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Hiroshima Carp 2 – Rakuten Eagles 4 (May 30, 2010)

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

Hiroshima Carp vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 12 0
Rakuten 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 X 4 8 0

Attendance: 20248 | Rakuten leads series, 4-0-0 | Time: 3:14

Potential Starters: Takahiro Aoki (HIR) 1-3, 5.07 - Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 6-3, 2.54

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd, 6th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5 1: G5, 3: G4, 4: G4, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: 1B (SB), 7: SO, 9: 1B (BrO)
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: BB, 9: L4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: f3, 5: G5, 8: SO
(DH) Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1, 1 R 1: G4, 4: HBP
PH-DH Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-2 5: G5, 8: 1B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: 1B
(LF) Fiorentino, Jeff 2-for-3 2: 1B (BrO), 4: S1, 6: 1B, 8: G3
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: G1, 4: SO, 6: DP, 8: G5
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: 1B, 7: G4, 9: f5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Aoki, Takahiro, L 4 2/3 96 21 18 7 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4 4 5.301
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 2/3 26 6 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.259
Oshima, Takayuki 2/3 13 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Soriano, Dioni 1 20 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 155 33 28 8 0 5 2 1 2 0 0 4 4

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 5: G1, 7: BB
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: S5, 7: SO
2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: 2B, 7: F8
(3B-1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-4 1: DP, 4: G4, 5: f9, 8: G5
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: F9, 8: F6
3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(LF) Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1, 1 R 2: G3, 4: BB
PH-LF Linden, Todd 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: SO
(DH) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: 2B, 6: L4
(C) Shima, Motohiro 3-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B (CS), 7: 1B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-1 2: f5, 5: HBP, 7: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, W 9 125 39 35 12 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 2.483
9 125 39 35 12 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Hijirisawa hits a single to center and steals second.  Takasu hits an RBI infield single, runner on first.  Teppei hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nakamura grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Yamasaki grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
T. Maeda gets hit by a pitch.  Hirose hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Fiorentino hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Ishihara strikes out swinging.  Ishii hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  Higashide grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Nakamura grounds out to second.  Yamasaki strikes out swinging.  Miyade walks.  Kusano hits an RBI double to right, runner to third (on throw).  Shima hits an RBI infield single, runner on first.  Shima gets caught trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
N. Watanabe gets hit by a pitch.  Hijirisawa grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first.  Takasau hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Teppei hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for T. Aoki.
Nakamura fouls out to right.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Uchimura takes over at second.
Amaya walks.  Kurihara strikes out swinging.  Shima hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Hirose hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Fiorentino grounds out to first, runners on second and third.  Ishihara grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Higashide grounds out to third.  Soyogi hits and infield single.  Amaya hits an single to right, runners on first and second.  Kurihara grounds out to second, runners on second and third.  T. Maeda grounds out to second.

Top of the 2nd
Hirose walks.  Fiorentino hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Ishihara hits into a double play, runner on third.  Ishii flies out to left.

Top of the 5th
Soyogi hits a single to right.  Amaya strikes out swinging as Soyogi steals second.  Kurihara grounds out to third.  Shima, pinch-hitting for T. Maeda, grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Shima hits a single to right and advances to second on sac bunt by N. Watanabe.
Pitching change: Oshima in for Kishimoto.
Hijirisawa walks, runners on first and second.  Takasu strikes out swinging.  Teppei flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Ishii fouls out to third.  Higashide hits a single to center.  Soyogi hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Amaya lines out to second and Soyogi is doubled off first.

Notes

The Eagles swept the Inter-league series against the Carp, 4-0.

The Eagles won their third game in a row and are now 4 games under 500. ... The Carp dropped their third game in a row and are now 11 games under 500. ... Tanaka (RAK) won his third start in a row and improved to7-3. ... T. Aoki (HIR) dropped his third consecutive start and is now 1-4 on the year.

T. Maeda (HIR) was hit by a pitch on the right elbow and was replaced by a pinch-hitter in the 5th inning.