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NPB Games (CL): March 27, 2010

by on Mar.27, 2010 @ 6:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Kyocera Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 6 1
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1x 4 8 0

Attendance: 32267 | Hanshin leads seres, 2-0 | Time: 3:11

Potential Starters: Hayato Terahara (YOK) - Atsushi Nomi (HAN)

Yokohama

Hitting

Ishikawa, Takehiro, SS: 2-for-5, 2 2B, 2 R -> G6, G3, 2B, 2B, G4

Uchikawa, Seiichi, 1B: 1-for-3, 2 RBI -> F8, 1B, S9, S9, G6

Murata, Shuichi, 3B: 1-for-5, RBI -> F8, DP, 2B, F8, SO

Castillo, Jose, 2B: 0-for-4 -> F6, F8, G6, G4

4 LOB, 1 DP

Scoring

6th inning, runners on first and third, no out - Seiichi Uchikawa hits a sac fly to right

6th inning, runner on first, 1 out - Shuichi Murata hits an RBI double to center

8th inning, runner on third, 1 out - Seiichi Uchikawa hits a sac fly to right

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Terahara, Hayato 6 66 24 21 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 1.500
Ushida, Shigeki 2 21 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yamaguchi, Shun, H 2 34 9 8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kizuka, Atsushi, L 2/3 14 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
10 2/3 135 42 38 8 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 4 2

Hanshin

Hitting

Murton, Matt. CF: 2-for-4, IBB, 2B, R, RBI -> 1B, 2B, F9, IBB

Toritani, Takashi, SS: 1-for-4, BB, 3B -> G3, BB, 3B, G5, F9

Kanemoto, Tomoaki, LF: 0-for-4, RBI -> F8, DP, S9, SO, f5

Jojima, Kenji, C: 2-for-5, HR, R, RBI -> 1B, G5, F9, F8, HR

Brazell, Craig, 1B: 0-for-3 -> L1, F7, SO

6 LOB, 1 DP

Scoring

6th inning, runner on first, no out - Matt Murton hits an RBI double to center

6th inning, runner on third, 1 out - Takashi Toritani hits an RBI triple to center

6th inning, runner on third, 1 out - Tomoaki Kanemoto hits a sac fly to right

11th inning, 2 out - Kenji Johjima hits a walk-off homer to win the game

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Uezono, Keiji 5 1/3 80 22 18 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 2 2 3.375
Tsutsui, Kazuya 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Messenger, Randy 1 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.500
Fujikawa, Kyuji, H 1 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Egusa, Hirotaka, H 1 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Nishimura, Ken, H 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
11 145 40 34 6 0 7 3 0 1 0 2 3 3

Notes: Takao Obana apparently wanted Atsushi Kizuka to unintentionally, intentionally walk Kenji Johjima as soon as the count went to 2 balls and 0 strikes.  Unfortunately, he was only thinking of pitching to Johjima.  Johjima hit the next pitch for a walk-off homer. ... Johjima's walk-off was his first since 2000 (third overall).

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Hiroshima Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 X 7 14 0

Attendance: 33441 | Series tied, 1-1 | Time: 3:02

Potential Starters: Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU)

Hiroshima

Hitting

Kurihara, Kenta, 3B: 0-for-4 -> SO, SO, G6, SO

Fiorentino, Jeff, LF: 0-for-3 -> SO, SO, SO

Huber, Justin, 1B: 0-for-3 -> F9, F4, F7

Hirose, Jun, RF: 2-for-3, 2B -> 2B, F9, 1B

4 LOB, 0 DP

Scoring

None

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, L 6 104 26 24 8 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 6.000
Oshima, Takayuki 1/3 16 4 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 81.000
Kishimoto, Hideki 2/3 20 5 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 155 38 36 14 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 7 7

Chunichi

Hitting

Cesar, Dionys, 2B: 2-for-4, R -> G4, G5, 1B, 1B

Morino, Masahiko, 3B: 2-for-3, 2 R -> BB, G6, 1B, 1B

Blanco, Tony, 1B: 2-for-4, R, 2 RBI -> G6, SO, 1B, 1B

Wada, Kazuhiro, LF: 2-for-4, HR, R, 4 RBI -> F4, 1B, HR, SO

Ibata, Hirokazu, SS: 2-for-4, RBI -> 1B, F9, F8, 1B

7 LOB, 1 DP

Scoring

6th inning, bases loaded, no out - Kazuhiro Wada hits a grand slam

7th inning, bases loaded, 1 out - Tony Blanco hits a 2-run single to right

7th inning, runners on first and third, 2 out - Hirokazu Ibata hits an RBI infield single

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, W 9 121 31 30 4 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 121 31 30 4 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Notes: Yohei Oshima wasn't entirely convince about the way he recorded his first pro hit.  With Wei-Ying Chen on first and 2 out, Oshima hit a ball to the left side that struck Chen in the right leg. Chen was ruled out (offensive interference) and Oshima was given a hit. ... Chen had five 1-2-3 innings.  He also struck out two batters in an inning five times.

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Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 2 10 15 0
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 9 0

Attendance: 43061 | Series tied, 1-1 | Time: 3:09

Potential Starters: Yoshinori Sato (YAK) - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM)

Yakult

Batting

Fukuchi, Kazuki, LF: 2-for-4, HBP, 2 R -> 1B (SB), 1B, G4, HBP, G4

Tanaka, Hiroyasu, 2B: 1-for-5, R, RBI -> F3, 1B, G6, SO, G6

Aoki, Norichika, CF: 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI -> G3, 1B, SO, 1B, 1B

D'Antona, Jamie, 1B: 3-for-4, 2 HR, 2 R, 5 RBI -> 1B, HR, F9, HR

Guiel, Aaron, RF: 3-for-4, HBP, 2B, HR -> 1B, HBP, f9, 2B, HR

Miyamoto, Shinya, 3B: 2-for-5, 2B. R -> F8, 1B, 2B, L4, f5

7 LOB, 1 DP

Scoring

1st inning, runner on third, 2 out - Jamie D'Antona hits an RBI single to right

3rd inning, runners on first and second, no out - Jamie D'Antona hits a 3-run homer

6th inning, bases loaded, 2 out - Hiroyasu Tanaka hits a grounder to third, runner scores, fielder's choice, everyone is safe

6th inning, bases loaded, 2 out - Norichika Aoki hits a 2-run single to right; runner on first thrown out at second for last out

7th inning, no out - Jamie D'Antona hits a solo homer

9th inning, runner on second, 1 out - Aaron Guiel hits a 2-run homer

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, W 8 135 31 28 5 1 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1.125
Lee, Hei-Chun 2/3 17 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 54.000
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 156 38 35 9 2 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 5

Yomiuri

Batting

Sakamoto, Hayato, SS: 1-for-5, HR, R, 3 RBI -> G5, F8, F8, G4, HR

Ogasawara, Michihiro, 3B: 2-for-4, HR, R, RBI -> 1B, G4, HR, G6

Ramirez, Alex, LF: 0-for-4 -> G4, G4, G1, F4

Gonzalez, Edgar, 2B: 0-for-3, HBP -> SO, HBP, SO, F8

Takahashi, Yoshinobu, 1B: 2-for-3, BB, RBI -> BB, G6, 1B, 1B

6 LOB, 0 DP

Scoring

6th inning, 1 out - Michihiro Ogasawara hits a solo homer

9th inning, runner on third, 2 out - Yoshinobu Takahashi hits an RBI single to right

9th inning, runners on first and second, 2 out - Hayato Sakamoto hits a 3-run homer

Pitching

Name IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 6 97 30 26 10 1 5 1 3 0 0 0 7 7 10.500
Kubo, Yuya 2 29 8 8 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
Kaneto, Norihito 1 20 6 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 18.000
9 146 44 40 15 3 7 1 3 0 1 0 10 10

Notes: Hisayoshi Chono collected his first pro hit in the 9th off Hei-Chun Lee.  Chono entered the game in the 7th on defense. ... The second base ump originally called Aaron Guiel's home run as still being in play.  The umps stopped play for a video replay check and it was ruled a home run. ... Yoshinori Sato topped out at 152km/h.