In professional baseball, four night games were played on the 1st, and Seibu's closer, Kaima Taira, achieved a new record for professional baseball in 39 games in a row.

Pacific League

▼ In Softbank vs. Seibu, Seibu won 1-0.


Seibu took the lead in the 7th inning with Spangenberg's No. 5 solo home run, and starting pitcher Takahashi scored his 7th win with a good pitch in the 8th inning.

Closer Taira kept one inning in nine innings to zero and achieved a new record for professional baseball in 39 games in a row, scoring the 11th save.


Softbank starting pitcher Takeda pitched well with one goal in the 7th inning, but there was no support from the batting line.



▼ Rakuten vs. Nippon-Ham, Nippon-Ham won 2-1.


Nippon-Ham won three times, one-on-one, in a timely manner by Nomura.

Starting pitcher Ito pitched well with 1 goal in the 7th inning, and is the 6th win with 5 consecutive wins.

Closer pitcher Sugiura made the 15th save with three consecutive pitches.


Rakuten pitched well with starting pitcher Kishi scoring 2 goals in the 7th inning, but there was no support from the batting line.

Central League

▼ In Hanshin vs. Yakult, Yakult won 6 to 1.


Yakult won 5 points in the 9th inning, one-on-one, with two-point timely wins by Pinch hitter Miyamoto and Nakamura. The second pitcher, Shimizu, won his first professional victory. Yakult stopped the losing streak with one draw at four.


Gunkel, the starting pitcher of the Hanshin Tigers, pitched well with one goal in the 7th inning, but Suarez, who was in control, couldn't keep up and suffered the first black star of the season.



▼ Giants vs. Hiroshima, Giants won 10-4.


In the 4th inning to chase 2 points, the giant made a comeback by scoring 6 points at a time with Kitamura's timely two base, Hirooka's double timely two base, and Wheeler's No. 8 Touran. The second pitcher, Tone, won his second win, and pitcher Naoe marked his first professional save.


Hiroshima starting pitcher Koya Takahashi couldn't play the role with 6 goals in the middle of the 4th inning.

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