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Hanshin Tigers 9 – Chunichi Dragons 1 (May 5, 2010)

by on May.05, 2010 @ 5:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 9 13 0
Chunichi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1

Attendance: 36975 | Chunichi leads series, 6-3-0 | Time: 3:30

Potential Starters: Keiji Uezono (HAN) 1-1, 3.71 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 1-3, 3.51

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Murton, Matt 4-for-5, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: HR, 4: 2B, 6: BB, 8: 1B, 9: L3
(2B) Maeda, Yamato 1-for-5 1: E2, 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: G6 (SB), 8: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: G4, 2: DP, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: F9
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: G1, 4: G5, 6: G5, 9: 1B
C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F6, 5: F6, 7: SO
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 2-for-5, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: f5, 9: 2B
(LF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F4, 5: F1, 7: L4, 9: SO
(P) Uezono, Keiji 0-for-1 2: S2, 4: F9
PH Katsuragi, Ikuro 1-for-1, 1 R 6: 2B
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-0 8: BB
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 9: F7
P Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Uezono, Keiji, W 5 67 20 16 3 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 3.411
Nishimura, Ken 1 21 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.813
Watanabe, Ryo 1 10 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.587
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.150
Tsuru, Naoto 1 21 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 129 36 32 8 1 6 3 0 1 1 0 1 1

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: f3, 7: SO
(2B) Iwasaki, Kyohei 0-for-2 1: S2, 3: SO, 5: F4
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
C Matsui, Masato 0-for-1 8: f2
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: f7, 3: BB, 6: 1B, 8: f2
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 1: f3, 3: F7, 6: F9, 8: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 9: F4
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: G4, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4 2: G4, 4: 2B (BrO), 6: SO, 9: f5
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-1 2: BB, 5: BB, 7: 1B
P Nagamine, Shoji 0-for-0
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
PH Matsui, Yusuke 1-for-1 9: 1B
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-1 2: G4
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH-2B Tani, Tetsuya 0-for-2 5: F4, 7: DP
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 4 81 23 19 8 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 6 5 4.200
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.353
Shimizu, Akinobu 2 41 9 7 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.132
Nagamine, Shoji 1 21 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.724
Hirai, Masafumi 1 22 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.872
9 170 46 39 13 2 6 6 0 1 1 0 9 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Murton hits a single to left.  Yamato reaches on an error (E2), runners on first and second.  Toritani walks to load the bases.  Arai drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second and third.  Jojima walks to load the bases.  Brazell strikes out swinging.  Sakurai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
S. Fujikawa hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Uezono.  Murton hits a 2-run homer.  Yamato hits a single to center.  Toritani hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Arai grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Uezono on the mound for Hanshin
Wada hits a solo homer.  Oshima flies out to right.  Nomoto grounds out to second.  Tanishige walks.  Chen grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Uezono flies out to right.  Murton hits a double to left.  Yamato flies out to left.  Toritani walks, runners on first and second.  Arai hits a 3-run homer.  Jojima grounds out to third.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
A. Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Katsuragi, pinch-hitting for Uezono, hits a double to right.  Murton walks, runners on first and second.  Yamato grounds out to short, runners on first and third.  Toritani strikes out swinging as Yamato steals second, runners on second and third.  A wild pitch allows a run to score, runner on third.  Arai walks, runners on first and third.  Jojima grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Jojima hits a single to right.  Sekimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Sakurai clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.  S. Fujikawa strikes out swinging.  Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Kubota, flies out to left.  Murton lines out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Iwasaki.  Morino fouls out to left.  Runner advances to third on wild pitch.  Blanco fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
Wada grounds out to short.  Oshima grounds out to second.  Nomo hits a double to right and gets thrown out trying to stretch it into a triple.

Bottom of the 6th
Morino hits a single to center.  Blanco flies out to right.  Wada hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Oshima strikes out swinging.  Nomoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, walks.  Murton hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Yamato strikes out swinging.  Toritani grounds out to second, runners on first and third.  Arai flies out to right.

Bottom of the 9th
Wada flies out to second.  Oshima hits a single to right.  Nomoto fouls out to third.  Y. Matsui, pinch-hitting for Hirai, hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Koike, pinch-hitting for Tani, strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Tigers snapped a 2-game losing streak.  They also snapped a 5-game losing streak at Nagoya Dome. ... The Dragons two game winning streak came to an end.  But they also won the series, 2-1. ... Uezono (HAN) bounced back from two sub-par outings and picked up his second win of the season.  He is now 2-1. ... Chen (CHU) continues to struggle and has not won a game since his first start of the year on 3/27 against the Hiroshima Carp.  He is now 1-4 over 7 starts.