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Yokohama Bay Stars 5 – Chunichi Dragons 2 (June 24, 2010)

by on Jun.24, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 11 1
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 0

Attendance: 27083 | Chunichi leads series, 6-3-0 | Time: 3:37

Potential Starters: Stephen Randolph (YOK) 0-6, 5.83 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 4-6, 3.31

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: G3
(SS-2B) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: G1, 5: S1, 7: 1B (SB), 9: f2
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: F9, 5: G6, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 3-for-4, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: HR, 4: HR, 5: 2B, 7: DP
SS Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Onishi, Hiroaki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: BB, 5: G4, 8: SO
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: f2, 6: G6, 8: G5
(2B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: F9, 6: G2, 8: 1B
CF Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-0
(P) Randolph, Stephen 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: BB (BrO)
P Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-0
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-0 8: BB
PR Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Randolph, Stephen, W 6 93 23 19 3 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.331
Kobayashi, Futoshi 1/3 12 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.551
Kato, Kosuke 0/3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14.400
Sanada, Hiroki, H 2/3 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.062
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 2 36 7 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.883
9 151 36 30 5 0 8 5 0 1 0 0 2 2

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: 3B, 3: G1, 5: f3, 7: G5
(CF) Nakagawa, Hiroki 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: 2B (BrO), 7: G6
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: G1, 8: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: f2, 6: F9, 8: E5
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: DP
(RF-CF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-2, 2 R 2: F6, 5: BB, 7: BB, 8: G3
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F4, 5: 2B (BrO), 7: F8, 9: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-2 3: f5, 5: BB, 7: BB, 9: F5
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-0 5: S2
P Nelson, Maximo 0-for-0
PH-RF Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 7: 1B, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 5 110 24 22 8 2 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 5 3.627
Nelson, Maximo 2 32 8 6 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.143
Hirai, Masafumi 2/3 12 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
Takahashi, Akifumi 1/3 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.274
Shimizu, Akinobu 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.566
9 176 40 35 11 2 8 4 0 1 1 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Sledge hits a solo homer.  Onishi hits a single to left.  Takeyama grounds out to short, runner on first.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Castillo grounds out to short.  Randolph strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Murata hits a single to right.  Sledge hits a 2-run homer.  Onishi walks.  Takeyama fouls out to the catcher on a bunt attempt.  Castillo flies out to right.  Randolph grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa.  Uchikawa grounds out to short, runner on third. Murata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Sledge hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Onishi grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hits
Randolph on the mound for Yokohama
Nomoto walks.  N. Donoue hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Tanishige walks, runners on first and second.  Fujii, pinch-hitting for Chen, hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Araki fouls out to first and N. Donoue is doubled off third.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Nomoto walks.  N. Donoue flies out to center.  Tanishige walks, runners on first and second.  T. Donoue enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Nelson.
Pitching change: Kato in for F. Kobayashi. 
T. Donoue hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Sanada in for Kato.
Araki grounds out to third, runners on second and third.  Nakagawa grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Shimozono strikes out looking.  Ishikawa hits an infield single and steals second.  Uchikawa flies out to right.  Murata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Araki hits a triple to center.  Nakagawa strikes out swinging.  Morino strikes out swinging.  Wada flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Takeyama grounds out to short.  Castillo grounds out to the pitcher.  Randolph walks.  Shimozono hits a double to center and Randolph gets thrown out at home.

Bottom of the 6th
Nakagawa hits a double to center.  Morino hits a grounder to the pitcher, Nakagawa thrown out running the bases, Morino advances to second.  Wada flies out to right, runner on third.  Blanco strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Ishikawa hits an infield single and steals second.  Uchikawa walks, runners on first and second.  Murata strikes out swinging.  Sledge grounds into a double play.

Top of the 8th
Onishi strikes out looking.  Takeyama grounds out to third.  Castillo hits an infield single.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Hirai.
Saeki, pinch-hitting for Sanada, walks, runners on first and second.  Nonaka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Saeki.  Shimozono grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 8th
Morino hits an infield single.  Wada reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second.  Blanco grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Nomoto  grounds out to first.

Notes

The Dragons took the series, 2-1.

Yokohama stopped a 2-game losing streak and is now 24-41-0 (6th place). ... The Dragons 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 34-34-1 (3rd place).

Randolph (YOK) finally picked up his first victory of the season after going 0-6 in 9 starts (he was the only starter that pitched on their team's opening day and still did not have a win).  It was also Randolph's first start since 5/16.  Yamaguchi (YOK) recorded his 15th save of the year. ... Chen (CHU) dropped his second straight start and is now 4-7 on the year.

Home runs
YOK: Sledge (15, 16)