Category: Women’s Baseball

Victoria Series: Saitama Astraia, Kyoto Flora – June 24,25

June 24 at Awaji Sano Daiichi Stadium – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Saitama Astraia 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 11 0
Hyogo Dione 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 7 14 2

WP: Miku Kayano (8 G, 1-1)
Sv: Mai Yamazaki (14 G, 0-4, 2 Sv)
LP: Yuki Izumi (10 G, 3-2)

Game Time: 3h4m
Attendance: 1390

Hero Interview

  • Miri Iwaya = 3-for-4: 2B9 one RBI, 1B7 one RBI, HR7 one RBI, G6dp, BB. She recorded three hits, including a home run, and three RBI.
  • Miku Kayano = 9 BF, 28 NP, 2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 HBP, 0 R, 0 ER. / 0-for-2: G4, G4, SF8 one RBI. Her solid performance out of the bullpen and a sac fly in the ninth helped Saitama secure a win.

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June 25 at Kyocera Dome Osaka – 16:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 9 0
Hyogo Dione 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1

WP: Yukari Isozaki (8 G, 3-0)
LP: Ayami Sato (11 G, 7-1, 2 Sv)

Game Time: 1h44m
Attendance: 10,530

Hero Interview

  • Yukari Isozaki = 23 BF, 87 NP, 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER. She tossed a four-hit shutout that extended Saitama’s winning streak to four.
  • Chihiro Sato = 4-for-4: 1B9, 3B8/9, 1B1 (SB), 1B1. She went 4-for-4.

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Victoria Series: Hyogo Dione, Kyoto Flora – June 20,21

June 20 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 0 0 2 1 0 0 6 9 13 0
Kyoto Flora 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 14 2

WP: Ayami Sato (10 G, 7-0, 2 Sv)
LP: Minami Yano (1 G, 0-1)

Game Time: 2h21m
Attendance: 542

Hero Interview

  • Tomomi Nakada = 3-for-3: BB, 2B8/9 one RBI, 1B6, 1B8. She recorded a modasho and drove in the first run of the game.
  • Mari Yamazaki = 2-for-3: G5, HR7 one RBI, SH3, 1B7. She hit her first home run of the season.

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June 21 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Kyoto Flora 0 0 0 1 1 1 x 3 7 1

WP: Mika Konishi (12 G, 5-3)
LP: Meguna Furuya (8 G, 2-4, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 1h29m
Attendance: 364

Hero Interview

  • Mika Konishi = 24 BF, 93 NP, 7.0 IP, 1 H, 3 SO, 1 BB, 0 R, 0 ER. She tossed a one-hit shutout for the win.
  • Tsudoi Konishi = 2-for-2: SH1, 1B7 one RBI, 1B8. She went 2-for-2 and drove in the game-winning run.

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[6/19/2017] Samurai Japan: 1st BFA Women’s Baseball Asian Cup

The 2017 1st BFA Women’s Baseball Asian Cup will take place at the Sai Tso Wan Recreation Grounds in Hong Kong between September 2 and 9. Teams from six countries (Japan, Chinese Taipei, Korea, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan) will participate in the tournament. Samurai Japan released the Madonna Japan roster today.

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Victoria Series: Kyoto Flora, Saitama Astraia – June 16,17

June 16 at Saitama Urawa Baseball Stadium – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Kyoto Flora 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Saitama Astraia 0 1 0 0 0 2 x 3 7 1

WP: Yukari Isozaki (7 G, 2-0)
LP: Minako Uemura (9 G, 3-3)

Game Time: 1h40m
Attendance: 355

Hero Interview

  • Yukari Isozaki = 30 BF, 90 NP, 7.0 IP, 8 H, 0 SO, 3 BB, 1 HBP, 1 R, 1 ER. She tossed a complete game victory for her second win of the year.
  • Miwa Naraoka = 1-for-3: F9, G6dp, 1B7 one RBI. She drove in the game-winning run in the sixth inning.

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June 17 at Saitama Urawa Baseball Stadium – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Kyoto Flora 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 7 1
Saitama Astraia 1 1 4 2 1 0 x 9 9 1

WP: Rina Taniyama (12 G, 3-1)
LP: Mika Konishi (11 G, 4-3)

Game Time: 2h11m
Attendance: 526

Hero Interview

  • Rina Taniyama = 17 BF, 58 NP, 4.0 IP, 5 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 1 R, 1 ER. She picked up her third victory of the year.
  • Miri Iwaya = 3-for-4: 2B9, 2B7 two RBI, 3B8/9 two RBI, F8. Her modasho and four RBI helped her team secure a win.

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Victoria Series: Saitama Astraia, Hyogo Dione – June 8,9

June 7 at Hirashima Koen Baseball Field – 18:00

Canceled due to rain.

Source: JWBL 6/7/2017

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June 8 at Hirashima Koen Baseball Field – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 1
Hyogo Dione 2 1 0 0 0 0 x 3 9 0

WP: Mizuki Bando (6 G, 2-0)
Sv: Yuki Izumi (8 G, 3-1, 2 Sv)
LP: Rina Taniyama (11 G, 2-1)

Game Time: 1h56m
Attendance: 594

Hero Interview

  • Minami = 2-for-2: HR7 one RBI, 1B7, SH5. She blasted her second home run of the season (and career).
  • Ayumi Ota = 1-for-2: 1B9 one RBI, BB, F9. She drove in the first run of the game in the first inning.

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June 9 at Hirashima Koen Baseball Field – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 0
Hyogo Dione 0 0 2 0 2 1 x 5 10 0

WP: Ayami Sato (9 G, 6-0, 2 Sv)
LP: Haruke Ebi (5 G, 0-4)

Game Time: 1h46m
Attendance: 370

Hero Interview

  • Ayami Sato = 26 BF, 57 NP, 7.0 IP, 5 H, 4 SO, 0 BB, 1 WP, 2 R, 2 ER. She tossed a complete game victory for his sixth win of the season.
  • Ayumi Ota = 3-for-4: Fo3, 1B8 two RBI, 1B8, 1B7 one RBI. She recorded three hits and three RBI.

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[6/5/2017] JWBL MVP of the Month Awards for May

Pitching

Minako Uemura, Kyoto Flora (Third Time)
3 G, 2-0, 18.1 IP, 1.91 ERA

She started three games and recorded two victories, including a complete game.

Hitting

Iori Miura, Kyoto Flora (Second Time)
8 G, 15-for-26, .577 BA, .613 OBP, 6 SB

She led the league in batting average, hits, on base percentage, and stolen bases.

Source: JWBL 6/5/2017

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Victoria Series: Hyogo Dione, Saitama Astraia – June 4

June 4 at Omiya Park Baseball Stadium – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9 5
Saitama Astraia 1 0 0 0 4 0 x 5 7 2

WP: Yukari Isozaki (5 G, 1-0, 0 Sv)
LP: Meguna Furuya (7 G, 2-3, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 1h58m
Attendance: 802

Hero Interview

  • Yukari Isozaki = 27 BF, 89 NP, 6.0 IP, 9 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 1 R, 1 ER. She notched her first win of the season.
  • Miri Iwaya = 2-for-3: G6, 1B9, 1B8 one RBI. She recorded two hits and helped her team win.
  • Shiho Imai = 1-for-2: 1B7, Kl, SF7 one RBI. She drove in the game-winning run in the fifth inning.

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Victoria Series: Kyoto Flora, Hyogo Dione – May 29

May 29 at Amagasaki Kinen Koen Baseball Field – 18:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Kyoto Flora 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 9 1
Hyogo Dione 1 0 0 6 1 0 x 8 10 1

WP: Ayami Sato (8 G, 5-0, 2 Sv)
LP: Mika Konishi (10 G, 4-2)

Game Time: 2h21m
Attendance: 603

Hero Interview

  • Ayumi Terabe = 3-for-4: 1B8, 1B7, 1B7, Ks. She recorded three hits and notched her 100th career hit in the fourth.
  • Miki Atsugase = 2-for-3: 1B7, BB, 1B9 one RBI, Ks. She gave her team a 3-2 lead in the fourth.

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Victoria Series: Saitama Astraia, Kyoto Flora – May 25,26

May 25 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Kyoto Flora 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1x   1 5 2

WP: Mika Konishi (9 G, 4-1, 1 Sv)
LP: Mai Yamazaki (10 G, 0-3, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 2h12m
Attendance: 459

Hero Interview

  • Mika Konishi = 31 BF, 105 NP, 8.0 IP, 5 H, 5 SO, 1 BB, 0 R, 0 ER. She tossed a five-hit shutout.
  • Kiku Iwata = 1-for-1: 1B7 one RBI. She recorded a walk-off hit.

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May 26 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 5 8 0
Kyoto Flora 0 0 1 0 1 1 3x 6 11 1

WP: Ayaka Nagao (10 G, 1-2, 1 Sv)
LP: Mai Yamazaki (11 G, 0-4, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 2h30m
Attendance: 585

Hero Interview

  • Ayaka Nagao = 6 BF, 22 NP, 0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 1 R, 1 ER. She picked up her first professional win.
  • Saho Taguchi = 2-for-4: F4, F8, 2B7/8, 1B7 one RBI. She recorded the game-winning hit with two outs in the bottom of the seventh.

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Victoria Series: Hyogo Dione, Kyoto Flora, Saitama Astraia – May 17,20,21

May 17 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 7 0 5 2 0 0 0 14 18 0
Kyoto Flora 0 2 0 0 0 4 1 7 11 0

WP: Ayami Sato (6 G, 4-0, 1 Sv)
LP: Ayaka Nagao (9 G, 0-2, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 2h11m
Attendance: 554

Hero Interview

  • Tomomi Nakada = 1-for-4: HR9 two RBI, G1, BB, G4, L4. She recorded the first home run of her career.
  • Minami = 2-for-2: HR7 two RBI, 2B7 one RBI, BB, BB. She became the first player to hit the second home run of an inning.

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May 20 at Koshigaya Stadium – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 7 1
Saitama Astraia 0 2 1 1 0 0 × 4 12 2

WP: Rina Taniyama (8 G, 2-0)
Sv: Mai Yamazaki (8 G, 0-1, 1 Sv)
LP: Yuki Izumi (6 G, 3-1, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 2h17m
Attendance: 412

Hero Interview

  • Rina Taniyama = 25 BF, 94 NP, 5.1 IP, 7 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 3 R, 3 ER. She picked up her first win as a starter with her new team.
  • Chihiro Sato = 2-for-2: 1B7, 1B8 two RBI, BB, BB. She reached base four times and recorded two hits and two RBI.
  • Miku Kayano = 3-for-3: 1B7, 1B7, 3B8/9. She recorded up a modasho.

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May 21 at Koshigaya Stadium – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 7 12 1
Saitama Astraia 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 8 1

WP: Meguna Furuya (6 G, 2-2, 1 Sv)
Sv: Ayami Sato (7 G, 4-0, 2 Sv)
LP: Mai Yamazaki (9 G, 0-2, 1 Sv)

Game Time: 2h8m
Attendance: 577

Hero Interview

  • Tomomi Nakada = 3-for-3: 1B9, BB, 2B7, 2B7 two RBI. She recorded three hits and gave her team a one-run lead in the seventh.

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 69 43 25 1
Hanshin 66 37 29 0
Yokohama 69 33 34 2
Chunichi 70 30 37 3
Yomiuri 68 30 38 0
Yakult 68 26 41 1
G W L T
Rakuten 64 42 21 1
Softbank 70 44 26 0
Seibu 66 36 28 2
Orix 68 31 36 1
Nippon Ham 67 28 39 0
Lotte 69 21 47 1
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