2008 Asia Series

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The 2008 Asia Series was contested on November 13–16 by the champions of Nippon Professional Baseball's Japan Series, the Korea Baseball Organization's Korean Series, Chinese Professional Baseball League's Taiwan Series, and the championship of the China Baseball League of the People's Republic of China. In 2008, it was the first time that the champion of the China Baseball League participates in instead of the all-star team China Stars. The winning team will receive ¥50 million yen ($0.5 million), the second place team will receive ¥30 million yen, and the other teams will receive ¥10 million yen each. All games were held in Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. The Saitama Seibu Lions defeated the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions in the title game to win the championship for Japan. Outfielder Tomoaki Satoh was named the MVP of the series.

Participating teams[edit]

Matchups[edit]

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

November 13[edit]

November 14[edit]

November 15[edit]

Round Robin Standings[edit]

Position Team Wins Losses RS RA Tie-breaker[7]
1 Saitama Seibu Lions ○2–1 ●3–4 ○16–2 2 1 21 7 1–1, 0.292
2 Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions ●1–2 ○10–4 ○7–4 2 1 18 10 1–1, 0.385
3 SK Wyverns ○4–3 ●4–10 ○15–0 2 1 23 13 1–1, 0.542
4 Tianjin Lions ●2–16 ●4–7 ●0–15 0 3 6 38

Championship, November 16[edit]

Game 7[8] 14:00 at Tokyo Dome
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Saitama Seibu Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1
WP: Shinya Okamoto (岡本真也) (1–0)   LP: Pan Wei-lun (潘威倫) (0–2)

Attendance: 18,370    Time: 3:07

Broadcasting[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008年11月13日(木) 東京ドーム Game1" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-13. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  2. ^ "2008年11月13日(木) 東京ドーム Game2" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-13. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  3. ^ "2008年11月14日(金) 東京ドーム Game3" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-14. Retrieved 2008-11-14. 
  4. ^ "2008年11月14日(金) 東京ドーム Game4" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-14. Retrieved 2008-11-14. 
  5. ^ "2008年11月15日(土) 東京ドーム Game5" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-15. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  6. ^ "2008年11月15日(土) 東京ドーム Game6" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-15. Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  7. ^ "アジアシリーズ2008 試合規定" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-15. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  8. ^ "2008年11月16日(日) 東京ドーム Game7" (Japanese). Nippon Professional Baseball. 2008-11-16. Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 

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