Hiroshima Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 46727 | Hanshin leads series, 8-2-0 | Time: 2:21
Potential Starters: Keisuke Imai (HIR) 0-1, 3.60 - Jason Standridge (HAN) 5-1, 3.99
Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 4th)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4||1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: F7|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||1-for-2||1: 1B (CS), 4: S3, 7: G4|
|(CF)||Akamatsu, Masato||0-for-3||1: F3, 4: G6, 7: F8|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: G3, 7: SO|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||0-for-3||2: G4, 5: G3, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Amaya, Soichiro||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 8: F4|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-3||3: G4, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Matsumoto, Takaaki||0-for-3||3: F8, 6: F8, 9: G4|
|(P)||Alvarado, Giancarlo||0-for-1||3: G6|
|PH||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-1||6: SO|
|PH||Maeda, Tomonori||0-for-1||9: G1|
|Alvarado, Giancarlo, L||4 0/3||55||13||12||0||0||4||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.814|
Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||1-for-4||1: L6, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: 1B (CS)|
|(2B-CF)||Hirano, Keiichi||1-for-3||1: G4, 4: G1, 6: 1B|
|(RF)||Murton, Matt||0-for-3||1: G6, 4: f9, 6: F4|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||0-for-2, 1 R||2: G5, 5: BB, 6: G6|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||0-for-3||2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G4|
|(LF)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: F8, 5: HR, 7: F9|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: F7, 7: f5|
|(CF)||Asai, Ryo||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: E5|
|PH||Lin, Wei-Chu||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(P)||Standridge, Jason||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|Standridge, Jason, W||9||113||28||27||2||0||8||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||3.511|
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for Alvarado.
Brazell strikes out swinging. Kanemoto hits a 2-run homer. Jojima flies out to left. Asai reaches on a throwing error (E5) and advances to second. Standridge strikes out looking.
Top of the 4th
Higashide hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi. Aakamatsu grounds out to short. Hirose grounds out to first.
The Tigers won their third game in a row and are now 47-35-1 (2nd place). ... The Carp dropped their fourth game in a row, all on complete game shutouts. They are now 33-49-2 (5th place)
Standridge (HAN) tossed a complete game shutout for his 6th win of the season. Standridge has not lost a game since 5/16 (vs vs Raktuen) and is 5-0 in 9 starts since then. He is improves to 6-1 on the year and 2-0 in 3 starts against the Carp. ... Alvarado (HIR) took the loss a loss, ending a modest personal 2-game winning streak. He is now 3-5. This was Alvarado's first start against the Tigers this season.
Alvarado (HIR) received treatment for his right shoulder in the 5th inning after walking the lead-off batter on four pitches. He did ended up not returning to the game.
HAN: Kanemoto (9)