Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Attendance: 38300 | Series tied, 6-6-0 | Time: 3:01
Potential Starters: Wirfin Obispo (YOM) 1-1, 4.30 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 6-7, 3.32
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||0-for-5||1: SO, 3: G5, 5: F9, 7: F8, 9: f5|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G6, 5: F8, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F6, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||4-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: HBP, 4: HR, 6: F9, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||1-for-4||2: DP, 4: G1, 7: 1B, 9: F4|
|(2B)||Wakiya, Ryota||2-for-4||3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 9: 1B|
|(P)||Obispo, Wirfin||0-for-1||3: F9, 5: S1|
|PH||Odajima, Masakuni||0-for-1||7: F9|
|PH||Tani, Yoshitomo||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Obispo, Wirfin, L||4 0/3||79||22||19||9||2||5||1||1||1||0||0||5||5||5.333|
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 3rd, 5th, 8th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 2: 1B, 4: HR, 7: G4|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-3||1: S1, 2: G1, 4: F4, 7: f5|
|(3B-1B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 2: G4, 5: 2B, 7: G6|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: F7, 5: BB, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: HR, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 8: DP|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||1-for-4||1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: DP, 8: SO|
|(C)||Oyama, Keiji||0-for-2||1: SO, 3: SO|
|C||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-1||6: F7|
|(2B-3B)||Donoue, Naomichi||0-for-2||1: HBP, 4: SO, 6: G4|
|(P)||Chen, Wei-Ying||0-for-2||1: SO, 4: SO|
|PH||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-1||6: SO|
|Chen, Wei-Ying, W||5||72||20||18||5||2||4||0||1||1||0||0||3||3||3.417|
|Kawahara, Junichi, H||1||15||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Takahashi, Akifumi, H||2/3||6||3||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.455|
|Shimizu, Akinobu, H||1/3||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.484|
|Asao, Takuya, H||1||22||5||5||2||0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.007|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||15||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.172|
Bottom of the 1st - 4 runs, 5 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Oshima. Morino hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Wada hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Blanco hits a 2-run homer. Cesar hits a single to center. Oyama strikes out swinging. N. Donoue gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Chen strikes out swinging.
Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Matsumoto grounds out to short. Ogasawara hits a double to center. Ramirez hits a 2-run homer. Abe hits a solo homer. Chono strikes out swinging. E. Gonzalez grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
N. Donoue strikes out swinging. Chen strikes out swinging. Araki hits a solo homer. Oshima flies out to second.
Top of the 2nd
Ramirez hits a single to left. Abe gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Chono strikes out swinging. E. Gonzalez hits into a double play.
Bottom of the 2nd
Araki hits a single to right. Oshima fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Morino grounds out to second, runner on second. Wada flies out to left.
Top of the 5th
Wakiya hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Obispo. Sakamoto flies out to right. Matsumoto flies out to center.
Bottom of the 5th
Morino hits a double to right. Wada walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Fukuda in for Obispo.
Blanco grounds out to second, runners on first and second. Cesar grounds into a double play.
Top of the 8th
Matsumoto strikes out looking. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Ramirez hits a single to right. Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kudo enters the game as a pinch-runner for Abe. Chono strikes out swinging.
The Dragons swept the series, 3-0. It's their first sweep of the Giants since 2006.
The Dragons won their third game in a row and are now 42-39-1 (3rd place). ... The Giants dropped their fourth game in a row (for the first time this season) and are now 46-34-0 (1st place).
Chen (CHU) won his third start in a row and evened out his record to 7-7. This was also his first victory against the Giants this season -- he had gone 0-3 in three previous starts. Iwase (CHU) saved his 26th game of the year. ... Obispo (YOM) took the loss for the Giants and dropped to 1-2 on the year.
This was the 11th straight game Giants' pitchers have allowed double-digit hits.
YOM: Ramirez (29), Abe (29)
CHU: Blanco (20), Araki (2)