[6/25/2016] Samurai Japan Women’s team practice game

The Samurai Japan Women’s national team, aka Madonna Japan, played a practice game against the Maebashi Little Senior Baseball Club (team made up of junior high school students) earlier today at Niigata Shirone Baseball Stadium.

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R
Madonna Japan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Maebashi Senior 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2

Pitchers: Tanaka, Akino; Araki, Mirai; Kurosaki, Kana; Yoshida, Eri; Sasanuma, Nana
Catchers: Terabe, Ayumi; Funakoshi, Chihiro

Tanaka, Akino – 2.2 innings, one run
Araki, Mirai – 1.1 innings, no runs
Kurosaki, Kana – 1.0 innings, no runs, two hits
Yoshida, Eri – 2.0 innings, one run, one hit (twenty-one pitches, one knuckleball)
Sasanuma, Nana – 1.0 innings, no runs

Yuki Kawabata got the start at second and batted fifth. She went 1-for-3.

Madonna Japan’s lone run scored on a walk with the bases loaded.

Source: Facebook 6/25/2016Daily Sports 6/25/2016, Sponichi 6/25/2016, Sponichi 6/26/2016

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