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Nippon Ham Fighters 5 – Yomiuri Giants 6 (June 5, 2010)

by on Jun.05, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 5 10 3
Yomiuri 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 X 6 11 0

Attendance: 44367 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:08

Potential Starters: Yu Darvish (HAM) 4-4, 1.67 - Shun Tono (YOM) 8-1, 1.82

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G3, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: G6
(LF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: F7
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: F4, 7: F9
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4, 1 R 2: L5, 3: f5, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
P Miyanishi, Naoki 0-for-0
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: ギ野, 8: G4
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G6, 4: HR, 6: G6
PH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Itokazu, Keisaku 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: S1
P Hayashi, Masanori 0-for-0
P Kato, Takeharu 0-for-0
P Kida, Masao 0-for-0
1B Takaguchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-1 9: f2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Itokazu, Keisaku 6 96 26 25 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 5.538
Hayashi, Masanori, L 1/3 14 4 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 6.097
Kato, Takeharu 2/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kida, Masao 2/3 12 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Miyanishi, Naoki 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.885
8 132 38 36 11 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 6 4

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 3-for-5, 1 R 1: F6, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B-RF-1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: BB, 3: F7, 5: HR, 7: HR, 8: SO
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: f5, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: F7, 6: F8, 7: DP
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 2: f2, 4: E6, 6: F3, 8: E4
(RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 2: F4, 4: F6
P Obispo, Wirfin 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH-2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 2-for-2 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: E5, 6: F7
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH-LF Kajimae, Ryuichi 0-for-1 8: G1
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-1 3: F9
1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-1, 1 R 5: G6
PH-RF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1, 1 R 7: BB, 8: L9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun 4 87 19 19 8 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2.209
Obispo, Wirfin 1 2/3 26 8 6 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 4.500
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.170
Kubo, Yuya, W 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.871
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.473
Kroon, Marc, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.522
9 144 37 35 10 1 9 0 0 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ramirez strikes out swinging.  Abe hits a solo homer.  Chono fouls out to the catcher.  Kamei flies out to second.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Itokazu strikes out swinging.  Tanaka grounds out to first.  Morimoto hits a single to center.  Inaba hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Koyano an RBI single to center and advances to second on throw.  Itoi fouls out to third.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Takahashi hits a single to right.  M. Kaneko flies out to center.  Tsuroka hits a 2-run homer.  Itokazu strikes out swinging.  Tanaka strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Itokazu on the mound for Nippon Ham
Wakiya reaches on a fielding error (E5).  Lee grounds out to short, runner on first.  Sakamoto strikes out swinging.  Takahashi hits a 2-run homer.  Ogasawara hits a single to right.  Ramirez strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Itoi hits an infield single.  Takahashi hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  M. Kaneko reaches on a fielder's choice, bases loaded.  Tsuruoka drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and second.  Itokazu hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Obispo.
Tanaka grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Hayashi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tani, pinch-hitting for Lee, walks.  Sakamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Takahashi hits a 3-run homer.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: T. Kato in for Hayashi.
Ramirez hits a single to center.  Abe grounds into a double play.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Wakiya strikes out looking.  Tono flies out to right.  Sakamoto hits a double to right.  Takahashi flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th
Ogasawara fouls out to third.  Ramirez hits a single to right.  Abe flies out to left.  Chono reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second.  Kamei flies out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Chono reaches on a fielding error (E4).  Furuki hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Kajimae, pinch-hitting for Ochi, fails on a sac bunt attempt, runners on first and second.  Tani lines out to right.  Sakamoto hits a single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Miyanishi in for Kida.
Takahashi strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Giants won their second game in a row and are now 14 games above 500. ... The Fighters dropped their second straight game and are 0-4-1 over their last 5 games.  They are now 11 games under 500. ... Kubo (YOM) got the win and improved to 3-0.  Kroon (YOM) saved his 10th game of the year.  Kroon now has 6 consecutive seasons of double-digit saves. ... Hayashi (HAM) lost his first game of the year.  He is now 0-1.