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Hiroshima Carp 4 – Hanshin Tigers 5 (July 20, 2010)

by on Jul.20, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 4 9 0
Hanshin 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3x 5 10 1

Attendance: 39480 | Hanshin leads series, 9-2-0 | Time: 3:27

Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 11-4, 1.81 - Naoto Tsuru (HAN) 2-2, 3.05

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4 1: G3, 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: 1B, 10: S1
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: F8, 6: f2, 8: S1, 10: 1B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-5, 2 RBI 1: G1, 4: G1, 6: F7, 8: F6, 10: 2B
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: F8
PH-1B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-1 10: G5
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F6, 10: G3
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: G3, 7: HR, 9: 2B
PR-1B-LF Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 0-for-4 2: G6, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: G3
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-3, 1 R 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: L6
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: F9
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(P) Saito, Yuki 1-for-1 3: 1B
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 5: F8
P Hayashi, Masaki 0-for-1 7: G1
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Huber, Justin 1-for-1 10: 1B
PR Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-0, 1 R
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Saito, Yuki 4 67 16 16 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.457
Hayashi, Masaki 3 38 10 10 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Oshima, Takayuki, H 2 32 8 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.759
Ueno, Hirofumi, L 0/3 9 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.143
9 146 37 36 10 2 11 1 0 0 0 0 5 5

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: G4, 10: HR
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-4 1: G3, 4: F4, 6: f3, 8: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 9: F8
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F6, 4: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 9: BB
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Ando, Yuya 0-for-0
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 7: F9, 9: SO
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: DP, 7: SO, 9: F8
(CF) Asai, Ryo 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: SO
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 10: HR
(P) Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: f7
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-1 10: 1B
PR Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0, 1 R

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tsuru, Naoto 7 99 27 25 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 2.805
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1 14 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.538
Fujikawa, Kyuji, H 1 8 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.205
Ando, Yuya 1/3 19 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 7.941
Fujihara, Masanori, W 2/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.050
10 145 41 37 9 1 2 2 0 2 1 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Hirano hits a single to right.  Murton flies out to second.  Arai hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Brazell hits an RBI single to left, runners on firs and second.  Double steal, runners on second and third.  Kanemoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Jojima grounds into a double play.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Ishii grounds out to second.  Kura hits a double to center and advances to third on a fielding error (E8).  Amaya enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Saito.  A run scores on a wild pitch.  Amaya flies out to center.  Higashide grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Iwamoto hits a solo homer.  Ishii strikes out looking.  Kura lines out to short.  Hayashi grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 10th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ando on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: S. Fujikawa takes over in left; Sekimoto takes over at first.
Huber, pinch-hitting for Oshima, hits a single to center.  Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Huber.  Higashide hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Soyogi hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Akamatsu clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Fujihara in for Ando.
Y. Yamamoto grounds out to third.  Hirose grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 10th
Ueno on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Y. Yamamoto in at first; Kimura moves from first to left.
Lin, pinch-hitting for Asai, hits a solo homer.  Sekimoto hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Yamato.  Toritani his a walk-off 2-run homer.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Arai hits a double to right.  Brazell flies out to short.  Kanemoto strikes out swinging.  Jojima flies out to right.

Top of the 8th
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi.  Akamatsu flies out to short.  Shima flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Hirose flies out to short.  Iwamoto hits a double to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Kimura.  Ishii grounds out to first, runner on third.  T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kura, flies out to right.

Notes

The Tigers won their 4th game in a row and are now 48-35-1 (2nd place). ... The Carp dropped their 5th game in a row 33-50-2 (5th place).

Fujihara (HAN) picked up his first win of the season, and of his career, and is now 1-0. ... Ueno (HIR) was saddled with the loss and is now 0-1.

This was the fourth walk-off victory of the season for the Tigers.

Nagisa Handa (women's national baseball team) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
HIR: Iwamoto (4)
HAN: Lin (1), Toritani (11)