Hiroshima Carp vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 11126 | Yokohama leads series, 7-6-0 | Time: 3:13
Potential Starters: Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 2-4, 4.31 - Stephen Randolph (YOK) 2-7, 4.75
Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4||1: G3, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G4, 8: G1|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Akamatsu, Masato||0-for-2||1: SO, 4: S5, 6: HBP (SB), 8: G4|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-4||2: G3, 4: F8, 6: F9, 9: F9|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F9, 4: 1B (SB), 6: G5, 9: 2B|
|(1B)||Huber, Justin||0-for-0||2: BB, 4: BB, 7: BB|
|PR||Kimura, Shogo||0-for-0, 1 R|
|PH||Maeda, Tomonori||0-for-1||9: G3|
|(3B)||Kokubo, Tetsuya||0-for-2||2: G5, 4: F8, 7: S1|
|PH-1B||Iwamoto, Takahiro||1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI||9: HR|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-4||3: G6, 5: F8, 7: G5, 9: F5|
|(P)||Alvarado, Giancarlo||0-for-3||3: G6, 5: G6, 7: SO|
|Alvarado, Giancarlo, W||7||106||26||25||3||1||8||0||1||0||0||0||1||1||3.927|
|Bale, John, H||2/3||7||3||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.091|
|Ueno, Hirofumi, H||1/3||9||2||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.214|
|Oshima, Takayuki, S||1||26||6||4||2||0||1||2||0||0||0||0||1||1||4.433|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 9th)
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-5||1: G4, 3: G1 (SB), 5: G4, 8: G5, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Yamazaki, Noriharu||0-for-2||1: G1, 3: SO|
|PH-2B||Fujita, Kazuya||1-for-2||6: f5, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||0-for-2||1: E5, 3: F8, 6: HBP, 8: BB|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4||1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: f3, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3||1: G4, 4: SO, 6: F9, 9: BB|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 7: G6, 9: DP|
|(CF)||Yoshimura, Yuki||1-for-4, 1 R||2: SO, 4: F7, 7: F9, 9: 2B|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: 2B|
|(P)||Randolph, Stephen||1-for-2||3: 1B, 5: G4|
|PH||Shimozono, Tatsuya||0-for-1||8: F8|
|PH||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-0||9: BB|
|Randolph, Stephen, L||8||120||30||24||3||0||3||3||1||2||1||0||2||2||4.480|
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Soyogi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akamatsu. Shima flies out to center. Hirose hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Hirose steals second, runner on second. Huber walks, runners on first and second. Kokubo flies out to center.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge strikes out swinging. Harper hits a solo homer. Yoshimura flies out to left.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 0 hits
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Fujita takes over at second.
Huber walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Kimura. Kokubo hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ishihara grounds out to third, runner on second. A run scores on a wild pitch. Alvarado strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kato on the mound for Yokohama
Shima flies out to right.
Pitching change: Takasaki in for Kato.
Hirose hits a double to left. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Y. Yamamoto, grounds out to first, runner on third. Iwamoto, pinch-hitting for Kokubo, hits a 2-run homer. Ishihara flies out to third.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ueno on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Mukae takes over in left; Ishii takes over at third; Iwamoto takes over at first.
Sledge walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. Harper grounds into a double play. Yoshimura hist a double to left. Takeyama hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Takasaki, walks, runners on first and second. Ishikawa strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 1st
Ishikawa grounds out to second. Yamazaki grounds out to the pitcher. Uchikawa reaches on a fielding error (E5). Murata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Sledge grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd
Randolph hits a single to center. Ishikawa fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Ishikawa steals second. Yamazaki strikes out swinging. Uchikawa flies out to center.
Top of the 6th
Soyogi grounds out to first. Akamatsu gets hit by a pitch. Shima flies out to right. Akamatsu steals second. Hirose grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 8th
Shimozono, pinch-hitting for Randolph, flies out to center. Ishikawa grounds out to third. Fujita hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Ueno in for Bale.
Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second. Murata grounds out to short.
The Carp stopped a 3-game losing streak and are now 32-45-2 (5th place). ... The Bay Stars are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 28-51-0 (6th place).
Alvarado (HIR) won his second consecutive start and is now 3-4. Alvarado is 2-1 in three starts against Yokohama this season. Oshima (HIR) recorded his first save of the season (and of his career). ... Randolph (YOK) took the loss and is now 2-8 on the year. Randolph has pitched well since returning to the mound on 6/24 (4 GS, 7 ER, 28 IP).
HIR: Iwamoto (2)
YOK: Harper (4)