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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Hiroshima Carp 4 (April 16, 2010)

by on Apr.16, 2010 @ 6:06 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hiroshima Carp @ - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 1
Hiroshima 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1x 4 11 1

Attendance: 13500 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:37

Potential Starters: Edward Valdez (CHU) 1-1, 3.86 - Takeshi Komatsu (HIR) 1-1, 7.84

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: BB (BrO), 3: F8, 5: G5, 7: 1B, 9: F8
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: f5, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: G5
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: F7, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: 1B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 3-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: G5
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: G5
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-2 2: F7, 4: BB, 6: DP, 8: BB
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F2, 8: F9
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: f3, 7: BB, 8: SO
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO
RF Koike, Masaaki 1-for-1 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying 7 119 29 28 8 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.793
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1 23 5 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya, L 1/3 13 5 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.818
8 1/3 155 39 36 11 1 8 3 0 0 0 0 4 4

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-3 1: SO, 2: 1B (CS), 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: L6, 9: 1B
(CF-LF) Suenaga, Masafumi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: G5, 5: G4, 8: SO
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: F9, 6: F9, 8: BB
(LF) Fiorentino, Jeff 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F7, 6: F7
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 8: SO
P Takahashi, Ken 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: E5
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-4 1: f3, 4: SO, 7: G5, 8: G6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: F8, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: G2
(P) Komatsu, Takeshi 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: SO
CF Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-2, 1 R 7: 1B, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Komatsu, Takeshi 6 98 25 21 6 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 6.612
Yokoyama, Ryuji, H 1 21 6 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Umetsu, Tomohiro, H 1 16 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
Takahashi, Ken, W 1 13 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 148 38 32 9 1 7 5 0 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 4 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide strikes out.  Soyogi hits a single to right.  Suenaga hits an RBI double, runner on second.  Kurihara hits a 2-run homer.  Fiorentino strikes out.  Hirose hits a single to center.  Kokubo fouls out to first.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Blanco hits a single to center.  Wada hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ibata flies out to right, runner on first and third.  Nomoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Tanishige flies out to center.  Chen strikes out looking.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Blanco hits a single to right.  Wada hits a 2-run homer.  Ibata walks.  Nomoto flies out to center.  Tanishige fouls out to first.  Chen strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Ishihara grounds out to the catcher (bunt).  Akamatsu hits a single to center.  Higashide walks, runners on first and second.  Soyogi hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Pinch-hitting for Suenaga, T. Maeda hits a walk-off RBI single to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Araki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujii.  Morino flies out to left, Araki is double off second.

Bottom of the 5th
Ishihara grounds out to short.  Komatsu strikes out swinging.  Higashide walks.  Soyogi hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Suenaga grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Blanco hits a lead-off double to center.  Wada walks, runners on first and second.  Ibata grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Nomoto pops out to the catcher.

Top of the 7th
Tanishige walks.  Chen strikes out swinging.  Araki reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second.  Fujii strikes out.  Morino walks to load the bases.  Blanco grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Kokubo grounds out to third.  Ishihara strikes out.  Akamatsu hits a single to center.  Higashide hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Soyogi lines out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Suenaga strikes out.  Kurihara walks.  Huber, pinch-hitting for Umetsu, strikes out.  Hirose reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second.  Kokubo grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th
Koike hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7).  Araki tries to lay down a sac bunt but misses and Koike is thrown out trying to get back to second.  Araki flies out to center.  Fujii grounds out to third.

Notes

Wada (CHU) has now reached base safely in every game since the start of the season (19 games). ... Chen (CHU) topped out in the 150km/h range. ... Takahashi (HIR) celebrated his 41st birthday with a victory.