2007 Asia Series

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The third annual Konami Cup Asia Series was held in November 2007 with four teams participating. The champions from the domestic leagues in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan along with an all-star team from China took part in the competition. The tournament was sponsored by the Nippon Professional Baseball Association and Konami Corporation. All games were held in Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. The Chunichi Dragons defeated the SK Wyverns in the title game to win the championship for Japan. Infielder Hirokazu Ibata was named the MVP of the series.

Participating teams[edit]

Matchups[edit]

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

November 8[edit]

November 9[edit]

November 10[edit]

Round Robin Standings[edit]

Position Team Wins Losses RS RA
1 SK Wyverns ○6–3 ○13–1 ○13–0 3 0 32 4
2 Chunichi Dragons ●3–6 ○4–2 ○9–1 2 1 16 9
3 Uni-President Lions ●1–13 ●2–4 ○9–5 1 2 12 22
4 China Stars ●0–13 ●1–9 ●5–9 0 3 6 31

Championship, November 11[edit]

Game 7 18:00 at Tokyo Dome
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi Dragons 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 6 7 1
SK Wyverns 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 5 8 1
WP: Yoshihiro Suzuki (鈴木義廣) (1–0)   LP: Michael Desport Romano (1–1)   Sv: Hitoki Iwase (岩瀬仁紀) (2)
Home runs:
Chunichi: Inoue Kazuki (井上一樹) (3), Lee Byung-Kyu (이병규) (1)
SK: Kim Jae-Hyun (김재현) (1), Lee Jin-Young (이진영) (1)

Attendance: 21,091    Time: 3:51

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