Six night games were played in professional baseball, and in the Central League, the leader Hanshin beat the second-placed giant, and the game difference widened to 4.5.
This is the Central League.
▽ Giants vs. Hanshin, Hanshin won 2-1.
Hanshin caught up with Marté's No. 8 solo four times, chasing one point, and Umeno won in a timely manner.
Starting pitcher Aoyagi kept the 7th inning to 1 goal and scored his 3rd win with the first winning star in about a month.
Hanshin has won four straight games with one draw in between.
The giant pitched well with starting pitcher Hatake scoring 2 goals in the 7th inning, but there was no support from the batting line.
▽ In Chunichi vs. Yakult, Yakult won 4-1.
In both the 2nd and 4th innings, Santana struck timely to lead 2 points, and in the 8th inning, which was 1 point behind, Yamada added points in a timely manner.
Starting pitcher Kanakubo was replaced in the middle of the third inning after being hit, but the six pitchers who pitched in relief defended the lead, and the second pitcher Konno won the second victory.
Chunichi hit 10 hits, but only one in a timely manner, which did not lead to 13 left on base and a goal.
▽ Hiroshima vs. DeNA, Hiroshima won 9-2.
In the second inning, Kozono's timely and Hatsuki's two-point timely two-base lead three points, and Matsuyama's two-point timely in the fourth inning, which was one point behind.
Starting pitcher Koya Takahashi is the second win with two goals in the sixth inning.
DeNA was lackluster in offense and defense, and lost four games in a row with one draw in between.
This is the Pacific League.
▽ Orix vs. Rakuten, Orix won 9-4.
Orix took the lead in the first inning with Mune's timely two-base and Sugimoto's timely, and added two points in the second inning with three consecutive hits including Mune's timely three-base, in the early stages. I took the initiative.
In the 5th inning, Kurebayashi's No. 2 three-run further expanded his lead, and starting pitcher Yamaoka scored his second win with 3 goals in the 8th inning.
Rakuten suffered a second loss when starting pitcher Hideaki Wakui collapsed with 5 goals in the 3rd inning.
▽ Lotte vs. Seibu drew 4-4.
Lotte chased 2 points in the 9th inning, and Laird hit No. 7 Touran for 3 consecutive games from 1st out 2nd base and brought it to a draw.
Seibu won in the 5th inning with Nakamura's 2-point timely, but the third pitcher, Garrett, couldn't control the 9th inning.
▽ Nippon-Ham vs. Softbank, Softbank won 5-2.
In the 5th inning, Uebayashi took the lead in a timely manner, and in the 6th inning, Yanagita and Hasegawa added 3 points in a continuous timely two-base.
Starting pitcher Ishikawa scored his second win since the opening round with only two goals in the middle of the seventh inning.
In Nippon-Ham, starting pitcher Ito collapsed in the middle of the game.