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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Yokohama Bay Stars 7 (July 17, 2010)

by on Jul.17, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00

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

Attendance: 22049 | Yomiuri leads series, 9-3-0 | Time: 3:28

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

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: L6, 8: G5
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: L4, 5: 2B, 6: F9, 9: 1B
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-5 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G1, 3: G6, 6: BB, 7: F8, 9: G4
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-4, 2 R 2: BB, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: G6
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 5: 3B, 6: BB, 8: G4
(P) Fujii, Shugo 0-for-1 2: G4
P Fukuda, Satoshi 0-for-0
PH Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 5: F8
P Nakazato, Atsushi 0-for-0
PH Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-1 6: F8
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo 2 2/3 48 14 12 5 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 5 4.085
Fukuda, Satoshi 1 1/3 14 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Nakazato, Atsushi 1 32 6 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Nakamura, Micheal, H 1 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.742
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.730
Kubo, Yuya, L 1 25 8 6 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 2.752
8 146 38 32 10 2 4 5 0 1 1 0 7 7

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F9, 3: BB, 5: F6, 7: F9, 8: BB
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: S1, 5: SO, 7: G1, 8: G1
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO
2B Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 1 R 2: f5, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 8: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 3: HR, 5: BB, 8: F9
LF Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-0
(2B-1B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 3: G6, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(CF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-4 2: L5, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: IBB
(P) Shimizu, Naoyuki 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: G6
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
PH Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-1 6: DP
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Shun 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimizu, Naoyuki 5 0/3 95 25 22 8 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 5 5 4.689
Shinohara, Takayuki 0/3 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Fujie, Hitoshi, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.839
Sakamoto, Yataro, H 2/3 10 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kato, Kosuke, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.105
Yamaguchi, Shun, W 2 23 7 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.267
9 148 41 37 11 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto hits a solo homer.  Matsumoto grounds out to short.  Ogasawara flies out to right.  Ramirez grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Abe walks.  Chono walks, runners on first and second.  Takahashi grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Wakiya hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Fujii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata fouls out to third.  Sledge hits a double to center.  Castillo hits a 2-run homer.  Yoshimura lines out to third.  Takeyama hits an infield single.  Shimizu flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Uchikawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa.  Harper hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Murata flies out to right.  Sledge hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Fukuda in for Fujii.
Castillo grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Wakiya hits a triple to right.  Kudo, pinch-hitting for Fukuda, flies out to center.  Sakamoto strikes out looking.  Matsumoto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Ogasawara flies out to right.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Ramirez walks.  Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Chono hits an infield single to load the bases.  Takahashi hits an RBI single to right, bases remain loaded.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Shimizu.
Wakiya walks in a run, bases remain loaded.  E. Gonzalez enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Nakazato.
Pitching change: Fujie in for Shinohara.
E. Gonzalez flies out to center.  Sakamoto lines out to short.  Matsumoto flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata hits a single to right.  Sledge flies out to right.  Castillo hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch.  Yoshimura strikes out swinging.  Takeyama gets an intentional walk, bases loaded.  Yamaguchi hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.  Uchikawa walks to reload the bases.  Ishikawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Uchikawa flies out to short.  Ishikawa strikes out looking.  Harper walks.  Murata hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Sledge walks to load the bases.  Castillo flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Ogasawara hits a single to right.  Ramirez flies out to center.  Abe hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Chono grounds out to short.
Pitching change: Kato in for Yataro
Takahashi strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Matsumoto hits a single to center.  Ogasawara grounds out to short, runner on second.  Ramirez grounds out to second, runner on third.  Abe strikes out looking.

Notes

The Bay Stars stopped a 3-game losing streak and are now 29-53-0 (6th place). ... The Giants' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 48-35-0 (1st place).

Yamaguchi (YOK) got the win in relief and is now 2-6 on the year. ... Kubo (YOM) took the loss for the Giants, his first of the year, and is now 5-1.

A day after stopping their run of allowing double-digit hits at 12 games, Yomiuri pitchers allowed 10 hits in today's game.

There was a retirement ceremony held before the game in honor of Toshihisa Nishi.

Kazuhiro Haraguchi (Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
YOM: Sakamoto (17)
YOK: Castillo (8), Sledge (18)