Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yakult Swallows @ Iwaki Green Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 9841 | Yokohama leads series, 7-6-0 | Time: 3:19
Potential Starters: Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 3-7, 2.94 - Hiromitsu Takagi (YAK) 0-1, 5.06
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||0-for-3, 1 R||1: F8, 3: L5, 6: E6, 8: BB|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-3, 1 R||1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 6: S1, 8: G4|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||0-for-2||1: BB, 3: F8, 6: BB, 8: E9|
|PR||Nonaka, Shingo||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F2, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-3||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F6|
|(2B-1B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-4||1: G4, 4: DP, 6: SO, 9: F4|
|(CF)||Yoshimura, Yuki||0-for-4||2: G5, 5: SO, 7: F8, 9: G3|
|(C)||Hashimoto, Tasuku||0-for-4||2: G3, 5: f3, 7: F6, 9: F7|
|(P)||Kaga, Shigeru||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: G4|
|PH||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||7: G3|
|Kato, Kosuke, H||1/3||6||2||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||7.364|
|Sanada, Hiroki, W||1/3||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.041|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, S||2||37||8||7||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.348|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||0-for-4||1: G5, 3: G5, 5: G6, 7: IBB, 9: F6|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 7: G6|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: DP, 6: F9, 8: G6|
|(1B)||Whitesell, Josh||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: f5, 6: 1B, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: G3, 8: G4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||2-for-3, 1 R||2: F5, 4: BB, 7: 1B, 9: 2B|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-3||2: 1B, 4: G5, 7: S1, 9: L3|
|(SS)||Kawabata, Shingo||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: f5, 5: F6, 7: 1B, 9: F7|
|(P)||Barnette, Tony||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: SO|
|PH||Ueda, Tsuyoshi||0-for-0||7: S2|
|PH||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||0-for-0||9: BB|
|Matsuoka, Kenichi, L||1||22||5||4||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0||2||0||1.649|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Uchikawa flies out to center. Ishikawa hits a single to center and steals second. Harper walks, runners on first and second. Murata hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Sledge strikes out swinging. Castillo grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hata on the mound for Yokohama
Aikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miyamoto. Kawabata hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Ueda enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Barnette.
Pitching change: Kato in for Hata.
Ueda hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Sanada in for Kato.
Tanaka grounds out to short.
Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 0 hits
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Uchikawa walks. Ishikawa ground out to second, runner on second. Harper reaches on a fielding error (E9), runners on second and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on third. Nonaka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Harper. Murata drives in a run with a ground out to short. Sledge flies out to short.
Bottom of the 2nd
Guiel hits a single to center. Aikawa flies out to third. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kawabata fouls out to third. Barnette strikes out swinging.
Top of the 6th
Uchikawa reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Harper walks, runners on first and second. Murata pops out to the catcher. Sledge walks to load the bases. Castillo strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the9th
Aikawa hits a double to left. Miyamoto lines out to first. Kawabata flies out to left. Hatakeyama, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, walks, runners on first and second. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. Aoki flies out to short.
The Bay Stars took the series, 2-0.
The Bay Stars won their second game in a row and are now 32-58-0 (6th place). ... The Swallows lost their second game in a row and are now 39-50-2 (4th place).
Sanada (YOK) picked up his third victory in relief and improved to 3-7. Yamaguchi (YOK) notched 20 saves on the year for the first time in his career. ... Matsuoka (YAK) took the loss and is now 2-2