Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 7756 | Yakult leads series, 13-9-1 | Time: 2:34
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 12-8, 3.70 - Kenjiro Tanaka (YOK) 1-0, 3.46
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd, 5th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: G1, 4: G4, 6: HR, 8: 1B, 9: F7|
|(SS)||Morioka, Ryosuke||0-for-3||1: SO, 4: G6, 6: F8, 8: S2|
|(LF)||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||1-for-3||1: SO, 4: G6, 7: 1B|
|PR-LF||Fukuchi, Kazuki||0-for-0, 2 R||8: HBP|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||2-for-3||2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: 2B|
|PR-1B||Takeuchi, Shinichi||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-2, 2 RBI||2: G4, 5: G4, 7: S9, 8: BB|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G4, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 8: G4|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-3||3: BB (BrO), 5: DP, 7: 1B, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||0-for-3||3: L1, 6: G6, 7: BB, 9: SO|
|(P)||Ishikawa, Masanori||0-for-4||3: SO (SB), 6: SO, 7: F8, 9: SO|
|Ishikawa, Masanori, W||9||108||30||30||3||0||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.526|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||2-for-4||1: SO, 3: 1B (SB), 6: G4, 9: 2B|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Keijiro||0-for-4||1: G6, 3: G6, 6: G6, 9: G4|
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||0-for-4||1: F9, 4: G5, 7: G1, 9: G1|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-3||2: G4, 4: G5, 7: SO|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||1-for-3||2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: F9|
|(2B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3||2: F8, 5: G5, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Ide, Shotaro||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 8: G5|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||0-for-3||3: F9, 5: G6, 8: F9|
|(P)||Tanaka, Kenjiro||0-for-2||3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH||Yamazaki, Noriharu||0-for-1||9: F9|
|Tanaka, Kenjiro, L||7||93||27||24||6||1||4||2||0||0||0||0||2||2||3.150|
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tanaka on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka grounds out to short. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Aoki hits a solo homer. Morioka flies out to center.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Yokohama
Hatakeyama hits a single to center and is replaced by a pinch-runner Fukuchi. D'Antona hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Takeuchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for D'Antona. Aikawa hits sac fly to right, runner on second. Iihara grounds out to third. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Tanaka walks, bases loaded. Ishikawa flies out to center.
Top of the 8th - 2 run, 2 hits
Takamiya on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morioka. Fukuchi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Takeuchi hits an infield single, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Terahara in for Takamiya.
Aikawa walks in a run, bases loaded. Iihara drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Miyamoto strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 3rd
Takeyama flies out to right. Tanaka strikes out swinging. Ishikawa hits a single to right and steals second. Matsumoto grounds out to short.
Top of the 5th
D'Antona hits a single to left. Aikawa grounds out to second, runner on first. Iihara hits single to left, runners on first and second. Miyamoto grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 9th
Yamazaki flies out to right. Ishikawa hits a double to center. Matsumoto grounds out to second, runner on third. Uchikawa grounds out to the pitcher.
The Swallows won their second game in a row. ... The Bay Stars are 2-3 over their last 5 games.
Ishikawa (YAK) got the win and extended his winning streak to 11 games (over 13 starts). He is now 13-8 on the year and 2-0 with a 2.30 ERA in 2 starts against the Bay Stars. ... Tanaka (YOK) took the loss and is now 1-1 in three career starts.
Ishikawa (YAK) recorded his first shutout victory since 2008. He also reached 1,500 innings in his career after recording the first out of the game (he was sitting on 1499.2 IP at the start of the game).
YAK: Aoki (14)