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Suntory Dream Match 2012 in Tohoku

by on Aug.07, 2012 @ 1:47 pm, under Other

Suntory Dream Match 2012 in Tohoku took place at Kleenex Stadium on Monday.

Some notes from the game:

  • Former Fuji TV reporter Aya Takashima threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
  • The Premium Malts beat the Tohoku Japan Heroes, 7-6.
  • Masumi Kuwata started the game for the Tohoku Japan Heroes.  He also played some short.
  • Randy Bass (Premium Malts) collected a two run double in the 9th inning.
  • Osamu Hamanaka (Premium Malts) won the MVP award for his walk-off RBI single in the 9th.
  • A portion of the beer sales from the game (20,100 cups of Sun Premium Malt) and proceeds from a uniform charity auction will be donated to help kids in the Tohoku area through the Save the Children Japan.
  • Before the game, players met kids from the Tohoku region for a game of catch.

Scoreboard

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tohoku Japan Heroes 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 6 17 1
Premium Malts 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 7 12 2

Attendance: 19,670

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Source: Sanspo 8/7/2012, Sanspo 8/7/2012Sanspo 8/7/2012, Sanspo 8/7/2012