Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 43219 | Hanshin leads series, 7-4-0 | Time: 3:16
Potential Starters: Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 2-4, 4.06 - Jason Standridge (HAN) 6-1, 3.51
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: G4, 4: 2B, 6: G3, 8: G6|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-4||1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: G4|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: DP, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: HR|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: F7, 4: 2B, 7: SO, 9: F7|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: G6, 7: G6|
|(CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-3||3: SO, 5: SO, 8: 2B|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: SO|
|PH||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||8: G3|
|(P)||Randolph, Stephen||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: SO|
|PH-C||Hashimoto, Tasuku||0-for-1||8: G1|
|Randolph, Stephen, L||5 2/3||98||25||22||7||1||3||2||0||1||0||0||4||4||4.241|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 5th)
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||0-for-3||1: F4, 3: BB, 5: DP, 7: G4|
|(2B)||Hirano, Keiichi||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G4, 3: F8, 6: 1B (SB), 7: 1B|
|(RF)||Murton, Matt||0-for-4||1: G6, 3: L4, 6: SO, 7: F8|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 8: G6|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 6: F5, 8: HR|
|(LF)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||2-for-4, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 2B, 8: SO|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||1-for-4, 2 RBI||2: G4, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: F4|
|(CF)||Asai, Ryo||1-for-3||3: 1B, 5: SO, 6: SO|
|(P)||Standridge, Jason||0-for-0||3: S2, 5: BB|
|PH||Sekimoto, Kentaro||0-for-1||7: SO|
|Standridge, Jason, W||7||106||24||23||3||0||11||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.320|
|Kubota, Tomoyuki, H||1||21||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.426|
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Uchikawa hits a double to left. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Harper flies out to center. Murata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Sledge walks, runners on first and second. Castillo grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Arai flies out to short. Brazell hits a solo homer. Kanemoto grounds out to second. Jojima grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Hirano hits a single to center. Murton strikes out swinging as Hirano steals second. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Brazell flies out to third. Kanemoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Jojima clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Hata in for Randolph.
Asai strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kato on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Hashimoto is the new catcher.
Arai grounds out to short. Brazell hits a solo homer. Kanemoto strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Fujie in for Kato.
Jojima flies out to second.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujikawa on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: S. Fujikawa takes over in left.
Ishikawa grounds out to second. Harper hits a solo homer. Murata flies out to left. Sledge strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 3rd
Asai hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Standridge. Toritani walks, runners on first and third. Hirano flies out to center. Murton lines out to second.
Top of the 8th
Shimozono hits a double to center. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, grounds out to first, runner on third. Hashimoto, pinch-hitting for Sakamoto, grounds out to the pitcher. Uchikawa grounds out to short.
The Tigers are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now in first place with a 49-36-1 record. ... The Bay Stars lost their 4th game in row (their 6th four-game losing streak this year) and are now 30-57-0 (6th place).
Standridge (HAN) picked up the win and has not lost a start since 5/16 (vs Rakuten). Since that loss, he has gone 5-0 in 10 starts. He's also in the middle of a 7-night-game winning streak. Standridge is now 7-1 this season. This was Standridge's first start against the Bay Stars this season. ... Randolph (YOK) took the loss and is now 0-2 in three starts since 7/8 (vs Chunichi). Randolph is 0-2 in two starts against the Tigers this season and dropped to 2-9 on the year.
YOK: Harper (7)
HAN: Brazell (31, 32)