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Hiroshima Carp 5 – Nippon Ham Fighters 4 (June 1, 2010)

by on Jun.01, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 9 1
Nippon Ham 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 11 1

Attendance: 19478 | Hiroshima leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:04

Potential Starters: Kan Otake (HIR) - Bobby Keppel (HAM) 6-1, 3.60

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: G4, 5: F7, 7: G5, 9: G5 (SB)
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G5, 5: G5, 7: G1, 9: 2B
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: E4 (SB), 4: BB, 5: G4, 8: F6
PH Mukae, Yuichiro 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 9: G6
LF Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-3, 2 R 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: BB, 8: 1B, 9: BB
(DH) Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: G4, 6: G1, 8: f4, 9: G5
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: 1B, 6: G1, 8: 1B
(LF) Fiorentino, Jeff 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: G1, 6: F7, 8: 1B
PR-LF-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: 2B, 7: 1B (SB), 8: G4
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-4 3: G5, 4: G5, 7: SO, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otake, Kan 7 95 31 27 9 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 3 3 3.857
Kishimoto, Hideki, W 1 12 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.541
Yokoyama, Ryuji, S 1 21 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.753
9 128 39 35 11 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 4 4

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 2: 1B (CS), 5: F9, 7: F7, 9: F8
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 4-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: 3B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4 1: S2, 2: G6, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(DH) Nioka, Tomohiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F9
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: DP, 6: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F4, 6: F8, 8: G6
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: G6, 6: G3, 8: HR
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-4 2: E5, 4: G5, 7: G1, 8: F8
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-3 2: S1, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Keppel, Bobby 7 110 29 26 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.632
Hayashi, Masanori 2/3 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.522
Takeda, Hisashi 1/3 7 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Miyanishi, Naoki, L 1/3 10 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.982
Wolfe, Brian 2/3 13 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.339
9 148 41 37 9 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Otake on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka walks.  Morimoto hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Itoi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Nioka strikes out swinging.  Koyano clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.  Takahashi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Yang (Yoh) flies out to left.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Amaya walks.  Kurihara hits a double to center, runners on second and third.  T. Maeda drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third.  Hirose hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Fiorentino grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Ishihara hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Kokubo grounds out to third.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Hayashi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Amaya flies out to short.  Kurihara hits a single to left.  T. Maeda fouls out to second.
Pitching change: H. Takeda in for Hayashi.
Hirose hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Fiorentino hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  Akamatsu enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fiorentino.  Ishihara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Koyano strikes out swinging.  Takahashi grounds out to short.  Yang (Yoh) hits a solo homer.  Tsuruoka flies out to center.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Miyanishi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kokubo hits a single to left.  Higashide fails on a bunt attempt, runner on first.  Higashide steals second.  Soyogi hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Mukae enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Amaya.
Pitching change: Wolfe in for Miyanishi.
Shima, pinch-hitting for Mukae, grounds out to short, runner on third.  Kurihara walks, runners on first and third.  T. Maeda grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Higashide walks.  Soyogi grounds out to second, runner on second.  Amaya reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on first and third.  Kurihara strikes out swinging as Amaya steals second, runners on second and third.  T. Maeda grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Tsuruoka reaches on a fielding error (E5) and advances to second on a sac bunt by M. Kaneko.  Tanaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Tanaka gets caught trying to steal second, runner on third.  Morimoto walks, runners on first and third.  Itoi grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Kurihara walks.  T. Maeda grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.  Hirose grounds out to the pitcher.  Fiorentino flies out to left.

Top of the 7th
Ishihara hits a single to center and steals second.  Kokubo strikes out swinging.  Higashide grounds out to third.  Soyogi grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 7th
Tsuruoka grounds out to the pitcher.  M. Kaneko hits a single to center.  Tanaka flies out to left.  Morimoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Itoi hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Nioka flies out to right.

Bottom of the 9th
M. Kaneko strikes out swinging.  Tanaka flies out to center.  Morimoto hits a triple to center.  Itoi grounds out to short.

Notes

The Carp ended a two game losing streak and are now 10 games under 500. ... The Fighters dropped their third game in a row and are now 9 games under 500. This also marks the 7th time the Fighters have lost three in a row. ... Kishimoto (HIR) picked up his first win of the season and is now 1-1.  Yokoyama (HIR) saved his third game of the year. ... Miyanishi (HAM) dropped his first game of the year and is 1-1.