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Hiroshima Carp 8 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (August 7, 2010)

by on Aug.07, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 8 11 0
Yomiuri 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0

Attendance: 43278 | Yomiuri leads series, 12-4-0 | Time: 3:04

Potential Starters: Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 3-6, 3.80 - Satoshi Fukuda (YOM) 2-2, 2.19

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: 1B, 5: G5, 6: F7, 9: G4
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: F9, 2: 2B, 5: G1, 7: F9, 9: BB (SB)
(CF-LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 2: f3, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: F4
(3B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F7, 3: SO, 5: HR, 7: 1B, 9: F3
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F4, 5: G5, 7: G4
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 8: BB
PR-LF-3B Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: 2B, 8: f5
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B (CS), 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: G3
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: G1
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-0 9: HBP
PR-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-0, 1 R 9: (SB)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, W 8 120 35 32 8 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.625
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 16 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.929
9 136 38 34 8 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 2

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F6, 3: 3B, 4: BB, 6: F9, 9: BB
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B (SB), 4: G1
P Nomaguchi, Takahiko 0-for-0
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-0 7: BB
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-1 9: DP
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 2: F3, 3: 1B, 5: f3, 7: SO
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: G3, 5: F9, 7: F3
P Lin, Yi-Hao 0-for-0
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-4 2: 3B, 4: SO, 5: F8, 8: F9
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G5, 6: G5, 8: F7
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4 3: G4, 4: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 8: G6
(P) Fukuda, Satoshi 0-for-1 3: G4
PH-CF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-2 4: BB, 6: 1B, 9: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fukuda, Satoshi, L 4 75 18 18 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 3.453
Nomaguchi, Takahiko 1 19 5 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.727
Hoshino, Masumi 2 26 9 9 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.038
Lin, Yi-Hao 2 33 8 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 4.500
9 153 40 36 11 1 4 3 1 0 2 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 5 runs, 7 hits
Fukuda on the mound for Yomiuri
Kurihara flies out to left. Hirose hits a single to center. Shima hits a single to right, runner on first and second. Iwamoto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Ishihara hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Alvarado hits a single to center, bases loaded. Higashide hits an RBI single to right, bases remain loaded. Ishihara is thrown out on a failed squeeze attempt by Soyogi (CS), runners on first and second.  Soyogi clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Amaya fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Wakiya grounds out to second. Fukuda grounds out to second. Sakamoto hits a triple to center. Matsumoto hits an RBI single to right and steals second. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Ramirez hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Abe grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nomaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Kamei takes over in center.
Higashide grounds out to third. Soyogi grounds out to the pitcher. Amaya walks. Kurihara hits a 2-run homer. Hirose grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 0 hits
Lin on the mound for Yomiuri
Huber, pinch-hitting for Alvarado, gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Akamatsu. Akamatsu steals second and then advances to third on a wild pitch. Higashide grounds out to second. Soyogi walks, runners on first and third. Soyogi steals second, runners on second and third. Amaya flies out to second. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on third. Kurihara flies out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Ramirez flies out to first. Abe strikes out swinging. E. Gonzalez hits a triple to center. Chono grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
E. Gonzalez strikes out swinging. Chono grounds out to third. Wakiya hits a single to right. Kamei enters the game as a pinch-hitting for Fukuda. Wakiya steals second. Kamei walks, runners on first and second. Sakamoto walks to load the bases. Matsumoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th
Ogasawara hits a double to center. Ramirez fouls out to first. Abe flies out to right, runner on third. E. Gonzalez flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Shima hits a single to right. Iwamoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Ishihara strikes out looking. Alvarado grounds out to the pitcher. Higashide flies out to left.

Notes

The Carp won their third game in a row and are now 38-57-2 (5th place). ... The Giants lost their second game in a row and are now 56-42-0 (1st place).

Alvarado (HIR) got the win and is now 4-6.  Against the Giants, he evened his record out to 1-1 in 3 starts. ... Fukuda (YOM) started his third game of the year and took the loss.  As a starter, Fukuda is now 1-2 (overall, he's 2-3).

Home runs
HIR: Kurihara (8)