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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Hiroshima Carp 4 (June 30, 2010)

by on Jun.30, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 5 11 2
Hiroshima 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 11 2

Attendance: 17360 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-0-0 | Time: 3:49

Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 4-5, 4.15 - Yuki Saito (HIR) 1-4, 6.69

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F3, 3: F9, 5: 1B (CS), 7: DP, 9: S8
(RF-1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: f3, 3: f7, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: 1B (BrO)
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(1B-3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G3, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: f5, 9: F7
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F4, 6: F3, 8: F7
CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: G4
(CF-LF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B (SB) (BrO), 6: F9, 8: 1B
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-3 2: F8, 4: 1B (SB), 6: G3
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 8: SO
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3, 2 R 2: F8, 4: G5, 7: BB, 9: 2B
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: SO
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
RF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0, 1 R 7: BB, 9: SE (SB)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro 4 1/3 73 20 20 7 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 4.413
Hoshino, Masumi 1/3 13 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Nakamura, Micheal 1/3 9 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kubo, Yuya 2 20 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.532
Toyoda, Kiyoshi, W 1 22 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.765
Kroon, Marc, S 1 18 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.682
9 155 41 37 11 0 4 3 0 1 1 0 4 4

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G1, 3: F6, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 2B, 5: 2B, 7: G6, 9: BB
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-2 1: E3, 3: SO
PH-CF Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-3, 2 RBI 5: 2B, 7: F9, 9: F9
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: F6, 7: E4
PR-LF Kimura, Shogo 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: F7, 9: G4
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: DP
PH-1B Huber, Justin 0-for-1 5: F4, 8: BB
P Bale, John 0-for-0
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: G4, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: S2
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 8: G6
(P) Soriano, Dioni 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: G5
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-1B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soriano, Dioni 7 126 30 27 8 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.462
Ueno, Hirofumi, H 1 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Bale, John, L 1 12 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4.655
9 155 39 34 11 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 5 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
Ogasawara hits a single to right.  Ramirez flies out to second.  Abe hits a 2-run homer.  Chono hits a single to left and steals second.  Wakiya hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Wakiya steals second, runners on second and third.  E. Gonzalez hits a grounder to short and Chono gets thrown out at home, runners on first and third.  K. Nishimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Shima hits an infield single.  Hirose hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Iwamoto grounds into a double play, runner on third.  A run scores on a wild pitch.  Ishii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kura hits a single to left.  Soriano strikes out looking.  Higashide hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Soyogi hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for K. Nishimura.
Akamatsu, pinch-hitting for Amaya, clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Shima flies out to short.  Hirose walks, runners on first and second.  Huber enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Iwamoto.
Pitching change: Nakamura in for Hoshino.
Huber flies out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
E. Gonzalez walks.  Kamei walks, runners on first and second.  Sakamoto grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Takahashi hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Ogasawara fouls out to third.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Bale on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Y. Yamamoto takes over at first.
E. Gonzalez hits a double to center.  Kamei reaches on a fielding error (E1), runners on first and third.  Kamei steals second, runners on second and third.  Sakamoto hits a sac fly to center, runner on second.  Takahashi hits an infield single, a run scores on a throwing error (E4), Takahashi gets thrown out at second.  Ogasawara flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Ramirez grounds out to third.  Abe hits a single to center.  Chono hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Wakiya flies out to center.  E. Gonzalez flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd
Hirose flies out to right.  Iwamoto hits a single to right.  Ishii grounds out to short, runner on second.  Kura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
Soriano strikes out swinging.  Higashide flies out to short.  Soyogi hits a double center.  Amaya strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Ishii hits an infield single.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Nakamura.
Defense: Kamei takes over in right; Takahashi moves from right to first; Ogasawara moves from first to third.
Kura flies out to right. Soriano grounds out to third, runner on second.  Higashide hits a single to left, Ishii gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 8th
Huber walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishii.  Kura grounds out to short.  T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Ueno, hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Y. Yamamoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda.  Higashide flies out to center.

Notes

The Giants won their second game in a row and are now 44-27-0 (1st place). ... The Carp dropped their second game in a row and are now 27-41-2 (5th place).

Toyoda (YOM) recorded his first win in relief and is now 1-1.  Kroon (YOM( notched his 14th save of the year. ... Bale (HIR) dropped his second game in relief and is now 0-2.

Ishii's (HIR) hit in the 6th was the 2,371st of his career.  That's good for a 10th place tie with Hiromitsu Ochiai on the All-time list.

Home runs
YOM: Abe (26)