Five games were played in professional baseball.

Both the Central League Yakult and the Pacific League Lotte lost and could not reduce the magic number to win.

Central League

▽ Yakult vs. Chunichi won 5-3.

In the 5th inning of 0 to 1, Chunichi made a comeback with 4 points in this time, with Neo's timely and Viciedo's 2 points timely, and Shuhei Takahashi's timely.

After that, I was forced to make a one-point difference, but in the 8th inning, Shohei Kato pushed it out in a timely manner.

Starting pitcher Rodriguez scored his first victory of the season with three goals in five innings.

Yakult's bad attack, which had three double plays, echoed, and starting pitcher Ishikawa also collapsed in the fifth inning.

Yakult's magic number remains "6".

▽ Giants vs. Hiroshima Hiroshima won 8-7.

In Hiroshima, Ugusa's No. 3 lead batter home run, Ryosuke Kikuchi's timely two-base, and Hayashi's two-point timely scored four points.

In the third inning, Seiya Suzuki's No. 36 solo and Kikuchi's No. 16 Touran expanded the lead.

Starting pitcher Morishita scored his eighth win with five goals in the middle of the seventh inning, and pitcher Kuribayashi was his 34th save.

The Giants caught up from 0 to 8 to 1 point, but fell short of it, marking the 10th consecutive loss since the season four years ago.

Pacific League

▽ Lotte vs. Softbank, Softbank won 10-4.

Yanagita hit No. 28 three-run in the second inning, following Taisei Makihara and Kurihara in a timely manner, immediately after the Softbank scored three points, and this time they scored five points to make a comeback.

In the 4th inning, Kurihara's No. 19 solo and Despaigne's timely two base added 2 points.

The second pitcher, Sugiyama, who relieved from the 5th inning, threw away with no runs and was the second win.

Lotte's pitchers collapsed and the winning streak stopped at 3.

Lotte's magic number remains "8".

▽ Rakuten vs. Seibu, Rakuten won 3-0.

Rakuten took the lead with Shimauchi's No. 21 Touran once, and scored additional points with Asamura's sacrifice fly in the fifth.

Starting pitcher Kishi scored three hits in seven innings and scored his ninth win with a good pitch without any goals.

Seibu suffered a shutout defeat because the batting line did not connect.

▽ Nippon-Ham vs. Orix drew 1: 1.

Orix caught up with Moya in a timely manner with 2 outs, 1st and 2nd bases from 2 walks in the 8th inning of 0 to 1.

Pitcher Yamamoto, who has won 14 straight games, started the game and scored 1 goal in the 6th inning.

Nippon-Ham pitched well with starting pitcher Drew VerHagen in the 7th inning with no runs, but the second pitcher Hori couldn't stand.

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