2015 Pacific League Climax Series

The 2015 Pacific League Climax Series (PLCS) consisted of two consecutive series, Stage 1 being a best-of-three series and Stage 2 being a best-of-six with the top seed being awarded a one-win advantage. The winner of the series advanced to the 2015 Japan Series, where they competed against the 2015 Central League Climax Series winner. The top three regular-season finishers played in the two series. The PLCS began on with the first game of Stage 1 on October 10 and ended with the final game of Stage 2 on October 16.

2015 Pacific League Climax Series
First Stage
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Chiba Lotte Marines (2) Tsutomu Ito 73–69–1 (.514), 18.5 GB
Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (1) Hideki Kuriyama 79–62–2 (.560), 12 GB
DatesOctober 10–12
Final Stage
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (4) Kimiyasu Kudo 90–49–4 (.647), 12 GA
Chiba Lotte Marines (0) Tsutomu Ito 73–69–1 (.514), 18.5 GB
DatesOctober 14–16
MVPSeiichi Uchikawa (Hawks)
← 2014 Climax Series 2016 →
2015 CLCS               2015 Japan Series

First StageEdit

SummaryEdit

Chiba Lotte Marines won the series, 2–1.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 10 Chiba Lotte Marines – 9, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters – 3 Sapporo Dome 3:28 41,138[1] 
2 October 11 Chiba Lotte Marines – 2, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters – 4 Sapporo Dome 3:06 41,138[2] 
3 October 12 Chiba Lotte Marines – 2, Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters – 1 Sapporo Dome 3:42 32,201[3]

Game 1Edit

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, Hokkaido
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 9 11 0
Nippon-Ham 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 8 0
WP: Ayumu Ishikawa (1–0)   LP: Shohei Otani (0–1)
Home runs:
LOT: Ikuhiro Kiyota (1)
NIP: None

Game 2Edit

Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, Hokkaido
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 8 1
Nippon-Ham 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 X 4 9 0
WP: Kohei Arihara (1–0)   LP: Tomohisa Otani (0–1)   Sv: Hirotoshi Masui (1)

Game 3Edit

Monday, October 12, 2015 at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, Hokkaido
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 0
Nippon-Ham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0
WP: Hideaki Wakui (1–0)   LP: Kohei Arihara (1–1)   Sv: Tatsuya Uchi (1)
Home runs:
LOT: Tadahito Iguchi (1), Alfredo Despaigne (1)
NIP: None

Final StageEdit

SummaryEdit

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks won the series, 4–0*.

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 October 14 Chiba Lotte Marines – 2, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 3 (10) Fukuoka Dome 3:43 37,360[4] 
2 October 15 Chiba Lotte Marines – 1, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 6 Fukuoka Dome 2:59 37,603[5] 
3 October 16 Chiba Lotte Marines – 1, Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – 3 Fukuoka Dome 2:53 37,235[6]
* The Pacific League regular season champion is given a one-game advantage in the Final Stage.

Game 1Edit

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Lotte 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
SoftBank 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1X 3 9 0
WP: Ryota Igarashi (1–0)   LP: Tatsuya Uchi (0–1)
Home runs:
LOT: None
SOF: Yuki Yanagita (1)

Game 2Edit

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
SoftBank 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 X 6 9 0
WP: Rick van den Hurk (1–0)   LP: Takuya Furuya (0–1)
Home runs:
LOT: None
SOF: Dae-ho Lee (1)

Game 3Edit

Friday, October 16, 2015 at Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
SoftBank 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 8 0
WP: Kenichi Nakata (1–0)   LP: Ayumu Ishikawa (0–1)   Sv: Dennis Sarfate (1)
Home runs:
LOT: None
SOF: Dae-ho Lee (2)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saturday, October 10, 2015". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "Sunday, October 11, 2015". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  3. ^ "Monday, October 12, 2015". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  4. ^ "Wednesday, October 14, 2015". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  5. ^ "Thursday, October 15, 2015". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "Friday, October 16, 2015". Nippon Professional Baseball. Retrieved November 3, 2017.