Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 28474 | Yomiuri leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 3:02
Potential Starters: Shugo Fujii (YOM) 0-1, 4.01 - Kenta Asakura (CHU) 1-0, 0.00
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||2-for-4, 2 R||1: 3B, 2: G5, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: G5|
|(2B)||Wakiya, Ryota||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: G1, 5: S1, 6: SO, 8: 2B|
|(3B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||0-for-3, 2 R||1: BB, 3: SO, 5: BB, 6: DP, 8: F7|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||1-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: F7, 3: F4, 5: HR, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F7, 3: BB, 5: HR, 7: 1B|
|C||Tsuruoka, Kazunari||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||1-for-3||1: BB, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: F8|
|3B||Nakai, Daisuke||0-for-0||9: HBP|
|(CF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||2-for-4, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 4: G6, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||0-for-5||1: L6, 4: G5, 5: F4, 8: F7, 9: F5|
|(P)||Fujii, Shugo||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: SO, 5: F8|
|PH-1B||Lee, Seung-Yeop||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||8: HR|
|Fujii, Shugo, W||7||105||25||24||4||0||6||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.126|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 6th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||1-for-4||1: G6, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(2B)||Ibata, Hirokazu||2-for-4||1: 1B, 4: F9, 6: F9, 9: 1B|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: F7, 7: F6, 9: F9|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||1: F7, 4: F7, 7: BB, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4||2: f2, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G5|
|(RF)||Koike, Masaaki||0-for-3||2: G6, 5: G5, 7: F7|
|(CF)||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: G1|
|PH||Yanagida, Shigeo||0-for-1||7: F3|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-1||3: F9|
|CF||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-2||6: 1B (BrO), 8: f5|
|(P)||Asakura, Kenta||0-for-1||3: SO|
|C||Oyama, Keiji||0-for-1||6: SO|
|PH-C||Matsui, Masato||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Asakura, Kenta, L||5||101||27||22||8||2||2||4||0||1||0||0||7||7||5.727|
Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Asakura on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto hits a triple to left. Wakiya hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez flies out to left. Abe flies out to left. Takahashi walks to load the bases. Chono hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Kamei lines out to short.
Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Asakura on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Wakiya. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits a 3-run homer. Abe hits a solo homer. Takahashi hits a single to center. Chono hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kamei flies out to second. Kamei flies out to center.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Kamei flies out to left. Lee, pinch-hitting for Fujii, hits a solo homer. Sakamoto grounds out to third. Wakiya hits a double to right. Ogasawara flies out to left.
Bottom of the 6th
Oshima hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7). Oyama strikes out swinging. Araki hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Ibata flies out to right and Oshima is thrown out at home (trying to tag up).
Bottom of the 7th
Morino flies out to short. Blanco walks. Wada hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Koike flies out to left. Yanagida, pinch-hitting for Nagamine, flies out to first.
Top of the 9th
Ramirez strikes out swinging. Tsuruoka strikes out swinging. Nakai gets hit by a pitch. Chono walks, runners on first and second. Kamei flies out to third.
The Giants have now won 6 games in a row, including three straight against the Dragons, and are now 10 games over 500. ... Chief / home plate ump Kenjiro Mori left the game after the top of the second inning -- he apparently wasn't feeling well. Second base ump Kazuaki Nako took over behind home plate in the bottom of the second with reserve ump Atsushi Kittaka taking over at second. ... Fujii (YOM) finally won his first game with the Giants in his 5th start of the season. ... Ramirez (YOM) hit his league-leading 9th home run of the season.