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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Hiroshima Carp 0 (July 31, 2010)

by on Jul.31, 2010 @ 4:02 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 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 7 1
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0

Attendance: 31642 | Yomiuri leads series, 11-2-0 | Time: 3:28

Potential Starters: Satoshi Fukuda (YOM) 1-2, 2.84 - Yuki Saito (HIR) 2-4, 6.75

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: BB, 4: F8, 7: F7, 9: G6
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: G5, 5: L7, 7: G4, 9: 2B
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: F7, 8: G6
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
PH-LF Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 9: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: IBB, 5: SO
CF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1 8: BB, 9: G4
(CF-LF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: f5, 3: G3, 6: G3, 8: HR
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-2, 1 R 2: F7, 4: HBP, 6: SO, 8: BB
(1B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: G5, 8: BB
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: HR, 7: BB (SB) (BrO), 8: 1B
(P) Obispo, Wirfin 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: G6, 7: G1
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-0
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 8: G3
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Obispo, Wirfin, W 7 118 30 26 5 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 4.461
Romero, Levi 1 19 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Nakamura, Micheal 1 17 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.723
9 154 38 34 8 0 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 0

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 2nd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: L5, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-3 1: G5, 3: 2B, 5: BB, 7: BB, 9: F9
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: F2, 5: L5, 7: SO
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-4 1: G1, 3: F8, 5: G5, 8: G3
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: F3, 5: G6, 8: 1B
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: G4, 6: F6, 8: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: F6
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: SO
3B Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: E5, 6: G3, 9: 1B
(P) Soriano, Dioni 0-for-1 2: F9
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 4: G4
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 7: F8
P Bale, John 0-for-0
P Hayashi, Masaki 0-for-0
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 9: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soriano, Dioni, L 4 78 19 16 4 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 4 6.000
Kishimoto, Hideki 2 17 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.308
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 16 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.724
Bale, John 2/3 29 6 3 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.152
Hayashi, Masaki 1 1/3 17 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.091
9 157 40 33 7 3 6 6 1 0 1 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto flies out to right. Chono hits a double to left. Ogasawara strikes out looking. Ramirez hits a 2-run homer. Kamei fouls out to third.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hit
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
Abe gets hit by a pitch. E. Gonzalez flies out to right. Wakiya hits a 2-run homer. Obispo grounds out to short. Sakamoto flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bale on the mound for Hiroshima
Ogaswara grounds out to short. Matsumoto walks and is picked off first. Kamei hits a solo homer. Abe walks. E. Gonzalez walks, runners on first and second. Wakiya hits an infield single, bases loaded. Tani enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Obispo.
Pitching change: Hayashi in for Bale.
Takakashi, pinch-hitting for Tani, grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Higashide hits a bunt single. Soyogi grounds out to third, runner on second. Akamatsu grounds out to third. Shima grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 2nd
Hirose walks. Iwamoto grounds into a double play. Kokubo walks. Kura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Soriano flies out to right.

Top of the 3rd
Sakamoto walks. Chono grounds out to third, runner on second. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Ramirez gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Kamei grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Higashide lines out to third. Soyogi hits a double to center. Akamatsu pops out to the catcher. Shima flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th
Hirose flies out to first. Iwamoto grounds out to second. Kokubo hits a single to center. Kura reaches on a fielding error, runners on first and second. Amaya enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Soriano.  Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Amaya grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Higashide hits a single to left. Soyogi walks, runners on first and second. Akamatsu lines out to third. Shima grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Hirose grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th
Wakiya walks and steals second. Obispo fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Sakamoto flies out to left.  Chono grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Sakamoto grounds out to short. Chono hits a double to left. Kudo, pinch-hitting for Romero, strikes out swinging. Matsumoto grounds out to second.

Notes

The Giants won their second game in a row and are now 53-39-0 (2nd place). ... The Carp dropped their 5th game in a row and are now 34-55-2 (5th place).

Obispo (YOM) got the win and evened his record to 2-2 on the year. ... Soriano (HIR) took the loss for the Carp and is still looking for his first victory of his career.  He is now 0-3.

Home runs
YOM: Ramirez (33), Wakiya (4), Kamei (5)