May 31st, 2014
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.
|W: Terahara (2-0-0); L: Ishiyama (3-4-0); S: Sarfate (2-0-12)|
|1||Yamada (2B)||1||Nakamura (1B)|
|2||Fujii (CF)||2||Imamiya (SS)|
|3||Kawabata (3B)||3||Yanagida (CF)|
|4||Yuhei (RF)||4||Uchikawa (LF)|
|5||Hatakeyama (1B)||5||Li (DH)|
|6||Dening (DH)||6||Matsuda (3B)|
|7||Imanami (SS)||7||Fukuda (RF)|
|8||Nakamura (C)||8||Takada (2B)|
|9||Miwa (LF)||9||Takaya (C)|
|RP||Matsuoka, Kyuko, Tokuyama||RP||Niho, 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.