Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 17:00
Attendance: 17049 | Chunichi leads series, 12-8-0 | Time: 2:49
Potential Starters: Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 4-2, 3.04 - Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 4-7, 4.52
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 8th, 9th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||2-for-4||1: 2B, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G5, 7: G6|
|(CF)||Cesar, Dionys||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G4, 6: F8, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-4||1: SO, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G5, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: DP|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: F4, 4: 1B, 6: f2, 9: 1B|
|PR||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-0||9: (SB)|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-3||2: G4, 4: SO, 6: F7, 9: BB|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||1-for-4||2: F9, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: DP|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||1-for-3||3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: S2, 9: F8|
|(P)||Nakata, Kenichi||0-for-2||3: G6, 5: S1, 7: SO|
|Nakata, Kenichi, L||8||103||29||25||5||0||5||1||0||2||0||0||2||2||2.967|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 6th)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||2-for-4, 1 R||1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 8: G6|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-2||1: S1, 3: S3, 6: 1B (CS), 8: G5|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||0-for-2, 1 RBI||1: F8, 3: S9, 6: F6|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-2, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 3: G4, 6: BB|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3||1: F7, 4: F9, 6: SO|
|(CF-LF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: L6, 7: SO|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3||2: F4, 4: SO, 7: F4|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||0-for-3||2: F8, 5: SO, 7: G6|
|(P)||Oka, Tomokazu||1-for-2, 1 R||3: 1B, 5: G6|
|2B||Fujita, Kazuya||0-for-1||8: F7|
|Oka, Tomokazu, W||7||112||28||26||8||0||5||0||0||2||0||0||1||1||4.283|
|Sanada, Hiroki, H||1||10||3||3||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.580|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, S||1||16||4||3||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.018|
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Uchikawa hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Harper flies out to center. Murata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Sledge flies out to left.
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Oka hits a single to right. Uchikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Harper hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Murata grounds out to second.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Cesar grounds out to second. Wada grounds out to short. Morino hits a double to right. Blanco hits an RBI single to left and advances to second on the throw. Nomoto strikes out looking.
Top of the 1st
Araki hits a double to center. Cesar strikes out swinging. Wada strikes out swinging. Morino grounds out to third.
Top of the 5th
Tanishige strikes out swinging. N. Donoue gets an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Nakata. Araki grounds out to third.
Top of the 6th
Cesar flies out to center. Wada hits a single to left. Morino hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Blanco fouls out to the catcher. Nomoto flies out to left.
Bottom of the 6th
Ishikawa hits a single to center. Harper flies out to short. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Sledge strikes out looking and Ishikawa is throw out trying to steal third.
Top of the 7th
Tanishige hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by N. Donoue. K. Nakata strikes out swinging. Araki grounds out to short.
Top of the 9th
Blanco hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner T. Iwasaki. T. Iwasaki steals second. Nomoto walks, runners on first and second. Tanishige bunts into a double play, runner on second. N. Donoue flies out to center.
Yokohama took the series, 2-1.
The Bay Stars are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 40-74-0 (6th place). ... The Dragons are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 63-55-2 (3rd place).
Oka (YOK) got the win and is now 5-7. He also evened his record out 1-1 in two starts against the Dragons this year. Yamaguchi (YOK) recorded his 24th save of the year. ... K. Nakata (CHU) lost his first game since 6/12 (vs Nippon Ham) and is now 4-3 on the year. In between losses, K. Nakata went 3-0 in 7 starts. This was K. Nataka's first start against the Bay Stars this season.
This was Oka's first victory at Yokohama Stadium.