Chunichi Dragons vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 13:30
Attendance: 31821 | Hiroshima leads series, 6-3-0 | Time: 3:29
Potential Starters: Soma Yamauchi (CHU) 1-0, 1.59 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 4-1, 1.53
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: F8, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: DP, 9: F8|
|(2B)||Ibata, Hirokazu||0-for-1, 1 R||1: BB, 3: DP, 6: BB, 8: BB|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: DP, 4: G4, 6: F9, 8: HR|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||2: E5, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: F9|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: G4, 6: F7|
|PH||Oyama, Keiji||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-4||2: G6, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: F8|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||2-for-4||3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G6|
|(P)||Yamauchi, Soma||0-for-0||3: S3, 5: S1|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||1-for-1||7: 1B|
|RF||Koike, Masaaki||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|Asao, Takuya, L||1 1/3||24||7||6||2||0||1||0||0||1||0||0||1||0||0.443|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 1st)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-5, 1 RBI||1: G6, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: L5, 9: 1B|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||1-for-2, 1 R||1: 1B (SB), 3: BB, 5: BB, 7: F9|
|(CF)||Amaya, Soichiro||0-for-3||1: BB (SB), 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: F7|
|(3B)||Kurihara, Kenta||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F7, 6: HR, 8: G5|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||0-for-4||1: L6, 4: SO, 6: E6, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||0-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Fiorentino, Jeff||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: G6, 6: G3|
|PH||Ishii, Takuro||0-for-1, 1 R||9: E6|
|(C)||Kura, Yoshikazu||1-for-3, 1 RBI||2: G5, 5: G4, 6: 1B, 9: S1|
|(P)||Imai, Keisuke||0-for-1||2: G1|
|PH||Shima, Shigenobu||1-for-1||5: 2B|
|PH-LF||Akamatsu, Masato||1-for-2||6: F7, 9: 1B|
|Yokoyama, Ryuji, H||1||23||5||3||0||0||1||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.813|
|Shinoda, Jumpei, H||1||12||4||4||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||5.094|
|Takahashi, Ken, W||2||35||9||8||2||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||2||2||4.610|
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide grounds out to short. Soyogi hits a single to center and steals second. Amaya walks, runners on first and second. Kurihara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Amaya steals third. Hirose lines out to short. Iwamoto flies out to center.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Morino grounds out to second. Blanco grounds out to short. Wada hits a solo homer. Nomoto grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Kurihara hits a solo homer. Hirose reaches on an error (E6). Iwamoto grounds out to second. Fiorentino grounds out to first, runner on second. Kura hits an RBI single to left, runner advances to second on throw. Akamatsu, pinch-hitting for Yokoyama, flies out to left.
Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Takahashi on the mound for Hiroshima
Ibata walks. Morino hits a 2-run homer. Blanco grounds out to short. Wada flies out to right. Oyama, pinch-hitting for Nomoto, strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Ishii, pinch-hitting for Takahashi, reaches on an error (E6) and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kura. Akamatsu hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Higashide hits a walk-off RBI single to center.
Top of the 2nd
Blanco reaches on an error (E5) and advances to second on a passed ball. Wada strikes out swinging. Nomoto strikes out swinging. Oshima grounds out to short.
Top of the 3rd
Tanishige hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamauchi. Araki walks, runners on first and second. Ibata grounds into a double play.
Top of the 5th
Oshima grounds out to first. Tanishige hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamauchi. Araki grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 5th
Kura grounds out to second. Shima, pinch-hitting for Imai, hits a double to center. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Shima. Higashide grounds out to second, runner on third. Soyogi walks, runners on first and third. Amaya grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th
Ibata walks. Morino flies out to right. Blanco walks, runners on first and second. Wada strikes out swinging. Nomoto flies out to left.
Top of the 7th
Oshima hits a single to left. Tanishige strikes out swinging. Y. Matsui, pinch-hitting for Yamauchi, hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Araki grounds into a double play.
The Carp took the series, 2-1. ... The walk-off was Higashide's (HIR) first since 2006. It was the team's fourth this season. ... The Dragons have suffered three walk-off losses at Mazda Stadium this year. ... Wada (CHU) went yard in his second consecutive game (three in two games).