May 15th, 2015
Yomiuri Giants 2
Last 8: LLLLLLLL Streak: Lost 8
|W: Poreda (4-1 / 2.81 ERA)
L: Ogawa (3-2 / 2.06 ERA)
S: Sawamura (13S / 1.54 ERA)
|1||Yamada (2B)||1||Ohta (CF)|
|2||Araki (LF)||2||Ibata (3B)|
|3||Kawabata (3B)||3||Kamei (RF)|
|4||Hatakeyama (1B)||4||Sakamoto (SS)|
|5||Yuhei (RF)||5||Abe (C)|
|6||Kawasaki (CF)||6||Anderson (1B)|
|7||Nakamura (C)||7||Donoue (LF)|
|8||Nishiura (SS)||8||Kataoka (2B)|
|9||Ogawa (P)||9||Poreda (P)|
All you need to know:
Ogawa tossed a decent seven innings (5H / 2 K / 0 BB), the only runs allowed coming courtesy of a 7th inning Sakamoto two run homer.
The bats offered him no run support, and only got on the scoreboard courtesy of a Sawamura meltdown in the 9th, whereupon the bases were loaded with one out via an Araki single and two walks, with the run scoring on a Morioka HBP.
Any hopes of a comeback were stabbed squarely in the eyes as Nakamura hit into a game ending double play which means………….