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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Chunichi Dragons 7 (July 10, 2010)

by on Jul.10, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00

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
Chunichi 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 X 7 11 0

Attendance: 38326 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-5-0 | Time: 2:46

Potential Starters: Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-2, 3.27 - Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 2-2, 5.91

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: G1
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-3 1: 1B (CS), 4: F8, 6: G1
PH Odajima, Masakuni 0-for-1 8: F6
P Fukuda, Satoshi 0-for-0
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F5, 7: BB, 9: G1
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: HBP, 9: G5
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 9: G4
(RF-CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: G5, 7: SO
(1B-RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(2B-1B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G6, 6: HR, 8: G1
(P) Fujii, Shugo 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 6: SO
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
PH-2B Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo, L 5 96 27 22 9 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 6 6 3.696
Nakamura, Micheal 2 23 7 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.929
Fukuda, Satoshi 1 16 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.375
8 135 39 32 11 1 6 5 0 2 0 0 7 7

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: G5, 2: 1B (CS), 4: F9, 6: BB, 8: 2B
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: SO, 4: BB, 6: S1, 8: f5
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-5 1: L6, 3: F4, 4: G1, 6: F9, 8: G4
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: f5, 6: G3
LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(1B) Blanco, Tony 2-for-3, 2 R 2: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: G5
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 0-for-4 2: F9, 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: G3
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: BB, 4: HR, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 2-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 3B, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 8: SO
(P) Yamai, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: S1, 5: G6
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-1 8: 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
Yamai, Daisuke, W 6 1/3 87 23 21 3 1 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 5.226
Asao, Takuya 1 1/3 20 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.048
Mise, Koji 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Takahashi, Akifumi 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.500
9 124 32 30 4 1 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 4 runs, 3 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Wada hits a double to left.  Blanco walks, runners on first and second.  Cesar flies out to right, runners on first and third.  Tanishige walks to load the bases.  N. Donoue clears the bases with a 3-run triple to left, runner on third.  Yamai strikes out swinging.  Araki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Araki gets thrown out trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanishige hits a solo homer.  N. Donoue hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamai.  Araki flies out to right.  Oshima walks, runners on first and second.  Morino grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Wada fouls out to third.  Blanco hits a double to right.  Cesar flies out to center.  Tanishige hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  N. Donoue walks, runners on first and second.  Yamai grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
E. Gonzalez hits a solo homer.  Kudo, pinch-hitting for Fujii, strikes out swinging.  Sakamoto strikes out looking.  Matsumoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fukuda on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Chono moves from right to center; Takahashi moves from first to right; E. Gonzalez from second to first; Wakiya takes over at second.
N. Donoue strikes out swinging.  T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Mise, hits a a single to right.  T. Iwasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Donoue.  Arak hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.  Oshima fouls out to third.  Morino grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Oshima strikes out looking.  Morino flies out to second.  Wada hits a single to left.  Blanco hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Cesar strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Ramirez flies out to left.  Abe hits a double to center.  Chono grounds out to third.  Takahashi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Araki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima.  Morino flies out to right.  Wada grounds out to first.

Top of the 7th
Ogasawara walks.  Ramirez gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Abe strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Asao in for Yamai.
Chono strikes out swinging.  Takahashi strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
E. Gonzalez grounds out to the pitcher.  Wakiya, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, hits an infield single.  Sakamoto grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second.
Pitching change: Mise in for Asao.
Odajima, pinch-hitting for Matsumoto, flies out to short.

Notes

The Giants dropped their third straight game and are now 46-33-0 (1st place). ... The Dragons won their second consecutive game and are now 41-39-1 (3rd place).

Yamai (CHU) picked up the win in his first start against the Giants this season.  Yamai was also 0-3 over 5 games against the Giants between 2008 and 2009; this was his first victory against Yomiuri since 2007.  He is now 3-2.  ... Fujii (YOM) started the game 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA (0.62 WHIP) in two starts against the Dragons this year.  The loss puts Fujii at 6-3 on the year.

The Giants have now allowed double-digits hit in 10 straight games.

Home runs
YOM: E. Gonzalez (6)
CHU: Tanishige (4)