounds out to third. Shimozono hits an RBI infield single, a second run scores on a throwing error (E3), runner on first. Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Shimizu in for Takahashi.
Uchikawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 1st
Shimozono hits a single to right. Ishikawa reaches on a fielder's choice, Shimozono to third on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and third. Ishikawa gets caught trying to steal second, runner on third. Uchikawa flies out to right. Murata flies out to center.
Bottom of the 2nd
Sledge hits a double to right. Harper strikes out. Hashimoto fouls out to third. Fujita hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Oka strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 5th
Shimozono walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Uchikawa flies out to second. Murata flies out to short.
Top of the 6th
Morino grounds out to second. Wada hits a single to left. Blanco flies out to center. Cesar hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Oyama grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 6th
Sledge strikes out swinging. Harper walks. Hashimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Fujita hits an infield single, bases loaded. Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Oka, fouls out to first. Shimozono flies out to center.
Top of the 7th
N. Donoue hits a single to right. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Chen, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Araki fouls out to second. Oshima grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 9th
Murata flies out to center. Sledge hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonoka. Harper reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and third. Yamazaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Harper. Hashimoto strikes out swinging. Fujita grounds out to second.
The Dragons won their second straight game and are now 39-38-1 (3rd place). ... The Bay Stars lost their fifth game in a row and are now 25-48-0 (6th place).
Chen (CHU) won his second straight start and is now 6-7. Iwase (CHU) saved his 24th game. ... Oka (YOK) took the loss and has not won a game since 5/19 (vs Rakuten), a stretch in which he has gone 0-3 over 6 starts.
Shimizu (YOK) was recognized for winning his 100th game (on 6/20 vs Hanshin) prior to tonight's game.
CHU: Wada (22)
YOK: Harper (1)