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Softbank Hawks 1 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (May 12, 2010)

by on May.12, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Softbank 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0
Chunichi 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 X 5 10 1

Attendance: 29282 | Chunichi leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:02

Potential Starters: Dennis Houlton (SOF) 4-3, 5.72 - Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 5-1, 3.65

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: SO, 6: HR, 8: 2B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: F9, 6: G6, 8: SO
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: E5, 8: G3
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: F6, 4: F7, 6: F7, 9: F6
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: G5, 7: F4, 9: SO
(3B) Lee, Bum-Ho 1-for-4 2: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G6, 9: SO
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3 2: F7, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(C) Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-3 2: F5, 5: F7, 7: f7
(P) Houlton, Dennis 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-1 6: SO
P Katto, Keisuke 0-for-0
PH Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-1 8: SO
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Fujioka, Yoshiaki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis, L 5 89 22 21 6 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.684
Katto, Keisuke 2 33 7 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.014
Mise, Koji 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7.714
Fujioka, Yoshiaki 1 23 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7.225
8 147 35 34 10 1 11 1 0 0 0 0 5 5

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: F8, 4: F9, 7: 1B (SB)
(2B) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: F8, 7: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: F7, 8: 1B (SB)
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: SO
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: G6
LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO
RF Kuramoto, Hidenori 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: 1B (SB)
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G4 (SB), 6: F8, 8: 1B (SB)
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: 2B, 7: G6, 8: G3
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: F9
PH Iwasaki, Kyohei 0-for-1 7: SO
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 7 89 26 26 4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.331
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 2/3 14 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.871
Asao, Takuya, S 1 1/3 16 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.386
9 119 33 33 5 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Yoshimi strikes out swinging.  Araki flies out to center.  T. Iwasaki hits a double to center.  Morino hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Blanco strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Wada hits a solo homer.  Nomoto hits a single to right.  Oshima grounds out to second, runner on first.  Oshima steals second.  Tanishige hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Yoshimi flies out to right.  Araki flies out to right.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Fukuda, pinch-hitting for Houlton, strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki hits a solo homer.  Honda grounds out to short.  Ortiz reaches on a throwing error (E5).  Kokubo flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Mise on the mound for Softbank
Morino hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Fujioka in for Mise.
Blanco strikes out swinging while Morino steals second.  Wada grounds out to short, runner on third.  Hidenori hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Hidenori steals second.  Oshima hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Oshima steals second.  Tanishige ground out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki grounds out to first.  Honda hits a single to left and steals second.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Kokubo flies out to short.

Bottom of the 1st
Araki flies out to right.  T. Iwasaki strikes out looking.  Morino hits a single to center.  Blanco walks, runners on first and second.  Wada grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Tanishige grounds out to short.  K. Iwasaki, pinch-hitting for Yoshimi, strikes out swinging.  Araki hits a single to center and steals second.  T. Iwasaki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Morimoto, pinch-hitting for Katto, strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki hits a double to left.  Honda strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Asao in for Takahashi.
Ortiz grounds out to first.

Notes

The Hawks lost their second game in a row. ... The Dragons were the only CL team to win tonight. ... Yoshimi (CHU) improved to 6-1 with his 6th consecutive win (in as many starts).  Asao (CHU) notched his first save of the year. ... Wada (CHU) managed to hit a home run on his wife's birthday for the second straight year in a row. ... The Dragons stole a total 5 bases. ... Houlton's (SOF) personal 2-game winning streak came to an end.  He is now 4-4.

Takahiko Kozuka (figure-skater) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.