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Chunichi Dragons 7 – Yomiuri Giants 4 (June 19, 2010)

by on Jun.19, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 7 10 1
Yomiuri 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 14 0

Attendance: 43100 | Yomiuri leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:27

Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 6-3, 3.41 - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 3-7, 6.12

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-5, 2 R 1: 2B, 2: L1, 5: F7, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-0 1: HBP
PR-CF-RF Fujii, Atsushi 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 5: G4, 7: G6, 9: F7
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: G5, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G5, 7: G5, 9: BB
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(1B) Blanco, Tony 3-for-5, 2 R, 4 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: 2B, 8: HR, 9: HR
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: G4, 6: BB
PH-RF-LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-2 8: G6, 9: SO
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: f2, 6: DP, 8: BB
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: G5
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: G5
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 7: f3
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-1 8: SO
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki 6 97 28 26 8 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 3 3.505
Asao, Takuya, W 2 23 9 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.134
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 14 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.613
9 134 41 39 14 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 4

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st, 7th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: F9, 3: F8, 5: E6, 6: F8, 8: G5
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 4-for-5, 1 R 1: 3B, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: G3, 7: DP, 9: 1B
PR Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: F8, 6: HR, 7: L8, 9: L3
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: F8, 4: HR, 6: f5, 8: HR, 9: G3
(1B) Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: F8
(CF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: f7, 8: F9
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4 2: F9, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-1 3: HBP, 5: G6
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-1 6: 1B
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Kudo, Takahito 1-for-1 8: 1B
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky 5 0/3 91 23 20 5 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 5.923
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 13 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.575
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 2/3 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.000
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 1/3 23 7 6 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.737
Kroon, Marc, L 1 20 6 5 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.673
9 155 42 36 10 2 8 5 1 0 0 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a double to left.  Oshima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Fujii enters the game as a pinch-runner for Oshima.  Morino walks to load the bases.  Wada strikes out swinging.  Blanco strikes out swinging.  Nomoto walks in a run, bases loaded.  N. Donoue hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.  Tanishige grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Fujii takes over in center.
Sakamoto flies out to right.  Wakiya hits a triple to left.  Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Ramirez grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Abe hits a solo homer.  Lee grounds out to second.  Kamei strikes out swinging.  Chono flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Ramirez hits a solo homer.  Abe fouls out to third.  Lee walks.  Kamei fouls out to left.  Chono hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Takahashi, pinch-hitting for Kubo, hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Sakamoto flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Toyoda on the mound for Yomiuri
Arai, pinch-hitting for Yoshimi, fouls out to first.  Araki hits a double to center.  Fujii grounds out to short, runner on third.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Toyoda.
Morino hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Wada grounds out to third.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco hits a solo homer.  Koike, pinch-hitting for Nomoto, grounds out to short.  N. Donoue walks.  Tanishige grounds out to third, runner on second.  Asao strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Koike takes over in right.
Abe hits a solo homer.  Lee flies out to center.  Kamei flies out to right.  Chono hits a double to center.  Kudo, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Sakamoto grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Kroon on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki strikes out swinging.  Fujii flies out to right.  Morino hits a double to right.  Wada walks, runners on first and second.  Blanco hits a 3-run homer.  Koike strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Gonzalez gets hit by a pitch.  Sakamoto flies out to center.  Wakiya hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Ogasawara flies out to right.  Ramirez flies out to center.

Top of the 5th
Araki flies out to left.  Fujii grounds out to second.  Morino hits a double to right.  Wada grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
Gonzalez grounds out to short.  Sakamoto reaches on a throwing error and advances all the way to second.  Wakiya flies out to right.  Ogasawara grounds out to first.

Top of the 6th
Blanco hits a double to left.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Gonzalez.
Nomoto walks, runners on first and second.  N. Donoue hits into a double play, runner on second.  Tanishige strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Wakiya hits a single to center.  Ogasawara hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ogasawara.  Ramirez lines out to first and Terauchi is doubled off first, runner on third.  Abe grounds out to first.

Notes

The Dragons are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 32-32-1 (3rd place). ... The Giants are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 37-25-0 (1st place).

Asao (CHU) got the win for Chunichi and improved to 6-2.  Iwase (CHU) saved his 17th game of the season. ... Kroon (YOM) dropped his first game of the season and is now 1-1.

N. Donoue (CHU) recorded his first career timely hit.

Home runs
CHU: Blanco (15, 16)
YOM: Abe (19, 20), Ramirez (19)