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Hiroshima Carp 7 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (July 21, 2010)

by on Jul.21, 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 R H E
Hiroshima 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 15 1
Hanshin 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 9 2

Attendance: 42605 | Hanshin leads series, 9-3-0 | Time: 3:12

Potential Starters: Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 3-3, 4.39 - Keiji Uezono (HAN) 3-3, 3.69

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: F7, 3: G4, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G5, 4: G4, 6: G3, 8: G5
(1B) Huber, Justin 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 2B (BrO), 4: SO, 7: F4
LF Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
PH Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 9: F4
LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF-1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: HR, 5: G1, 7: 1B, 9: 1B (CS)
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: 2B, 7: G4
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 1: IBB, 3: SO, 5: IBB, 8: SO
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 1-for-3 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: F4
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Bale, John 0-for-0
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 8: G6
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, W 6 0/3 82 26 24 7 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 3 3 4.399
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.759
Bale, John 2/3 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.438
Kishimoto, Hideki 2 33 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.000
9 127 37 35 9 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 4 3

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: BB, 5: 2B, 7: G3, 9: F9
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: G1, 5: DP, 8: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: G5, 6: G6, 8: F4
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: F8
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: f5, 6: BB, 9: F8
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-4 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: G1, 9: 1B
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0, 1 R
(CF) Asai, Ryo 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 4: G4, 7: 2B (SB), 9: 2B
(P) Uezono, Keiji 0-for-0
PH Kano, Keisuke 1-for-1, 1 R 3: 1B
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
PH Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 5: G6
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 7: G6
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Uezono, Keiji, L 3 75 19 17 10 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 6 5 4.288
Nishimura, Ken 2 23 8 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.306
Watanabe, Ryo 2 23 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.184
Fujihara, Masanori 2 28 8 8 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4.154
9 149 42 39 15 1 7 2 0 1 1 1 7 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 5 hits
Uezono on the mound for Hanshin
Higashide hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi.  Runner advances to third on a bad pick-off throw (E1).  Akamatsu hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Huber hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Hirose hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Iwamoto strikes out swinging.  Ishii hits an RBI single to right, runners on second and third.  Kura gets an intentional walk to load the bases.  Shinoda strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Uezono on the mound for Hanshin
Higashide flies out to left.  Soyogi hits a single to center and advances to second on a wid pitch.  Akamatsu grounds out to third.  Huber hits an RBI double to center and is thrown out trying to advance to third.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Uezono on the mound for Hanshin
Hirose hits a single to left.  Iwamoto hits a 2-run homer.  Ishii flies out to left.  Kura strikes out looking.  Shinoda hits an infield single.  Higashide grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Jojima strikes out swinging.  Asai hits a single to center.  Kano, pinch-hitting for Uezono, hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Toritani walks to load the bases.  Hirano hits an RBI infield single, bases remain loaded.  Murton drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runners on second and third.  Arai grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Asai hits a double to right.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Shinoda.
Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, grounds out to short.
Pitching change: Bale in for Umetsu.
Asai steals third, runner on third.  Toritani drives in a run with a ground out to first.  Hirano grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujihara on the mound for Hanshin
Kura strikes out swinging.  Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Bale, grounds out to short.  Higashide hits a single to left.  Runner advances to second on a balk.  Soyogi hits a single to right, Higashide scores on a throwing error (E9), Soyogi to third.  Akamatsu grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Amaya in at left.
Kanemoto flies out to center.  Jojima hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7).  Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Jojima.  Asai hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.  Lin, pinch-hitting for Fujihara, grounds out to second, runner on third.  Toritani flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Brazell hits a single to center.  Kanemoto fouls out to third.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Jojima strikes out swinging.  Runner advances to third on a wild pitch.  Asai grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Hirose flies out to center.  Iwamoto grounds out to the pitcher.  Ishii hits a double to right.  Kura gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Shinoda flies out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
S. Fujikawa, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, grounds out to short.  Toritani hits a double to left.  Hirano hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Murton grounds into a double play.

Notes

The Tigers took the series, 2-1.

The Carp stopped a 5-game slide and are now 34-50-2 (5th place). ... The Tigers 4-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 48-36-1 (2nd place).

Shinoda (HIR) stopped a personal 2-game losing streak and improved to 4-3.  He is also 2-0 in three games (1 start, 2 relief appearances) against the Tigers this season. ... Uezono (HAN) took the loss and dropped to 3-4 on the year.

Home runs
HIR: Iwamoto (5)