July 12th, 2015
Tokyo Swallows 0
Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLWWL
(Meiji Jingu Stadium)
Despite outhitting their guests, the Swallows couldn’t manage to score, thus missing out on the sweep and the chance to pull into third place alone.
|W: Miura (4-2-0); L: Arakaki (2-8-0); S: Yamazaki (1-2-22)|
|1||Matsumoto (CF)||1||Ohbiki (SS)|
|2||Uchimura (2B)||2||Matsui (RF)|
|3||Kajitani (RF)||3||Kawabata (3B)|
|4||Tsutsugo (LF)||4||Yamada (2B)|
|5||Lopez (1B)||5||Yuhei (CF)|
|6||Baldiris (3B)||6||Dening (LF)|
|7||Kuramoto (SS)||7||Takeuchi (1B)|
|8||Takajo (C)||8||Nakamura (C)|
|9||Miura (P)||9||Arakaki (P)|
|RP||Osada, Herrera, Hayashi, Yamazaki||RP||Nakazawa, Akiyoshi, Yamamoto, Matsuoka|
Top of the fourth, two outs. Lopez hit a solo home run to left. 1-0 Yokohama.
Nakazawa pitched the sixth for the Birds.
Top of the seventh. Akiyoshi took the mound for Tokyo and, on his second pitch, gave up a solo homer to Baldiris. After striking out Kuramoto, Akiyoshi gave up a single to Takajo, who soon reached third on a wild pitch. Takasaki walked and Matsumoto drove in a run. 3-0 Yokohama, Final.