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Hiroshima Carp 7 – Softbank Hawks 1 (May 21, 2010)

by on May.21, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 7 9 1
Softbank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 2

Attendance: 33277 | Hiroshima leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:53

Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 6-2, 1.67 - Kenji Otonari (SOF) 1-5, 2.98

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: G1, 7: SO, 9: 2B
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-3 1: S3, 3: BB (CS), 5: F9, 7: G6, 9: SO
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-3 1: E1, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: HBP (CS), 9: BB
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F6, 8: E4, 9: SO
(DH) Maeda, Tomonori 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: HR
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F8, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: G4
RF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(LF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F7, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: G6
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 2-for-4, 4 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B (BrO), 6: 1B, 8: f2
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: F6, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 9 121 33 32 6 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.595
9 121 33 32 6 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: G4
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(DH) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F9, 6: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO
C Takaya, Hiroaki 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 2B
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: L4, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(LF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-3 2: S2, 4: E4, 7: DP, 9: G4
(3B) Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: G4
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G6, 8: G3
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH-1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-1 8: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otonari, Kenji, L 6 108 27 23 7 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 5 5 3.453
Yang, Yao-Hsun 1 0/3 11 5 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 9.000
Kume, Yuki 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15.429
Fujioka, Yoshiaki 1 20 5 4 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.923
9 151 40 34 9 1 8 4 1 1 0 0 7 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Higashide hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi.  Amaya reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and third.  Kurihara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third.  T. Maeda strikes out looking.  Hirose flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Kurihara hits a single to center.  T. Maeda grounds out to second, runner on second.  Hirose walks, runners on first and second.  Akamatsu walks to load the bases.  Kokubo clears the bases with a 3-run double to left, Kokubo is thrown out trying to stretch his double to a triple.  Ishihara flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Kurihara flies out to short.  T. Maeda hits a single to center.  Hirose hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Akamatsu strikes out swinging.  Kokubo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Ishihara flies out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 1 hits
Yang on the mound for Softbank
Kurihara reaches on a throwing error (E4).  T. Maeda hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Kume in for Yang.
Hirose grounds out to second.  Akamatsu grounds out to short.  Kokubo fouls out to right.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Honda hits an infield single.  Ortiz flies out to second.  Takaya hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Tamura strikes out looking.  Shibahara grounds to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki grounds out to second.  Honda hits a single to right.  Ortiz flies out to center.  Honda steals second.  Kokubo strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Tamura hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shibahara.  Lee strikes out swinging.  Hasegawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Ishihara strikes out looking.  Higashide hits a double to left.  Soyogi strikes out swinging.  Amaya walks, runners on first and second.  Kurihara strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Carp won their second game in a row and are now 8 games under 500. ... The Hawks are now 6 games above 500. ... K. Maeda (HIR) tossed his second complete game victory in a row and improved to 7-2 on the year. ... Otonari (SOF) took the loss and is now 0-5 in his last 6 starts.  His last victory came on 4/4 against the Rakuten Eagles.