May 31st 2015, @ Fukuoka

May 31st, 2014

Tokyo Swallows 2

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 5

Streak: Lost 1   Last 5: TWLWW

(Fukuoka Yahuoku Dome)

In a reverse of last night, the Birds (as opposed to the mere birds, of Fukuoka), fell quickly to Fukuoka and never recovered. It was a rough outing for Ishiyama.

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W: Terahara (2-0-0); L: Ishiyama (3-4-0); S: Sarfate (2-0-12)

 Tokyo Fukuoka
1Yamada (2B)1Nakamura (1B)
2Fujii (CF)2Imamiya (SS)
3Kawabata (3B)3Yanagida (CF)
4Yuhei (RF)4Uchikawa (LF)
5Hatakeyama (1B)5Li (DH)
6Dening (DH)6Matsuda (3B)
7Imanami (SS)7Fukuda (RF)
8Nakamura (C)8Takada (2B)
9Miwa (LF)9Takaya (C)
PIshiyamaPTerahara
RPMatsuoka, Kyuko, TokuyamaRPNiho, Igarashi, Barrios, Sarfate

Bottom of the first. A hit, an Ishiyama wild pitch, and a walk put men on the corners. An Uchikawa RBI single gave the Hawks the first run. A walk loaded the bases back up. Matsuda rove in a run on a sac-fly, then Fukuda hit an RBI. 3-0 Fukuoka.

Top of the third. Yamada solo home run. 3-1 Fukuoka.

 Top of the fourth. Kawabata doubled to right. Yuhei grounded him to third, and Hatakeyama grounded him home. 3-2 Fukuoka.

Bottom of the fourth. Two-run homer by Takaya. 5-2 Fukuoka, Final.

Matsuoka put in perfect 5th and 6th innings for the Swallows.