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Yokohama Bay Stars 2 – Chunichi Dragons 4 (June 23, 2010)

by on Jun.23, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Toyohashi Baseball Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 0
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 X 4 8 1

Attendance: 12072 | Chunichi leads series, 6-2-0 | Time: 2:41

Potential Starters: Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 2-4, 2.80 - Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 1-2, 5.00

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: G4, 6: G4, 9: 1B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 2: E3, 4: F6, 7: SO, 9: 2B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4 2: DP, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Onishi, Hiroaki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G3, 5: SO, 7: 2B, 9: G4
(C) Hashimoto, Tasuku 1-for-2 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB
PH Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-1 9: G1
(2B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 5: DP, 7: F7
(P) Kaga, Shigeru 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: F9
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: G4
P Bootcheck, Chris 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaga, Shigeru, L 6 2/3 78 26 26 8 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.082
Ejiri, Shintaro 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.808
Bootcheck, Chris 1 23 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.000
8 105 31 30 8 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 4

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F6, 4: 1B, 6: 遊2, 8: G5
(CF-LF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: DP, 6: G4, 8: G1
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F4, 4: G5, 7: HR, 8: BB
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: G6, 7: HR, 8: SO
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 2: f2, 5: SO, 7: F9
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: F7, 7: F5
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: SO
PH Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 2B
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: F8, 6: G3, 7: 1B
(P) Yamai, Daisuke 1-for-2, 1 R 3: SO, 6: 2B
PH Nakagawa, Hiroki 0-for-1 7: G4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamai, Daisuke, W 7 114 26 25 5 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.300
Asao, Takuya, H 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.296
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.779
9 139 34 33 7 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Hashimoto strikes out swinging.  Castillo hits a solo homer.  Kaga grounds out to short.  Shimozono flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run 2 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
N. Donoue strikes out swinging.  Tanishige grounds out to first.  Yamai hits a double to left.  Araki hits an RBI double off short, runner on second.  Fujii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Morino hits a solo homerWada hits a solo homer.  Blanco flies out to right.  Nomoto flies out to third.  T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for N. Donoue, hits a double to left.  Tanishige hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Kaga.
Nakagawa, pinch-hitting for Yamai, grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Arai takes over at first; Hidenori takes over in center; Fujii moves from center to left.
Uchikawa hits a single to left.  Murata hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Sledge strikes out swinging.  Onishi drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third.  Takeyama, pinch-hitting for Hashimoto, grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Sledge hits a single to center.  Onishi strikes out swinging.  Hashimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Castillo hits into a double play.

Top of the 7th
Murata strikes out swinging.  Sledge strikes out swinging.  Onishi hits a double to right.  Hashimoto walks, runners on first and second.  Castillo flies out to left.

Notes

The Dragons won their second straight game and are now 34-33-1 (3rd place). ... The Bay Stars dropped their second straight game and are now 23-41-0 (6th place).

Yamai (CHU) won his first game since 4/6 (vs Yokohama) and evened his record out to 2-2.  Prior to the start, he was 0-1 over his last three starts.  Iwase (CHU) saved his 19th game of the year. ... Kaga (YOK) took the loss and is now 2-5.

Morino (CHU) and Wada (CHU) have now gone back-to-back in two straight games.

Iwase (CHU) took over sole possession of 2nd place on the All-time saves list with his 253rd career save.

Home runs
YOK: Castillo (7)
CHU: Morino (10), Wada (19)