Hiroshima Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 41542 | Yomiuri leads series, 12-3-0 | Time: 3:03
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 11-5, 2.24 - Wirfin Obispo (YOM) 2-2, 4.46
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 6th)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||0-for-5||1: G4, 3: G1, 6: F7, 7: SO, 9: G3|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-2, 1 R||1: F8, 3: HBP, 6: BB, 8: F4|
|(CF)||Amaya, Soichiro||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: G5, 3: F7, 6: HR, 8: 1B (SB)|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: F8, 6: HR, 8: BB|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||1-for-3, 1 R||2: 3B, 4: F4, 6: BB, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||0-for-4||2: L3, 4: F5, 6: DP, 8: F8|
|(3B)||Ishii, Takuro||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 5: F8, 7: G4, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-2||2: L4, 5: F4, 7: BB (SB), 9: S2|
|(P)||Maeda, Kenta||0-for-3||3: SO, 5: G5, 7: F8|
|PH||Maeda, Tomonori||0-for-1||9: SO|
|Maeda, Kenta, W||8||117||30||29||7||0||3||1||0||0||0||0||1||1||2.181|
|Oshima, Takayuki, S||1||12||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.031|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 8th)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||2-for-4, 1 R||1: F7, 3: 2B, 5: F7, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||2-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 1B (BrO), 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: DP|
|(1B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||0-for-4||1: L1, 3: F8, 6: F9, 8: F7|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||1-for-4||2: 2B, 3: G6, 6: F4, 9: F9|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||0-for-4||2: F7, 4: L6, 7: F8, 9: F6|
|(2B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||1-for-3||2: BB, 4: G6, 7: 2B, 9: G5|
|(RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: G6, 7: SO|
|(3B)||Wakiya, Ryota||0-for-3||2: F6, 5: F7, 7: F7|
|(P)||Obispo, Wirfin||0-for-2||3: G6, 5: SO|
|PH-CF||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|Obispo, Wirfin, L||5 1/3||80||23||20||4||2||1||2||1||0||0||0||4||4||4.740|
|Hoshino, Masumi||1 2/3||16||5||4||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.284|
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Shima grounds out to second. Hirose hits a triple to center. Iwamoto lines out to first. Ishii hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Ishihara lines out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Obispo grounds out to short. Sakamoto hits a double to left. Matsumoto hits an RBI single to right and advances to second on a fielding error (E9). Ogasawara files out to center, runner on third. Ramirez grounds out to short.
Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Obispo on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide flies out to left. Soyogi walks. Amaya hits a 2-run homer. Shima hits a solo homer. Hirose walks.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Obispo.
Iwamoto grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 2nd
Ramirez hits a double to center. Abe flies out to left. E. Gonzalez walks, runners on first and second. Chono flies out to center, runners on first and third. Wakiya flies out to short.
Top of the 7th
Ishii grounds out to short. Ishihara walks. K. Maeda flies out to center. Ishihara steals second. Higashide strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th
Abe flies out to center. E. Gonzalez hits a double to left and advances to third on a bad pick-off throw. Chono strikes out swinging. Wakiya files out to left.
Top of the 8th
Soyogi flies out to second. Amaya hits a single to center and steals second. Shima walks, runners on first and second. Hirose strikes out swinging. Iwamoto flies out to center.
Bottom of the 8th
Kamei, pinch-hitting for Nomaguchi, hits a single to right. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Matsumoto grounds into a double play, runner on third. Ogasawara flies out to left.
Top of the 9th
Ishii hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Kimura. Ishihara hits a sac bunt, runner on second. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for K. Maeda, strikes out swinging. Higashide grounds out to first.
The Carp won their second game in a row and are now 37-57-2 (5th place). ... The Giants are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 56-41-0 (1st place).
K. Maeda (HIR) got his first two since 7/7 (vs Yomiuri) and improved to 12-5. In between the victories, K. Maeda went 0-2 in two starts. Against the Giants, K. Maeda is now 3-2 in 5 starts. Oshima (HIR) saved his 3rd game of the year. ... Obispo (YOM) took the loss and dropped to 2-3 on the year. Before the start, Obispo was 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA in 2 starts against Hiroshima.
HIR: Amaya (5), Shima (9)