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Hiroshima Carp 2 – Rakuten Eagles 3 (May 29, 2010)

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

Hiroshima Carp vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1x 3 11 1

Attendance: 17529 | Rakuten leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 3:06

Potential Starters: Takahiro Aoki (HIR) 1-3, 5.07 - Hisashi Iwakuma (RAK) 4-3, 2.63

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: E5, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-2 1: G6, 3: BB, 6: S1, 8: F9
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G4, 3: G4, 6: HR, 9: G4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: G5
(DH) Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: G4, 6: G6, 9: 1B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: F9, 9: F9
(LF) Fiorentino, Jeff 0-for-4 2: G4, 5: SO, 7: G6, 10: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 3: 1B (BrO), 5: SO, 7: G6, 10: G1
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 0-for-3 3: S5, 5: G3, 8: F6, 10: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Stults, Eric 7 108 26 24 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.275
Hayashi, Masaki 1/3 15 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.700
Bale, John, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.870
Yokoyama, Ryuji 1 1/3 21 8 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.824
Nagakawa, Katsuhiro, L 1/3 21 5 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
9 1/3 166 43 37 11 0 5 6 0 0 0 0 3 3

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G5, 2: G3, 5: 1B (CS), 8: 1B, 9: G3
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: G1, 6: SO, 8: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-1, 1 R 9: F7
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G4, 10: 1B
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: F6, 3: G5, 6: DP, 8: 1B, 10: f2
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: G5, 8: F8, 10: BB
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4 2: G1, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: 1B
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
PH Linden, Todd 0-for-0 10: BB
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 9: L4, 10: 1B
(LF) Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-3 2: 2B, 5: SO, 7: F8, 9: BB
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-2 2: BB, 5: F8, 8: L1, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwakuma, Hisashi 9 119 33 30 5 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 2.567
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
10 129 36 33 5 1 5 1 0 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwakuma on the mound for Rakuten
Higashide hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi.  Amaya hits a 2-run homer.  Kurihara strikes out swinging.  T. Maeda grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Hayashi on the mound for Hiroshima
N. Watanabe lines out to the pitcher.  Hijirisawa hits a single to left.  Takasu hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu.
Pitching change: Bale in for Hayashi.
Teppei drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second.
Pitching change: Yokoyama in for Bale.
Nakamura hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Yamasaki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 10th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nagakawa on the mound for Hiroshima
Teppei hits a single to right.  Nakamura fouls out to the catcher.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Linden, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, walks to load the bases.  Shima hits a walk-off, RBI single to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa grounds out to third.  Takasu walks.  Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Nakamura flies out to short.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Kusano grounds out to the pitcher.  Shima grounds out to the pitcher.  Miyade hits a double to center.  N. Watanabe walks, runners on first and third.  Hijirisawa grounds out to first.

Top of the 3rd
Ishihara hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishii.  Higashide reaches on a fielding error, Ishihara is thrown out running the bases, runner on first.  Soyogi walks, runners on first and second.  Amaya grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th
Kusano hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura.  Shima lines out to second.  Nishimura steals second.  Miyada walks, runners on first and second.  N. Watanabe walks to load the bases.  Hijirisawa grounds out to first, bases loaded.  Uchimura flies out to left.

Notes

The Eagles have won two in a row and are 5 game under 500. ... Hiroshima is 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 10 games under 500. ... Koyama (RAK) got the win for the Eagles and improved to 2-1 on the year. ... Nagakawa (RAK) took the loss for the Carp and is now 1-2. ... Shima (RAK) picked up his first walk-off hit of his career.