Sep 13th 2015, @ Chunichi

September 13th, 2015

Tokyo Swallows 2Chunichi Logo

Chunichi Dragons 2

Streak: Tied 1  Last 5: LWWLT

(Nagoya Dome)

This soccer-game of a result was enough to put the Swallows half a game in the lead in the CL. Solid defense on both sides kept the score down.

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 Tokyo Chunichi
1Oshima (CF)1Ueda (CF)
2Kawabata (3B)2Kamezawa (2B)
3Yamada (2B)3Luna (3B)
4Hatakeyama (1B)4Hirata (RF)
5Yuhei (RF)5Morino (1B)
6Milledge (LF)6Hernandez (SS)
7Ohbiki (SS)7Fujii (LF)
8Nakamura (C)8Sugiyama (C)
9Ishiyama (P)9Wakamatsu (P)
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The Scoring:

Bottom of the sixth, two outs. Oshima and Kamezawa hit to put men on the corners. Luna then drove them both in with an RBI. 2-0 Chunichi.

Top of the seventh. Yuhei singled and sat on first through two batters. Nakamura singled, then Yuichi notched an RBI. 2-1 Chunichi.

Top of the eighth, two outs. Hatake launched a fastball down the middle into the left field stands. 2-2, Final.

The Swallows return to Jingu to host Yokohama on Tuesday.