Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 26332 | Chunichi leads series, 9-4-0 | Time: 4:00
Potential Starters: Stephen Randolph (YOK) 2-8, 4.48 - Akinobu Shimizu (CHU) 1-0, 3.68
Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-3||1: BB, 2: G4, 5: f4, 7: BB, 9: 1B|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||0-for-3||1: G6 (SB), 3: BB (SB), 5: BB (SB), 7: SO, 9: f5|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||0-for-4||1: BB, 3: F5, 5: G4, 7: SO, 10: SO|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-5||1: F9, 3: SO, 5: G4, 8: SO, 10: G6|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-5||1: SO, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: G4, 10: F8|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||1-for-5||2: G4, 4: L4, 6: G6, 8: 1B, 11: F4|
|(CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: G4, 8: G4|
|PH||Fujita, Kazuya||0-for-1||11: SO|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||1-for-5||2: 1B, 4: F6, 7: G5, 9: F8, 11: G6|
|(P)||Randolph, Stephen||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: BB|
|CF||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||9: G4|
|Kato, Kosuke, H||2/3||10||2||2||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||6.750|
|Sanada, Hiroki, H||2 1/3||26||7||7||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.021|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, L||1/3||9||4||2||2||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||1||1||2.455|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-5||1: G6, 3: F4, 6: G5, 7: SO, 10: F8|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-5, 1 R||1: F7, 3: F7, 6: G6, 8: SO, 11: 1B|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: L1, 6: 1B, 8: SO, 11: S3|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||2: F4, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: F8, 11: IBB|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-5, 1 RBI||2: 2B, 4: F4, 6: F8, 9: G4, 11: 1B|
|(RF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||1-for-4||2: G4, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G3|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: F7, 7: S1, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||0-for-2||3: G3, 5: BB, 7: BB, 10: SO|
|(P)||Nelson, Maximo||0-for-0||3: BB|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-1||5: G4|
|PH||Donoue, Takehiro||0-for-1||7: G4|
|PH||Nakata, Ryoji||0-for-1||10: G4|
|Shimizu, Akinobu, H||1 1/3||31||6||4||0||0||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.574|
|Takahashi, Akifumi, H||2/3||10||2||2||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.308|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1||12||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.954|
|Kawahara, Junichi, H||1||17||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Iwase, Hitoki, H||1||14||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.100|
|Hirai, Masafumi, W||1||14||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.673|
Bottom of the 11th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morino.
Defense: Onishi takes over in left.
Blanco gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Blanco. Wada hits a walk-off RBI single to center.
Top of the 1st
Uchikawa walks. Ishikawa grounds out to short, runner on first. Ishikawa steals second. Harper walks, runners on first and second. Murata flies out to right, runners on first and third. Sledge strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Castillo grounds out to second. Shimozono hits a single to center. Takeyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Randolph strikes out looking. Uchikawa grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 2nd
Blanco flies out to second. Wada hits a double to left. Hidenori grounds out to second, runner on third. Tanishige strikes out swinging.
Top of the 3rd
Ishikawa walks. Harper flies out to thrid. Ishikawa steals second. Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge grounds out to short.
Top of the 4th
Castillo lines out to second. Shimozono hits a double to right. Takeyama flies out to short. Randolph strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th
Uchikawa fouls out to second. Ishikawa walks and steals second. Harper grounds out to second, runner on third. Murata grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 6th
Araki grounds out to third. Oshima grounds out to short. Morino hits a single to right. Blanco walks, runners on first and second. Wada flies out to center.
Top of the 7th
Takeyama grounds out to third. Randolph walks. Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Shimizu.
Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Harper strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th
Hidenori hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige. N. Donue walks, runners on first and second. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Takahashi, grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Araki strikes out swinging.
The Dragons won their 4th straight game. ... The Bay Stars lost their 2nd game in a row.
Hirai (CHU) got the win and improved to 2-1. ... Yamaguchi (YOK) dropped his 7th game of the year and is now 2-7.
The Dragons set a new club record of 47 consecutive scoreless innings and are just 5 innings away from tying the NPB record of 52 innings set by Hanshin in September 1942 (during the one league years). The Giants hold the Central League record of 50 innings set in 1966. They Dragons also set a new NPB record of 5 consecutive shutout victories.