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Hiroshima Carp 4 – Softbank Hawks 7 (May 22, 2010)

by on May.22, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00

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

Attendance: 31952 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:07

Potential Starters: Toshiaki Aizawa (HIR) - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 5-3, 3.55

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 7: F9
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4 1: F4, 3: SO, 6: 2B, 7: L5
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-3 1: F9, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: F6
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G1, 6: G6, 8: G5
(DH) Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: F4, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: F7, 9: SO
(LF) Mukae, Yuichiro 1-for-3, 1 R 3: SO, 5: G5, 7: 1B
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 9: F4
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: 2B
PH Fiorentino, Jeff 0-for-1 9: F7
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 3: 2B, 6: F9, 7: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Aizawa, Toshiaki, L 2 1/3 54 15 13 7 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 6 23.143
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2/3 18 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Takahashi, Ken 3 65 12 9 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.850
Hayashi, Masaki 1 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Oshima, Takayuki 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.100
8 164 38 32 10 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 7 6

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B (SB), 3: G3 (SB), 6: BB, 8: G3
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: BB (SB), 3: 2B, 4: BB (SB), 6: 1B (SB), 8: G6
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: HR, 4: G1, 6: F7
LF Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: S9, 6: G4
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: BB, 4: SO, 7: F9
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F4, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: G3
(3B) Morimoto, Satoru 1-for-3 2: F8, 3: BB, 5: G6, 7: 1B
(CF) Fukuda, Shuhei 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: f3, 3: 2B, 5: SO
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-1 7: F7
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-4 3: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 6 1/3 112 27 26 7 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.789
Katto, Keisuke, H 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.667
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.386
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.806
9 142 35 34 7 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Mukae strikes out swinging.  Kokubo strikes out swinging.  Ishihara hits a double to left.  Higashide hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Soyogi strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd - 6 runs, 7 hits
Aizawa on the mound for Hiroshima
Yamazaki hits a single to left.  Kawasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Yamazaki gets picked off second.  Kawasaki steals second.  Honda hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Ortiz hits a 2-run homer.  Kokubo hits a single to left.  Tamura walks, runners on first and second.  Matsunaka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Aizawa.
Morimoto walks to load the bases.  Fukuda hits a 2-run double to left, runners on second and third.  Yamazaki strikes out swinging.  Kawasaki grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 0 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Hiroshima
Honda walks, steals second, and advances to third on bad throw from catcher (E1).  Ortiz grounds out to the pitcher.  Kokubo hits a sac fly to right.  Tamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
T. Maeda hits a single to right.  Akamatsu flies out to left.  Mukae hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Kokubo hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third.  Ishihara clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runners on second.
Pitching change: Katto in for Wada.
Defense: Kidokoro takes over in center.
Higashide flies out to right, runner on third.  Soyogi lines out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki strikes out swinging.  Honda walks and steals second.  Ortiz strikes out looking.  Kokubo flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Ishihara flies out to right.  Higashide strikes out swinging.  Soyogi hits a double to right.  Hirose walks, runners on first and second.  Kurihara grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Yamazaki flies out to center.  Kawasaki walks.  Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Honda steals second, runners on second and third.  Ortiz flies out to left.  Kokubo grounds out to second.

Notes

The Hawks are now 7 games above 500. ... The Carp two game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 9 games under 500. ... Wada (SOF) won his second start in a row and improved to 6-3 on the season.  Wada also became the pitcher with the most Inter-league wins with 15.   Mahara (SOF) recorded his 14th save of the year. ... Aizawa (HIR) started and lost his first pro game of his career. ... The Hawks sent 11 batters to the plate in the 3rd. ... Fukuda (SOF) recorded his first hit and first RBIs in his first game as a starter.  Fukuda has been used primarily as a pinch-runner this season. ... This was Matsunaka's (SOF) first Ichi-gun game, hit, and RBI since 4/28.