Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 41459 | Yomiuri leads series, 13-6-0 | Time: 4:14
Potential Starters: Kenjiro Tanaka (YOK) 1-0, 3.86 - Hideki Asai (YOM) 3-1, 2.94
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||2-for-6||1: F4, 3: 1B, 6: F9, 8: 1B, 10: F4, 12: G6|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-6, 1 R||1: G5, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: G4, 10: SO, 12: SO|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: 1B, 4: L3, 6: 1B, 8: HR, 10: SO|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: G4, 11: 2B|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||0-for-3||2: G3, 4: F8, 6: G4, 8: BB|
|PR-CF||Matsumoto, Keijiro||0-for-1||10: …… (SB), 11: SO|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-4||2: G5, 4: SO, 7: G5, 8: F9|
|P||Yamaguchi, Shun||0-for-1||11: G1|
|(CF-LF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||3-for-5||2: 1B, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: G6, 11: 1B|
|(C)||Niinuma, Shinji||0-for-4||2: F3, 5: F9, 7: DP, 9: G6|
|PH-C||Hashimoto, Tasuku||0-for-1||11: SO|
|(P)||Tanaka, Kenjiro||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: G6|
|PH-2B||Fujita, Kazuya||1-for-3, 1 R||8: 1B, 9: SO, 12: G6|
|Ushida, Shigeki, H||2||32||6||6||0||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.227|
|Yamaguchi, Shun, H||2||26||8||6||0||0||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.784|
|Sanada, Hiroki, L||1/3||11||2||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.876|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: BB, 3: F3, 5: BB, 7: S9, 10: G6, 12: HR|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: G5, 10: BB (SB)|
|(1B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 4: HR, 5: F8, 7: F7, 10: SO|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G4, 6: L5, 8: f3, 10: BB|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: HR, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO, 10: F9|
|(RF)||Yano, Kenji||1-for-5||2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: SO, 11: G5|
|(2B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: f5, 6: G6|
|2B||Furuki, Shigeyuki||0-for-2||9: SO, 11: F8|
|(3B)||Wakiya, Ryota||1-for-5, 1 R||2: DP, 4: F8, 7: 1B (SB), 9: G3, 11: SO|
|(P)||Asai, Hideki||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: F7|
|PH||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||1-for-1||7: 1B|
|PH||Omichi, Noriyoshi||0-for-1||9: F7|
|PH||Tani, Yoshitomo||0-for-1||12: G6|
|Takagi, Yasunari, H||1 1/3||15||5||4||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.915|
|Kroon, Marc, H||2||30||8||8||2||0||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.079|
|Ochi, Daisuke, W||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.247|
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Tanaka on the mound for Yokohama
Abe hits a solo homer. Yano grounds out to second. E. Gonzalez walks. Wakiya grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hit
Tanaka on the mound for Yokohama
Ogasawara hits a solo homer. Ramirez grounds out to second. Abe hits a single to center. Yano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. E. Gonzalez fouls out to third. Wakiya flies out to center.
Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Terahara on the mound for Yokohma
Wakiya hits a single to left. Takahashi enters the game as a pinch-hitter Asai. Wakiya steals second. Takahashi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Sakamoto hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Matsumoto grounds out to third, runner on second
Pitching change: Takamiya in for Onodera.
Ogasawara flies out to left.
Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Fujita, pinch-hitting for Takamiya, hits a single to center. Uchikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ishikawa grounds out to second, runners on first and third.
Defense: Furuki takes over at second.
Harper hits a 3-run homer. Murata grounds out to second.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Kubo.
Sledge walks and is replaced by a pinch-runner Matsumoto. Castillo flies out to right.
Bottom of the 12th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Yamazaki takes over at first.
Tani, pinch-hitting for Ochi, grounds out to short. Sakamoto hits a walk-off solo homer.
Bottom of the 1st
Sakamoto walks. Matsumoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Ogasawara strikes out looking. Ramirez strikes out swinging.
Top of the 6th
Uchikawa flies out to right. 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. Sledge grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 10th
Sakamoto grounds out to short. Matsumoto walks. Ogasawara strikes out swinging as Matsumoto steals second. Ramirez walks, runners on first and second. Abe flies out to right.
Top of the 11th
Murata hits a double to left. Matsumoto strikes out swinging. Yamaguchi grounds out to the pitcher. Shimozono hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Hashimoto, pinch-hitting for Niinuma, strikes out swinging.
The Giants are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 73-60-1 (3rd place). ... The Bay Stars dropped their 5th game in a row and are now 44-87-1 (6th place).
Ochi (YOM) got the win in relief and improved to 4-3. ... Sanada took the loss in relief and dropped to 3-8.
This was the 6th walk-off victory for the Giants this season. For Sakamoto (YOM), it was his third walk-off homer of the season (and 5th overall).
Kubo (YOM) appeared in his 74th game of the season tonight and broke the previous franchise record of 73, set by Yamaguchi (YOM) last year.
The umps called for a video replay on Harper's (YOK) homer in the 8th.
YOK: Harper (17)
YOM: Abe (42), Ogasawara (34), Sakamoto (30)