Schedule and Scores
|Date||Gm||Gp||Time||Team 1||Score||Team 2||Venue|
|8/28||1||B||10:30||Pakistan||0-33||Chinese Taipei||Yokosuka Stadium|
|2||A||10:30||Sri Lanka||0-20||Korea||Hodagaya Kanagawa Stadium|
|3||B||14:00||Hong Kong||0-23||Japan||Hodagaya Kanagawa Stadium|
|8/29||5||A||10:30||Sri Lanka||8-4||Thailand||Yokohama Stadium|
|6||B||10:30||Hong Kong||0-14||Chinese Taipei||Hodagaya Kanagawa Stadium|
|8||A||14:00||Philippines||0-17||Korea||Hodagaya Kanagawa Stadium|
|8/30||9||B||10:30||Pakistan||1-27||Hong Kong||Yokohama Stadium|
|10||A||10:30||Philippines||4-3||Sri Lanka||Hodagaya Kanagawa Stadium|
|11||B||14:00||Chinese Taipei||1-3||Japan||Yokohama Stadium|
|12||A||14:00||Korea||20-0||Thailand||Hodagaya Kanagawa Stadium|
|13||10:30||Hong Kong||7-4||Thailand||Yokosuka Stadium|
|15||14:00||Sri Lanka||20-0||Pakistan||Yokosuka Stadium|
|16||14:00||Korea||4-3||Chinese Taipei||Yokohama Stadium|
|3rd & 4th Place|
|18||9:00||Philippines||0-10||Chinese Taipei||Yokosuka Stadium|
|5th & 6th Place|
|19||12:30||Thailand||2-6||Sri Lanka||Yokohama Stadium|
|7th & 8th Place|
|20||11:30||Hong Kong||29-0||Pakistan||Yokosuka Stadium|
|Closing Ceremonies||Yokohama Stadium|
UPDATE 8/30 - The BFA AAA Asia Championship committee decided to push the final two days of the tournament up by one day due to typhoon 12. 9/2 will become a make-up day.
UPDATE 8/31 - Nikkan Sports has a slightly different schedule for the final day (the times listed above were taken from the Japan High School Baseball Federation site):
Japan vs Korea @ 9:00
Philippines vs Chinese Taipei @ 9:00
Thailand vs Sri Lanka @ 12:30
Hong Kong vs Pakistan @ 11:30
UPDATE 9/1 - Schedule for final day updated.
Hiroaki Saiuchi started the game tossed 3 perfect innings and struck out 5 (he threw a total 32 pitches and topped out at 142km/h).
Kentaro Yoshinaga entered the game in the bottom of the 6th and struck out the side.
Japan sent 16 batters the plate in the 5th inning. While Japan didn't hit any home runs, they did bang out 19 hits for 23 runs.
In addition to the 18 hits Japan collected, Pakistan also committed 12 errors.
Japan sent 21 batters to the plate in the 1st inning and 16 batters to the plate in the 2nd inning.
Sho Azegami and Seigo Yada each hit inside-the-park homers.
Azegami also lead the offense with 6 RBI. Toshitake Yokoo and Tetsuya Usuda each drove in 5 runs a piece. Shuhei Takahashi had 4 RBI.
Yoshinao Kamata started the game for Japan and tossed 2 shutout innings while allowing 1 hit. He also struck out 6.
Hiroaki Saiuchi started the game for Japan and allowed 1 run to score in the bottom of the 3rd on an RBI infield single (3.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R).
Shogo Noda entered the game in the bottom of the 4th, with runners on first and third and 1 out, and struck out 2 straight to get out of the inning. He stayed in the game after that and faced a total 20 batters before leaving in the 9th. He also topped out at 144km/h.
Kentaro Yoshinaga replaced Noda in the bottom of the 9th, with runners on second and third and 1 out, and struck out two batters in a row to end the game.
Shuhei Takahashi (1-for-3, RBI, BB) drove in the first run of the game for Japan in the top of the 3rd with a 1-out RBI single to right. One out later, Sho Azegami (2-for-4, 2B, RBI) followed with an RBI single to right of his own. Seigo Yada (1-for-3, RBI, BB, SO) was responsible for driving in the third and final run in the top of the 6th with a 2-out RBI single to center.
Ryuya Matsumoto started the game and gave up a run over 3 innings of work (2 H, 2 BB, 4 K). Yujo Kitagata (1 H, 1 BB, 3 K) and Yoshinao Kamata (2 H, 0 BB, 4 K) followed with 2 shutout innings of work a peice.
Japan sent 10 players to the plate in the bottom of the 3rd.
Rintaro Kitagawa went 1-for-2: 2nd - HBP, 3rd - 3-run triple to left-center (made the score 9-1), 5th - foul out to third.
Shuhei Takahashi went 2-for-3: 1st - ground out to first, 2nd - RBI single to center (thrown out trying to stretch a single into a double), 3rd - RBI double to right, 6th - walk.
Toshitake Yokoo went 1-for-4: 1st - single to left, 3rd - ground out to short, 3rd - fly out to center, 6th - GIDP.
Kentaro Yoshinaga tossed a complete game and allowed 1 hit and struck out 13 (with at least one strikeout in each inning). He also topped out at 147km/h.
Shuhei Takahashi went 3-for-5: pop out to the pitcher, 2-run homer to right-center, infield single, 2-run double to right, fly out to center.
|Most Valuable Player||Shuhei Takahashi||JPN|
|Best ERA||Kentaro Yoshinaga||JPN||0.00|
|Best Batting Average||Hong Sheng Yang||TPE||.611|
|Most Wins||Kang Sheng Li||TPE||3|
|Most RBI||Shuhei Takahashi||JPN||13|
|Most Home Runs||Tsung Hsien Lee||TPE||2|
|Most Stolen Bases||Min Woo Park||KOR||8|
|Most Runs Scored||Tetsuya Usuda||JPN||10|
|Outstanding Defensive Player||Jin Su Byeon||KOR|
|2B||Hong Sheng Yang||TPE|
|3B||Ji Hyuk Ryu||KOR|
|OF||Tzu Wei Lin||TPE|
|OF||Koo Sung Kang||KOR|
Seigo Yada recorded an RBI in all 5 tournament games.