Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Possible Starters: Shinji Iwata (CHU) 5-5, 2.74 - Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 10-10, 2.86
Attendance: 44744 | Chunichi leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 3:41
Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-6, 1 R||1: L4, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 6: G6, 9: G6, 10: G3|
|(2B)||Araki, Masahiro||1-for-3||1: F4, 3: S1, 5: BB, 7: F7, 9: 1B|
|(SS)||Ibata, Hirokazu||0-for-4, 1 RBI||1: F9, 3: S9, 5: G4, 7: G5, 9: F8|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G4, 3: F8, 6: HR, 7: F9, 9: SO|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||2-for-3, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: BB, 8: SO, 10: 1B|
|(RF)||Hirata, Ryosuke||1-for-4, 2 R||2: BB, 4: DP, 6: 1B, 8: SO, 10: G1|
|(3B-1B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-2||2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: BB, 10: 1B|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||2-for-5, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F8, 8: 1B, 10: SO|
|(P)||Yamamoto, Masahiro||0-for-2||2: DP, 5: SO|
|PH||Yamasaki, Takeshi||0-for-0||6: BB|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-1||8: G5|
|PH||Donoue, Takehiro||1-for-1, 1 RBI||10: 1B|
|Sosa, Jorge, H||1||13||4||3||1||0||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Kobayashi, Masato, H||1||15||4||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Muto, Yuta, W||1||12||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)
|(CF-RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||1-for-4||1: BB, 2: G4, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: F6|
|(LF)||Tani, Yoshitomo||0-for-2||1: S2, 3: G5, 5: F9, 7: S1|
|PH||Yano, Kenji||0-for-1||10: SO|
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||0-for-5||1: F8, 3: SO, 6: SO, 7: F9, 10: G4|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||1-for-5, 1 R||1: G3, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G5, 10: G3|
|(RF-LF)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: G6, 6: HR, 8: G1|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||1-for-2, 2 R, 1 RBI||2: BB, 4: HR, 6: G6, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Bowker, John||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(2B)||Terauchi, Takayuki||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G1|
|PH||Fujimura, Daisuke||0-for-1||9: F8|
|(P)||Miyaguni, Ryosuke||0-for-0||2: S2|
|PH||Nakai, Daisuke||0-for-1||5: L6|
|PH-CF||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||0-for-2||7: SO, 9: G6|
|Mathieson, Scott, H||1||17||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H||2||38||9||8||2||0||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.000|
|Nishimura, Kentaro, L||1||19||6||6||3||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||9.000|
2nd inning: Wada grounds out to second; Blanco hits a single to left; Hirata walks, runners on first and second; Morino walks, bases loaded; Tanishige hits a two-run single to, runners on first and second; M. Yamamoto hits into a double play.
3rd inning: Oshima hits a double to right; Araki hits a sac bunt, runner on third; Ibata hits a sac fly to right; Wada flies out to center.
6th inning: Fukuda relieves Miyaguni; Wada hits a solo home run to left-center; Blanco walks; Hirata hits a single to right, runners on first and second; K. Takagi relieves Fukuda; Morino hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third; Tanishige flies out to center; Yamasaki, pinch-hitting for M. Yamamoto, walks, bases loaded; Oshima grounds out to short.
10th inning: Nishimura relieves Yamaguchi; Furuki takes over at second; Blanco hits an infield single; Hirata fails to advance runner on sac bunt, runner on first; Morino hits a single to left, runners on first and third; Tanishige fails on three squeeze attempts; T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Muto, hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second; Oshima grounds out to first.
2nd inning: Y. Takahashi strikes out swinging; Murata walks; Bowker hits a single to right, runners on first and third; Terauchi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second; Miyaguni hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third; Chono grounds out to second.
4th inning: Y. Takahashi grounds out to short; Murata hits a solo homer to right; Bowker grounds out to third; Terauchi strikes out swinging.
6th inning: Tajima relieves M. Yamamoto; Sakamoto strikes out swinging; Abe hits a single to left; Y. Takahashi hits a two-run home run to right-center; Murata grounds out to short; Bowker hits a single to left; Terauchi grounds out to the pitcher.
Runners in Scoring Position (only listing innings in which zero runs cross the plate)
Chunichi: runners on first and second with two out in the top of the 8th.
Yomiuri: runner on third with two out in the bottom of the 1st; runner on second with two outs in the bottom of the 7th.
Chunichi leads series, 3-1.
This was the second CL Climax Series game that went into extra innings. The other was Game 3 of the Second Stage (now Final Stage) of the 2008 Climax Series. That game ended in a 5-5 tie after twelve innings.
HR: CHU: Wada (1, none on, off Fukuda). YOM: Murata (1, none on, M. Yamamoto), Y. Takahashi (1, one on, off Tajima).
Game Hero: Takehiro Donoue.
Chunichi: Muto got the win in relief and Iwase the save. ... Tanshige has now driven in at least one run in each of the three Final Stage games.
Yomiuri: Nishimura took the loss in relief. ... Murata's home run in the 4th inning was his first Climax Series hit in ten trips to the plate.