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[10/20/2014] Reia takes final game of season, Astraia wins Division Championship Game

by on Oct.20, 2014 @ 7:02 pm, under Women's Baseball
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Two Victoria Series Eastern Division games took place on October 18 and 19.

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October 18 - Koshigaya Baseball Stadium - 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
North Reia 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 8 1
East Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1

W: Ayami Sato (26 G, 11-9, 1 Sv)
L: Risa Nakashima (22 G, 5-7, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Ayami Sato = 7.0 IP, 87 NP, 25 BF, 4 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R.
Mari Yamazaki = 2-for-4: 1B9 one RBI-SB (second base), F6, G3, 2B8/9 one RBI.

Time: 2:03
Attendance: 403

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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Eastern Division Championship Game

October 19 - Koshigaya Baseball Stadium - 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
North Reia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
East Astraia 1 1 0 0 3 0 X 5 11 1

Astraia advances to the Queen Finals for the Victoria Series.

W: Risa Nakashima (23 G, 6-7, 1 Sv)
L: Ayami Sato (27 G, 11-10, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
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Time: 1:48
Attendance: 376

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 18 9 9 0 .500 -
2 East Astraia 18 8 10 0 .444 -

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 18 12 6 0 .666 -
2 South Dione 18 7 11 0 .388 5.0

First-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 East Astraia 14 8 6 0 .571 -
2 North Reia 14 5 8 1 .384 2.5

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 14 11 3 0 .785 -
2 South Dione 14 3 10 1 .230 7.5

Victoria Series Eastern Division: Astraia takes all three games [October 14,15]

by on Oct.15, 2014 @ 11:15 pm, under Women's Baseball
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Three Victoria Series Eastern Division games took place on October 14 and 15.

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October 14 - Omiya Baseball Stadium - 16:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
North Reia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 1
East Astraia 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3 12 1

W: Nagisa (21 G, 8-6)
SV: Miku Kayano (13 G, 1-2, 2 Sv)
L: Ayami Sato (23 G, 10-8, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Chika Nakahira = 2-for-2: 1B8 two RBI-SB (second base), 1B7 one RBI, BB.

Time: 2:00
Attendance: 247

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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October 14 - Omiya Baseball Stadium - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
North Reia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
East Astraia 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 2 5 0

W: Risa Nakashima (21 G, 5-6, 1 Sv)
Sv: Miku Kayano (14 G, 1-2, 3 Sv)
L: Yuki Izumi (16 G, 3-7)

Hero Interview
Yuki Kawabata = 2-for-2: BB, 2B9 one RBI, 1B7.
Risa Nakashima = 6.0 IP, 67 NP, 26 BF, 6 H, 4 SO, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 1 R.

Time: 1:41
Attendance: 465

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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October 15 - Omiya Baseball Stadium - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
East Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1   2 9 1
North Reia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 6 0

W: Miku Kayano (15 G, 2-2, 3 Sv)
L: Ayami Sato (25 G, 10-9, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Shiho Imai = 3-for-4: 1B7, Kl, 2B7/8, 2B9 one RBI.

Time: 2:03
Attendance: 331

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 17 8 9 0 .470 -
2 East Astraia 17 8 9 0 .470 -

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 18 12 6 0 .666 -
2 South Dione 18 7 11 0 .388 5.0

Victoria Series Western Division: Flora, Dione split series [October 10,11]

by on Oct.11, 2014 @ 11:12 pm, under Women's Baseball
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Two Victoria Series Western Division games took place on Friday and Saturday.

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October 10 - Wakasa Stadium Kyoto - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
West Flora 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 1
South Dione 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1

W: Minami Yano (13-2, 0 Sv)
L: Honami Ota (3-5, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Minami Yano = 7.0 IP, 90 NP, 28 BF, 7 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 0 R.
Kasumi Nakamura = 1-for-3: Ks, 2B7/8 one RBI, G5.

Time: 1:41
Attendance: 590

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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October 11 - Wakasa Stadium Kyoto - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
South Dione 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 9 0
West Flora 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1

W: Mika Miyahara (2-5, 1 Sv)
L: Minako Uemura (7-4, 0 Sv)

Hero Interview
Ayumi Kawaguchi = 2-for-4: 1B7 two RBI, Ks, 1B7, Ks.

Time: 1:59
Attendance: 871

Box Score, Youtube, Highlights

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 14 8 6 0 .571 -
2 East Astraia 14 5 3 0 .357 3.0

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 18 12 6 0 .666 -
2 South Dione 18 7 11 0 .388 5.0

Victoria Series Eastern Division: Reia takes series, Game 2 rained out [October 4,5]

by on Oct.05, 2014 @ 8:07 pm, under Women's Baseball
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Two Victoria Series Eastern Division games took place on October 4 and 5.

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October 4 - Koshigaya Baseball Stadium - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
East Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
North Reia 0 2 0 0 2 3 x 7 9 2

W: Ayami Sato (10-7, 1 Sv)
L: Risa Nakashima (4-6, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Ayami Sato = 7.0 IP, 86 NP, 25 BF, 3 H, 3 SO, 1 HBP, 0 R.
Miki Horikoshi = 1-for-2: 3B8 one RBI, G1, BB.

Time: 1:52
Attendance: 817

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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October 5 - Koshigaya Baseball Stadium - 18:30

RAINED OUT

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 14 8 6 0 .571 -
2 East Astraia 14 5 9 0 .357 3.0

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 16 11 5 0 .687 -
2 South Dione 16 6 10 0 .375 5.0

Victoria Series Western Division: Dione, Flora split series [September 26,27]

by on Sep.29, 2014 @ 12:02 am, under Women's Baseball
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Two Victoria Series Western Division games took place on Friday and Saturday.

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September 26 - Tsu Stadium - 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
South Dione 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
West Flora 0 0 0 3 1 0 X 4 8 1

W: Minami Yano (14 G, 12-2)
Sv: Mika Konishi (10 G, 3-1, 5 Sv)
L: Shiho Murata (11 G, 1-2, 2 Sv)

Hero Interview
Chiaki Shioya = 1-for-2: G6, 2B7 two RBI, BB.
Akane Nakamura = 1-for-2: F8, 1B9 one RBI, SF9 one RBI (100th career RBI).

Time: 1:56
Attendance: 761

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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September 27 - Tsu Stadium - 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
West Flora 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 0
South Dione 0 0 4 0 0 3 X 7 10 0

W: Honami Ota (12 G, 3-4, 1 SV)
L: Minako Uemura (13 G, 7-3)

Hero Interview
Sachika Tanaka = 2-for-3: HBP, 1B8 one RBI, F8, 1B7 two RBI.
Honami Ota = 7.0 IP, 120 NP, 30 BF, 7 H, 4 SO, 2 BB, 1 R.

Time: 2:00
Attendance: 673

Box Score, Youtube, Highlights

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 13 7 6 0 .538 -
2 East Astraia 13 5 8 0 .384 2.0

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 16 11 5 0 .687 -
2 South Dione 16 6 10 0 .375 5.0

Victoria Series Eastern Division: Astraia sweeps series [September 19,20]

by on Sep.21, 2014 @ 11:36 am, under Women's Baseball
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Two Victoria Series Eastern Division games took place on Friday and Saturday.

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September 19 - Meiji Jingu - 19:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
North Reia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
East Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1X 1 4 1

W: Miwa Naraoka (6 G, 1-0)
L: Ayami Sato (21 G, 9-7, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Miku Kayano = 1-for-4: F8, G6, G6, 2B7; took the mound in the 6th: 3.0 IP, 56 NP, 14 BF, 3 H, 2 SO, 2 BB, 0 R.
Yuki Kawabata = 1-for-4: F8, G4, G6, 1B7 one RBI (walk-off).

Time: 2:13
Attendance: 1,088

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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September 20 - Meiji Jingu - 19:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
East Astraia 1 4 0 0 5 0 2 12 17 0
North Reia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1

W: Nagisa (20 G, 7-6)
L: Yuki Izumi (15 G, 3-6)

Hero Interview
Nagisa = 7.0 IP, 106 NP, 27 BF, 7 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 0 R.
Haruka Mihara = 4-for-4: 1B8 one RBI-SB (second base), BB, 1B7, 1B7, 1B8.

Time: 2:18
Attendance: 1,514

Box Score, Youtube, Highlights

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 13 7 6 0 .538 -
2 East Astraia 13 5 8 0 .384 2.0

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 14 10 4 0 .714 -
2 South Dione 14 5 9 0 .357 5.0

Tiara Cup Kyoto Tournament Champion: North Reia [September 13,14]

by on Sep.15, 2014 @ 5:37 pm, under Women's Baseball
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Tiara Cup Kyoto Tournament

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September 13 - Wakasa Stadium Kyoto - 16:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
East Astraia 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
South Dione 0 1 0 7 1 0 X 9 15 0

W: Ayumi Kawaguchi (15 G, 4-4)
Sv: Honami Ota (11 G, 2-4, 1 Sv)
L: Nagisa (16 G, 6-6)

Hero Interview
Natsumi Saso = 2-for-3: G4, 1B8 one RBI, 2B7.
Kaori Akiyama = 3-for-3: 1B7/8 one RBI, 2B7/8 one RBI, 1B7 one RBI. Also threw out two base-runners trying to steal second.

Time: 1:45
Attendance: 925

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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September 13 - Wakasa Stadium Kyoto - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
North Reia 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 8 2
West Flora 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 3

W: Ayami Sato (19 G, 8-6)
L: Minami Yano (13 G, 11-2)

Hero Interview
Ayami Sato = 7.0 IP, 121 NP, 30 BF, 8 H, 4 SO, 1 BB, 2 R.
Yui Oyama = 2-for-3: HBP, G4, 1B8-CS, 2B7 one RBI.

Time: --
Attendance: 1,118

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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September 14 - Wakasa Stadium Kyoto - 16:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
East Astraia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 2
West Flora 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 2 5 1

W: Minako Uemura (12 G, 7-2)
Sv: Mika Konishi (10 G, 3-1, 4 Sv)
L: Risa Nakashima (17 G, 4-5, 1 Sv)

Hero Interview
Iori Miura = 2-for-2: BB-SB, 1B8, 2B7 two RBI.

Time: 2:04
Attendance: 992

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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September 13 - Wakasa Stadium Kyoto - 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
North Reia 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 11 1
South Dione 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 6 11 6

W: Ayami Sato (20 G, 9-6)
L: Kaori Akiyama (6 G, 0-5)

Hero Interview
Ayami Sato = 4.0 IP, 66 NP, 18 BF, 4 H, 4 SO, 2 BB, 1 R (entered in the 6th). Name MIP for the series.
Chihiro Sato = 1-for-5: 1B7, G4, E1, Ks, F8, SH1 one RBI.

Time: 2:52
Attendance: 1,196

Box Score, Youtube, Highlights

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Second-half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 11 7 4 0 .636 -
2 East Astraia 11 3 8 0 .272 4.0

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 14 10 4 0 .714 -
2 South Dione 14 5 9 0 .357 5.0

Tiara Cup Standings

Team G W L T WPCT EA WF SD RW
West Flora 4 3 1 0 .750 - 0-1 1-0 2-0
North Reia 4 2 2 0 .500 1-0 - 1-1 0-1
South Dione 4 2 2 0 .500 0-1 1-1 - 1-0
East Astraia 4 1 3 0 .250 0-2 1-0 0-1 -

[9/4/2014] Women’s World Cup cheer events, JWBL tryouts and more

by on Sep.04, 2014 @ 9:29 am, under Women's Baseball
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Events to support the national team at the 6th IBAF Women's World Cup will be held at the Sponichi Plaza in Osaka on September 6 and 7.

September 6 - 17:00-21:00

Free admission, up to thirty seats available

    • Guest appearances by JWBL players: Minako Uemura, Saho Taguchi, Mika Miyahara, Yasuko Ozawa
    • Introducing the national team players
    • Guessing the starting line-ups
    • Public viewing
    • Charity auction

September 7 - 13:00-17:00

Free admission, some seats available

    • Introducing the national team players
    • Guessing the starting line-ups
    • Public viewing
    • Giveaway
    • JWBL Guests: Mika Konishi, Sachika Tanaka

People interested in attending will have to submit a request to the organizers in advance (deadline is September 5 at 12:00). Additional details can be found at the official announcement link below.

Source: official announcement

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Japan Women's Baseball League (JWBL) September tryouts will take place on the 24th and 25th at Kawaguchi Municipal Stadium.

The JWBL is holdings tryouts at six regions (Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kinki, Chushikoku, and Kyushu) this year. They already held tryouts in Kinki (July 16 and 17) and Chubu (August 26 and 27). The remaining tryouts will be scheduled before the end of November.

Source: official announcement

The JWBL's September 1st Eastern Division rain out at Kamagaya has been rescheduled to October 18 at Koshigaya Municipal Stadium.

Source: official annoumcement

Victoria Series Western Division: Dione sweeps series [September 2,3]

by on Sep.04, 2014 @ 8:56 am, under Women's Baseball
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Two Victoria Series Western Division games took place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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September 2 - Kasuga Stadium - 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
West Flora 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 6 1
South Dione 4 0 0 0 1 0 X 5 9 2

W: Ayumi Kawaguchi (14 G, 3-4)
Sv: Mika Miyahara (12 G, 1-5, 1 Sv)
L: Minako Uemura (11 G, 6-2)

Hero Interview
Aya Takizawa = 1-for-2: 1B8 two RBI, F9, BB.
Sachika Tanaka = 3-for-3: 2B9 one RBI, 2B7/8, 1B7.

Time: 1:59
Attendance: 574

Box Score, YouTube, Highlights

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September 3 - Kasuga Stadium - 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
South Dione 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 0
West Flora 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0

W: Honami Ota (10 G, 2-4)
Sv: Shiho Murata (9 G, 1-1, 2 Sv)
L: Mika Konishi (9 G, 3-1, 3 Sv)

Hero Interview
Honami Ota = 5.0 IP, 96 NP, 23 BF, 7 H, 2 SO, 4 BB, 1 R.
Hikaru Kawasaki = 1-for-4: G5, G4, 2B7/8 one RBI, G5.

Time: 1:55
Attendance: 700

Box Score, Youtube, Highlights

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Second-Half Standings

East

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 North Reia 9 5 4 0 .555 -
2 East Astraia 9 3 6 0 .333 2.0

West

  Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 West Flora 12 9 3 0 .750 -
2 South Dione 12 4 8 0 .333 5.0