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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Softbank Hawks 4 (May 29, 2010)

by on May.29, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 14:00

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

Attendance: 30357 | Chunichi leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:57

Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 3-4, 3.55 - Kenji Otonari (SOF) 1-6, 3.45

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B (CS), 5: F8, 7: G5
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: G1, 8: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 6: 2B, 8: 2B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: L4
(DH) Wada, Kazuhiro 3-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-2 2: SE, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: G6
(LF) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: F9
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: G4
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: SO
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 7: G4
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 9: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 8 133 30 26 5 1 8 1 1 2 0 0 4 4 3.663
8 133 30 26 5 1 8 1 1 2 0 0 4 4

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G5, 8: S1
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 4: HBP (SB), 5: F7, 8: 3B (BrO)
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: G4
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G1, 4: 2B, 6: F4
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO
(1B) Petagine, Roberto 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G5, 7: F9
1B Nakazawa, Tadaatsu 0-for-0
(3B) Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F8
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G1, 5: HR, 7: SO
(CF-LF) Fukuda, Shuhei 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G6, 5: F9, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 6 112 25 22 5 1 10 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.571
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.100
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 24 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.711
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.771
9 160 36 33 7 1 12 2 0 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Morino hits a solo homer.  Blanco strikes out swinging.  Wada hits a single to left.  Ibata walks, runners on first and second.  Koike flies out to left.  Cesar strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Honda gets hit by a pitch and steals second.  Ortiz flies out to left.  Tamura hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Matsunaka hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Petagine grounds out to third, runner on second.  Morimoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Yamazaki hits a solo homer.  Fukuda flies out to right.  Kawasaki grounds out to third.  Honda flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Oshima strikes out swinging.  Morino hits a double to left.  Blanco lines out to second.  Wada hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Ibata grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Fukuda hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawasaki.  Honda hits an RBI triple to left.  Ortiz hits a grounder to second and Honda is thrown out trying to score, runner on first.  Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ortiz.  Kidokoro is caught trying to steal second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz strikes out swinging.  Tamura grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd
Blanco strikes out swinging.  Wada hits a single to right.  Ibata reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second.  Koike strikes out swinging.  Cesar strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Morino hits a double to right.  Blanco grounds out to short.  Wada walks, runners on first and second.  Ibata strikes out looking.  Koike flies out to right.

Notes

The Hawks are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are 7 games above 500.  This is also their 30th overall win of the season. ... The Dragons dropped their second game in a row and are now just 2 games above 500. ... Wada (SOF) won his third consecutive start and improved to 7-3.  He also picked up his 16th Inter-league victory.  Mahara (SOF) saved his 15th game of the year. ... Chen's (CHU) personal two game winning streak came to an end as he dropped his 5th game of the year.  He is now 3-5.