Final standing in the interleague
1.Fukuoka Softbank Hawks
2.Tokyo Yakult Swallows
3.Hiroshima Toyo Carp
4.Chunichi Dragons <
6.Nippon Ham Fighters
8.Chiba Lotte Marines
10.Rakuten Golden Eagles
12.Yokohama Bay Stars
INTERLEAGUE MVP:TOSHIYA SUGIUCHI (Fukuoka Softbank Hawks)
The Hawks Toshiya Sugiuchi marked his first shut out win this season in the game against the BayStars. The Swallows had a lucky win against the Lions to stretch its consecutive game win to 7. The Dragons Kazuhiro Wada grand slammed and his team beat the Buffaloes. The Fighters lost to the Carp. For the Giants, the top news was its super rookie made Taichi Ota made his debut as a pinch hitter. He struck out. The Marines won the game. The Golden Eagles skipper Katsuya Nomura was presented the Best Father Award to commemorate Father's Day, but his team lost to the Tigers.
The Fighters Yu Darvish won his 9th game, leading pitchers of both leagues. His team beat the Carp. The Giants Seth Greisinger earned his 7th win in the game against the Marines. The Hawks finished the Interleague season winning a majority from every team it faced by defeating the BayStars. The Swallows Jamie D'antona contributed to his team's victory over the Lions with 2 homers. The Golden Eagels homered to beat the troubled Tigers. The Dragons Kazuki Yoshimi shut out the Buffaloes.
In the only game of the day the BayStars beat the Lions with 2 homers by Yuki Yoshimura.
The Golden Eagles Masahiro Tanaka pitched but his team lost to the Carp in the 10th inning. The Swallows clinched the game in the 11th inning with a home run by Aaron Guiel.
The Hawks erred to lose against the Dragons. The Giants Michihiro Ogasawara and Shigeyuki Furuki homered to defeat the Lions. The Fighters beat the Tigers. The Swallows Norichika Aoki contributed with a 2 run homer for his teams 4th straight win. It's over the Marines. The Buffaloes beat the BayStars. The Golden Eagles defeated the Carp at the brand new Kinsei Stadium.
The Hawks beat the Dragons and secured its top spot in the Interleague competition for 2 seasons in a row. The Giants ended it losing streak with homers by Takuya Kimura, Michihiro Ogasawara and Hayato Sakamoto. The Buffaloes won a 6 inning game against the BayStars. The Tigers Craig Brazell homered, and so did Takahiro Arai to beat the Fighters.
The Hawks Toshiya Sugiuchi hurled over the distance in the game against the Giants for his 5th win. The Lions and the Carp finished a draw. The Swallows earned its 3rd win in a row in the game agaisnt the Buffaloes. The Dragons beat the Fighters in a competitive game. The Tigers lost its 5th game consecutive game against the Marines. The Golden Eagles Hisashi Iwakuma stopped his consecutive game loss at 3 in the game against the BayStars.
The Hawks defeated the Giants Tetsuya Utsumi. The Fighters Yu Darvish won the game over the Dragons. The Lions won its 4th game in a row by defeating the Carp. The Swallows won on Ryoji Aikawa's 2 run home run. The Tigers faced its 4th defeat in a row in the game against the Marines. The Golden Eagles Satoshi Nagai shut out the BayStars.
The Giants Dicky Gonzalez failed to extend his game winning streak which ended at 6 and lost to the Buffaloes. The Golden Eagles losing streak ended at 6 thanks to Masahiro Tanaka's good pitching against the Dragons. The Marines broke the national record of RBI in an inning by hitting in 15. It defeated the Dragons 23 to 2. The Fighters Jason Botts grandslammed to help his team beat the BayStars. The Lions won its 3rd game in a row by defeating the Tigers.
The Giants won its 5th game in a row defeating the Buffaloes. Second in the Central League, the Swallows lost to the Hawks. The Tigers close Jeff Williams walked a batter with bases loaded. With that the team lost to the Lions. The Dragons Tony Blanco homered twice to beat the Golden Eagles. The Fighters beat the BayStars.
The Giants Hayato Sakamoto homered. So did Yoshiyuki Kamai and Alex Ramirez. The Giants defeated the Golden Eagles for its 4th win in a row. The Fighters lost to the Swallows Shinichi Takeuchi's game winning RBI. The Tigers winning streak ended in the game against the Hawks. The Lions beat the Dragons this time. The Carp's Koichi Ogata pinched hit and hit in 2RBIs to take his team to a victory over the Buffaloes.
Scott McClain hit in 3 runs and helped the Carp defeat the Buffaloes. Tomoaki Kanemoto finished the game with his RBI hit to give the Tigers a win over the Hawks. The Giants beat the Golden Eagles. The Fighter defeated the Swallows. The BayStars faced its 7th loss in a row in a game against the Marines. The Dragons clinched its 4th win in a row beating the Lions
The Giants managed to hit runs off of the Fighters Yu Darvish to win again. The Golden Eagles ace pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma lost his 3rd game in a row. It's to the Swallows. The Tigers Shinobu Fukuhara shut out the Buffaloes. The Hawks on Hiroki Kokubo's 2 run home run among others defeated the Carp. The Lions slammed home runsa after another beating the BayStars. They included a great big one by Takeya Nakamura. The Dragons and Marines tied.
The Giants at last won defeating the Fighters. Dicky Gonzalez won his 6th game in a row. The Dragons won its 3rd game in a row on Tony Blanco's 2 run homer in the game against the Marines. Craig Brazell made his debut with the Tigers and contributed with a 2 run home run to defeat the Buffaloes. The Swallows beat the Golden Eagles. The Carp clobbered the Hawks.
It was another draw for the Giants and the Marines. The Carp's winning streak ended with its defeat against the Fighters. The BayStars took its 5th loss in a row in the game against the Hawks. The Golden Eagles Masahiro Tanaka hurled 8 innings, but he had to take his first loss of the season in the game against the Tigers. The Lions Hiram Bocachia grand slammed and beat the Swallows. The Dragons clinched a very competitive game against the Buffaloes.
The Carp extended its winning streak to 7, defeating the Fighters. The Giants and the Marines played a 0 to 0 game which ended in the 12th inning. The Lions Takeya Nakamura grand slammed. His team beat the Swallows. The Hawks Hitoshi Tamura slammed a 2 run homerun to beat the BayStars. The Dragons Tony Blanco's 2 run homerun gave his team a win over the Buffaloes. The Golden Eagles at last won by defeating the Tigers.
The Golden Eagles lost its 3rd game in a row. It's in a 0 to 2 game against the Carp.
The Giants and the Lions played another competitive game. But this time, the Lions clinched the game in the 10th inning. The Fighters tied against the Tigers in a 5 hour game. The Carp won its 5th game in a row against the Golden Eagles by clobbering Hisashi Iwakuma. The Swallows Norichika Aoki contributed to his team's win at last with RBI hits. It's against the Marines. The Buffaloes Yoshihisa Hirano shut out the BayStars. The Hawks Munenori Kawasaki hit in a game winning run against the Dragons.
Teams which fought last year's Japan Series faced eachother. It was a competitive game which ended a tie. The Fighters Yu Darvish struck out 10 and earned his 7th win in the game against the Tigers. The Buffaloes Greg LaRocca homered. Jose Fernandez blasted 2 homers and the Buffaloes beat the BayStars. The Hawks Hitoshi Tamura hit his first home run of this season. The Hawks beat the Dragons.
The Fighters star rookie Sho Nakata had a 2 base hit. Shota Ohno slammed a 2 run home run for his teams win over the BayStars.
The Hawks consecutive game win record ended as the Giants Michihiro Ogasawara and Shinnosuke Abe each blasted 2 run home runs. The Carp is in good shape, beating the Marines. The Dragons Kazuhiro Wada finished the game against the Golden Eagles in the 10th inning with his home run. The Lions Hideaki Wakui not only pitched well. He helped himself with an RBI double to beat the Tigers. The Swallows Shohei Tateyama tied with the league lead of 6th win by shutting out the Buffaloes.
The BayStars Shuichi Murata homered to beat the Fighters. The Hawks won its 6th game in a row by defeating the Giants. The Golden Eagles Norihiro Nakamura erred to disappoint starter Masahiro Tanaka. But Nakamura later hit in a run against the Dragons to give Tanaka his 7th win. The Carp won its 3rd game in a row by defeating the Marines. The Tigers Makoto Imaoka's 2 base hit paved the way for the team's win over the Lions. The Swallows managed to stop its consecutive game loss at 3 by defeating the Buffaloes.
In the only game of the day, the Marines Saburo's RBI triple gave his team a 3 to 2 win over the Tigers.
The Giants won on Shinnosuke Abe's 2 home runs against the Buffaloes. The Hawks Toshiya Sugiuchi won his 5th game against the Swallows. It's his team's 5 wins in a row too. The BayStars Seiichi Uchikawa's RBI double gave his team a win over the Golden Eagles. The Tigers Takahiro Arai's home run helped his team beat the Marines.
The Lions Takeya Nakamura slammed a 3 run home run. But the Carp hit more and with Kenta Kurihara's 2 run home run won. The Hawks Jose Ortiz homered and so did Hiroki Kokubo for the team's win over the Swallows. The Giants lost to the Buffaloes. The Fighters lost to the Dragons.
Golden Eagles ace pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma lost runs after another. His opponent, Giants Tetsuya Utsumi to win his first game this season. The Fighters Yu Darvish shut out the Swallows to win his 6th game already. The Tigers losing streak ended at 5 in the game against the Buffaloes. The Marines defeated the Dragons on Shoitsu Ohmatsu's game winning run.
The Giants beat the Golden Eagles with 2 homers by Lee Seung Yeop. The Fighters lost to the Swallows despite a 2 run homer by Atsunori Inaba. The Hawks Jose Ortiz homered, and so did Hiroyuki Kokubo to defeat the Carp. The Dragons Masahiko Morino hit a 2 run home run, and beat the Marines. The Buffaloes appear to be in better shape winning 2 games in a row.
The Golden Eagles Masahiro Tanaka was awesome. He shut out the Swallows in a game he hurled over the distance. The Fighters beat the Giants again, this time 6 to 5. The Hawks Nobuhiko Matsunaga finished a 10 inning game against the Tigers with his home run. The BayStars on home runs by Shuichi Murata and Takahiro Saeki new manager Tomio Tashiro earned his first win.
The top teams of both leagues faced eachother to kick off the interleague. The Fighters hit in many runs including a 2 run homer by Makoto Kaneko, in the end winning 16 to 6 against the Giants. The Swallows Aaron Guiel slammed a 3 run homer and took the team to a 7 to 3 win over the Golden Eagles. The Buffaloes are not looking good giving up homers to the Carp. The BayStars manager Akihiko Ohya was forced to resign before the start of the interleague replaced by Tomio Tashiro. But under Tashiro the BayStars still lost 1 to 2 against the Marines. The Dragons Kazuhiro Wada blasted a 2 run homer to beat the Lions 7 to 5. The Hawks and the Tigers finished 12 innings a tie.
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