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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (May 14, 2015)

by on May.14, 2015 @ 2:59 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Valdes, Raul (CHU) 0-3, 2.45 - Mishima, Kazuki (YOK) 3-1, 3.72

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 6 1
Yokohama 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 4 8 0

Attendance: 22748 | Time: 2h51m | Yokohama leads series, 8-3-0

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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Yokohama Bay Stars 6 (May 13, 2015)

by on May.13, 2015 @ 7:19 am, under Game Summaries, NPB
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Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Yamai, Daisuke (CHU) 2-3, 3.26 - Kubo, Yasutomo (YOK) 2-2, 3.55

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 1
Yokohama 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 X 6 8 1

Attendance: 19458 | Time: 2h56m | Yokohama leads series, 7-3-0

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[5/8/2015] Hanshin Tigers, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on May.09, 2015 @ 7:15 am, under NPB
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Hanshin Tigers

  • Shintaro Fujinami has given up five runs in an inning three times in his career: against Yakult at Koshien on September 21, 2013; against Yokohama at Koshien on April 8, 2014; and against Hiroshima at Koshien on May 8, 2015. He gave up a career high seven runs on May 8. His previous high of six was last set on April 25, 2015. Source: Daily Sports 5/8/2015
  • Randy Messenger spoke to the coaches about getting regular starts on five days of rest. Source: Daily Sports 5/8/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • Ni-gun game against Softbank on May 8: Takuya Asao entered the game in the 6th and gave up two runs over three innings of work. He faced seventeen hitters, walked two, hit one, and struck out four. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/8/2015
  • Motonobu Tanishige did not attend practices on May 6 because he was not feeling well. He rested at the team hotel after a visit to the hospital. He does not have the flu. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/8/2015
  • Takuya Asao could return to the starting rotation next season if he pitches well in long relief this year. He is slated to pitch three innings in relief during a Ni-gun game against Softbank at YafuOku Dome on May 8. The last time he pitched three or more innings in an Ichi-gun game was when he started a game against Yakult on May 13, 2009 and went six innings. Source: Sports Hochi 5/8/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • First round draft pick Yasuaki Yamasaki set a new NPB record on May 8 for consecutive saves by a rookie with his ninth straigh. The previous record of eight was set by Tsuyoshi Noda in 1990. The general NPB record of twenty-two was set by Kazuhiro Sasaki in 1998. Source: Daily Sports 5/8/2015

[5/5/2015] Yomiuri Giants, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Carp, Chunichi Dragons, Yokohama Bay Stars

by on May.06, 2015 @ 4:43 am, under NPB
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Yomiuri Giants

Hanshin Tigers

  • Suguru Iwazaki joined the Ichi-gun team on May 4. He is scheduled to start a game against Chunichi on May 6. Source: Sanspo 5/5/2015

Hiroshima Carp

  • The Carp scored ten runs in the 1st inning of a game against the Giants on May 5. It was the first time they scored ten or more runs in a single inning since they scored ten runs in the 8th inning against Yokohama on August 19, 2004. Source: Sports Hochi 5/5/2015

Chunichi Dragons

  • At forty-four years and four months, Motonobu Tanishige became just the sixth player in NPB history to hit a home run after turning forty-four. The NPB record of forty-five years and five months was set by Yoshiyuki Iwamoto on August 18, 1957. The Central League record of forty-four years and five months was set by Tomoaki Kanemoto on September 26, 2012. Tanishige also became the ninth player in NPB history to record a modasho after turning forty-four and the first player in NPB history to record four hits after turning forty-four. The NPB record for modashos of forty-four years and five months was set by Hiromitsu Ochiai in 1998. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/5/2015 ... The other five players that hit home runs after turning forty-four: Iwamoto (forty-five years and five months in 1957), Katsuya Nomura (forty-five years and one month in 1980), Hiromitsu Kadota (forty-four years and four months in 1992), Hiromitsu Ochiai (forty-four years and five months in 1998), and Kanemoto (forty-four years and five months in 2012). Source: Sanspo 5/5/2015

Yokohama Bay Stars

  • Daisuke Miura picked up his first victory of the year on May 5 and extended his streak of recording at least one win to twenty-three consecutive seasons. The streak ties the NPB record held by Masahiro Yamamoto and Kimiyasu Kudo. Source: Nikkan Sports 5/5/2015, Daily Sports 5/5/2015