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Hiroshima Carp 4 – Yomiuri Giants 7 (April 24, 2010)

by on Apr.24, 2010 @ 5:54 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 8 0
Yomiuri 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 X 7 11 0

Attendance: 46673 | Yomiuri leads series, 5-0-0 | Time: 3:42

Potential Starters: Takeshi Komatsu (HIR) 1-1, 6.61 - Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 1-1, 1.96

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: G4, 6: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: f7, 6: S1, 7: G5, 9: G6
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: G4, 6: SO, 7: G4
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
P Takahashi, Ken 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 2B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 4: HBP, 6: BB, 8: 1B, 9: G5
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-2 1: G4, 4: F9
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-0 6: BB
PR-RF Suenaga, Masafumi 1-for-2 8: 1B, 9: G4
(LF-CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: DP, 6: G5, 8: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: F9, 7: SO, 8: BB
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: F9
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-0 7: BB
PR-LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: S7
(P) Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F7
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-0
PH Aizawa, Tsubasa 1-for-1 7: 1B
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Aoki, Takahiro 6 92 25 25 8 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 3.578
Yokoyama, Ryuji, H 1 16 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Takahashi, Ken, L 1 34 8 6 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 4.219
8 142 37 34 11 3 5 2 1 0 1 0 7 7

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: F7, 3: F8, 5: F7, 7: F6, 8: SO
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B (SB), 5: 1B, 7: F8
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 8: BB
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B
PR-2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: G6, 6: HR, 8: G3
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F8, 4: F3, 6: G6, 8: IBB
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-3 2: 2B (BrO), 4: 1B, 6: SO
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1, 1 R, 4 RBI 8: HR
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(2B-3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: F7, 8: G4
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: F7
1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 7: HBP, 8: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro 6 1/3 105 26 20 3 0 3 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 1.824
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 2/3 14 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Ochi, Daisuke, W 1 26 6 4 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.794
Kroon, Marc 1 14 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.600
9 159 41 32 8 0 5 6 1 1 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide hits a double to left.  Soyogi hits a grounder to short, runner on third.  Amaya hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Kurihara walks, runners on first and second.  Hirose grounds out to second, runners on second and third.  Akamatsu grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
K. Nishimura flies out to center.  Sakamoto flies out to center.  Matsumoto hits a single to center, steals second, and advances to third on a wild pitch.  Ogasawara hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Ramirez strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Suenaga takes over in right
Ramirez grounds out to short.  Abe his a solo homer.  Chono grounds out to short.  Takahashi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kokubo strikes out looking.  Huber, pinch-hitting for Kura, walks.  Shima enters the game as a pinch-hitter for T. Aoki.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for K. Nishimura.
Aizawa enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Shima.  Aizawa hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Nakahigashi pinch-runs for Huber.  Higashide hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Soyogi grounds out o short, runners on second and third.  Amaya grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Kurihara hits a single to right.  Suenaga hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Akamatsu tries three bunts and fails.  Kokubo walks to load the bases.  Nakahigashi hits a sac fly, runners on second and third.  Ishihara strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Hiroshima
Ogasawara walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki.  Ramirez hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Furuki pinch-runs for Ramirez.  Abe grounds out to first, runners on second and third.  Chono gets an intentional walk to load the bases.  Tani, pinch-hitting for Ochi, hits a grand slam.  Wakiya grounds out to second.  Lee hits a solo homer.  Sakamoto strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kroon on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide walks.  Soyogi grounds out to short, runner on second.  Ishii, pinch-hitting for Takahashi, hits an RBI double  to right, runner on second.  Kurihara grounds out to third.  Suenaga grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Sakamoto flies out to left.  Matsumoto hits an infield single.  Ogasawara grounds out to first, runner on second.  Ramirez strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Abe grounds out to second.  Chono flies out to center.  Takahashi hits a double to left.  Wakiya hits as single to left and Takahashi is thrown out trying to score.

Top of the 6th
Higashide hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Soyogi.  Amaya strikes out swinging.  Kurihara walks, runners on first and third.  T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Hirose, walks to load the bases.  Suenaga enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda.  Akamatsu grounds out to third.

Notes

The Giants have now won four in a row. ... The Carp have lost two in a row.

This was a memorial game for Takuya Kimura.  Kimura's eldest son Koki (10 yrs old) threw out the ceremonial first pitch, wearing his father's 0.  Sanspo has some images from the game.