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Haarlem Baseball Week: Japan loses second game against Chinese Taipei

by on Jul.17, 2010 @ 4:06 pm, under College

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 5 10 0
Japan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 0

Japan dropped their second game against Chinese Taipei and now have a 2-4 record.

Yoshito Uramoto started the game for Japan and took the loss.  He allowed three runs (all earned) on 5 hits and 3 walks over 6.1 innings of work.  Koji Hirose relieved Uramoto in the 7th inning but could not put out the fire and gave up 2 runs before finally ending the inning.  Masayuki Harada and Shota Kizu combined to toss 2 shutout inning over the remainder of the game.

Takashi Tsubokura did the heavy lifting for Japan, going 2-for-4 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI.

Complete box scores and play-by-play information can be found at the official site of the tournament.

Japan will take on the Netherlands during their next game on the 17th.

Current Standings

G W L Pts RS RA
Netherlands 6 6 0 12 37 5
Cuba 7 5 2 10 31 29
Chinese Taipei 7 2 5 4 17 24
Japan 6 2 4 4 11 23
USA 6 1 5 2 17 32