Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 15012 | Chunichi leads series, 11-6-0 | Time: 3:10
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 1-1, 4.40 - Atori Ota (YOK) 0-0, 9.00
Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: F5, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(CF-LF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-3, 1 R||1: G6, 4: G3, 7: HBP, 9: G6|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4||1: F4, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F4|
|(3B-1B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-3, 1 RBI||2: f5, 5: SO, 7: S8, 9: G4|
|(RF)||Donoue, Takehiro||0-for-3||2: G3, 5: SO, 7: F8|
|(1B)||Arai, Ryota||1-for-3||2: F4, 5: SO, 7: 1B|
|(2B-3B)||Donoue, Naomichi||0-for-3||3: G5, 6: G6, 7: F8|
|(C)||Oda, Kohei||1-for-3||3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G1|
|(P)||Nelson, Maximo||0-for-1||3: G4, 6: S1|
|2B||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-1||8: F9|
|Nelson, Maximo, W||6 2/3||99||27||22||4||0||2||5||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.566|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1 1/3||27||6||5||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.841|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||7||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.000|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 4th, 8th)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||0-for-4||1: F9, 3: SO, 5: G3, 7: G1|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-2||1: BB, 3: BB (SB), 6: G1, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||1-for-3||1: G1, 3: BB, 6: G4, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4||1: F6, 3: f3, 6: 2B, 8: F8|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-2||2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: BB|
|(2B-1B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3||2: DP, 4: BB, 6: G5, 8: DP|
|(CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: DP, 7: F7, 9: G3|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||0-for-3||2: F8, 5: G5, 7: F8|
|PH||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-1||9: G3|
|(P)||Fujie, Hitoshi||0-for-2||3: G6, 5: SO|
|PH||Onishi, Hiroaki||1-for-1||7: 1B|
|2B||Fujita, Kazuya||0-for-1||9: G1|
|Fujie, Hitoshi, L||7||98||25||22||3||0||6||0||1||1||0||0||1||1||5.548|
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Hidenori gets hit by a pitch. Wada hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Morino hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. T. Donoue flies out to center. Arai hits a single to left, runners on first and second. N. Donoue flies out to center.
Bottom of the 1st
Uchikawa flies out to right. Ishikawa walks. Harper grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Murata flies out to short.
Bottom of the 3rd
Fujie grounds out to short. Uchikawa strikes out swinging. Ishikawa walks and steals second. Harper walks, runners on first and second. Murata fouls out to first.
Top of the 6th
N. Donoue grounds out to short. Oda hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nelson. Araki strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th
Ishikawa grounds out to the pitcher. Harper grounds out to second. Murata hits a double to right. Sledge walks, runners on first and second. Castillo grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 8th
Ishikawa hits an infield single. Harper hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Murata flies out to center, runners on first and third. Nonaka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Harper. Sledge walks to load the bases. Castillo hits into a double play.
Yokohama took the series, 2-1.
The Dragons stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 54-49-2 (3rd place). ... The Bay Stars' 2-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 35-64-0 (6th place).
Nelson (CHU) picked up his second victory of the season and is now 2-1 in 9 games (4 starts, 5 relief appearances) this year. Iwase (CHU) saved his 31st game of the year. ... Fujie (YOK) started his first game since 4/3 (vs Yakult) and took the loss. He is 1-1 this season in 10 games (3 starts, 7 relief appearances); both decisions came during his starts.