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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Hiroshima Carp 5 (July 1, 2010)

by on Jul.01, 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0
Hiroshima 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 X 5 14 1

Attendance: 20068 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-1-0 | Time: 2:25

Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 7-2, 2.89 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 9-3, 1.60

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F6, 4: F9, 6: S7, 8: F8
(CF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: SO
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 9: f5
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 4: F8, 6: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: HBP, 7: G6, 9: G6
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G3, 7: G6
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3 2: L4, 5: SO, 7: F4
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-3 3: 1B (CS), 5: G4, 8: SO
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3, 1 R 3: F9, 6: 2B, 8: F8
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-1 3: SO
PH-CF Kudo, Takahito 2-for-2 6: 1B, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, L 5 78 25 23 10 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 5 5 3.276
Nakamura, Micheal 2 16 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1 14 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.378
8 108 37 34 14 0 6 1 0 2 0 0 5 5

Hiroshima

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: G4
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: F9, 4: F9, 6: G1
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 3B, 3: SO, 5: 2B, 7: F8
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: F8
LF Mukae, Yuichiro 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F7
(1B) Huber, Justin 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 2B, 5: G6, 8: SO
1B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-0
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F9, 5: G1, 8: G6
3B Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3 2: G6 (BrO), 4: BB, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: 2B
(P) Maeda, Kenta 1-for-2 2: S1, 4: SO, 6: S2, 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 9 117 31 29 4 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.559
9 117 31 29 4 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 run, 3 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide flies out to left.  Soyogi hits a double to right.  Akamatsu hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third.  Shima hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Hirose strikes out swinging.  Huber strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirose hits a single to center.  Huber hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Kokubo flies out to right, runner on third.  Ishihara walks, runners on first and third.  M. Kenta strikes out swinging.  Higashide hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Soyogi flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Akamatsu hits a double to left.  Shima strikes out swinging.  Hirose hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Huber grounds out to short, runner on second.  Kokubo grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
E. Gonzalez hits a double to right.  Kudo, pinch-hitting for Utsumi, hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Sakamoto hits a sac fly to left, runner on first.  Kamei strikes out swinging.  Ogasawara grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Kokubo hits a single to left.  Ishihara grounds out to short.  K. Maeda hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Higashide hits a single to center, Ishihara gets thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 3rd
Wakiya hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E1).  E. Gonzalez flies out to right, runner on third.  Utsumi strikes out swinging and Wakiya gets tagged between third and home.

Bottom of the 6th
Ishihara hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Maeda.  Higashide hits an infield single to the pitcher, runners on first and third.  Soyogi hits a grounder to the pitcher, Ishihara thrown out trying to score and Higashide is thrown out trying to advance from first to third.

Bottom of the 8th
Huber strikes out looking.  Kokubo grounds out to short.  Ishihara hits a double to left.  K. Maeda hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Higashide grounds out to second.

Notes

The Giants took the series, 2-1.

Hiroshima stopped a 2-game losing streak and is now 28-41-2 (4th place). ... The Giants' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 44-28-0 (1st place).

K. Maeda (HIR) got the win and improved to 10-3.  K. Maeda is the second pitcher in the CL to win 10 games this season. ... Utsumi (YOM) took the loss and is now 7-3.

The Giants' 8-game winning streak against the Carp finally came to an end.

Masato (former kickboxer) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
None