Masahiro Abe started the game for TDK and tossed 11.2 shutout innings while allowing six hits. He also walked/hit four and struck out fourteen.
Hiroaki Abe (TDK) started at second and batted third. He went 2-for-5 with two RBI.
Tatsuya Irie started the game for the Hakuwa Victorys and did not allow a run over 7.1 innings of work. He gave up two hits, walked/hit one, and struck out four.
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Kazutomo Aihara (Nippon Seishi Ishinomaki, on loan from Shichijushichi Ginko) tossed seven shutout innings in relief while allow five hits. He struck out two.
Ryoto Ito (Nippon Seishi Ishinomaki) was the starting DH and batted clean-up. He went 2-for-4 with a double an one RBI.
Takuya Hasegawa (Nippon Seishi Ishinomaki) started at third and batted fifth. He went 2-for-3 with a double ane one RBI.
Eiji Sone (Shinetsu Club, on loan from VitalNet) tossed five shutout innings in relief. He gave up four hits and struck out six.
Daiki Tomei (Hitachi Seisakusho, on loan from Fuji Jukogyo) started the game and gave up a run on three hits and three walks/HBPs over six innings of work. He also struck out two.
Yoshinori Nakamura was the starting DH and batted third. He went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and two RBI.
The First Stage Awards for the Sponichi 51st Cheerleading Competition
Top Award - Tokyo Gas
Award of Excellence - Hitachi Seisakusho
Fighting Spirit - Nippon Seishi Ishonomaki
Special Award - NTT Higashi Nippon
Source: Mainichi Shimbun 7/17/2013