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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 3 (May 8, 2010)

by on May.08, 2010 @ 5:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 9 1
Yokohama 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 12 0

Attendance: 28552 | Yomiuri leads series, 5-1-0 | Time: 3:13

Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 1-1, 2.05 - Daisuke Miura (YOK) 2-0, 4.71

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 3-for-4, 2 R 1: F7, 4: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: 1B (SB), 9: BB
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G1, 4: f2, 5: 1B, 7: S1, 9: G3
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: 2B, 5: f9, 7: SO, 9: IBB
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO, 7: G4
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 9: G6
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: F8, 8: L6
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4 2: G6, 5: G1, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G1, 5: BB, 6: 1B (SB), 8: f2
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 3: SO, 5: HR, 6: IBB, 9: 1B
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: F7
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
LF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-0 9: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, W 6 1/3 96 27 26 9 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.189
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1/3 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.661
Kubo, Yuya, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.492
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 15 6 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1.929
Kroon, Marc, S 1 13 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
9 134 39 35 12 0 5 1 0 3 1 0 3 3

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(CF) Hayakawa, Daisuke 1-for-2 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: F8
PH Ide, Shotaro 0-for-0 7: S5
P Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-0
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 9: F6
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G1, 6: 3B, 7: SO, 9: BB
PR Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: L6, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(2B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R 1: L1, 3: G6, 6: f3, 8: 2B
(RF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(LF-CF) Naito, Yuta 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: DP, 6: G4, 8: SE
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 2B, 8: G4
(P) Miura, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: G6, 5: G4
P Bootcheck, Chris 0-for-0
PH Inada, Naoto 0-for-1 7: G1
RF Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Miura, Daisuke, L 6 103 27 25 7 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.000
Bootcheck, Chris 1 14 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.000
Kobayashi, Futoshi 1 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sanada, Hiroki 1 16 6 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.908
9 148 40 34 9 1 7 4 0 2 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hayakawa.  Uchikawa hits an RBI single to right, runner to second on throw.  Murata lines out to short.  Castillo lines out to the pitcher.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Wakiya.  Ogaswara hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Ramirez flies out to left.  Abe flies out to right.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Takahashi grounds out to the pitcher.  Lee walks.  Chono hits a 2-run homer.  K. Nishimura strikes out swinging.  Sakamoto hits a double to left.  Wakiya hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Ogasawara fouls out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Uchikawa hits a double to center.  Murata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Castillo fouls out to first.  Shimozono flies out to center.  Naito grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata flies out to second.  Castillo hits a double to right and advances to third on a wild pitch.  Shimozono hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Naito hits a sac bunt, reaches safely due to a throwing error (E1)  and both runners advance a base, runners on second and third.  Takeyama grounds out to second.  Yoshimura strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Ishikawa hits a single to right.  Hayakawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Uchikawa fails on a sac bunt attempt, runners on first and second.  Murata strikes out swinging.  Castillo grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Ramirez strikes out swinging.  Abe flies out to center.  Takahashi hits a single to center.  Lee hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Lee steals second, runners on second and third.  Chono gets an intentional walk, bases loaded.  K. Nishimura flies out to left.

Top of the 7th
Sakamoto hits a single to left, steals second, and advances to third on a sac bunt by Wakiya.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging.  Ramirez grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Takeyama hits a double to left.  Inada, pinch-hitting for Bootcheck, grounds out to the pitcher.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for K. Nishimura.
Ishikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Ide, pinch-hitting for Hayakawa, hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Yamaguchi.
Uchikawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Chono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tani.  Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second.  Wakiya grounds out to first, runners on second and third.  Ogasawara gets an intentional walk, bases loaded.  Yano, pinch-hitting for Ochi, grounds out to short.

Notes

The Giants have won four in a row. ... The Bay Stars 2-game winning streak comes to an end.  They have now also lost 4 straight against the Giants. ... K. Nishimura (YOM) had a solid outing and improved to 2-1 on the year.  Kroon (YOM) entered the game in the 9th to record his 4th save of the year. ... Miura (YOK) picked up his first loss of the season.  This was also his 10th straight loss against the Giants, dating back to 8/23/2005. ... The game ended with pinch-runner Nonaka getting caught trying to steal second.