Game 1 - 10:30
Toshiba vs JFE Higashi Nihon
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Game 2 - 14:00
Mitsubishi Juko Yokohama vs Tokyo Gas
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Game 3 - 18:00
JR Kyushu vs NTT Higashi Nihon
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Keiji Ikebe (Toshiba / JX-ENEOS) went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI: double to right, RBI single to right-center, solo homer to right, fly out to center, fly out to third.
Masato Ogawara (Toshiba) went 2-for-4 with 3 RBI: HBP, 3-run homer to left, fly out to center, single to right-center, ground out to third.
Takeshi Takayasu (Mitsubishi Juko Yokohama) went 2-for-3 with an RBI: single to left, ground out to short, RBI double to left.
Daisuke Ikarashi (Mitsubishi Juko Yokohama) went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI: infield single, 2-run double to right-center, fly out to left, ground out to the pitcher.
Hiroyuki Kamegawa (Mitsubishi Juko Yokohama) started the game and gave up 2 runs over 7 innings of work. Final line: 7 IP, 25 BF, 3 H, 1 BB, 6 SO, 2 R, 2 ER.
Keizo Tanaka Marcio (JR Kyushi) went 2-for-5 with an RBI: double to left, ground out to third, fly out to right, strikeout swinging, game-tying RBI single to left in 9th.
Masanobu Tanaka (JR Kyushi) entered the game as a pinch-runner in the bottom of the 9th and came around to score when Takuya Fujishima failed to hit the ball on a squeeze bunt attempt and struck out. M. Tanaka was the game-winning run.