|Fuji Juko Kogyo||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||6||0|
|JR Higashi Nihon||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||x||3||4||1|
Time: 2h 7m | Official Box Score
Eiichi Hirai tossed four shutout innings in relief for Fuji Juko Kogyo: 4 IP, 14 BF, 1 H, 1 BB/HBP, 8 SO, 0 ER. ... Shingo Tanabe (FUJ) went 2-for-4 with a double. ... Shuhei Ishikawa (JRH) went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a strikeout.
Time: 2h 33m | Official Box Score
Yutaro Sakurada started the game for Honda: 6 IP, 22 BF, 5 H, 0 BB/HBP, 4 SO, 1 ER. ... Hiroyuki Kamegawa started the game for Toshiba: 6 IP, 23 BF, 3 H, 2 BB/HBP, 2 SO, 0 ER. ... Hayato Arakaki tossed three shutout innings in relief for Toshiba: 3 IP, 11 BF, 2 H, 0 BB/HBP, 4 SO, 0 ER. ... Masato Okawara (TOS) went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer.
NOTE: Sri Lankan umpire Sujeewa Wijayanayaka was the third base ump. Source: Sponichi 7/20/2012
|Kyushu Mitsubishi Jidosha||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||8||2|
|JFE Higashi Nihon||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||2||x||4||9||0|
Time: 2h 40m | Official Box Score
Hironori Kanamoro (JFE) went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer. ... Tomonori Owari (JFE) went 3-for-4 with two-run double and one strikeout.
The JR Higashi Nihon oendan was presented with the First Stage Award. The Award of Excellence went to NTT Higashi Nihon, the Fighting Spirit Award to Nippon Seimei, and the Effort Award went to Shichiju-shichi Ginko. Source: Sponichi 7/19/2012