April 5th, 2015
Yokohama BayStars 2
Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWWWL
After a moment at the top and three big wins, Tokyo dropped into a three-way tie for second in a narrow loss to the BayStars.
|W: Mishima (1-1); L: Sugiura (0-2); S: Yamasaki (0-0-2)|
|1||Araki (LF)||1||Sekine (C)|
|2||Kawabata (3B)||2||Ishikawa (2B)|
|3||Yamada (2B)||3||Kajitani (RF)|
|4||Yuhei (CF)||4||Tsutsugo (LF)|
|5||Hatakeyama (1B)||5||Lopez (1B)|
|6||Yuichi (RF)||6||Baldiris (3B)|
|7||Nakamura (C)||7||Hyuma (SS)|
|8||Ohbiki (SS)||8||Kurobane (C)|
|9||Sugiura (P)||9||Mishima (P)|
Top of the sixth, one out. Mishima had a rough side. Kawabata drew a walk in a nine-pitch AB, then advanced to second on a wild pitch. Yamada drove him in with an RBI double to left. 1-0 Tokyo.
Bottom of the seventh. Tsutsugo walked in an eight-pitch AB and moved to second on a Lopez ground-out. Baldiris homered into the leftfield stands. 2-1 Yokohama, Final.
League-leading Chunichi comes to town on Tuesday.