Six professional baseball games were played.
Japan Ham vs Rakuten
Japan Ham beat Rakuten 10-4 in the 3th inning to earn their first win at the new stadium where they have been home since this season.
○ Wins: Suzuki pitcher wins 1.
- Loss: Miyamori pitcher 1 loss.
◎ Home run: Rakuten Tatsumi Ryosuke No. 1.
Japan-Ham tied the game 3-3 in the 10th inning when Kiyomiya hit his first professional goodbye to tie the game, and the seventh pitcher Suzuki earned his first win of the season.
Rakuten tied the game in the eighth inning on a two-run double by Ryosuke Tatsumi, but the bases loaded in the 7th and the batting line could not be connected.
Seibu vs Orix
In Seibu vs. Orix, Orix won 9-2.
○ Wins: Higa pitcher wins 1.
● Loss: Enss pitcher 1 loss.
◎ Home run: Orix Sugimoto No. 1.
Orix took the lead in the first inning on Sugimoto's two-run single in the first inning, scored four runs in the third inning on a timely two-base hit by Keita Nakagawa, and struck out three in a row in the ninth.
Higa, who threw the second pitcher, is the winning pitcher.
Seibu was left with five hits and six runs in three innings by starting pitcher Ensu.
SoftBank vs Lotte
In the SoftBank vs. Lotte match, SoftBank won 7-0.
○ Wins: Fujii pitcher 1 win.
- Loss: Taneichi pitcher 1 loss.
◎ Home run: SoftBank Kurihara No. 2.
SoftBank had three hits, including a solo double by Kurihara in the fourth inning for his second consecutive home run and a two-run double in the sixth inning to make it 4-2.
Fujii, who started as a professional for the first time, pitched seven innings with two hits and no runs to earn his first win of the season.
Lotte didn't pitch or hit.
Yakult vs Hiroshima
In the match between Yakult and Hiroshima, Yakult won 1-0.
○ Wins: Ishiyama pitcher wins 1.
Saves: Taguchi pitched 1 save.
● Loss: 1 loss for the island pitcher.
◎ Home run: Yakult Osuna No. 2.
Yakult broke the tie in the seventh inning 0-0 with Osuna's two-game home run, and held the game scoreless with a relay of four pitchers.
The second pitcher, Ishiyama, is the winning pitcher.
Hiroshima's starting pitcher, Tokoda, pitched six scoreless innings, but there was no support from the batting lineup, and they lost two consecutive shutouts.
Hanshin vs DeNA
In the Hanshin vs. DeNA match, Hanshin won the bye 12-6 in the 5th inning.
○ Wins: Tomita pitcher wins 1 game.
● Loss: Yamazaki pitcher 1 loss.
◎ Home run: DeNA Miyazaki player No. 1.
Trailing 4-5 with one run in the fifth inning, Hanshin tied the game on a sacrifice fly by Teruaki Sato and scored the game in the 1th inning with two outs on Chikamoto's timely groundout.
Tomita, the sixth-ranked rookie in the draft who threw the eighth pitcher, was the winning pitcher in his first professional pitch.
DeNA failed to defend its early lead.
Giants vs. Chunichi
In the Giants vs. Chunichi, the Giants won 2-0.
○ Wins: Griffin pitcher wins 1.
Saves: Kagitani pitcher 1 save.
● Loss: Wakui pitcher 1 loss.
◎ Home run: Giant Sho Nakata No. 2.
The Giants took the lead with a timely hit by Sho Nakata in the first inning and added another run in the sixth with a solo double for the second consecutive game.
Starting pitcher Griffin pitched seven scoreless innings to earn his first win in his first start in Japan, and Kagitani earned his first save in two seasons.
Chunichi's first starter since transferring to Chunichi gave up two runs in seven innings, but the batting line lacked connection.