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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Softbank Hawks 6 (May 30, 2010)

by on May.30, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Chunichi 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 1
Softbank 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1x 6 12 0

Attendance: 31659 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 4:12

Potential Starters: Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 0-1, 5.06 - Kenji Otonari (SOF) 1-6, 3.45

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-6, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6, 9: SO, 11: G6
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G6, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 10: G4
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 4: SO, 7: F8, 10: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F3, 5: G4, 7: G4, 10: f4
(DH) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-5 1: G5, 3: SO, 5: F9, 8: G5, 11: F7
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 8: SO, 11: SO
(LF) Matsui, Yusuke 1-for-2 1: G6, 4: 1B (BrO)
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 6: G6
LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 1-for-2 8: G4, 11: 1B
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: BB (SB), 9: G3, 11: 1B
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-2 2: S1, 4: S3, 6: SO, 9: SO, 11: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakata, Kenichi 4 2/3 96 22 19 5 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.192
Takahashi, Akifumi 2 31 9 8 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 1.333
Asao, Takuya, H 2 1/3 31 8 8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.563
Nagamine, Shoji, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.547
Hirai, Masafumi, L 2/3 10 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.259
10 2/3 180 46 41 12 0 12 3 0 2 0 0 6 6

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-6, 3 RBI 1: SO, 2: SO, 5: F7, 6: 1B (SB), 9: SO, 11: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-5 1: G3, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 9: 1B (CS)
(3B-LF) Ortiz, Jose 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: G1
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: SO
RF-1B Akashi, Kenji 0-for-1 10: F7
(DH) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 2-for-5 2: 1B (BrO), 4: 1B, 5: F7, 7: G3, 10: SO
(1B) Petagine, Roberto 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-1 10: F8
(LF) Shibahara, Hiroshi 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G6
PH-3B Morimoto, Satoru 2-for-3, 2 R 6: 1B, 8: F1, 11: 1B
(CF-RF) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G5, 4: SO, 6: S1, 8: f3, 11: S1
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-5, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 5: F8, 6: F7, 8: SO, 11: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otonari, Kenji 4 82 21 19 9 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 5 3.962
Fujioka, Yoshiaki 2 32 7 6 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.353
Katto, Keisuke, H 2 25 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.938
Settsu, Tadashi, H 2 25 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.969
Falkenborg, Brian, W 1 26 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.684
11 190 46 42 11 0 11 2 0 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 4 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Araki hits a double to right.  Oshima reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third.  Morino hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Blanco hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Wada grounds out to third, runners on second and third.  Ibata drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third.  Y. Matsui grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Tamura walks.  Matsunaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Petagine hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third.  Shibahara strikes out looking.  Fukuda hits a grounder to second, Matsunaka gets thrown out at home, runners on first and second.  Yamazaki clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.  Kawasaki strikes out looking.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Otonari on the mound for Softbank
Ibata hits an infield single.  Y. Matsui hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Cesar hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Tanishige hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Araki hits a grounder to second, Y. Matsui gets thrown out at home, runners on first and third.  Oshima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Morino strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Hidenori takes over in left.
Petagine hits a single to right.  Morimoto, pinch-hitting for Shibahara, hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Fukuda hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Yamazaki flies out to left.  Kawasaki clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first.  Kawasaki steals second.  Honda flies out to center.

Bottom of the 11th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Morimoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fukuda.  Yamazaki grounds out to second, runner on third.  Kawasaki hits a walk-off RBI single to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Cesar hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige.  Araki strikes out swinging.  Oshima grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Yamazaki flies out to center.  Kawasaki flies out to left.  Honda hits a single to left.  Ortiz walks, runners on first and second.  Tamura walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for K. Nakata.
Matsunaka flies out to left.

Top of the 6th
Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Y. Matsui, grounds out to short.  Cesar walks.  Tanishige strikes out swinging.  Cesar steals second.  Araki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Petagine hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Kidokoro.  Morimoto pops out on a bunt attempt.  Runner advances to second on wild pitch.  Fukuda fouls out to first.  Yamazaki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 11th
Wada flies out to left.  Ibata strikes out looking.  Hidenori hits a single to right.  Cesar hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Tanishige walks to load the bases.  Araki grounds out to short.

Notes

The Hawks and Dragons ended Inter-league series tied at two games a piece.

The Hawks won their second game in a row and are now 8 games above 500.  This was also the Hawks second walk-off victory of the year. ... The Dragons dropped their third game in a row and are now 1 game above 500.  Chunichi suffered their 4th walk-off loss of the year. ... Falkenborg (SOF) got the win for the Hawks and improved to 2-1. ... Hirai (CHU) took the loss of the Dragons, his first on the year.  He's now 0-1. ... Petagine (SOF) recorded his first hit since 10/7/2004.