Reversal… Reversal… Reversal… Another comeback, Chiba Lotte won 1 game after 2 losses in the 9th inning, and Hanshin won in the 9th inning.

Another twist was waiting in the 9th episode.

Chiba Lotte Marines successfully counterattacked. They won 6 to 5 in the second game of the final stage of the Pacific League Climax Series (postseason) against the Orix Buffaloes held at Osaka Dome on the 19th. After a comeback, a comeback, a comeback, and a comeback, we won. Chiba Lotte won 4-3 in the first game, but lost 8-5. They avenged their comeback loss in the first game and won one game after two losses. Orix, ranked first in the league, started the final stage with an advantage of one win.스포츠토토

With one out in the bottom of the first inning, down 0-1, Orix’s batting lineup exploded. No. 2 Yumao Mune and No. 3 Tomoya Mori hit right-handed hits in succession. With one out and 1st and 2nd bases, No. 4 Leandro Cediño hit a timely hit to tie the game at 1-1.

Then, back-to-back hits came out at 1st and 3rd bases with 1 out and runners on. No. 5 Yutaro Sugimoto hit a timely hit with an RBI single to the right field, successfully turning the score around 2-1. No. 6 Kotaro Kurebayashi hit a hit to right, creating a chance for the bases to be loaded. An additional point was scored with a sacrifice hit by No. 7 Marwin Gonzalez. 3-1.

Numbers 2 through 6, 5 batters had consecutive hits.

In the top of the 6th inning, down 1-3, Chiba Lotte fought back fiercely. With two outs, Shingo Ishikawa and Gregory Polanco reached base on consecutive walks in the third and fourth innings. With 2 outs and 1st and 2nd bases, No. 5 Hiromi Oka hit a timely double to make it 2-3. In the ensuing 2nd and 3rd base chances, No. 6 Hisanori Yasuda hit a timely hit with 2 RBIs to make it 4-3.

Orix, who was down 3-4, successfully came back in the bottom of the 7th inning. With 2 outs and 1st base, No. 4 Sediño hits a 2-run home run to left, making it 5-4.


But another twist awaited.

Chiba Lotte succeeded in coming back again in the top of the 9th inning. Leadoff hitter Katsuya Kakenaka chose to walk. With no outs on first base, Hisanori Yasuda hit a one-run double to bring the game back to square one. 5-5. Chiba Lotte added 1 point with a sent bunt and sacrifice hit, turning the game around 6-5.

In the Central League, Hanshin Tigers defeated Hiroshima Carp 2-1 in the second game of the final stage. They continued their winning streak with a walk-off hit in the bottom of the 9th inning. Hanshin, ranked first in the league, will advance to the Japan Series if it adds one win.

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