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Hanshin Tigers 3 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (April 14, 2010)

by on Apr.14, 2010 @ 6:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 9 1
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 7 0

Attendance: 42874 | Hanshin leads series, 3-2-0 | Time: 2:58

Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 1-1, 5.25 - Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 3-0, 2.57

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Murton, Matt 0-for-5 1: SO, 2: G6, 5: F8, 7: F8, 8: F8
(2B-1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: f4, 5: F4, 7: L1, 9: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: HBP, 5: G4, 8: 1B, 9: G6
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G4, 6: F8, 8: G3, 9: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-3 1: F7, 4: 1B, 6: f2, 8: HBP
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO, 8: 1B
PR-2B Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-0
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F8, 7: BB, 8: 1B
RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 1-for-3 2: f3, 4: SO, 7: 1B
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 7 101 25 21 5 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.789
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1 16 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.588
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 124 33 29 7 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 2

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 6th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 2-for-4 1: 1B, 4: f7, 6: G3, 8: 1B
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3 1: DP, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: DP, 9: G4
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: G3, 9: F7
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3 2: G4, 5: S1, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2, 1 RBI 3: G1, 5: S7, 7: DP
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-2 3: F6, 5: IBB, 8: G4
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-2 3: G1, 5: G6
1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky 7 101 29 26 5 1 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 6.288
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, L 1/3 18 5 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 7.147
Kubo, Yuya 1 18 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.976
Kaneto, Norihito 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
9 144 40 36 9 1 10 2 2 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton strikes out.  Sekimoto hits a solo homer.  Toritani hits a single to right.  Kanemoto grounds out to second.  Arai walks, runners on first and second.  Jojima flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Ramirez hits an infield single.  Abe hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Chono hits a sac bunt to advance the runners to second and third.  Kamei hits a sac fly to left.  Wakiya gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Gonzalez grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani gets an infield single.  Kanemoto ground out to first, runner on first.  Arai hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Jojima gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Brazell hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Yamaguchi.
Hirano enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell.  Sakurai walks to load the bases.  Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Kubo, strikes out.  Murton flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Sakamoto hits an infield single.  Matsuamoto grounds out to first, runner on second.  A bad pick-off throw by Kubo allows Sakamoto to advance to third.  Ogasawara walks, runners on first and third.  Ramirez hits into a double play.

Top of the 7th
Brazell strikes out.  Sakura walks.  Kubo hits a bunt single, runners on first and second.  Murton flies out to center.  Sekimoto lines out to the pitcher.

Notes

The Giants have lost 2 in a row. ... The Tigers have won four in a row. ... Matsumoto (YOM) extended hit hitting streak to 6 games. ... Sakamoto (YOM) also managed to extend his hitting streak another game to 16. ... D. Gonzalez started on 4 days of rest for the first time since 9/2004. ... Murton's (HAN) consecutive games on base streak ends at 15.