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Nippon Ham Fighters 8 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (May 13, 2010)

by on May.13, 2010 @ 12:28 pm, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 8 14 2
Hanshin 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 6 0

Attendance: 37818 | Nippon Ham leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:23

Potential Starters: Hirotoshi Masui (HAM) 1-2, 3.68 - Keiji Uezono (HAN) 2-1, 3.41

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 4-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 2: 1B (SB), 4: L6, 7: 1B, 8: 3B
(LF-CF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: BB, 4: G4, 7: 1B, 8: G5
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: HR, 2: F7, 5: SO, 7: 2B (BrO), 9: G4
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: SO
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: L6, 5: G3
LF Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-1 7: S3, 9: G5
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-4 2: 1B, 3: F9, 6: F9, 7: G1
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-4 2: DP, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F8
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 2-for-3, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: S1, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(P) Masui, Hirotoshi 2-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: 1B
P Kida, Masao 0-for-0
P Hayashi, Masanori 0-for-0
PH Ozaki, Masaya 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 2B
P Takeda, Hisashi 0-for-0 8: S1
P Tateyama, Yoshinori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masui, Hirotoshi 3 0/3 56 16 12 4 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 4.320
Kida, Masao, W 2 26 7 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.625
Hayashi, Masanori, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Takeda, Hisashi 2 34 10 9 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.724
Tateyama, Yoshinori 1 18 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.256
9 145 40 33 6 2 9 5 0 2 0 0 4 3

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: SO, 4: G6, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(2B-RF) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4 1: S5, 3: G1, 4: G4, 7: G4, 9: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: E6, 9: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-5 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: L6, 8: 1B, 9: G1
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: HR, 5: F8, 8: E5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Katsuragi, Ikuro 0-for-1 2: F8, 4: BB
PH Kano, Keisuke 0-for-1 6: F4
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1, 1 RBI 8: G6
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
(RF-LF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: S1, 6: G5, 8: BB
(P) Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Sakurai, Kodai 0-for-1 2: F6
P Ishikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-0 4: BB
P Egusa, Hirotaka 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
2B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-2 7: SO, 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi, L 1 2/3 42 11 9 6 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 3.900
Watanabe, Ryo 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.450
Ishikawa, Shunsuke 2 34 8 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Egusa, Hirotaka 1 16 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Nishimura, Ken 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.098
Kubota, Tomoyuki 2 40 12 9 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 4 5.324
Kawasaki, Yusuke 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.143
9 155 41 35 14 1 5 2 0 4 0 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
Tanaka hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Morimoto.  Inaba hits a 2-run homer.  Koyano grounds out to short.  Itoi grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Murton hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano.  Toritani hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Arai grounds out to second, runner on third.  Jojima walks, runners on first and third.  Brazell flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
Takahashi hits a single to left.  M. Kaneko grounds into a double play.  Tsuruoka hits a single to center.  Masui hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Tanaka hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Tanaka steals second.  Morimoto walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Shimoyanagi.
Inaba flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Jojima hits a solo homerBrazell hits a solo homer.  Katsuragi walks.
Pitching change: Kida in for Masui.
S. Fujikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Ishikawa, walks, runners on first and second.  Murton grounds out to short, runners on first and third.  Hirano grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Ozaki, pinch-hitting for Hayashi, hits a double right.  Tanaka reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third.  Morimoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Inaba clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Koyano walks, runners on first and second.  Yang (Yoh) hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Takahashi hits a ground to the pitcher, Inaba gets thrown out trying to score.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
M. Kaneko flies out to center.  Tsuruoka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by H. Takeda.  Tanaka hits an RBI triple to left, runner on third.  Morimoto grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Toritani reaches on a fielding error (E6).  Arai hit an infield single, runners on first and second.  Jojima reaches on a throwing error (E5), bases loaded.  Brazell strikes out swinging.  Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Kubota, drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third.  S. Fujikawa walks, bases loaded.  Sekimoto grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
M. Kaneko hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tsuruoka.  Masui hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Tanaka lines out to short.  Morimoto grounds out to second.

Notes

The Fighters won their fourth in a row and are now 9 games under 500. ... The Tigers dropped their second straight. ... Kida (HAM) picked up his second victory of the year and remains unbeaten.  Masui (HAM) lasted fewer than 5 innings for his second start in a row. ... Shimoyanagi (HAN) dropped his second start in a row and fell to 2-3 on the year. ... Itoi (HAM) left the game in the bottom of the 5th (on defense) after he fouled a ball off his left knee during his at bat in the top of the 5th.