We lose consecutively without another one appearing though error nominates the runner losing linkage close battle
July 7, 2018
On 6th (Japan time 7th), "the 42nd USA-Japan International Collegiate Series" Game 3 was carried out at the United States, Georgia hiss trick Grayson stadium. Meeting developed Game 1, Game 2 and pitchers' battle, but error affected, and this day did Run and was just defeated with three to one.
Game 3 that we faced by one win one defeat. Hiromi Ito (Tomakomai Komazawa Univ.) that SAMURAI JAPAN Collegiate National Team which wants to take check for the 19th championship that it is such 2 meetings pitched as relief until now is the forerunner. We showed throw to vinegar point though we carried runner on our back from first inning.
Second inning, Itou meet dying 1, pinch of second base in hit and hit by pitch. Yuma Tongu (Asia University) which just put on mask which meeting has never met in double steal which American Collegiate National Team set here is bad throw. We lost the first goal plainly.
Top Nagi Yonemitsu (Naragakuen Univ.) chooses walk, and three times of SAMURAI JAPAN Collegiate National Team running after one point advances by sacrifice bunt. Yoshiaki Watanabe (Meiji University) of meeting first starting member hits hit to third-base outfield and widens chance now. However, continuing Ryosuke Tatsumi (Ritsumeikan Univ.) falls struck out swinging and there is judgment of defense interference and we are scoreless and are over.
Fleet-footed Watson letting steal succeed by the back, Game 2 gets to first base by hit. Itou sandwiches check here, but it becomes bad throw and advances. Furthermore, throw of Watanabe becomes error, too, and it is entered the home at a stretch to Watson for third base. We have permitted another point without being able to cut off bad flow.
When top Yonemitsu gets to first base by infield fly again, five times of batting orders which we want to support are stolen by dying. Advance more, and make chance of two outs third base afterwards, but Ryosuke Tatsumi (Ritsumeikan Univ.) is struck out swinging. However, become swing and run by battery error of American Collegiate National Team this time, Yonemitsu is the home safe return between throws more. We returned mistake of partner for one point.
However, only as for one point this as for the counterattack of SAMURAI JAPAN Collegiate National Team. We gave eighth inning the third point in wild pitch, and came to error-involved, all scores became defeat to remain of problem afterwards.
SAMURAI JAPAN Collegiate National Team which has been bet check on from victory departure to turn, championship. Game 4 that is not lost is started at 7:05 a.m. in South Carolina Joseph P Riley youth park on Sunday on 8th in Japan time.
The 42nd USA-Japan International Collegiate Series
From July 4, 2018 to July 10
Game 1 Wednesday, July 4 8:05 United States 0-1 Japan
The Game 2 Thursday, July 5 7:05 Japan 0-1 United States
Game 3 Saturday, July 7 8:00 United States 3-1 Japan
Game 4 Monday, July 9 6:00 United States 7-6 Japan
The Game 5 Tuesday, July 10 3:30 Japan 4-3 United States
※The start time Japan time (the United States: at time difference -13 time)
Participating Countries and Regions (provisional)
Japan - United States