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2010 NPB Exhibition Games: Day 3

by on Feb.27, 2010 @ 1:11 pm, under Game Summaries, NPB, Spring Camp

Chiba Lotte Marines vs Chunichi Dragons at Nagoya Dome - 1:30pm

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Lotte 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
Chunichi 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 5 10 0

Attendance: 32802

Lotte

Kazuya Fukuura - 2-for-2, R

Offensive totals - 6-for-32, R, 0 RBI, 0 HR, 9 LOB, 1 DP, 8 K, 1 BB

Yoshihisa Naruse - 5 IP, 23 BF, 94 NP, 7 H, 4 K, 2 BB, 5 R, 5 ER

Chunichi

Masahiko Morino - 2-for-3, 2B, BB, R, RBI

Tony Blanco - 0-for-3, 2 K

Offensive totals - 10-for-33, 5 R, 5 RBI, 0 HR, 6 LOB, 0 DP, 9 K, 1 BB

Daisuke Yamai - 1.1 IP, 8 BF, 36 NP, 3 H, 2 K, 1 HBP, 1 R, 1 ER

Takashi Ogasawara - 4 IP, 16 BF, 45 NP, 2 H, 1 K, 2 HBP, 0 R, 0 ER

Notes: Hiromistu Ochiai and Norifumi Nishimura are former teammates; they spent about 20 minutes speaking to each other prior to the game.  ... Tomoya Satozaki was hit in the head in the second inning by Daisuke Yamai.  He was taken out of the game and to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a blow to the left side of the head.  Satozaki is listed as day-to-day. Yamai told reporters that he lost control of his slider. ... Hitoki Iwase was scheduled to pitch but did not due to lower back pains.

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Orix Buffaloes vs  Hanshin Tigers at Aki Stadium - 1:00pm

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Orix 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
Hanshin 1 0 6 1 1 0 1 1 X 11 17 0

Attendance: 3664

Orix

Takahiro Okada - 2-for-4, 2B, DP, R

Offensive totals - 6-for-29, 1 R, 1 RBI, 0 HR, 4 LOB, 0 DP, 3 K, 2 BB

Yoshihisa Hirano - 3 IP, 18 BF, 54 NP, 9 H, K, 7 R, 7 ER

Hanshin

Matt Murton - 2-for-3, HR, R, RBI, K

Takashi Toritani - 2-for-4, HR, R, 2 RBI

Craig Brazell - 1-for-2

Ikuro Katsuragi - 3-for-3, 2 R

Offensive totals - 17-for-39, 11 R, 11 RBI, 5 HR, 7 LOB, 3 DP, 6 K, 1 BB

Kazuhito Futagami - 4 IP, 13 BF, 55 NP, 2 H, K, R, ER

Randy Messenger - 1 IP, 3 BF, 19 NP, 0 H, K, 0 R, 0 ER

Notes: Matt Murton hit a lead-off home run. ... Randy Messenger topped out at 150km/h.

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Hiroshima Carp vs  Softbank Hawks at Yahoo Dome - 2:00pm

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1
Softbank 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1x 2 8 0

Attendance: 22490

Hiroshima

Jeff Fiorentino - 1-for-2, K, BB

Justin Huber - 0-for-3, 2 K, DP

Offensive totals - 4-for-30, R, RBI, 0 HR, 4 LOB, 1 DP, 11 K, 2 BB

Yuki Saito - 3 IP, 13 BF, 51 NP, 4 H, 4 K, 1 BB, 1 R, 1 ER

Softbank

Bum-Ho Lee - 2-for-4, RBI

Offensive totals - 8-for-31, 2 R, 2 RBI, 0 HR, 6 LOB, 1 DP, 8 K, 2 BP

Toshiya Sugiuchi - 4 IP, 13 BP, 53 NP, 1 H, 7 K, 0 R, 0 ER

Notes: Toshiya Sugiuchi struck out 6 straight batters at one point. ... The Hiroshima offense struck out 11 times.  Yesterday, the offense racked up 13 strike outs. ... Lee was responsible for driving in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 9th.  His wife was also in the stands. ... Brian Falkenborg topped out at 150km/h.

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Seibu Lions vs Yomiuri Giants at Kagoshima Stadium - 1:00pm

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 0
Yomiuri 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 X 4 13 1

Attendance: 18777

Seibu

Hideto Asamura - 1-for-1, HR, R, RBI

G.G. Sato - 1-for-3, HR, R, RBI

Offensive totals - 6-for-33, 3 R, 2 RBI, 2 HR, 7 LOB, 1 DP, 6 K, 4 BB

Ryoma Nogami - 3 IP, 15 BF, 64 NP, 7 H, 4 K, 2 R, 2 ER

Yomiuri

Tetsuya Matsumoto - 2-for-4, 3B, R

Hisayoshi Chono - 2-for-3, R, RBI, K

Offensive totals - 13-for-35, 4 R, 4 RBI, 0 HR, 9 LOB, 0 DP, 8 K, 2 BB

Tetsuya Yamaguchi - 3 IP, 12 BF, 36 NP, 2 H, 2 K, 1 BB, R, ER

Notes: Hisayoshi Chono has now hit in 7 straight games (practice and exhibition). ... Tetsuya Yamaguchi told reporters that minus the walk and the wild pitch in the third (that lead to a run), he was happy with his start. Yamaguchi topped out at 141km/h. ... Daisuke Nakai drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the 8th.

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Yakult Swallows vs Yomohama Bay Stars at Ginowan Stadium - 1:00pm

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1

Attendance: 5623

Yakult

Kazuki Fukuchi - 1-for-3, HR, R, RBI

Offensive totals - 4-for-29, R, RBI, HR, 3 LOB, 1 DP, 3 K, 1 BB

Masanori Ishikawa - 3 IP, 11 BF, 46 NP, 3 H, K, 0 R, 0 ER

Eulogio De La Cruz - 1 IP, 5 BF, 13 NP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER

Yokohama

Jose Castillo - 0-for-2

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo - 2-for-4, K

Offensive totals - 9-for-33, 0 R, 0 RBI, 0 HR, 7 LOB, 3 DP, 3 K, 0 BB

Hayato Terahara - 3 IP, 10 BF, 29 NP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER

Notes: Hayato Terahara topped out at 151km/h on the radar gun.  Terahara told reporters that he was able to pitch his own game at his own pace.  Kyohei Muranaka hit 150km/h on the radar gun.

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Rakuten Eagles vs Nippon Ham Fighters at Nago Stadium - 1:00pm

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4 X 7 14 0

Attendance: 2937

Rakuten

Andy Phillips - 0-for-3, DP

Todd Linden - 1-for-3, HR, R, RBI, K

Offensive totals - 6-for-30, 2 R, 2 RBI, HR, 3 LOB, 1 DP, 5 K, 0 BB

Hisashi Iwakuma - 3 IP, 11 BF, 34 NP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER

Nippon Ham

Takayuki Takaguchi - 3-for-3, 2B, 3B, 2 R, 3 RBI

Sho Nakata - 3-for-3, 2B (2), BB

Offensive totals - 14-for-36, 7 R, 7 RBI, HR, 9 LOB, 2 DP, 6 K, 3 BB

Yu Darvish - 5 IP, 19 BF, 68 NP, 4 H, 3 K, HBP, 2 R, 2 ER

Notes: Makoto Kaneko jammed his right index finger while playing defense in the second inning.  It doesn't appear to be a major injury. ... Todd Linden's home run came off a Yu Darvish fastball on the outside portion of the plate.  He went the other way with it and hit it into the seats in left-center. ... Hisashi Iwakuma topped out at 146km/h on the radar gun. He threw mostly fastballs and shutos. Iwakuma also threw first-pitch strikes to 8 of the 11 batters he faced. .... Darvish's fastball apparently went over 145km/h. ... 2,937 fans were in attendance.

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The morning earthquake in Okinawa has not affected the scheduled games at Ginowan and Nago.