Yokohama Bay Stars vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Brent Leach (YOK) 1-2, 3.66 - Yuki Shichijo (YAK) 4-0, 2.59
Attendance: 16182 | Yakult leads series, 8-2-3 | Time: 4:06
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)
|(RF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||3-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI||1: F5, 1: HR, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||2-for-2, 1 R||1: 1B, 1: 1B|
|2B||Watanabe, Naoto||1-for-2, 1 R||4: HBP, 5: 1B, 8: f2|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||2-for-4, 1 R||1: BB, 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: L4, 8: F8|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-5, 1 RBI||1: SO, 1: G4, 4: G5, 6: G1, 8: G1|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: F5, 9: SO|
|(CF)||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: f2, 4: DP, 6: G4, 9: F7|
|(2B-SS)||Fujita, Kazuya||1-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: 3B, 2: F8, 5: BB, 7: F4, 9: G4|
|(C)||Kurobane, Toshiki||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 3: f3, 5: F4|
|C||Hosoyamada, Takeshi||0-for-1||7: F4|
|(P)||Suda, Kota||1-for-2, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: S1|
|PH||Shimamura, Ikki||0-for-1||7: SO|
|Suda, Kota||4 0/3||95||22||18||7||1||5||4||0||0||1||0||7||7||5.294|
|Fujie, Hitoshi, H||2||29||6||6||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.646|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-4, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: BB, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: F7|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-4, 1 R||1: SO, 3: DP, 5: 1B, 6: S1, 8: F9|
|(SS)||Kawabata, Shingo||2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: G4, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(LF)||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||1-for-3, 2 R||1: SO, 4: BB, 5: BB, 6: 2B, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Whitesell, Josh||0-for-4, 1 R||2: F8, 4: BB, 5: SO, 6: SO, 9: G6|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: 1B|
|3B||Morioka, Ryosuke||1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI||5: 2B, 6: SO, 9: SO|
|(RF)||Balentien, Wladimir||2-for-3, 1 R, 4 RBI||2: 1B, 4: HR, 5: S7, 7: f3|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-3||2: F9, 4: SO, 5: G3|
|PH||Miyade, Ryuji||0-for-1||7: SO|
|P||Watanabe, Koki||0-for-1||3: SO|
|PH||Takeuchi, Shinichi||1-for-1||4: 2B|
|C||Kawamoto, Ryohei||1-for-2, 1 R||6: 1B, 7: F8|
|Watanabe, Koki||3 1/3||45||13||12||3||0||1||0||1||0||0||0||1||1||2.793|
|Kyuko, Kentaro, H||2/3||11||3||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.051|
|Oshimoto, Takehiko, H||1/3||5||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.293|
Top of the 1st - 8 runs, 9 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Shimozono flies out to third. Ishikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a fielding error (E8). Sledge walks, runners on first and second. Murata strikes out swinging. Harper hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Kinjo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Fujita clears the bases with a 2-run triple to left, runner on third. Kurobane hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Suda hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Shimozono hits a 3-run homer to right. Ishikawa hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Shichijo.
Sledge hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Murata grounds out to second.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Yakult
Watanabe gets hit by a pitch. Sledge hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Murata drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on first. Harper hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kinjo hits into a 1-4-3 double play.
Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Kawabata strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama walks. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Miyamoto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Balentien hits a 3-run homer to left-center. Aikawa strikes out looking. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, hits a double to left, runner on second. Aoki flies out to right.
Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Onodera on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Morioka takes over at third.
Fujita walks. Kurobane flies out to second. Suda hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Shimozono hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Watanabe hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Sledge lines out to second.
Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka hits a single to center. Kawabata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Hatakeyama walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Suda.
Whitesell strikes out swinging. Morioka clears the bases with a 3-run double to left, runner advances to third on throw.
Pitching changes: Fukuyama in for S. Ohara.
Balentien hits a sac fly to left. Aikawa grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Fukuyama on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Hosoyamada is the new catcher.
Kawamoto hits a single to left. Aoki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Fukuyama.
Kawabata hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Hatakeyama hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Whitesell strikes out swinging. Morioka strikes out looking.
Yokohama: The Bay Stars sent 13 batters to the plate in the 1st inning. They also pounded out 8 straight hits at one point. The last time Yokohama finished a game with a double-digit tie score was back on 6/17/1979 (10-10 vs Chunichi). This was also the 6th time the Bay Stars allowed double-digit runs in a game.
Yakult: The Swallows last recorded a double-digit tie game back on 8/11/2003 (11-11 vs Yomiuri). This was the 2nd time this season Yakult allowed double-digit runs. ... Balentien has homered in 3 straight and has 4 in his last 5 games.