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Hiroshima Carp 4 – Yomiuri Giants 10 (April 23, 2010)

by on Apr.23, 2010 @ 10:10 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 10 1
Yomiuri 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 X 10 10 1

Attendance: 43847 | Yomiuri leads series, 4-0-0 | Time: 3:28

Potential Starters: Takeshi Komatsu (HIR) 1-1, 6.61 - Wirfin Obispo (YOM)

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: BB (SB)
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-5 1: F9, 3: 1B (CS), 4: G6, 7: G6 (SB), 8: 1B
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: f2, 5: G6, 7: BB, 8: G5
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: SO
(LF) Suenaga, Masafumi 0-for-5 1: SO, 4: F7, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: SO, 9: E4
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F7, 4: BB, 6: f2, 8: HBP, 9: f3
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F9
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 8: HR
C Aizawa, Tsubasa 0-for-0
(P) Stults, Eric 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: 1B
C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-1 7: SO
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: G4
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Shinoda, Jumpei 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Stults, Eric, L 5 2/3 102 26 24 7 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 7.941
Yokoyama, Ryuji 1 1/3 13 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.649
Umetsu, Tomohiro 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.348
Shinoda, Jumpei 1 25 7 5 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.684
8 142 38 34 10 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 10 10

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: G6, 8: HR
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 7: G3, 8: G6
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: G4, 6: SO, 7: f2
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 4: F7, 6: F7, 8: 2B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 5: f2, 6: 2B, 8: BB
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: G6, 6: BB
PR-2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0
PH Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(P) Tono, Shun 1-for-2 3: G4, 5: 1B
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 6: F9
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
PH-2B Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, W 6 100 26 24 7 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.531
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 2/3 17 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.071
Kubo, Yuya, H 2/3 24 5 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 2.647
Kaneto, Norihito, H 2/3 18 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Kroon, Marc 1 14 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 173 43 37 10 2 12 5 1 0 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 1 hit
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto grounds out to short.  Matsumoto strikes out.  Ogasawara walks.  Ramirez hits a 2-run homer.  Abe flies out to left.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide hits a solo homer.  Soyogi hits a single to center.  Amaya fouls out to the catcher.  Kurihara strikes out swinging.  Soyogi tries to steal second and is thrown out.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Suenaga flies out to left.  Hirose hits a double to left.  Kokubo walks, runners on first and second.  Ishihara hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Stults hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.  Higashide strikes out swinging.  Soyogi grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Matsumoto hits a single to center.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging.  Ramirez flies out to left.  Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Chono hits an RBI inflield single, runners on first and second.  Takahashi clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Gonzalez walks, runners on first and second.  Tani enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Tono.
Pitching change: Yokoyama in for Stults.
Furuki replaces Gonzalez as a pinch-runner.  Tani flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirose strikes out swinging.  Kokubo gets hit by a pitch.  Shima enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Yokoyama.  Kokubo advances to second on a wild pitch.  Shima hits a 2-run homer.  T. Maeda enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Kura.
Pitching change: Kaneto in for Kubo.
T. Maeda grounds out to second.  Higashide walks and steals second.  Soyogi hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Amaya grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki.
Pitching change: Shinoda in for Umetsu.
Abe grounds out to second, runner on third.  Chono walks, runners on first and third.  Takahashi walks to load the bases.  Kamei, pinch-hitting for Furuki, strikes out swinging.  Wakiya, pinch-hitting for Kaneto, hits a 2-run single to left, runners advance to second and third on field error (E7).  Sakamoto hits a 3-run homer.  Matsumoto grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Higashide walks.  Soyogi flies out to right.  Amaya hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Kurihara flies out to right.  Suenaga strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Kura strikes out swinging.  Higashide hits a single to left.  Soyogi grounds out to short.  Soyogi steals second.  Amaya walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Yamaguchi.
Kurihara walks to load the bases.  Suenaga strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Giants have now won three games in a row. ... Hiroshima has lost four straight against Yomiuri so far this year. ... Tono (YOM) has won four games in a row for the first time in his career. ... Higashide (HIR) hit his first home run since 2005.