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Hanshin Tigers 2 – Yomiuri Giants 10 (July 4, 2010)

by on Jul.04, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 11 1
Yomiuri 1 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 X 10 16 1

Attendance: 44492 | Hanshin leads series, 8-4-0 | Time: 3:09

Potential Starters: Casey Fossum (HAN) 2-4, 4.80 - Shun Tono (YOM) 10-2, 2.55

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G4
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-5 1: F8, 3: F8, 6: F9, 7: DP, 9: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: G6, 6: E3, 7: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: f2, 4: f2, 6: G5, 8: 1B
P Wakatake, Ryuji 0-for-0
(LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 1-for-4 2: F7, 5: G3, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(CF) Asai, Ryo 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: F8, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(P) Fossum, Casey 0-for-1 2: F8
P Uezono, Keiji 1-for-1 5: 1B
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-1 6: G3
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: G1
C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fossum, Casey, L 2 1/3 69 16 14 9 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 7 7 5.718
Uezono, Keiji 2 2/3 41 10 10 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.730
Watanabe, Ryo 1 16 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.025
Fujihara, Masanori 1 23 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 11.571
Wakatake, Ryuji 1 16 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000
8 165 41 39 16 4 9 0 1 0 1 0 10 9

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 2 R 1: HBP, 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: E4
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 4-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S8, 2: F8, 4: G3, 6: F7, 8: SO
2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: DP, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 6: F1, 8: f2
LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 3-for-5, 3 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 8: F7
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: F9, 5: G5, 7: 2B
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 3-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 2: HR, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 7: G4
3B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-0
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: G4, 5: SO
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 7: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Fukuda, Satoshi 0-for-0
(P) Tono, Shun 1-for-2 2: 1B, 3: SO
2B-1B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-2 6: F9, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, W 5 2/3 94 26 24 7 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 2.404
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 1/3 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.139
Kubo, Yuya 1 24 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Fukuda, Satoshi 1 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
9 150 39 37 11 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 2 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
Sakamoto gets hit by a pitch.  Matsumoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Ogasawara hits a sac fly to center, runners on first.  Ramirez grounds into a double play.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 5 hits
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
Abe hits a solo homer.  Chono hits a single to center.  Takahashi hits a 2-run homer.  E. Gonzalez strikes out swinging.  Tono hits a single to center.  Sakamoto strikes out swinging.  Matsumoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Ogasawara flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
Ramirez hits an infield single.  Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Chono flies out to right, runners on first and third.  Takahashi hits a 3-run homer.
Pitching change: Uezono in for Fossum.
E. Gonzalez grounds out to second.  Tono strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Uezono on the mound for Hanshin
Ramirez hits a solo homer.  Abe strikes out swinging.  Chono grounds out to third.  Takahashi hits a single to center.  E. Gonzalez strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirano hits a single to left.  Murton flies out to right.  Arai reaches on a fielding error (E3), runners on first and third.  Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Jojima drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on first. Lin hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Asai walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Tono.
Defense: Furuki takes over at second.
Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Uezono, grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujihara on the mound for Hanshin
Abe hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Chono hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Takahashi grounds out to second, runner on third.  Tani, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, strikes out swinging.  Furuki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Wakatake on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Komiyama is the new catcher.
Sakamoto reaches on a throwing error (E4) and gets all the way to second.  Matsumoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging.  Ramirez fouls out to the catcher.  Abe flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Toritani hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano.  Murton flies out to center, runner on third.  Arai flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd
Brazell hits a single to center.  Jojima fouls out to the catcher.  Lin flies out to left.  Asai hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Fossum flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th
Furuki flies out to right.  Sakamoto hits a single to center.  Matsumoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ogasawara flies out to left.  Ramirez pops out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Toritani hits a single to right.  Hirano hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Murton grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Arai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Brazell strikes out swinging.  Jojima hits a single to center. Lin strikes out swinging.  Asai hits a single to right.  Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Fujihara, grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

The Tigers took the series, 2-1.

The Giants stopped a 3-game losing streak and are now 45-30-0 (1st place). ... The Tigers' 3-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 40-31-1 (2nd place).

Tono (YOM) won his third start in a row and is now 11-2. ... Fossum (HAN) took the loss and is now 0-5 over his last 7 starts.  Fossum has not won a game since winning his second start of the year on 5/15 (vs Rakuten).  Fossum is now 2-5.

Home runs
YOM: Abe (28), Takahashi (8, 9), Ramirez (27)