Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 22104 | Hiroshima leads series, 11-9-0 | Time: 2:52
Potential Starters: Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 4-6, 4.41 - Ren Nakata (HIR) 0-1, 3.46
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 8th)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||3-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 8: 1B|
|(SS)||Fujita, Kazuya||1-for-3||1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 8: DP|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: F7, 6: G6, 8: F8|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 3: F9, 6: L5, 9: 2B|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-4||2: f2, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 9: F7|
|(CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||0-for-3||2: BB, 4: F8, 6: F7, 9: G1|
|(2B-1B)||Castillo, Jose||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: G5, 7: F8, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Kurobane, Toshiki||0-for-2||2: G6, 4: F6|
|PH-C||Niinuma, Shinji||1-for-2||7: G3, 9: 1B|
|(P)||Oka, Tomokazu||0-for-2||2: G1, 5: SO|
|PH||Onishi, Hiroaki||0-for-1||7: G6|
|2B||Yamazaki, Noriharu||0-for-1||9: G5|
|Oka, Tomokazu, L||6||111||24||21||7||2||4||2||0||0||0||0||4||4||4.517|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 6th)
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||2-for-3, 2 R||1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 3B, 7: BB|
|(2B)||Kimura, Shogo||1-for-2, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: BB, 5: BB, 7: 1B (SB)|
|(CF-LF)||Amaya, Soichiro||1-for-4||1: 1B (CS), 3: G4 (CS), 5: F8, 7: G6|
|(3B)||Kurihara, Kenta||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: F9, 3: S8, 6: 1B, 8: f3|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||1-for-4, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: f5, 6: G4, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: HR, 4: G6, 6: DP, 8: HBP|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: BB|
|(C)||Aizawa, Tsubasa||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: G6, 7: S1, 8: F9|
|(P)||Saito, Yuki||0-for-3||2: G6, 5: G5, 7: G5|
|Saito, Yuki, W||9||115||36||33||8||0||2||2||0||1||0||0||1||1||5.591|
Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Kurihara flies out to right. Shima hits a single to right. Hirose hits a 2-run homer. Iwamoto hits a solo homer. Aizawa strikes out swinging. Saito grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Soyogi hits a single to left. Kimura walks, runners on first and second. Amaya grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Kurihara hits a sac fly to center. Amaya gets caught trying to steal second.
Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fukuda on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Niinuma is the new catcher.
Iwamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Aizawa. Saito grounds out to third, runner on third. Soyogi walks, runners on first and third. Kimura hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. A run scores on a throwing error to second by the catcher (E2) as Kimura steals second, runner on third scores. Amaya grounds out to short.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Akamatsu takes over in center; Amaya moves from center to left.
Murata hits a double to left. Sledge flies out to left. Shimozono grounds out to the pitcher. Castillo hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Niinuma hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yamazaki grounds out to third.
Top of the 1st
Uchikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujita. Harper grounds out to second, runner on third. Murata strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd
Sledge fouls out to the catcher. Shimozono walks. Castillo walks, runners on first and second. Kurobane grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Oka grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 3rd
Uchikawa hits a single to right. Fujita hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Harper flies out to left. Murata flies out to right, runners on first and third. Sledge flies out to center.
Bottom of the 5th
Aizawa grounds out to short. Saito grounds out to third. Soyogi hits a triple to third. Kimura walks, runners on first and third. Amaya flies out to center.
Bottom of the 8th
Kurihara fouls out to first. Shima strikes out swinging. Hirose gets hit by a pitch. Iwamoto walks, runners on first and second. Aizawa flies out to right.
Hiroshima took the series, 2-1.
The Carp won their 2nd game in a row and are now 42-65-2 (5th place). ... The Bay Stars lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 37-71-0 (6th place).
Saito (HIR) picked up his first victory since 7/15 (vs Yokohama) and is 3-4. Saito is now 2-1 in 5 starts against the Bay Stars this year. ... Oka (YOK) took the loss and is now 4-6 on the year. This was Oka's first start against the Hiroshima this season.
HIR: Hirose (8), Iwamoto (8)