Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 44502 | Yomiuri leads series, 5-2-0 | Time: 2:34
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 6-3, 3.41 - Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 5-2, 3.34
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 6: F8, 9: G6|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G3, 9: G6|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-4||1: G5, 4: G4, 7: F8, 9: G1|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||0-for-3||1: G4, 4: E5, 7: G6|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: DP, 7: G4|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: SO|
|PH-RF||Nakagawa, Hiroki||0-for-1||8: F3|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||1-for-3||2: E5, 5: G5, 8: 1B|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: F8|
|PH||Arai, Ryota||0-for-1||8: F9|
|(P)||Chen, Wei-Ying||0-for-2||3: SO, 6: SO|
|PH||Koike, Masaaki||0-for-1||8: F9|
|Chen, Wei-Ying, L||6||111||27||21||8||1||2||2||2||2||0||0||2||2||3.308|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||2-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: 1B|
|(1B)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||0-for-1||1: G3, 3: HBP, 5: BB, 7: HBP|
|PR-3B||Terauchi, Takayuki||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(3B-1B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||2-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI||1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: HR|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||1-for-4||2: 1B, 3: G5, 5: G5, 7: SO|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 1B (BrO), 4: F8, 6: HR, 7: F7|
|(RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||1-for-3||2: HBP, 4: 1B (CS), 6: G4, 7: SO|
|(CF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||0-for-3||2: DP, 4: F7, 6: F7, 8: BB|
|(2B)||Wakiya, Ryota||2-for-3, 1 R||3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F6|
|(P)||Utsumi, Tetsuya||0-for-2||3: S5, 5: S1, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|Utsumi, Tetsuya, W||9||113||30||30||2||0||9||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.898|
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Wakiya hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Utsumi. Sakamoto flies out to left. Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Ramirez grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Abe hits a solo homer. Chono grounds out to second. Kamei flies out to left. Wakiya walks. Utsumi strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 2 hits
A. Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto hits a single to left and advances to second on a passed ball. Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takahashi. Ogasawara hits a 3-run homer. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Abe flies out to left. Chono strikes out looking.
Top of the 1st
Araki strikes out swinging. Oshima hits a single to left. Morino grounds out to third, runner on second. Wada grounds out to second.
Top of the 2nd
Blanco strikes out looking. Nomoto strikes out swinging. N. Donoue reaches and advances to second on a fielding error (E5). Tanishige strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Ramirez hits a single to right. Abe hits a single to right, Ramirez to third, Abe gets thrown out between first and second. Chono gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Kamei grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 5th
Wakiya hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Utsumi. Sakamoto hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Takahashi walks to load the bases. Ogasawara strikes out looking. Ramirez grounds out to third.
The Giants stopped a 3-game losing streak and are now 37-24-0 (1st place). ... The Dragons are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 31-32-1 (3rd place).
Utsumi (YOM) picked up the win, his first since 5/9 (vs Yokohama). He is now 6-2. ... Chen (CHU) took the loss and is now 4-6 on the year (and 0-3 against the Giants).
YOM: Abe (18), Ogasawara (15)