Sept 6th 2016, @ Yokohama

September 6th, 2016

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Yokohama Baystars 6

Streak: Lost 2 Last 5: LLWLL

(Yokohama Stadium)

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W: Inoh L: Yoshinori

The make-or-break series to salvage the 2016 Tokyo Swallows season got off to a bad start after a comprehensive victory by the home team.

 Swallows BayStars
1Sakaguchi (CF)1Kuwahawa (CF)
2Fujii (3B)2Ishikawa (2B)
3Yamada (2B)3Lopez (1B)
4Balentien (LF)4Tsutsugoh (LF)
5Kawabata (1B)5Miyazaki (3B)
6Nishiura (SS)6Kajitani (RF)
7Ugumori (RF)7Kuramoto (SS)
8Nishida (C)8Tobashira (C)
9Yoshinori (SP)9Inoh (SP)

Tonight’s game showed by Yokohama are in the driver’s seat towards earning a climax series berth as they produced runs with timely hitting throughout the game while the Swallows offense was limited throughout.

The Scoring:

Bottom of the first: Yokohama produced two runs thanks to an RBI groundout by Lopez and infield single to the pitcher by Miyazaki. 2-0 Yokohama

Bottom of the third: Lopez produced again with an RBI double 3-0 Yokohama

Bottom of the fourth: Yokohama added a run thanks to another RBI double by Kuwahara. Even struggling second baseman got into the action with an RBI single. 5-0 Yokohama

Bottom of the seventh: Miyazaki singled to right to add another run. 6-0 Yokohama

Top of the ninth: Yamada homered to left, his 34th of the season. 6-1 Yokohama

 

The winning pitcher was Inoh (7 wins, 10 losses) and Yoshinori was the loser (2 wins, 3 losses).

The starters for tomorrow’s ballgame are: Mishima for Yokohama, Ryan Ogawa for the Swallows.