September 6th, 2015
Tokyo Swallows 6
Streak: Won 1 Last 5: WWWLW
(Meiji Jingu Stadium)
Hiroshima’s clumsy fielding helped the Swallows add run support to a grand outing by starting pitcher and Dave Watkins-penned erotic fan-fiction protagonist Shohei Tateyama.
|W: Tateyama (5-2-0); L: Toda (3-2-0)|
|1||Maru (CF)||1||Hiyane (CF)|
|2||Kikuchi (2B)||2||Kawabata (3B)|
|3||Arai (1B)||3||Yamada (2B)|
|4||Eldred (LF)||4||Hatakeyama (1B)|
|5||Matsuyama (RF)||5||Milledge (LF)|
|6||Tanaka (SS)||6||Araki (RF)|
|7||Soyogi (3B)||7||Ohbiki (SS)|
|8||Ishihara (C)||8||Nakamura (C)|
|9||Toda (P)||9||Tateyama (P)|
|RP||Ichioka, Heath, Imamura, Egusa||RP||Akiyoshi, Tokuyama|
Bottom of the second, one out. Araki doubled and Ohbiki drove him in. 1-0 Tokyo.
Bottom of the fifth. Kawabata and Yamada hit. Hatake popped out. Milledge hit a pop fly to left that was dropped, allowing two to score. Miwa replaced him on third. Araki walked and was replaced by Ueda on first. Ohbiki grounded out, allowing Miwa to score. 4-0 Tokyo.
Bottom of the sixth. Heath started with two Ks, but the Birds didn’t go down easily. Yamada tripled, Hatake walked, then Yuhei and Ueda hit back-to-back RBIs. 6-0 Tokyo, Final.
The BayStars come up to Jingu starting Tuesday.