2005 Asia Series

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The first Konami Cup Asia Series was held in November 2005 with four teams participating. The champions from the domestic leagues in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan along with a team of all stars from China's domestic league took part in the competition. All games were held in the Tokyo Dome in Japan. The tournament was sponsored by the Nippon Professional Baseball Association and Konami. The Chiba Lotte Marines defeated the Samsung Lions in the title game to win the championship for Japan. Outfielder Benny Agbayani was named the MVP of the series.

Participating teams[edit]

Matchups[edit]

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

November 10[edit]

November 11[edit]

November 12[edit]

Round-Robin Standings[edit]

Position Team Chiba Lotte Marines Samsung Lions Sinon Bulls China Stars Wins Losses RS RA
1 Chiba Lotte Marines ○6–2 ○12–1 ○3–1 3 0 21 4
2 Samsung Lions ●2–6 ○4–3 ○8–3 2 1 14 12
3 Sinon Bulls ●1–12 ●3–4 ○6–0 1 2 10 16
4 China Stars ●1–3 ●3–8 ●0–6 0 3 4 17

Championship, November 13[edit]

Game 7 18:00 at Tokyo Dome
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Samsung Lions 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 13 0
Chiba Lotte Marines 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 X 5 6 2
WP: Shunsuke Watanabe (渡辺俊介) (1–0)   LP: Bae Young-Soo (배영수) (0–1)
Home runs:
Samsung: None
Chiba: Masato Watanabe (渡辺正人) (1)

Attendance: 37,078    Time: 3:27

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