September 11th, 2016
Tokyo Swallows 0
Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LWLWL
(Meiji Jingu Stadium)
Following last night’s sizable win over Hanshin, the Swallows slipped further from the A-class.
|W: Iwasada (7-9-0); L: Yamanaka (6-11-0)|
This contest was one of
Haraguchi Iwasada vs. Tokyo’s bullpen. No big meltdown, just a difference in relative hittability.
|1||Itayama (LF)||1||Sakaguchi (CF)|
|2||Toritani (3B)||2||Araki (1B)|
|3||Takayama (CF)||3||Kawabata (3B)|
|4||Fukudome (RF)||4||Yamada (2B)|
|5||Haraguchi (C)||5||Ugumori (LF)|
|6||Gomez (1B)||6||Yuhei (RF)|
|7||Araki (2B)||7||Nishiura (SS)|
|8||Hojo (SS)||8||Nishida (C)|
|9||Iwasada (LHP)||9||Yamanaka (RHP)|
|RP||-||RP||Matsuoka (R), Muranaka (L), Hirai (R), Ishiyama (R)|
Top of the third. Hojo led off with a single through the middle of the infield, advanced to second on a sac-bunt, then reached third on an Itayama single, scoring on a Toritani single. 1-0 Hanshin.
Top of the fifth, one out. Toritani homered off a low inside slider. 2-0 Hanshin.
Top of the sixth. Haraguchi and Gomez walked. Araki singled. Then Iwasada hit a high-bouncing RBI single to left. 3-0 Hanshin.
Top of the seventh. Takayama led off with a double and was followed by a Fuudome two-run homer to right off a low, outside forkball. 5-0 Hanshin, Final.