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Chunichi Dragons 7 – Hanshin Tigers 8 (August 1, 2010)

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

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 7 8 0
Hanshin 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 X 8 10 0

Attendance: 46882 | Series tied, 7-7-1 | Time: 3:37

Potential Starters: Shinji Iwata (CHU) 1-0, 0.93 - Tsuyoshi Shimoyanagi (HAN) 5-5, 3.04

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-5 1: F7, 2: SO, 5: F6, 8: G6, 9: 1B
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-5 1: G1, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: G4, 9: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-4, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: G4, 6: HR, 8: HR
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: HR
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: BB
(RF) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-3 1: f3, 4: G6, 6: SO
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 8: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: F9, 7: G5, 9: f4
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: G6
PH Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 9: F4
(P) Iwata, Shinji 0-for-1 2: SO
PH Matsui, Yusuke 0-for-1 5: F8
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
RF Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-2 7: G6, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Shinji, L 4 85 20 15 4 0 5 3 1 1 1 0 5 5 3.951
Shimizu, Akinobu 1 1/3 29 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.097
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.250
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 1/3 9 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
Hirai, Masafumi 1/3 17 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.725
Takahashi, Akifumi 2/3 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
8 150 39 31 10 0 7 5 1 2 1 0 8 8

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 3-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: BB (SB), 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: S1, 8: F3
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G3, 2: 3B, 5: G4, 6: G6, 8: G5
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: G4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: DP, 7: F6
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-2, 1 R 2: HBP, 3: F8, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: BB (SB)
(CF) Asai, Ryo 1-for-3, 2 R 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(P) Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi 0-for-1 2: S2, 4: SO
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 6: G4
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0, 1 R
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimoyanagi, Tsuyoshi, W 5 2/3 87 23 21 4 4 6 1 1 0 1 0 5 5 3.389
Nishimura, Ken, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.096
Watanabe, Ryo, H 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.234
Kubota, Tomoyuki 2/3 23 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.777
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 1/3 23 7 6 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
9 145 38 35 8 6 9 2 1 0 1 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 2 hits
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
Araki flies out to left. Oshima grounds out to the pitcher. Morino hits a solo homer. Blanco gets hit by a pitch. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Wada hits a 2-run homer. Koike fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwata on the mound for Chunichi
Toritani hits a single to center. Hirano strikes out swinging. Murton grounds out to first. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Brazell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kanemoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
N. Donoue hits a solo homer. Oda strikes out swinging. Iwata strikes out swinging. Araki strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 2nd - 4 runs, 1 hit
Iwata on the mound for Chunichi
Jojima gets hit by a pitch. Asai walks, runners on first and second. Shimoyanagi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Toritani walks to load the bases. Hirano drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Murton clears the bases with a 2-run triple to right, runner third. A run scores on a wild pitch. Arai strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Murton grounds out to second. Arai hits an infield single. Brazell hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kanemoto hits into a double play with a run scoring in between outs.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shimoyanagi on the mound for Hanshin
Oshima strikes out swinging. Morino hits a solo homer. Blanco flies out to right. Wada walks.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Shimoyanagi.
Koike strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Jojima hits a single to left. Asai hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, hits a grounder to second, Jojima is thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Shimizu.
Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama. Toritani clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Hirano hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Defense: T. Donoue takes over in right.
Murton grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: S. Fujikawa takes over in left.
Araki grounds out to short. Oshima grounds out to second. Morino hits a solo homer. Blanco hits a solo homer.
Pitching change: Fujikawa in for Kubota.
Wada walks. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Asai flies out to right. Shimoyanagi strikes out swinging. Toritani walks and steals second. Hirano strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th
Jojima walks. Asai strikes out as Jojima steals second. Fujikawa walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Hirai.
Toritani hits a single to left, bases loaded. Hirano flies out to first. Murton grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
N. Donoue fouls out to second. Tanishige, pinch-hitting for Oda, flies out to second. T. Donoue hits a single to right. Araki hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Oshima strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Tigers took the series, 2-0-1.

The Tigers are 4-0-1 over their last 5 games and are now 52-36-2 (1st place). ... The Dragons are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 50-44-2 (3rd place).

Shimoyanagi (HAN) got the win and improved to 6-5 on the year.  He's also now 1-1 with a 3.96 ERA over four starts against the Dragons this year.  Fujikawa saved his 19th game of the year. ... Iwata (CHU) started his second game of the season and lost.  He is now 1-1 on the year.

The homer Wada (CHU) hit in the 1st inning was the 250th of his career.

Brazell (HAN) has hit safely in 7 straight.

Home runs
CHU: Morino (14, 15, 16), Wada (28), N. Donoue (2), Blanco (23)