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IC: Japan plays a practice game against The Netherlands

by on Oct.19, 2010 @ 4:25 am, under NPB

Japan played a practice game against The Netherlands on Monday, in preparation for the Intercontinental Cup that begins on the 23rd.  Toshihiro Iwao, Hideki Sunaga and Shigeru Kaga combined to toss a 6-0, no-hit shutout (Japan committed 2 errors).

Iwao started the game and tossed 5 shutout innings.  Takahiro Iwamoto drove in 2 runs during a 4-run 3rd and Masashi Nohara nailed a 2-run homer in the 8th.