Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 44186 | Hanshin leads series, 8-6-0 | Time: 3:29
Potential Starters: Jason Standridge (HAN) 7-1, 3.32 - Seth Greisinger (YOM)
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd, 5th)
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||3-for-4, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: BB (SB) (BrO), 7: G1, 9: 2B|
|(2B)||Hirano, Keiichi||0-for-3||1: S5, 3: F7, 5: SE (SB), 7: F9, 9: G4|
|(RF)||Murton, Matt||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: G6, 4: HBP, 5: L1, 7: G6, 9: 1B (CS)|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||2-for-4, 1 R||1: F9, 4: f9, 6: 2B, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: G4|
|(LF)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||1-for-2||2: G3, 4: BB, 6: BB, 8: 1B|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: DP, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(CF)||Asai, Ryo||1-for-4||3: 1B, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: G6|
|(P)||Standridge, Jason||0-for-2||3: DP, 5: F9|
|PH||Lin, Wei-Chu||0-for-1||6: SO|
|PH||Sekimoto, Kentaro||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Standridge, Jason, L||5||79||22||19||4||1||4||1||2||0||0||0||3||3||3.440|
|Fujihara, Masanori||1 1/3||15||4||4||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.273|
|Ando, Yuya||1 2/3||47||10||9||4||1||2||1||0||0||0||0||3||3||7.885|
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||1-for-3, 1 R||1: SO, 3: G5, 5: BB, 7: 1B|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||1-for-3, 1 RBI||1: G4, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|(3B-1B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: HBP, 4: HR, 5: 1B, 7: L3|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||0-for-4||1: G5, 4: F8, 5: F4, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: f5|
|(1B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||1-for-4||2: SO, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|PR-LF||Suzuki, Takahiro||0-for-0, 1 R|
|(2B)||Wakiya, Ryota||1-for-4, 1 R||2: fc5, 5: G5, 6: G3, 8: 1B|
|(C)||Tsuruoka, Kazunari||0-for-2||2: DP, 5: G5|
|C||Abe, Shinnosuke||1-for-2, 1 R, 3 RBI||7: G3, 8: HR|
|P||Nomaguchi, Takahiko||0-for-1||3: SO|
|PH||Kudo, Takahito||0-for-0, 1 R||5: HBP|
|PH||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-1||7: L5|
|P||Yamaguchi, Tetsuya||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Greisinger, Seth||1 0/3||15||5||4||2||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0.000|
|Nomaguchi, Takahiko, W||4||62||16||12||3||0||0||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||5.000|
|Kubo, Yuya, H||2||31||9||8||2||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||2.670|
|Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H||1 2/3||34||8||8||3||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||3.857|
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Ogasawara hits a solo homer. Ramirez flies out to center. Kamei flies out to left. E. Gonzalez grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Wakiya grounds out to third. Tsuruoka grounds out to third. Kudo, pinch-hitting for Nomaguchi, gets hit by a pitch. Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second. Matsumoto hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Ramirez flies out to second.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Arai hits a double to right. Brazell flies out to center. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and second. Jojima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Asai grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Lin, pinch-hitting for Standridge, strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Ando on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: S. Fujikawa takes over in left.
Ramirez strikes out swinging. Kamei fouls out to third. E. Gonzalez hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Wakiya hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Abe hits a 3-run homer. Yamaguchi strikes out looking.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Terauchi takes over at third; Ogasawara moves from third to first; Suzuki takes over in left.
Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Ando, strikes out looking. Toritani hits a double to right. Hirano grounds out to second, runner on third. Murton hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Yamaguchi.
Murton gets thrown out trying to steal second.
Top of the 1st
Toritani hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Murton grounds out to short, runner on third. Arai flies out to right.
Bottom of the 2nd
Kamei hits a single to right. E. Gonzalez strikes out looking. Wakiya hits into a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Tsuruoka grounds into a double play.
Top of the 3rd
Asai hits a single to center. Standridge hits into a double play. Toritani hits a double to center. Hirano flies out to left.
Top of the 4th
Murton gets hit by a pitch. Arai fouls out to right. Brazell hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kanemoto walks to load the bases. Jojima flies out to short. Asai flies out to center.
Top of the 5th
Standridge flies out to right. Toritani walks. Hirano hits a bunt and reaches on an error (E3), runners on first and second. Double steal, runners on second and third. Murton lines out to the pitcher and Toritani is double off third.
Bottom of the 7th
Abe grounds out to first. Chono enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Kubo.
Pitching change: Ando in for Fujihara.
Chono lines out to third. Sakamoto hits a single to right. Matsumoto walks, runners on first and second. Ogasawara lines out to first.
Top of the 8th
Arai hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Nakamura.
Brazell grounds out to second. Kanemoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. Jojima flies out to right. Asai grounds out to short.
The Giants won their 4th game in a row and are now 55-39-0 (1st place). ... The Tigers dropped their first game since the start of the second half and are now 52-37-2 (2nd place).
Nomaguchi (YOM) recorded his first victory of the season in an emergency relief appearance. It was also Nomaguchi's first victory since 6/11/2008 (vs Nippon Ham). ... Standridge (HAN) dropped his first start of the season since 5/16 (vs Rakuten) and is now 7-2 on the year. In between losses, Standridge went 6-0 in 10 starts. Standridge also lost his first start against the Giants this season (before tonight's game, he was 1-0 in 2 starts).
Greisinger (YOM) took a batted ball off his lower right leg in the second inning and was taken out of the game. The batted ball came off the bat of Brazell (he was leading off the inning).
YOM: Ogasawara (22), Abe (24)