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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Hiroshima Carp 4 (April 18, 2010)

by on Apr.18, 2010 @ 6:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hiroshima Carp @ - 13:30

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

Attendance: 25244 | Hiroshima leads series, 4-2-0 | Time: 3:59

Potential Starters: Akinobu Shimizu (CHU) 0-0, 2.08 - Takahiro Aoki (HIR) 0-1, 4.02

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F4, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: 1B, 9: G6
(SS) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: L3, 7: BB
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: G4, 6: 2B, 7: DP
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-2 1: BB, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F7
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-2 1: G6, 4: f3
PH-RF Koike, Masaaki 1-for-1 6: 1B, 8: BB
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: S8, 8: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: G4, 9: G5
(P) Yamauchi, Soma 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F9
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
PH Cesar, Dionys 0-for-1 7: F7
P Nagamine, Shoji 0-for-0
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
P Yachi, Kento 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamauchi, Soma 5 1/3 81 23 19 3 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.375
Hirai, Masafumi 2/3 24 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.871
Nagamine, Shoji, L 2/3 19 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.786
Shimizu, Akinobu 1/3 15 4 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.025
Yachi, Kento 1/3 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masato 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.765
8 152 40 31 7 0 6 8 1 0 1 0 4 4

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 1st, 5th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5 1: SO, 3: G6, 5: G4, 7: SO, 8: 1B
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: BB (SB), 5: G1, 7: 1B, 8: HBP
PR-SS Ishii, Takuro 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Suenaga, Masafumi 1-for-5 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 6: G1, 7: G1, 8: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3, 2 R 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: BB, 7: BB, 8: G4
(LF) Aoki, Hayato 0-for-0
LF Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: G3, 6: BB
PH-CF Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1, 2 RBI 7: 2B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 7: BB
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: BB
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 2: G1, 4: F9
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-0 6: BB
PR-C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-1 7: F8
(P) Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: G6
PH Kida, Go 0-for-1 6: SO
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
P Takahashi, Ken 0-for-0
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 8: F8
P Schultz, Mike 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Aoki, Takahiro 6 120 26 21 6 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.738
Yokoyama, Ryuji, W 1 15 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.091
Takahashi, Ken, H 1 14 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Schultz, Mike, S 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
9 163 37 30 7 0 5 6 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Shima takes over in left.
Araki walks.  Ibata hits an RBI double to left.  Morino walks, runners on first and second.  Blanco grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Wada walks, runners on first and third.  Nomoto grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Morino hits a double to left.  Blanco grounds out to short.  Wada walks, runners on first and second.  Koike, pinch-hitting for Nomoto, singles to right, bases loaded.  Fujii hits a sac fly to center, runners on second and third.  Tanishige grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Koike takes over in right
Suenaga grounds out to the pitcher.  Kurihara walks.  Shima walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hirai in for Yamauchi.
Hirose grounds out to second, runners on first and third.  Kokubo hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  T. Maeda enters the game as pinch-hitter for Ishihara.  A wild pitch allows a run to score, runner on second.  T. Maeda walks, runners on first and second.  Kura enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda.  Pinch-hitting for T. Aoki, Kida strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nagamine on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide strikes out swinging.  Soyogi hits a single to center.  Suenaga grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Kurihara walks, runners on first and second.  Akamatsu enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Shima.
Pitching change: A. Shimizu in for Nagamine.
Akamatsu clears the bases with a 2-run double, runner on second.  Hirose walks, runners on first and second.  Kokubo walks to load the bases.  Kura flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Higashide strikes out.  Soyogi grounds out to short.  Suenaga hits a single to center, steals second, and advances to third on a bad throw by the catcher (E2).  Kurihara strikes out.

Bottom of the 2nd
Shima grounds out to second.  Hirose hits an infield single.  Kokubo walks, runner on first and second.  Ishihara grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and third.  T. Aoki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Higashide grounds out to short.  Soyogi walks and steals second.  Suenaga strikes out.  Kuihara grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th
Blanco hits an infield single. Wada hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nomoto fouls out to first on a bunt attempt.  Fujii flies out to center.  Tanishige grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Cesar, pinch-hitting for Hirai, flies out to left.  Araki hits a single to center.  Ibata walks, runners on first and second.  Morino grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 8th
Pinch-hitting for Takahashi, Huber flies out to center.  Higashide hits an infield single.  Soyogi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Ishii enters the game as a pinch-runner for Soyogi.
Pitching change: Kobayashi in for Yachi.
Suenaga strikes out.  Kurihara grounds out to second.

Notes

Chunichi has now lost three games in a row (for the first time this season). ... Hiroshima has won three games in a row (also their first time this season). ... Yachi was tossed from the game after his pitch brushed by Sogoyi's helmet.  It was the first ejection of this variety in the CL this year.