Aug 6th 2015, vs. Yomiuri

August 6th, 2015

FYGYomiuri Giants 3

Tokyo Swallows 5

Streak: Won 1   Last 5: WWLLW

(Jingu Stadium)

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W: Ishikawa (7-7-0); L: Sugano (8-7-0); S: Barnette (1-0-28)

Ishikawa evened up his record for the season in a typical, nail-biting outing. A two-run home run by Dening put the Swallows ahead for the win.

 Yomiuri Tokyo
1Tateoka (CF)1Hiyane (CF)
2Kataoka (2B)2Kawabata (3B)
3Sakamoto (SS)3Yamada (2B)
4Chono (RF)4Hatakeyama (1B)
5Murata (1B)5Yuhei (RF)
6Ibata (3B)6Ohbiki (SS)
7Hashimoto (LF)7Dening (LF)
8Kobayashi (C)8Nakamura (C)
9Sugano (P)9Ishikawa (P)
RPTone, Hasegawa, TakagiRPAkiyoshi, Ondrusek, Barnette

The Scoring:

Bottom of the first. Hiyane and Kawabata led off with hits to put men on the corners. Yamada popped out, then Hatakeyama hit an RBI double to center. 1-0 Tokyo.

Bottom of the second. Nakamura hit a deep double and was moved to third by Ishikawa. Hiyane walked to put runners on first and third. Kawabata then hit an RBI double. 2-0 Tokyo.

Top of the fifth. An Ibata double and a Sugano triple gave the Giants their first run of the game. 2-1 Tokyo.

Top of the sixth. Sakamoto and Chono hit back-to-back solo home runs. 3-2 Yomiuri.

Bottom of the sixth. Ohbiki walked and scored on a two-run homer by Dening. 4-3 Tokyo.

Bottom of the eighth. Dening singled and was replaced by Miwa on the basepaths. Nakamura sac-bunted Miwa to second. Tanaka drove him home. 5-3 Tokyo, Final.