August 18, 2017 @ Hiroshima

August 18, 2017

TS Logo 150x transparentTokyo Swallows 0

Hiroshima Carp 1

Streak: Lost 1 Last 5: LLLWL

(Mazda Zooooom Zooooooom Stadium)

Buchanan, Matsuoka and Kondo combined to pitch an excellent game of baseball, giving up just one run and six hits over the course of the game.

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W: Nakamura (4-2); L: Buchanan (6-10)

Just one problem: the Swallows didn’t score at all.

 Swallows Carp
1Tomotaka Sakaguchi (RF)1Kosuke Tanaka (SS)
2Kotaro Yamasaki (CF)2Ryosuke Kikuchi (2B)
3Wladimir Balentien (LF)3Yoshihiro Maru (CF)
4Tetsuto Yamada (2B)4Seiya Suzuki (RF)
5Rivero (1B)5Matsuyama (LF)
6Ryota Fujii (3B)6Eldred (1B)
7Yuhei Nakamura (C)7Tomohiro Abe (3B)
8Nobuyuki Okumura (SS)8Inomura (C)
9Buchanan (P)9Yuta Nakamura (P)

The scoring:

After four scoreless innings, during the bottom of the fifth, Buchanan gave up a home run to Kikuchi. 1-0 Hiroshima.

The end.

Game notes:

  • Swallows with multiple hits: Sakaguchi (3), Rivero and Fujii (2 each). Eight hits for the team in total—just couldn’t string ‘em together.
  • Ryan Ogawa (5-6) will face Kazuki Yabuta (11-2) on the mound Saturday.