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Chunichi Dragons 1 – Yomiuri Giants 7 (April 11, 2010)

by on Apr.11, 2010 @ 6:25 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Yomiuri 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 X 7 12 2

Attendance: 42871 | Yomiuri leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:17

Potential Starters: Junki Ito (CHU) 1-0, 2.25 - Shun Tono (YOM) 1-1, 4.15

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: DP
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 8: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: F5, 6: G4, 8: HBP
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: F9, 6: F9, 8: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: f9, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(CF) Cesar, Dionys 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: SO, 9: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G3
(P) Ito, Junki 0-for-0
PH Arai, Ryota 1-for-1 3: 1B
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-1 5: SO
PH Matsui, Masato 0-for-1 7: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ito, Junki, L 2 58 13 10 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.857
Shimizu, Akinobu 4 60 17 15 3 0 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0.818
Hirai, Masafumi 1 14 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.286
Kobayashi, Masato 1 22 7 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.231
8 154 42 35 12 1 8 5 0 2 1 0 7 7

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: 1B (SB), 4: f3, 6: 2B, 8: G5
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 3-for-5, 3 R 1: 1B (SB), 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G3, 8: 1B
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4, 4 RBI 1: BB, 2: 2B, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: 2B
PR-2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: F8, 5: 振逃, 7: HR
1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-1 8: F7
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: F4, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 8: BB
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(RF-LF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G2, 7: S2, 8: F7
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: G3
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 2-for-3 2: F9, 3: 1B, 6: 1B
PR-2B-3B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-1, 1 R 7: G5
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-2 2: SO, 3: G6, 6: S2
RF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, W 7 110 28 27 7 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.700
Kaneto, Norihito 1/3 7 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Kubo, Yuya 1 2/3 24 5 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.818
9 141 35 33 7 0 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri.
Araki flies out to right.  Nomoto hits a single to right.  Morino walks to put runners on first and second.  Nomoto moves up when Gonzalez fails to catch a pick-off throw (E4).  Blanco drives in a run with a grounder to third.  A throwing error (E4) allows Blanco to take second.  Wada strikes out.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Ito on the mound for Chunichi.
Sakamoto strikes out.  Matsumoto singles to left and steals second.  Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second.  Ramirez strikes out.  Abe walks to load the bases.  Chono walks to push home a run.  Takahashi strikes out.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ito on the mound for Chunichi.
Gonzalez flies out to right.  Chono strikes out.  Sakamoto hits a single to center and steals second.  Matsumoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Ogasawara clears the bases with a 2-run double.  Ogasawara advances on a passed ball.  Raimrez flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi.
Gonzalez hits a lead-off single.  Wakiya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Gonzalez.  Tono hits a sac bunt to advance Wakiya to second.  Sakamoto hits an RBI double to left.  Matsumoto grounds out to first, runner on third.  Ogasawara strike out.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi.
Ramirez hits a solo home run.  Abe hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Chono.  Takahashi grounds out to first, runner on third.  Wakiya grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kobayashi on the mound for Chunichi.
Kamei hits a double to center.  Sakamoto grounds out to third.  Matsumoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Ogasawara hits a 2-run double to center.  Furuki enters the game to pinch-run for Ogasawara.  Lee flies out to left.  Abe walks, runners on first and second.  Chono flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the third
Arai hits a single to center.  Araki strikes out.  Nomoto hits a single to right, runners on  first and third.  Morino flies out to third.  Blanco flies out to right.

Bottom of the third
Abe flies out to second.  Chono grounds out to short.  Takahashi walks, runners on first.  Gonzalez singles to left, runners on first and second.  Tono grounds out to rthird.

Top of the fourth
Wada fouls out to right.  Ibata hits a single to center.  Cesar grounds out to second, runner on second.  Tanishige strikes out.

Bottom of the fifth
Ramirez reaches first on a dropped third strike.  Abe flies out to left.  Chono grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Takahashi strikes out.

Top of the 6th
Morino grounds out to second.  Blanco flies out to right.  Wada hits a single to left.  Ibata hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Cesar strikes out.

Notes

The Giants became the first team to win 10 games in the Central League. ... Sakamoto (YOM) has extended his hitting streak to 14 games. ... This was Matsumoto's (YOM) fifth 3-hit game of the season. ... Tono (YOM) pitched out of the set position and told reporters that he felt his control was better that way and would likely continue to pitch out the set position for a while.