Category: Women’s Baseball

[12/3/2016] Japan Women’s Baseball League 2016 Titles and Awards

The Japan Women’s Baseball League held an awards ceremony at a hotel in Kyoto on December 3.

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Queen Championship Series: Kyoto Flora vs Hyogo Dione – October 15

Queen Championship Series

October 15 at Hotto Motto Field Kobe – 18:30

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

Hyogo takes the Queen Championship Series, 2-0.*

WP: Ayami Sato (19 G, 13-4)
LP: Mika Konishi (28 G, 9-9)

Game Time: 1h53m
Attendance: 1016

Hero Interview

  • Ayami Sato = 26 BF, 82 NP, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 1 R, 0 ER. She recorded a complete game victory.
  • Ayumi Kawaguchi = 1-for-2: Ks, 2B8/9 two RBI. She gave her team a 2-1 lead with a two-run double in the fourth.

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Victoria Series: Kyoto Flora, Saitama Astraia – October 9,10

October 9 at Kamagaya Stadium – 13:00

Canceled due to rain. Rescheduled to October 10 (double-header, no extra innings).

Source: JWBL announcement, JWBL announcement

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October 10 at Kawaguchi – 14:00

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

WP: Minako Uemura (20 G, 7-7)
Sv: Mika Konishi (27 G, 9-8, 1 Sv)
LP: Yukari Isozaki (19 G, 7-10)

Game Time: 2h02m
Attendance: 2233

Hero Interview

  • Minako Uemura = 18 BF, 61 NP, 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 ER. She helped her team make the Queen Championship Series.

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October 10 at Kawaguchi – 16:35

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

WP: Minami Yano (11 G, 1-1)
Sv: Chiaki Shioya (18 G, 0-3, 3 Sv)
LP: Rina Taniyama (26 G, 3-4)

Game Time: 1h48m
Attendance: 2331

Hero Interview

  • Yasuko Ozawa = 1-for-1: 1B8 one RBI. She entered the game at third base in the fourth inning and drove in the tie-breaking run.

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Japan Cup Qualifier

October 13 at Sendai – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 5 1 0 3 0 4 13 18 4
Reia 0 0 3 3 1 0 2 9 16 1

WP: Yukari Isozaki (20 G, 8-10)
LP: Meguna Furuya (12 G, 3-3)

Game Time: 2h50m
Attendance: 504

Hero Interview

  • Ayaka Deguchi = 5-for-5: 1B9, 1B6, 1B5, 1B8, 1B7.
  • Shiho Imai = 3-for-4: 2B7 three RBI, 1B1 one RBI, SF9 one RBI, Ks, 1B7.
  • Yasuko Ozawa = 1-for-1: 1B8 one RBI. She entered the game at third base in the fourth inning and drove in the tie-breaking run.

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Victoria Series: Hyogo Dione, Kyoto Flora – September 30,October 1

September 30 at Wakasa Stadium Kyoto – 19:00

Canceled due to rain. Rescheduled to October 5, then October 6.

Source: JWBL announcement, JWBL announcement, JWBL announcement

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October 1 at Fushimi Momoyamajo – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Hyogo Dione 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 9 12 0
Kyoto Flora 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1

WP: Yuki Izumi (14 G, 4-2)
Sv: Shiho Murata (19 G, 3-2, 4 Sv)
LP: Mika Konishi (25 G, 9-7)

Game Time: 1h58m
Attendance: 1003

Hero Interview

  • Yuki Izumi = 18 BF, 62 NP, 5.0 IP, 3 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 1 HBP, 1 R, 1 ER. She picked up her 100th career strikeout during the game.
  • Ayumi Kawaguchi = 1-for-3: 1B8 two RBI, G6, BB, E5. She drove in the first runs of the game.

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October 6 at Fushimi Momoyamajo – 13:00

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

Hyogo clinched the second-half.

WP: Ayami Sato (18 G, 12-4)
LP: Mika Konishi (26 G, 9-8)

Game Time: 1h58m
Attendance: –

Hero Interview

  • Ayami Sato = 26 BF, 90 NP, 7.0 IP, 5 H, 6 SO, 0 BB, 1 HBP, 0 R, 0 ER. She notched her fourth shutout of the season.

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Challenge Match

October 2 at Kashimadai Chuo Baseball Stadium – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Mixed Team 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1   5 10 1
Reia 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0   4 9 0

WP: Shiho Murata (20 G, 4-2)
LP: Haruka Ebi (5 G, 1-2)

Game Time: 2h11m
Attendance: 410

Hero Interview

  • Chika Nakahira = 3-for-4: 2B7 one RBI, 2B9, F8, 1B9 one RBI. She recorded three hits and two RBI. She drove in the game-winning run in the eighth inning.

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Victoria Series: Saitama Astraia, Hyogo Dione – September 24,25

September 24 at Awaji Sano Daiichi Baseball Stadium – 13:00

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

WP: Ayami Sato (16 G, 10-4)
LP: Yukari Isozaki (17 G, 7-8)

Game Time: 1h58m
Attendance: 682

Hero Interview

  • Ayami Sato = 32 BF, 99 NP, 87.0 IP, 6 H, 3 SO, 2 BB, 2 R, 0 ER. She tossed a complete game for his tenth victory of the year.
  • Rina Sakakibara = 3-for-3: 1B7, 1B8, 1B9. She recorded a modasho.
  • Tomomi Nakada = 1-for-2: SH5, F6, 3B9 two RBI. She gave her team a 3-2 lead with a two-run triple in the sixth inning.

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September 25 at Awaji Sano Daiichi Baseball Stadium – 13:00

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

WP: Mika Miyahara (20 G, 4-5)
LP: Shiho Murata (18 G, 3-2)

Game Time: 2h01m
Attendance: 857

Hero Interview

  • Mika Miyahara = 25 BF, 111 NP, 7.0 IP, 2 H, 4 SO, 2 BB, 1 WP, 0 R, 0 ER. She tossed a two-hit shutout.
  • Miwa Naraoka = 1-for-4: F7, F8, G1, 1B7 one RBI. She drove in the first run of the game in the seventh inning.

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Challenge Match: Mixed Team, Reia – September 21

Challenge Match

September 21 at Hanno Baseball Stadium – 18:30

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Mixed Team 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 10 2
Reia 1 0 5 0 0 0 x 6 10 1

WP: Haruke Ebi (4 G, 1-1)
Sv: Meguna Furuya (10 G, 3-2, 1 Sv)
LP: Mari Yamazaki (17 G, 0-3)

Game Time: 2h03m
Attendance: 405

Hero Interview

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Victoria Series: Hyogo Dione, Saitama Astraia – September 18,19

September 18 at Saitama Urawa Baseball Stadium – 13:00

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

WP: Rina Taniyama (21 G, 3-3)
LP: Ayami Sato (15 G, 9-4)

Game Time: 2h15m
Attendance: 873

Hero Interview

  • Miwa Naraoka = 1-for-4: F9, G5, L5, 2B7/8 two RBI. She rcorded the walk-off hit in the bottom of the eighth.

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September 19 at Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park Baseball Stadium – 13:00

Canceled due to rain. The game was rescheduled to September 27 at Fushimi Momoyamajo Park Baseball Stadium.

Source: JWBL announcement, JWBL announcement

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September 27 at Fushimi Momoyamajo – 13:00 (September 19 rain out)

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

WP: Ayami Sato (17 G, 11-4)
LP: Yukari Isozaki (18 G, 7-9)

Game Time: 1h40m
Attendance: —

Hero Interview

  • Ayami Sato = 25 BF, 85 NP, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 5 SO, 0 BB, 0 R, 0 ER. She tossed a three-hit shutout.
  • Ayumi Ota = 1-for-3: 1B7 one RBI, L5 (dp), F8. She drove in the first run of the game.

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[9/11/2016] WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2016 Schedule & Results

Japan blanked Canada 10-0 in the Final round of the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup for their fifth straight championship. Ayami Sato went the distance for Japan and recorded a two-hit shutout. She was named MVP and Best Starting Pitcher.

W L ERA APP GS Sv IP H R ER BB SO AVG WP HBP BK GO FO
3 0 1.33 4 3 0 21.0 10 4 4 2 21 .137 0 3 0 27 10

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Victoria Series: Saitama Astraia, Kyoto Flora – September 10,11

September 10 at Fushimi Momoyama – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Saitama Astraia 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 0
Kyoto Flora 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1X 4 9 1

WP: Mika Konishi (23 G, 8-6)
LP: Mai Yamazaki (16 G, 0-2)

Game Time: 2h26m
Attendance: 712

Hero Interview

  • Mika Konishi = 36 BF, 137 NP, 9.0 IP, 10 H, 9 SO, 1 BB, 3 R, 3 ER. She recorded a complete game victory and her 300th strikeout in the 1st inning (strikeout looking, Ayaka Deguchi).
  • Ayumi Ikeyama = 1-for-5: G5 one RBI, F7, F9, F4, 2B7/8 one RBI. She hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the 9th.

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September 11 at Fushimi Momoyama – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
Kyoto Flora 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2

WP: Yukari Isozaki (16 G, 7-7)
LP: Minako Uemura (18 G, 6-7)

Game Time: 1h50m
Attendance: 736

Hero Interview

  • Yukari Isozaki = 24 BF, 76 NP, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 1 HBP, 1 R, 0 ER. She recorded a complete game victory.
  • Chihiro Sato = 3-for-3: 1B8, 1B7 one RBI (SB), 1B7, SH1. She notched a modasho and an RBI.

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Victoria Series: Saitama Astraia, Hyogo Dione, Kyoto Flora – September 3,4

September 3 at Karatsu Baseball Stadium – 13:00

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

WP: Mika Konishi (22 G, 7-6)
LP: Mizuki Bando (14 G, 4-3)

Game Time: 1h54m
Attendance: 535

Hero Interview

  • Mika Konishi = 2 BF, 109 NP, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 5 SO, 5 BB, 2 WP, 1 R, 1 ER. She tossed a complete game for her seventh win of the season.
  • Arisa Kanayama = 1-for-4: G5, G6, 2B7/8 one RBI, G5dp. She gave her team a 2-1 lead with an RBI double in the sixth.
  • Hikari Hashimoto = 4-for-5: 1B8(CS), F7, 1B8(SB), 1B8 two RBI, 2B9 two RBI. She recorded four hits and four RBI.

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September 3 at Karatsu Baseball Stadium – 15:40

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Saitama Astraia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Kyoto Flora 2 0 2 0 4 1 x 9 15 0

WP: Minako Uemura (17 G, 6-6)
LP: Mika Miyahara (17 G, 3-5)

Game Time: 1h42m
Attendance: 624

Hero Interview

  • Minako Uemura = 26 BF, 84 NP, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 0 R, 0 ER. She recorded a four-hit shutout.
  • Kaori Akiyama = 3-for-4: G6, 1B7 two RBI, 1B8 two RBI, 1B7. She recorded four RBI.

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September 4 at Karatsu Baseball Stadium – 13:00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hyogo Dione 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 10 18 2
Saitama Astraia 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0

WP: Shiho Murata (16 G, 3-1)
LP: Yukari Isozaki (15 G, 6-7)

Game Time: –
Attendance: –

Hero Interview

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