In professional baseball, five day games were played, and in the Central League, the leader Hanshin won, and the game difference with the second-placed giant who had no match widened to 3.5.
▽ Chunichi vs. Hiroshima, Hiroshima won 4-3.
Hiroshima won 2 points in the 7th inning of 2 to 2 with Ryosuke Kikuchi's timely two base.
Starting pitcher Guri is the fourth win with two goals in the sixth inning.
Pitcher Kuribayashi, who went up to the mound from the middle of the 8th inning, gave the 9th save, which is the most in the league.
Hiroshima stopped the losing streak with a draw at 6.
Chunichi couldn't score at the end of the game and retreated to 5th place.
▽ DeNA vs. Hanshin, Hanshin won 4-1.
In the 4th inning, rookie Teruaki Sato took the lead in a timely manner, and in the 5th inning immediately after being tied, Chikamoto's timely and Sato's two at-bats in a row overcame 3 points.
Starting pitcher Masashi Itoh has won 1 goal in the 8th inning and has won 3 consecutive wins since the opening with a good walk.
In DeNA, pitcher Romero, who pitched for the first time in Japan, did not stick with 4 runs in the 5th inning.
▽ Softbank vs. Seibu, Seibu won 2-0.
Seibu took the lead in the 1st inning with Kuriyama's timely lead, and in the 5th inning with Aito's timely two-base lead.
Starting pitcher Matsumoto is the second win with no runs in the sixth inning. Seibu has returned the winning percentage to 50%.
In Softbank, pitcher Martinez scored two goals in the seventh inning, but there was no support from the batting line.
▽ Lotte vs. Orix, Orix won 5-2.
Orix took the lead in the 2nd inning with Tongu's No. 5 Touran, 2 to 1 in the 6th inning with Mune's No. 4 solo, and in the 9th inning with a pinch hitter, Jones' timely.
Starting pitcher Tajima is the second win with two goals in the sixth inning. The fourth pitcher, Nomi, gave a second save.
Lotte couldn't support pitcher Mima, who was the starting pitcher.
▽ Nippon-Ham vs. Rakuten, Nippon-Ham won 4 to 1.
Nippon-Ham scored two points in the timely two-base of Kondo and Ou in the first inning, Usami's timely in the fourth inning, and Kondo's No. 6 solo in the fifth inning.
Starting pitcher Uwasawa is the third win with one goal in the seventh inning. Nippon-Ham has won three consecutive victories.
In Rakuten, starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka suffered a second loss with four goals in the seventh inning, and the team lost three games in a row with one draw in between.