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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Yomiuri Giants 5 (June 20, 2010)

by on Jun.20, 2010 @ 4:32 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 1
Yomiuri 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 X 5 7 0

Attendance: 43673 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-3-0 | Time: 2:46

Potential Starters: Yudai Kawai (CHU) 1-1, 2.82 - Shugo Fujii (YOM) 4-1, 2.83

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: F8, 6: G4, 9: G5
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: L6, 6: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G3, 4: F7, 6: G4, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: f2, 4: F9, 7: G5, 9: F7
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: F9
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-2, 1 R 2: F9, 5: BB, 7: F8
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3 2: F6, 5: F8, 8: G5
(C) Oyama, Keiji 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: G6, 5: 2B, 8: f2
(P) Kawai, Yudai 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G4
PH Nakagawa, Hiroki 0-for-1 8: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, L 7 108 29 26 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 2.761
Hirai, Masafumi 1 26 8 6 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.963
8 134 37 32 7 2 2 4 1 0 1 0 5 4

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: F8, 3: G6, 5: F9, 7: G6, 8: F8
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: F9
(3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: E6, 8: HR
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: L3, 5: 1B, 8: F8
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: BB, 5: G3, 8: 1B
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: BB
PR-LF Kudo, Takahito 0-for-0, 1 R
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: F7, 8: 1B
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: IBB, 6: G5
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-1 8: G4
PR-3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(P) Fujii, Shugo 0-for-2 3: G4, 4: G6
CF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1, 1 RBI 7: G3, 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo, W 6 82 21 20 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.849
Kubo, Yuya, H 2 20 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
Kroon, Marc, S 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.418
9 114 31 30 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a double to left. Fujii grounds out to short, runner on third. Morino drives in a run with a ground out to first. Wada fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Ramirez gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a wild pitch. Abe hits a 2-run homer. Takahashi grounds out to first. Tani strikes out swinging. Chono grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Ramirez lines out to first. Abe walks. Takahashi strikes out looking. Tani hits a double left. Chono gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. A run scores on a passed ball, runners on second and third. Fujii grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco grounds out to third. Nomoto walks. N. Donoue flies out to center. Oyama hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kawai grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Hirai on the mound for Yomiuri
Ogasawara hits a solo homer. Ramirez flies out to center. Abe hits a single to center. Takahashi walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Kudo, runners on first and second. Tani hits a single to left, bases loaded. Lee, pinch-hitting for Kubo, grounds out to second, bases remain loaded. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Lee. Kamei walks in a run, bases loaded. Sakamoto flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Sakamoto flies out to right. Wakiya grounds out to second. Ogasawara reaches on a throwing error, runner on first. Ramirez hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Abe grounds out to first.

Notes

The Giants took the series, 2-1.

The Giants are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 38-25-0 (1st place). ... The Dragons are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 32-33-1 (3rd place).

Fujii (YOM) got the win and has not lost a game since 4/6 (vs Hanshin). He is now 5-1. Kroon (YOM) saved his 11th game of the season. ... Kawai dropped his second consecutive start and is now 1-2.

Home runs
YOM: Abe (21), Ogasawara (16)