Complete NPB Standings, 2000-’09

2000 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Yomiuri Giants 135 78 57 0 .578 - .263 3.34 203 689 497
Chunichi Dragons 135 70 65 0 .519 8 .266 4.19 111 544 617
Yokohama BayStars 136 69 66 1 .511 9 .277 3.92 103 576 559
Yakult Swallows 136 66 69 1 .489 12 .264 3.62 137 581 515
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 136 65 70 1 .481 13 .256 4.48 150 591 675
Hanshin Tigers 136 57 78 1 .422 21 .244 3.90 114 473 591

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 135 73 60 2 .549 - .268 4.03 129 630 584
Seibu Lions 135 69 61 5 .531 2.5 .255 3.68 97 614 572
Nippon Ham Fighters 135 69 65 1 .515 4.5 .278 4.70 177 771 664
Orix BlueWave 135 64 67 4 .489 8 .260 4.64 116 638 672
Chiba Lotte Marines 135 62 67 6 .481 9 .259 4.73 109 622 708
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 135 58 75 2 .436 15 .262 4.66 125 612 687

2000 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Fukuoka Daiei Hawks vs. Yomiuri Giants

Game 1 (Tokyo Dome): Fukuoka 5, Yomiuri 3
Game 2 (Tokyo Dome): Fukuoka 8, Yomiuri 3
Game 3 (Fukuoka Dome): Yomiuri 9, Fukuoka 3
Game 4 (Fukuoka Dome): Yomiuri 2, Fukuoka 1
Game 5 (Fukuoka Dome): Yomiuri 6, Fukuoka 0
Game 6 (Tokyo Dome): Fukuoka 3, Yomiuri 9

Yomiuri Giants 4-2

2001 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Yakult Swallows 140 76 58 6 .567 - .274 3.41 148 645 531
Yomiuri Giants 140 75 63 2 .543 3 .271 4.45 196 688 659
Yokohama BayStars 140 69 67 4 .507 8 .267 3.75 94 560 565
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 140 68 65 7 .511 7.5 .269 3.82 155 619 596
Chunichi Dragons 140 62 74 4 .456 15 .253 3.48 98 483 513
Hanshin Tigers 140 57 80 3 .416 20.5 .243 3.75 90 467 598

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 140 78 60 2 .565 - .280 4.98 211 770 745
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 140 76 63 1 .547 2.5 .273 4.49 203 741 684
Seibu Lions 140 73 67 0 .521 6 .256 3.88 184 620 584
Orix BlueWave 140 70 66 4 .515 7 .263 4.11 143 651 634
Chiba Lotte Marines 140 64 74 2 .464 14 .258 3.93 133 593 608
Nippon Ham Fighters 140 53 84 3 .387 24.5 .256 4.79 147 593 713

2001 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Yakult Swallows vs. Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes

Game 1 (Osaka Dome): Yakult 7, Osaka 0
Game 2 (Osaka Dome): Yakult 6, Osaka 9
Game 3 (Jingu Stadium): Osaka 2, Yakult 9
Game 4 (Jingu Stadium): Osaka 1, Yakult 2
Game 5 (Jingu Stadium): Osaka 2, Yakult 4

Yakult Swallows 4-1

2002 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Yomiuri Giants 140 86 52 2 .623 - .272 3.04 186 691 485
Yakult Swallows 140 74 62 4 .544 11 .263 3.39 142 554 528
Chunichi Dragons 140 69 66 5 .511 15.5 .257 3.19 125 546 502
Hanshin Tigers 140 66 70 4 .485 19 .253 3.41 122 527 524
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 140 64 72 4 .471 21 .259 4.36 154 543 674
Yokohama BayStars 140 49 86 5 .363 35.5 .240 4.09 97 472 620

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Seibu Lions 140 90 49 1 .647 - .278 3.20 183 672 492
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 140 73 65 2 .529 16.5 .258 3.93 177 598 592
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 140 73 65 2 .529 16.5 .267 3.86 160 630 578
Chiba Lotte Marines 140 67 72 1 .482 23 .247 3.72 101 500 565
Nippon Ham Fighters 140 61 76 3 .445 28 .247 3.86 146 506 570
Orix BlueWave 140 50 87 3 .365 39 .235 3.58 102 438 547

2002 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Seibu Lions vs. Yomiuri Giants

Game 1 (Tokyo Dome): Seibu 1, Yomiuri 4
Game 2 (Tokyo Dome): Seibu 4, Yomiuri 9
Game 3 (Seibu Dome): Yomiuri 10, Seibu 2
Game 4 (Seibu Dome): Yomiuri 6, Seibu 2

Yomiuri Giants 4-0

2003 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Hanshin Tigers 140 87 51 2 .630 - .287 3.53 141 728 538
Chunichi Dragons 140 73 66 1 .525 14.5 .268 3.80 137 616 578
Yomiuri Giants 140 71 66 3 .518 15.5 .262 4.43 205 654 681
Yakult Swallows 140 71 66 3 .518 15.5 .283 4.12 159 683 627
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 140 67 71 2 .486 20 .259 4.23 153 558 653
Yokohama BayStars 140 45 94 1 .324 42.5 .258 4.80 192 563 725

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 140 82 55 3 .599 - .297 3.94 154 822 588
Seibu Lions 140 77 61 2 .558 5.5 .271 4.43 191 692 660
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 140 74 64 2 .536 8.5 .274 4.30 187 718 632
Chiba Lotte Marines 140 68 69 3 .5496 14 .271 4.37 145 651 665
Nippon Ham Fighters 140 62 74 4 .456 19.5 .269 4.88 149 675 738
Orix BlueWave 140 48 88 4 .353 33.5 .276 5.95 174 652 927

2003 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Hanshin Tigers vs. Fukuoka Daiei Hawks

Game 1 (Fukuoka Dome): Hanshin 4, Fukuoka 5
Game 2 (Fukuoka Dome): Hanshin 0, Fukuoka 13
Game 3 (Koshien Stadium): Fukuoka 1, Hanshin 2
Game 4 (Koshien Stadium): Fukuoka 5, Hanshin 6
Game 5 (Koshien Stadium): Fukuoka 2, Hanshin 3
Game 6 (Fukuoka Dome): Hanshin 1, Fukuoka 5
Game 7 (Fukuoka Dome): Hanshin 2, Fukuoka 6

Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 4-3

2004 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Chunichi Dragons 138 79 56 3 .585 - .274 3.86 111 623 558
Yakult Swallows 138 72 64 2 .529 7.5 .275 4.70 181 618 691
Yomiuri Giants 138 71 64 3 .526 8 .275 4.50 259 738 677
Hanshin Tigers 138 66 70 2 .485 13.5 .273 4.08 142 637 610
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 138 60 77 1 .438 20 .276 4.75 187 662 716
Yokohama BayStars 138 59 76 3 .437 20 .279 4.47 194 640 666

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Fukuoka Daiei Hawks 133 77 52 4 .597 - .292 4.58 183 739 651
Seibu Lions 133 74 58 1 .561 4.5 .276 4.29 183 718 656
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 133 66 65 2 .504 12 .281 4.72 178 731 697
Chiba Lotte Marines 133 65 65 3 .500 12.5 .264 4.40 143 649 642
Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes 133 61 70 2 .466 17 .269 4.46 121 630 636
Orix BlueWave 133 49 82 2 .374 29 .283 5.66 112 622 807

2004 Pacific League Playoffs
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters at Seibu Lions (Seibu Dome)

Game 1: Hokkaido 7, Seibu 10
Game 2: Hokkaido 5, Seibu 4
Game 3: Hokkaido 5, Seibu 6

Seibu Lions 2-1

Stage 2 (Best of 5): Seibu Lions at Fukuoka Daiei Hawks (Fukuoka Dome)

Game 1: Seibu 3, Fukuoka 9
Game 2: Seibu 11, Fukuoka 1
Game 3: Seibu 6, Fukuoka 5
Game 4: Seibu 1, Fukuoka 4
Game 5: Seibu 4, Fukuoka 3

Seibu Lions 3-2

2004 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Seibu Lions vs. Chunichi Dragons

Game 1 (Nagoya Dome): Seibu 2, Chunichi 0
Game 2 (Nagoya Dome): Seibu 6, Chunichi 11
Game 3 (Seibu Dome): Chunichi 8, Seibu 10
Game 4 (Seibu Dome): Chunichi 8, Seibu 2
Game 5 (Seibu Dome): Chunichi 6, Seibu 1
Game 6 (Nagoya Dome): Seibu 4, Chunichi 2
Game 7 (Nagoya Dome): Seibu 7, Chunichi 2

Seibu Lions 4-3

2005 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Hanshin Tigers 146 87 54 5 .617 - .274 3.24 140 731 533
Chunichi Dragons 146 79 66 1 .545 10 .269 4.13 139 680 628
Yokohama BayStars 146 69 70 7 .496 17 .265 3.68 143 621 596
Yakult Swallows 146 71 73 2 .493 17.5 .276 4.00 128 591 696
Yomiuri Giants 146 62 80 4 .437 25.5 .260 4.80 186 617 737
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 146 58 84 4 .408 29.5 .275 4.80 184 615 779

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 136 89 45 2 .664 - .281 3.46 172 658 504
Chiba Lotte Marines 136 84 49 3 .632 4.5 .282 3.21 143 740 479
Seibu Lions 136 67 69 0 .493 23 .269 4.27 162 604 636
Orix Buffaloes 136 62 70 4 .470 26 .260 3.84 97 527 587
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 136 62 71 3 .466 26.5 .254 3.98 165 605 606
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 136 38 97 1 .281 51.5 .255 5.67 88 504 812

2005 Pacific League Playoffs
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Seibu Lions at Chiba Lotte Marines (Chiba Marine Stadium)

Game 1: Seibu 1, Chiba 2
Game 2: Seibu 1, Chiba 3

Chiba Lotte Marines 2-0

Stage 2 (Best of 5): Chiba Lotte Marines at Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (Fukuoka Yahoo! JAPAN Dome)

Game 1: Chiba 4, Fukuoka 2
Game 2: Chiba 3, Fukuoka 2
Game 3: Chiba 4, Fukuoka 5
Game 4: Chiba 2, Fukuoka 3
Game 5: Chiba 3, Fukuoka 2

Chiba Lotte Marines 3-2

2005 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Hanshin Tigers vs. Chiba Lotte Marines

Game 1 (Chiba Marine Stadium): Hanshin 1, Chiba 10
Game 2 (Chiba Marine Stadium): Hanshin 0, Chiba 10
Game 3 (Koshien Stadium): Chiba 10, Hanshin 1
Game 4 (Koshien Stadium): Chiba 3, Hanshin 2

Chiba Lotte Marines 4-0

2006 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Chunichi Dragons 146 87 54 5 .617 - .270 3.10 139 669 496
Hanshin Tigers 146 84 58 4 .592 3.5 .267 3.13 133 597 508
Tokyo Yakult Swallows 146 70 73 3 .490 18 .269 3.91 161 669 642
Yomiuri Giants 146 65 79 2 .451 23.5 .251 3.65 134 552 592
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 146 62 79 5 .440 25 .266 3.96 127 549 648
Yokohama BayStars 146 58 84 4 .408 29.5 .257 4.25 127 575 662

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 136 82 54 0 .603 - .269 3.05 135 567 452
Seibu Lions 136 80 54 2 .597 1 .275 3.64 131 645 556
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 136 75 56 5 .573 4.5 .259 3.13 82 553 472
Chiba Lotte Marines 136 65 70 1 .481 16.5 .252 3.78 111 502 562
Orix Buffaloes 136 52 81 3 .391 28.5 .253 3.84 106 481 570
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 136 47 85 4 .356 33 .258 4.30 67 452 651

2006 Pacific League Playoffs
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks at Seibu Lions (Invoice Seibu Dome)

Game 1: Fukuoka 0, Seibu 1
Game 2: Fukuoka 11, Seibu 3
Game 3: Fukuoka 6, Seibu 1

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 2-1

Stage 2 (Best of 5): Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks at Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters (Sapporo Dome)
(Hokkaido, winners of the regular season, started with a one game advantage.)

Game 1: Fukuoka 1, Hokkaido 3
Game 2: Fukuoka 0, Hokkaido 1

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3-0

2006 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs. Chunichi Dragons

Game 1 (Nagoya Dome): Hokkaido 2, Chunichi 4
Game 2 (Nagoya Dome): Hokkaido 5, Chunichi 2
Game 3 (Sapporo Dome): Chunichi 1, Hokkaido 6
Game 4 (Sapporo Dome): Chunichi 0, Hokkaido 3
Game 5 (Sapporo Dome): Chunichi 1, Hokkaido 4
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 4-1

2007 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Yomiuri Giants 144 80 63 1 .559 - .276 3.58 191 692 556
Chunichi Dragons 144 78 64 2 .549 1.5 .261 3.59 121 623 556
Hanshin Tigers 144 74 66 4 .529 4.5 .255 3.56 111 518 561
Yokohama BayStars 144 71 72 1 .497 9 .265 4.01 124 569 623
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 144 60 82 2 .423 19.5 .263 4.22 132 557 673
Tokyo Yakult Swallows 144 60 84 0 .417 20.5 .269 4.07 139 596 623

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Avg. ERA HR RF RA
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 144 79 60 5 .568 - .259 3.22 73 526 489
Chiba Lotte Marines 144 76 61 7 .555 2 .262 3.26 107 629 525
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 144 73 66 5 .525 6 .267 3.18 106 575 508
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 144 67 75 2 .472 13.5 .262 4.31 111 575 676
Seibu Lions 144 66 76 2 .465 14.5 .264 3.82 126 564 585
Orix Buffaloes 144 62 77 5 .446 17 .259 3.67 119 536 585

2007 Central League Climax Series
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Hanshin Tigers at Chunichi Dragons (Nagoya Dome)

Game 1: Hanshin 0, Chunichi 7
Game 2: Hanshin 3, Chunichi 5

Chunichi Dragons 2-0

Stage 2 (Best of 5): Chunichi Dragons at Yomiuri Giants (Tokyo Dome)

Game 1: Chunichi 5, Yomiuri 2
Game 2: Chunichi 7, Yomiuri 4
Game 3: Chunichi 4, Yomiuri 2

Chunichi Dragons 3-0

2007 Pacific League Climax Series
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks at Chiba Lotte Marines (Chiba Marine Stadium)

Game 1: Fukuoka 4, Chiba 8
Game 2: Fukuoka 8, Chiba 3
Game 3: Fukuoka 0, Chiba 4

Chiba Lotte Marines 2-1

Stage 2 (Best of 5): Chiba Lotte Marines at Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters (Sapporo Dome)

Game 1: Chiba 2, Hokkaido 5
Game 2: Chiba 8, Hokkaido 1
Game 3: Chiba 0, Hokkaido 7
Game 4: Chiba 5, Hokkaido 1
Game 5: Chiba 2, Hokkaido 6

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 3-2

2007 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Chunichi Dragons vs. Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters

Game 1 (Sapporo Dome): Chunichi 1, Hokkaido 3
Game 2 (Sapporo Dome): Chunichi 8, Hokkaido 1
Game 3 (Nagoya Dome): Hokkaido 1, Chunichi 9
Game 4 (Nagoya Dome): Hokkaido 2, Chunichi 4
Game 5 (Nagoya Dome): Hokkaido 0, Chunichi 1

Chunichi Dragons 4-1

2008 Season

Central League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Home Away RF RA
Yomiuri Giants 144 84 57 3 .596 - 46-26 38-31-3 631 532
Hanshin Tigers 144 82 59 3 .582 2 45-26-1 37-33-2 578 521
Chunichi Dragons 144 71 68 5 .511 12 41-27-4 30-41-1 535 556
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 144 69 70 5 .496 14 37-32-3 32-28-2 537 594
Tokyo Yakult Swallows 144 66 74 4 .471 17.5
34-36-2 32-38-2 583 569
Yokohama BayStars 144 48 94 2 .338 36.5 29-42-1 19-52-1 552 706
Team Avg. ERA H HR SB
Yomiuri .266 3.37 1289 177 78
Hanshin .268 3.29 1285 83 62
Chunichi .253 3.53 1207 140 51
Hiroshima .271 3.78 1328 100 69
Tokyo .266 3.75 1264 83 148
Yokohama .266 4.74 1408 145 37
Team Yomiuri Hanshin Chunichi Hiroshima Tokyo Yokohama
YG * 14-10 10-14 10-12-2 18-6 18-5-1
HT 10-14 * 17-6-1 14-10 13-10-1 13-10-1
CD 14-10 6-17-1 * 12-9-2 9-13-2 17-7
HTC 12-10-2 10-14 9-12-2 * 12-11-1 13-11
TYS 6-18 10-13-1 13-9-2 11-12-1 * 15-9
YBS 5-18-1 10-13-1 7-17 11-13 9-15 *

Pacific League

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Home Away RF RA
Saitama Seibu Lions 144 76 64 4 .543 - 44-27-1 32-37-3 715 626
Orix Buffaloes 144 75 68 1 .524 2.5 41-31 34-37-1 637 605
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 144 73 69 2 .514 4 41-30-1 32-39-1 533 541
Chiba Lotte Marines 144 73 70 1 .510 4.5 41-30-1 32-40 662 648
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 144 65 76 3 .461 11.5 37-34-1 28-42-2 627 607
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 144 64 77 3 .454 12.5 36-33-3 28-44 556 641
Team Avg. ERA H HR SB
Saitama .270 3.86 1339 198 107
Orix .262 3.93 1263 152 63
Hokkaido .255 3.54 1206 82 79
Chiba .268 4.14 1309 127 76
Tohoku .272 3.86 1329 94 101
Fukuoka .265 4.05 1260 99 92
Team Saitama Orix Hokkaido Chiba Tohoku Fukuoka
SSL * 14-10 14-9-1 13-11 14-10 11-10-3
OB 10-14 * 13-11 14-10 13-10-1 14-10
HNF 9-14-1 11-13 * 12-12 10-13-1 17-7
CLM 11-13 10-14 12-12 * 16-7-1 14-10
TRE 10-14 10-13-1 13-10-1 7-16-1 * 12-12
FSH 10-11-3 10-14 7-17 10-14 12-12 *

2008 Central League Climax Series
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Chunichi Dragons at Hanshin Tigers (Kyocera Dome)

Game 1: Chunichi 2, Hanshin 0
Game 2: Chunichi 3, Hanshin 7
Game 3: Chunichi 2, Hanshin 0

Chunichi Dragons 2-1

Stage 2 (Best of 7 – CL Pennant Winner Yomiuri starts with a one-game advantage): Chunichi Dragons at Yomiuri Giants (Tokyo Dome)

Game 2: Chunichi 4, Yomiuri 3
Game 3: Chunichi 2, Yomiuri 11
Game 4: Chunichi 5, Yomiuri 5 (Ties effectively count as wins for the Pennant Winner)
Game 5: Chunichi 2, Yomiuri 6

Yomiuri Giants 4-1

2008 Pacific League Climax Series
Stage 1 (Best of 3): Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters at Orix Buffaloes (Kyocera Dome)

Game 1: Hokkaido 4, Orix 1
Game 2: Hokkaido 7, Orix 2

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2-0

Stage 2 (Best of 7 – PL Pennant Winner Saitama starts with a one-game advantage): Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters at Saitama Seibu Lions

Game 2: Hokkaido 3, Saitama 10 (Omiya Prefectural Stadium)
Game 3: Hokkaido 5, Saitama 0 (Seibu Dome)
Game 4: Hokkaido 7, Saitama 4 (Seibu Dome)
Game 5: Hokkaido 4, Saitama 9 (Seibu Dome)
Game 6: Hokkaido 0, Saitama 9 (Seibu Dome)

Saitama Seibu Lions 4-2

2008 Japan Series
(Best of 7) Saitama Seibu Lions vs. Yomiuri Giants

Game 1 (Tokyo Dome): Saitama 2, Yomiuri 1
Game 2 (Tokyo Dome): Saitama 2, Yomiuri 3
Game 3 (Seibu Dome): Yomiuri 6, Saitama 2
Game 4 (Seibu Dome): Yomiuri 0, Saitama 5
Game 5 (Seibu Dome): Yomiuri 7, Saitama 3
Game 6 (Tokyo Dome): Saitama 4, Yomiuri 1
Game 7 (Tokyo Dome): Saitama 3, Yomiuri 2

Saitama Seibu Lions 4-3

2008 Asia Series
(All games at Tokyo Dome.)
NPB Japan Series Champions: Saitama Seibu Lions
KBO Korea Series Champions: SK Wyverns
CPBL Taiwan Series Champions: Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions
CBL Champions: Tianjin Lions

Team Saitama Uni SK Tianjin W L RF RA H HR E
Saitama * W 2-1 L 3-4 W 16-2 2 1 21 7 25 2 0
Uni L 1-2 * W 10-4 W 7-4 2 1 18 10 21 6 2
SK W 4-3 L 4-10 * W 15-0 2 1 23 13 29 4 2
Tianjin L 2-16 L 4-7 L 0-15 * 0 3 6 38 16 0 5

Round 1 (Thu. 11/13)

Game 1 (Noon): Tianjin Lions 4, Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions 7
Game 2 (6:00): Saitama Seibu Lions 3, SK Wyverns 4

Round 2 (Fri., 11/14)

Game 3 (Noon): SK Wyverns 15, Tianjin Lions 0 (7-inning mercy rule)
Game 4 (6:00): Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions 1, Saitama Seibu Lions 2

Round 3 (Sat., 11/15)

Game 5 (Noon): Saitama Seibu Lions 16, Tianjin Lions 2 (7-inning mercy rule)
Game 6 (6:00): SK Wyverns 4, Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions 10

Championship Game (Sun., 11/16, 2:00)

Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions 0, Saitama Seibu Lions 1

2008 Tokyo Yakult Swallows Roster and Player Statistics

Team GP W L T PCT. GB Home Away RF RA
Yomiuri Giants 144 89 46 9 .659 C 48-20-4 41-25-5 650 493
Chunichi Dragons 144 81 62 1 .566 12 42-29-1 39-33 605 508
Tokyo Yakult Swallows 144 71 72 1 .497 22 39-33 32-39-1 548 606
Hanshin Tigers 144 67 73 4 .479 24.5 38-33-1 29-40-3 548 534
Hiroshima Toyo Carp 144 65 75 4 .464 26.5 32-38-1 32-37-3 528 575
Yokohama BayStars 144 51 93 0 .354 42.5 27-45 24-48 497 685
Team GP W L T PCT. GB Home Away RF RA
Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 144 82 60 2 .577 C 45-25-1 36-35-1 689 550
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 144 77 66 1 .539 5 38-32-1 38-33 598 609
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 144 74 65 5 .532 7 40-28-4 34-37-1 600 591
Saitama Seibu Lions 144 70 70 4 .500 11 38-32-2 32-38-2 664 627
Chiba Lotte Marines 144 62 77 4 .446 18.5 37-31-4 25-46-1 620 639
Orix Buffaloes 144 56 86 2 .394 26 32-40 24-45-1 585 715
Team Yomiuri Chunichi Hanshin Tokyo Hiroshima Yokohama
YG * 16-8 11-11-2 18-5-1 14-7-3 18-6
CD 8-16 * 14-10 11-13 16-8 18-6
HT 11-11-2 10-14 * 9-15 13-11 15-9
TYS 5-18-1 13-11 15-9 * 12-12 11-13
HTC 7-14-3 8-16 11-13 12-12 * 13-11
YBS 6-18 6-18 9-15 13-11 11-13 *