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2022 Japanese postseason format
- Best of Seven -
Buffaloes successfully take the return series of the last year with a 5-4 victory in Game 7 over Swallows and win the Japan Series title
Game 7: Buffaloes 5-4 Swallows : Buffaloes ,4 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw. / 2022.10.30 Sun JST @ Jingu Stadium
Buffaloes' proud pitchers combine on a one-hit shutout over the Swallows to wrap up the series with tomorrow's win.
Game 6: Buffaloes 3-0 Swallows : Buffaloes lead with 3 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw. / 2022.10.29 Sat JST @ Jingu Stadium
Yoshida's walk-off monster shot jolting the Swallows in Game 5, brings the Buffaloes the Series' tie.
Game 5: Buffaloes 6-4 Swallows : The series tie with 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw. / 2022.10.27 Thu JST @ Kyocera Dome Osaka
Masataka Yoshida's walk-off shot
The Buffaloes' strong pitching blanks the Swallows 1-0
in Game 4 to grasp their 1st victory
Game 4: Buffaloes 1-0 Swallows : S lead the series 2-1-1 tie 2022.10.26 Wed JST @ Kyocera Dome Osaka
With Yamada's 3-run recovery shot, the Swallows romp 7-1
over the Buffaloes to take Game 3
Game 3: Swallows 7-1 Buffaloes : 2022.10.25 Tue, JST @ Kyocera Dome Osaka
Uchiyama's 9th-inning homer ties Buffaloes
to avoid Swallows' loss 3-3
Game 2: Swallows 3-3 Buffaloes : 2022.10.23 Sun, JST @ Jingu Stadium
Swallows' 3 shots shock Buffaloes to take opener 4-2
Game 1: Swallows 4-2 Buffaloes : 2022.10.22 Sat, JST @ Jingu Stadium
- Best of Six -
GAME 4 OF PACIFIC LEAGUE
Buffaloes grab their revenge on Swallows with a walk-off win over Hawks.
GAME 3 OF CENTRAL LEAGUE
Murakami sends Swallows to sweep Tigers to Japan Series
"Ghost forker," Senga, silences Buffaloes to keep alive
GAME 2 OF central LEAGUE
Murakami's 2-run homer Puts Sweeping Tigers in Check
GAME 2 OF pacific LEAGUE
Sugimoto's Game-deciding Shot Drives Key of Japan Series
Game 1 of Central league
Osuna and Santana's Shots Lift Swallows over Tigers in Game 1
GAME 1 OF Pacific LEAGUE
Yamamoto Dominant on Mound in Win over Hawks
- Best of three -
Tigers in the 3rd beat the 2nd-ranked Bay Stars for the final
The bay stars took one-run game to tie, 1-0
Yanagita with grand slam sends Hawks to final series
The hawks takes the 1st, 5-3
1st game / 10.8.2022: Hawks 5-3 Lions
The NPB playoffs have opened. The first game on the Climax Series' first stage in the Pacific League between the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks and the Saitama Seibu Lions was held at Pay Pay dome, Fukuoka, Japan, on October 8. The Hawks took the game, 5-3, to need one more win to advance to the final stage.
Hawks slugger, Yuki Yanagita, hit a three-run shot to expand their lead, 4-0, after scoring the first run in the third. Their ace, Kodai Senga, started the game. The righty gave up four hits and three runs and struck out eleven over eight solid innings to play his role.
Lions starting pitcher, Kona Takahashi, allowed five runs in six frames. Their batters couldn't handle Senga, although Tomoya Mori belted a solo shot.
（NPB No.85 KAISPO No.1284)
The tigers takes the 1st, 2-0
1st game / 10.8.2022: Tigers 2-0 Bay Stars
The first match between the Yokohama DeNA Bay Stars and the Hanshin Tigers in the first stage of the Climax Series was held at Yokohama Stadium on October 8. The Tigers beat the Bay Stars, 2-0 to be a game-win away from the final stage.
The Tigers made a chance with bases loaded and one out in the fifth, and Koji Chikamoto hit a tie-breaking single with two RBIs off the Bay Stars ace, Shota Imanaga, 2-0.
The Tigers' ace sidearmer, Koyo Aoyagi, had his fourth appearance in the Climax Series and gave up four hits and no runs over six strong innings to earn his first series win. Aoyagi also hit a chance-making single in the fifth. Aoyagi and four relievers combined on a shutout.
The Bay Stars stacked their lineup with six left-handed hitters for Aoyagi. They, however, didn't work very well.
（NPB No.84 KAISPO No.1283)