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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Yomiuri Giants 11 (April 10, 2010)

by on Apr.10, 2010 @ 6:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 7 1
Yomiuri 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 X 11 14 0

Attendance: 43517 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:25

Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 1-0, 1.12 - Tetsuya Yamaguchi (YOM) 0-0, 10.80

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: BB (CS), 5: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: F9
(RF) Koike, Masaaki 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: F6, 5: DP, 8: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G6, 6: G3, 8: DP
(1B) Blanco, Tony 3-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: HBP, 8: 2B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: F8, 8: SO
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-2 2: HBP, 4: BB, 6: F7, 9: G6
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S9, 4: L6, 7: G1, 9: G5
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G1
PH-CF Cesar, Dionys 1-for-2 7: SO, 9: 1B
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 7: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 6 112 27 24 9 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 2.455
Hirai, Masafumi 1 9 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masato 2/3 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.700
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1/3 36 7 4 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 6 9.529
8 168 41 35 14 2 6 4 0 1 0 0 11 11

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F6, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: E5, 8: 1B
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 3-for-3, 3 R 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: BB
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: DP, 8: BB
PR-3B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: L6, 3: DP, 5: F4, 7: SO, 8: HR
P Kobayashi, Masahide 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: SO, 8: F8
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 3B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: S8, 6: G3, 8: 1B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: IBB, 8: BB
(P) Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: SO, 6: G3
P Ochi, Daisuke 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 8: 2B
1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, W 7 2/3 102 30 24 5 1 6 3 2 0 0 0 3 3 5.727
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masahide 1 17 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5.400
9 127 37 30 7 1 7 4 2 0 1 1 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi.
Sakamoto flies out to short.  Matsumoto singles to center.  Ogaswara hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Ramirez lines out to short.  Abe hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Chono flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri.
Blanco hits a single to center.  Wada walks, runners on first and second.  Ibata is hit by a pitch to load the bases.  Oyama hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third.  Oshima strikes out.  Chen strikes out.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri.
Blanco hits a home run.  Wada grounds out to second.  Ibata walks.  Oyama lines out to short.  Oshima grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi.
Abe strikes out.  Chono hits a triple.  Takahashi hits a sac fly to center.  Gonzalez flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi.
Yamaguchi strikes out.  Sakamoto flies out to center.  Matsumoto hits a single to left.  Ogasawara hits a 2-run homer.  Ramirez flies out to second.

Top of the 8th
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri.
Araki hits a single to right.  Koike hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Morino grounds into a double play and a run scores.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Yamaguchi.
Blanco hits a double to right.  Wada strikes out.

Bottom of the 8th - 7 runs, 4 hits
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Chunichi
Abe strikes out.  Chono grounds out to third.  Takahashi hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for TakahashiGonzalez walks, runners on first and second.  Ochi hits a 2-run double to center.  Sakamoto hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Matsumoto walks to load the bases.  Ogasawara walks in a run.  Wakiya replaces Ogasawara at first as a pinch-runner.  Ramirez hits a grand slam.  Abe flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Sakamoto hits an infield single and advances on a sac bunt by MatsumotoOgasawara hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Ramirez grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 6th
Abe grounds out to second.  Chono hits an infield single.  Takahashi grounds out to first, runner on second.  Gonzalez gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Yamaguchi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 7th
Sakamoto reaches on a fielding error (E5).  Matsumoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Ogasawara hits into a double play, runner on third.  Ramirez strikes out.

Top of the 9th
Ibata grounds out to short.  Oyama grounds out to third.  Cesar hits a single to center.  Nomoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Suzuki.  A balk and a wild pitch by Kobayashi moves Cesar to third.  Nomoto walks, runners on first and third.  Araki flies out to right.

Notes

Ochi (YOM) recorded his first pro hit and RBI. ... Ramirez (YOM) drove in his 998th, 999th, 1,000th and 1,001th runs with his grand slam in the 8th.