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Yomiuri Giants 8 – Hiroshima Carp 5 (July 30, 2010)

by on Jul.30, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 28889 | Yomiuri leads series, 10-2-0 | Time: 2:48

Potential Starters: Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-3, 4.14 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 11-4, 1.81

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: G6, 6: HR, 9: F7
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-5 1: G4, 3: L6, 6: G4, 6: 1B, 9: G6
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 6: G4, 9: F7
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 7: G6
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(1B-RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3, 2 R 2: 2B, 4: G3, 6: BB, 7: F8
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G1, 6: BB, 7: f2
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: SO
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 6: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: F6
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 5: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(P) Fujii, Shugo 1-for-2 2: SO, 5: 1B
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
PH-1B Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-2, 1 R, 4 RBI 6: HR, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo 4 0/3 50 17 15 6 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 5 4.437
Romero, Levi, W 1 9 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 13 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.653
Nakamura, Micheal, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.841
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.340
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.557
9 104 33 30 9 2 6 0 1 2 0 0 5 5

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B (CS), 5: S3, 8: 1B
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: F6, 5: 1B (BrO), 8: DP
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: G1
(1B) Huber, Justin 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: f2, 6: 1B, 9: F4
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: G5, 9: G6
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 5: HR, 6: F4, 9: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1, 1 R 2: F4, 5: HBP
PH-3B Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 7: G6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 2 R 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: F6
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-1 3: S2, 5: SO
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 7: SO
P Nakata, Ren 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 5 2/3 97 28 25 8 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 8 8 2.240
Oshima, Takayuki 1 1/3 16 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.453
Nakata, Ren 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ueno, Hirofumi 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.625
9 136 39 36 9 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Soyogi flies out to left. Higashide strikes out swinging. Akamatsu hits a solo homer. Huber grounds out to short.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Kamei hits a double to right. Abe hits an RBI double to center and advances to third on a throwing error (E4). Chono grounds out to second. Wakiya grounds out to second. Fujii strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by K. Maeda. Soyogi hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Soyogi is caught trying to steal second. Higashide flies out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Iwamoto hits a solo homer. Kokubo gets hit by a pitch. Ishihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Romero in for Fujii.
K. Maeda is out on three bunt attempts. Soyogi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Higashide clears the bases with a 2-run single to center and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Top of the 6th - 7 runs, 6 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Matsumoto grounds out to second. Ogasawara hits a single to center. Ramirez hits a single to center. Kamei walks to load the bases. Abe walks in a run, bases loaded. Takahashi, pinch-hitting for Chono, strikes out looking. Wakiya hits an RBI single to left, bases remain loaded. E. Gonzalez, pinch-hitting for Romero, hits a grand slam. Sakamoto hits a solo homer.
Pitching change: Oshima in for K. Maeda.
Matsumoto hits a single to center. Ogasawara grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

None.

Notes

The Giants are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 52-39-0 (2nd place). ... The Carp dropped their 4th game in a row and are now 34-54-2 (5th place).

Romera (YOM) recorded his first victory of his career in his fourth appearance (all in relief).  He is 1-0.  Yamaguchi (YOM) saved his 3rd game of the year. ... K. Maeda (HIR) lost his second straight start and is now 11-5.  Against the Giants, K. Maeda is now 2-2 in four starts with a 5.02 ERA.

The 8 runs Maeda (HIR) allowed were a career high.

Home runs
YOM: E. Gonzalez (7), Sakamoto (19)
HIR: Akamatsu (4), Iwamoto (6)