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Yomiuri Giants 7 – Yokohama Bay Stars 6 (July 16, 2010)

by on Jul.16, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 7 13 1
Yokohama 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 8 0

Attendance: 22266 | Yomiuri leads series, 9-2-0 | Time: 3:35

Potential Starters: Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 3-8, 5.19 - Naoyuki Shimizu (YOK) 8-7, 4.49

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: f2, 3: SO, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: 2B
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G1, 4: F9, 7: SO
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 8: F7
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HR, 4: SO, 7: SO, 8: F7
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HR, 5: F3, 7: HR
2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 9: F9
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 1: F4, 3: SO, 5: G3, 7: BB (BrO), 9: SO
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B (SB), 4: BB (SB), 5: 2B, 7: 2B, 9: F7
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 3-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: G3, 8: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B-1B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: BB, 6: G6, 8: S1
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-1 2: SO
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0 4: S5
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-1 6: SO
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH-3B Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya 2 2/3 65 15 12 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.691
Hoshino, Masumi 1 1/3 15 4 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.746
Kubo, Yuya, H 2 24 7 6 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, W 1 23 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.805
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 12 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.494
Kroon, Marc, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.808
9 151 39 34 8 0 11 3 1 0 0 0 6 5

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-5, 2 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 7: E4, 9: SO
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-2 1: G6, 3: 1B (BrO)
2B-1B Yamazaki, Noriharu 1-for-3 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: S9, 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-3, 2 R 2: BB, 3: G5, 5: G6, 7: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-2 2: BB, 3: BB, 6: SO, 8: 1B
PR-2B Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 3-for-3, 3 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 2B, 6: HBP, 8: 2B
(2B-SS) Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F7, 3: SO, 6: F6, 8: G6
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: L6, 8: G6
(P) Bootcheck, Chris 0-for-1 3: SO
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-1 4: SO
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 7: F7
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: G3
P Kosugi, Yota 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bootcheck, Chris 3 0/3 71 17 15 7 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 4 3 4.618
Kato, Kosuke, H 1 14 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7.297
Fujie, Hitoshi 3 48 12 11 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 8.679
Sanada, Hiroki, L 1/3 4 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 4.231
Shinohara, Takayuki 2/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Kosugi, Yota 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.800
9 155 42 36 13 3 10 4 0 2 0 0 7 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Bootcheck on the mound for Yokohama
Chono hits a single to right and steals second.  Takahashi hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  E. Gonzalez hits into a double play.  Utsumi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata walks.  Harper walks, runners on first and second.  Sledge hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Harper gets picked off second.  Fujita flies out to left.  Takeyama grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Bootcheck on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto strikes out swinging.  Matsumoto grounds out to the pitcher.  Ogasawara hits a solo homerRamirez hits a solo homer.  Abe strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Bootcheck strikes out swinging.  Shimozono hits a single to left.  Ishikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Uchikawa hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third.  Murata hits a grounder to third, Ishikawa gets thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second.  Harper walks to load the bases.  Sledge hits a 2-run double to left, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Utsumi.
Fujita strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Bootcheck on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Yamazaki takes over at second; Fujita moves to second to short.
Chono walks and steals second.  Chono advances to third on a passed ball.  Takahashi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  E. Gonzalez walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kato in for Bootcheck.
Hoshino hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Sakamoto walks to load the bases.  Matsumoto flies out to right.  Ogasawara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Matsumoto strikes out swinging.  Ogasawara strikes out looking.  Ramirez hits a solo homer.  Abe walks.  Chono hits a double to center and Abe gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Fujie, flies out to left.  Shimozono reaches on a fielding error (E4) and gets to second.  Yamazaki hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Uchikawa hits a sac bunt to right, runner on first.  Murata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Takahashi hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki.  E. Gonzalez hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Wakiya, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Sakamoto hits a 2-run double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Sanada.
Tani, pinch-hitting for Matsumoto, flies out to left.  Ogasawara flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Furuki takes over at second; Tani takes over in left; Suzuki takes over in center; E. Gonzalez moves from second to first; Wakiya takes over at third.
Harper hits a single to center.  Sledge hits a double to center, runners on second and third.  Nonaka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Harper.  Fujita drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second.  Takeyama grounds out to short.  Saeki, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sakamoto fouls out to the catcher.  Matsumoto strikes out swinging.  Ogasawara hits a single to center.  Ramirez hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Abe flies out to second.

Top of the 5th
Ramirez flies out to first.  Abe grounds out to first.  Chono hits a double to left.  Takahashi grounds out to first.

Notes

The Giants won their second game in a row and are now 48-34-0 (1st place). ... The Bay Stars dropped their straight game and are now 28-53-0 (6th place).

Yamaguchi (YOM) got the win and improved to 4-2.  Kroon (YOM) saved his 16th game of the year. .... Sanada (YOK) took the loss and fell to 2-6 on the year.

The Giants stopped their streak of allowing double-digit hits at 12 games.

Ishikawa (YOK) left the game after he injured his left pinky while sliding into third base in the third inning and was taken out of the game.  He was later diagnosed with a sprained pinky.

Home runs
YOM: Ogasawara (18), Ramirez (30, 31)