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Chunichi Dragons 7 – Rakuten Eagles 2 (June 10, 2010)

by on Jun.10, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Rakuten Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 7 14 0
Rakuten 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5 2

Attendance: 13435 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:16

Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 3-5, 3.61 - Ryohei Isaka (RAK) 1-0, 0.00

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: 1B (SB), 4: 1B, 5: F9, 8: F7
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: F1, 2: S8, 4: S8, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4, 1 R 1: E3, 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: L5
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 2: F7, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 9: 2B
PR-LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0, 1 R
(DH) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F6, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: F7
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 2-for-3, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: 1B
PH Nakagawa, Hiroki 0-for-1 7: G5
RF Fujii, Atsushi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
(1B) Arai, Ryota 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: E5, 5: BB, 7: DP, 9: 1B
(2B) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-4 2: S3, 4: SO, 5: SO, 8: F7, 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, W 6 100 24 21 3 0 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3.332
Hirai, Masafumi 1 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.392
Hisamoto, Yuichi 1 22 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 13.500
Shimizu, Akinobu 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.264
9 149 35 32 5 1 6 3 0 0 1 0 2 2

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-1 1: 2B, 3: BB, 5: BB
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-1 8: L6
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-2 1: F9, 3: F6
PH-3B Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-2 5: SO, 8: F7
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: HR
(1B) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: F6
(RF) Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F7, 7: F8, 9: G5
(LF) Makida, Akihisa 1-for-4 2: G6, 5: 2B, 7: G4, 9: L4
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: F8, 7: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Isaka, Ryohei, L 5 92 28 22 9 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 6 4 3.273
Kawai, Takashi 3 46 11 10 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Inoue, Yusuke 1 26 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
9 164 45 38 14 0 6 4 0 1 0 0 7 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Araki hits a double to left.  Oshima pops out on a bunt attempt.  Morino reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and third.  Wada hits an RBI double, runners on second and third.  Blanco walks to load the bases.  Nomoto hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.  Arai grounds into a double play.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Tanishige hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by T. Iwasaki.  Araki hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Oshima hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Araki steals second.  Morino walks, runners on first and second.  Wada flies out to left.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Tanishige reaches on an error (E5).  T. Iwasaki strikes out swinging.  Araki hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Oshima hits a sac fly to center, runner on second.  Morino grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Isaka on the mound for Rakuten
Wada hits a single to center.  Blanco strikes out looking.  Nomoto hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Arai hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third.  Tanishige walks to load the bases.  T. Iwasaki strikes out swinging. Araki flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Hisamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Hijirisawa hits a single to center.  Uchimura lines out to short.  Kusano flies out to left.  Yamasaki hits a 2-run homer.  Ruiz strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Inoue on the mound for Rakuten
Wada hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Hidenori.  Blanco flies out to left, runner on third.  Fujii hit an RBI infield single, runner on first.  Arai flies out to right.  Tanishige hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  T. Iwasaki grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Hijirisawa grounds out to short.  Takasu hits a double to left.  Nakamura flies out  to right.  Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.  Ruiz flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd
Shima hits a double to center.  Miyade grounds out to third.  Makida grounds out to short.  N. Watanabe flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Makida hits a double to left.  N. Wanatabe flies out to center.  Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.  Takasu walks, runners on first and second.  Kusano enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Nakamura.  Runners advance to second and third on wild pitch.  Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu.  Kusano strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Blanco walks.  Nakagawa, pinch-hitting for Nomoto, grounds out to third, runner on second.  Arai hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Tanishige grounds into a double play.

Notes

The two teams ended Inter-league play tied at two games a piece.

The Dragons stopped at 3-game losing streak and are now a game above 500. ... The Eagles are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 2 games under 500.

Chen (CHU) got the win and is now 4-5. ... Isaka (RAK) started his second game of the year and took the loss.  He is now 1-1.

Yamasaki (RAK) knocked out his 10th Inter-league homer of the season.  That puts him in a first place tie with Shinnosuke Abe (YOM). ... Nakamura (RAK) was taken out of the game on offense in the 5th inning after twisting his right ankle while playing defense in the 4th.