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Yomiuri Giants 7 – Yokohama Bay Stars 5 (May 9, 2010)

by on May.09, 2010 @ 5:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata - 14:00

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

Attendance: 28549 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-1-0 | Time: 3:17

Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 4-0, 2.51 - Stephen Randolph (YOK) 0-5, 5.03

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G5, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: F6
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-5, 1 R 1: E4, 2: f3, 4: F8, 6: DP, 9: G5
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 2: F8, 5: 1B, 7: F9
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0  
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0  
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 9: G3
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0  
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-2, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: BB
(1B-RF-LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B (CS), 5: F9, 7: F8
(RF) Yano, Kenji 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: F6, 3: SO, 5: 2B (CS)
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0  
PH-3B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-1 7: G1
(2B) Nakai, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G5
2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 8: G4
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: SO
PH-1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-2 6: F9, 8: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 5 73 20 19 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.893
Kubo, Yuya 1 20 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.382
Kaneto, Norihito 1 25 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 3.214
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 19 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5.400
Kroon, Marc, S 1 16 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.724
  9 153 38 35 9 1 6 1 0 2 2 0 5 4  

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: S5, 5: 1B, 7: S1, 9: G1
(CF) Hayakawa, Daisuke 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: E4, 5: f2, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: DP, 6: E6, 7: G5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 7: F7
(2B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: G3, 6: G3, 8: BB
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: SO
PH-RF Naito, Yuta 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 1-for-4, 2 R 3: 3B, 5: L3, 7: E6, 8: G1
(P) Randolph, Stephen 1-for-1, 1 RBI 3: 1B
PH Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-1 5: F8
P Kuwahara, Kentaro 0-for-0  
PH Ide, Shotaro 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 7: 2B
P Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-0  
P Sato, Shoma 0-for-0  
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Randolph, Stephen, L 5 108 26 24 10 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 7 6 5.684
Kuwahara, Kentaro 2 28 8 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.400
Kobayashi, Futoshi 1 2/3 22 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sato, Shoma 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  9 159 40 37 12 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 7 6  

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 5 runs, 5 hits
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto hits a single to center.  Chono reaches on an E5, runners on first and second.  Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Ramirez hits a 3-run homer.  Abe hits a solo homer, Tani hits a single to center.  Yano flies out to short.  Nakai strikes out swinging.  Utsumi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishikawa hits a double to left.  Hayakawa grounds out to second, runner on third.  Uchikawa drives in a run with a ground out to first.  Murata flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Takeyama hits a triple to right.  Randolph hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Ishikawahits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Hayakawa reaches on a throwing error (E4), runners on first and third.  Uchikawa grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata flies out to short.  Castillo hits a solo homer.  Shimozono grounds out to first.  Yoshimura strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Ramirez hits a single to center.  Abe hits a single to left, runners on second and third.  Tani flies out to right.  Yano clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Yano gets caught trying to steal third. Nakai grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Takeyama reaches on an error (E6).  Ide, pinch-hitting for Kuwahara, hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on third.  Hayakawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Uchikawa grounds out to third.  Murata flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Abe walks.  Tani hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Tani gets caught trying to steal second, runner on third.  Yano strikes out looking.  Nakai strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Uchikawa reaches on an error (E6).  Murata hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Castillo strikes out swinging.  Shimozono grounds out to first, runners on first and third.  Naito, pinch-hitting for Yoshimura, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Ogasawara hits an infield single and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki.  Ramirez flies out to right.  Suzuki steals second.  Abe walks, runners on first and second.  Tani flies out to center, runners on first and third.  Wakiya, pinch-hitting for Kubo, grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th
Castillo strikes out looking.  Shimozono walks and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Naito strike out swinging.  Another wild pitch allows the runner to advance to thid.  Takeyama grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

The Giants are on a 5-game winning streak.  They have also won their last 5 games against Yokohama. ... Utsumi (YOM) won the game for the Giants and is now 5-0 this year, with 2 of those over Yokohama.  Kroon (YOM) picked up his 5th save ... Randolph (YOK) lost yet another game and is now 0-6 in 8 starts. ... This was Ogasawara's (YOM) 161st three-hit game of his career, most for currently active playersand 9th on the All-time list.