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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hanshin Tigers 9 (May 1, 2010)

by on May.01, 2010 @ 5:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 9 0
Hanshin 0 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 X 9 11 0

Attendance: 46823 | Hanshin leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:31

Potential Starters: Wirfin Obispo (YOM) 1-0, 1.29 - Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi (HAN) 2-1, 1.96

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: 2B (BrO), 3: BB, 4: f3, 6: F4, 8: F8
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 6: SO, 9: G3
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: BB, 5: SO, 6: SO, 9: BB
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: SO
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G5, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 7: G3
C Ichikawa, Tomoya 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-4, 2 R 2: f3, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: F9
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(P) Obispo, Wirfin 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 4: F8
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-0 6: BB
P Kobayashi, Masahide 0-for-0
PH Nakai, Daisuke 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Obispo, Wirfin, L 3 64 16 15 6 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 5 5 5.400
Hoshino, Masumi 2 37 8 7 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.375
Kobayashi, Masahide 2 41 11 9 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 5.727
Kaneto, Norihito 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
8 153 38 34 11 2 6 2 1 1 0 0 9 9

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Murton, Matt 1-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: F9, 2: F7, 4: HR, 6: G1, 8: G1
(2B-RF) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G3, 3: 1B (SB), 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: L4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 7: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 3: G6, 5: G6, 7: G6
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G5, 7: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: SO, 3: HR, 5: F9, 7: 2B
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: 1B
PR-2B Maeda, Yamato 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 1B
(LF) Katsuragi, Ikuro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G3
PH-LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 6: S1, 7: SO
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-1, 1 R 2: SO, 4: BB
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-0 6: BB
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Yano, Akihiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Tsutsui, Kazuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason, W 5 0/3 101 26 23 8 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 4 9.000
Nishimura, Ken, H 1 21 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.628
Watanabe, Ryo 2 30 7 7 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.711
Tsutsui, Kazuya 1 21 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3.600
9 173 41 36 9 0 10 5 0 0 2 1 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Sakamoto hits a double to center.  Wakiya fails on his bunt attempt as Sakamoto gets thrown out at third, runner on first.  Wakiya advances to second on a walk and advances to third on a wild pitch.  Ogasawara walks, runners on first and third.  Ramirez drives in a run with a grounder to second, runner on first.  Abe grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 run, 3 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Arai gets hit by a pitch.  Jojima hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Brazell strikes out swinging.  Sakurai hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Katsuragi hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Standridge strikes out swinging.  Murton flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirano hits a single to left and steals second.  Toritani hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Arai grounds out to short, runner on second.  Jojima flies out to center, runner on third.  Brazell hits a 2-run homer.  Sakurai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Tani hits a single to left.  Takahashi flies out to left.  Chono hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Kudo, pinch-hitting for Obispo, flies out to center.  Sakamoto fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Hoshino on the mound for Yomiuri
Katsuragi grounds out to first.  Standridge walks.  Murton hits a 2-run homer.  Hirano strikes out swinging.  Toritani grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Abe hits a single to right.  Tani hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Takahashi his an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Chono hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third.  Yano enters the games as a pinch-hitter for Hoshino.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Standridge.
Yano walks to load the bases.  Sakamoto flies out to second.  Wakiya strikes out looking.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Yomiuri
Sakurai hits a single to center and Yamoto replaces him as a pinch-runner.  S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Katsuragi.  Yamoto steals second.  S. Fujikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on third.  Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, walks, runners on first and third.  Murton drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Hirano flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani grounds out to second.  Arai grounds out to short.  Jojima hits a single to right.  Brazell hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Yamato hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  S. Fujikawa strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Obispo strikes out swinging.  Sakamoto walks.  Wakiya hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ogasawara walks to load the bases.  Ramirez strikes out swinging.  Abe flies out to left.

Top of the 9th
Wakiya grounds out to first.  Ogasawara walks and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Ramirez strikes out swinging.  Ichikawa strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Giants have dropped two in a row and now only have a 1 game lead over the second place Tigers. ... The Tigers have now won four games in a row. ... Brazell (HAN) hit his 9th home run of the season, good for a first place tie with three other players.

2 comments on “Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hanshin Tigers 9 (May 1, 2010)

  1. Eric

    Nishimura’s work to get out of the no-out bases-loaded jam in the 6th was absolutely insane. Looks like this kid is going to be good.

    1. Gen Post author

      That strikeout was quite impressive. I think Jojima did a nice job of leading Nishimura as well.

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