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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Chunichi Dragons 6 (July 9, 2010)

by on Jul.09, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 0
Chunichi 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 X 6 12 0

Attendance: 37090 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 3:00

Potential Starters: Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 3-7, 5.15 - Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 7-4, 3.40

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 2B, 5: G5, 8: SO
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G3, 8: HBP
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 6: F7, 8: HR
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: F6, 6: SO, 8: F9
(1B) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F4, 6: F7, 9: G6
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: F9, 7: G3, 9: 1B
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: BB (BrO), 7: G5
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masahide 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 9: F4
(C) Tsuruoka, Kazunari 2-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: f3, 9: G4
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: S3
2B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-1 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 6 1/3 107 25 23 7 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 5.188
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.109
Kubo, Yuya 0/3 10 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.571
Hoshino, Masumi 1/3 7 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.945
Kobayashi, Masahide 1 14 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.143
8 140 35 32 12 1 5 2 0 1 0 0 6 6

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 4th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 6: G4, 7: 1B
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: G4, 6: BB, 7: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 7: BB
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: DP, 4: DP, 7: HR, 7: 1B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 7: F4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 0-for-4 2: G4, 5: F7, 7: F7, 8: G4
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-4, 1 R 2: f3, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 8: 1B (CS)
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: SO
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 7: G1
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 8: SO
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-1 3: S1, 6: SO
PH Matsui, Yusuke 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B
PR-2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0, 1 R

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 7 88 26 24 4 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.240
Asao, Takuya 1 19 5 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 2.106
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 18 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 125 35 32 6 1 7 1 1 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a single to right and steals second.  Oshima grounds out to first, runner on third.  Morino hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Wada grounds into a double play.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Tsuruoka hits an infield single.  Gonzalez fails to connect on three bunt attempts.  Sakamoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Matsumoto strikes out swinging.  Ogasawara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 5 runs, 7 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Wada hits a solo homer
.  Blanco hits a single to left.  Cesar flies out to left.  Tanishige hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Nomoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for N. Donue.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Gonzalez.
Defense: Wakiya takes over at second.
Nomoto grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third.  Y. Matsui enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Yoshimi.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Yamaguchi.
T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Y. Matsui, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Araki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  T. Iwasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Donoue.  Oshima hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Kubo.
Morino walks to load the bases.  Wada hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded.  Blanco flies out to second.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Arai in at first; T. Iwasaki in at second.
Wakiya grounds out to short.  Sakamoto strikes out swinging.  Matsumoto gets hit by a pitch.  Ogasawara hits a 2-run homer.  Ramirez flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
N. Donoue hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yoshimi.  Araki strikes out swinging.  Oshima grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
E. Gonzalez walks.  Tsuruoka hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Gonzales hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Sakamoto hits a grounder to third, E. Gonzalez gets thrown out trying to score, runners on first and third.  Matsumoto grounds out to first.

Notes

The Dragons are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 40-39-1 (3rd place). ... The Giants dropped their second game in a row and are now 46-32-0 (1st place).

Yoshimi (CHU) got the win and improved to 8-4.  Yoshimi is now 3-0 in 4 starts against the Giants this year.  Iwase (CHU) notched his 25th save of the year. ... Gonzalez (YOM) took the loss and is now 0-5 over 8 starts since his last victory on 5/4 (vs Yakult).

The Dragons sent 11 batters to the plate in the 7th.

The Giants set a new franchise record by allowing double-digit hits in their 9th straight game.

Home runs
YOM: Ogasawara (17)
CHU: Wada (23)