Hiroshima Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 24276 | Chunichi leads series, 13-7-0 | Time: 2:54
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 12-6, 2.35 - Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 6-4, 4.57
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th)
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-5||1: G5, 3: G5, 4: G6, 7: G1, 10: SO|
|(2B)||Kimura, Shogo||0-for-5||1: F9, 3: SO, 4: SO, 7: G4, 10: G6|
|(CF-LF)||Amaya, Soichiro||1-for-3||1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 8: F8|
|(3B)||Kurihara, Kenta||1-for-4||2: G6, 3: 1B, 5: DP, 8: F9|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-4, 1 R||2: E3, 3: SO, 5: F5, 8: G1|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: BB, 6: G4, 9: G5|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: G1, 9: G3|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||1-for-3||2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO|
|(P)||Maeda, Kenta||1-for-3||2: G1, 4: 1B, 7: G5|
|PH||Ishii, Takuro||0-for-1||10: G6|
|Oshima, Takayuki, L||1/3||8||3||2||2||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||2||2||5.268|
Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: G6, 3: G6, 6: G5, 8: 2B|
|(CF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-2||1: HBP (BrO), 4: G3, 7: G1|
|PH||Donoue, Takehiro||0-for-1||8: f5|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-4||1: 2B, 4: SO, 7: F4, 9: f3|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4||1: F9, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 9: F8|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||1-for-4||2: SO, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: F8|
|(RF)||Fujii, Atsushi||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: G6|
|PH-RF||Nomoto, Kei||1-for-2, 1 R||7: SO, 10: 1B|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||1-for-3||2: G6, 5: SO, 8: 1B, 10: S1|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||0-for-2||3: F6, 6: F9|
|PH-2B||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI||8: SO, 10: HR|
|(P)||Yamai, Daisuke||0-for-2||3: G3, 6: G4|
|PH-CF||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-1, 1 R||8: G3|
|Asao, Takuya, W||2||20||6||6||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.558|
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Kurihara grounds out to short. Shima reaches on a fielding error (E3), runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Hirose flies out to center. Iwamoto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Ishihara walks, runners on first and second. K. Maeda grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Akamatsu takes over in center; Amaya moves from center to left.
Tanishige hits a single to center. T. Iwasaki, pinch-hitting for N. Donoue, strikes out swinging. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Yamai, grounds out to first, runner on first. Araki hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Hidenori, fouls out to third.
Bottom of the 10th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Nomoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige. T. Iwasaki hits a walk-off 2-run homer.
Bottom of the 1st
Araki grounds out to short. Hidenori get hit by a pitch. Morino hits a double to left and Hidenori gets thrown out trying to score, Morino to third. Wada flies out to right.
Top of the 3rd
Soyogi grounds out to third. Kimura strikes out swinging. Amaya hits a single to center. Kurihara hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Shima strikes out swinging.
Top of the 4th
Hirose walks. Iwamoto flies out to left. Ishihara hits a single to right, runners on first and second. K. Maeda hits a single to right, bases loaded. Soyogi grounds out to short, bases remain loaded. Kimura strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th
Hidenori grounds out to the pitcher. Morino flies out to second. Wada hits a single to right. Blanco hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Fujii, strikes out looking.
The Dragons won their 2nd game in a row and are now 65-55-2 (3rd place). ... The Carp lost their 3rd game in a row and are now 46-69-2 (5th place).
Asao (CHU) got the win in relief and improved to 9-3. ... Oshima (HIR) took the loss in relief and dropped to 1-3.
T. Iwasaki (CHU) nailed his first homer of his career.
The Dragons tied a franchise record with their 11th walk-off victory of the season.
Today's loss guaranteed the Carp a losing season against the Dragons.
CHU: T. Iwasaki (1)