Hanshin Tigers vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Attendance: 37628 | Chunichi leads series, 10-7-1 | Time: 2:47
Potential Starters: Tatsuya Kojima (HAN) 0-1, 15.00 - Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 3-2, 4.05
Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)
|(RF)||Murton, Matt||1-for-4||1: G5, 3: G6, 5: F9, 8: 1B|
|(2B)||Hirano, Keiichi||0-for-4||1: F5, 3: F3, 6: SO, 8: G4|
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G5, 6: F8, 9: G4|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G1, 9: G3|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G4|
|(LF)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||0-for-2||2: G1, 4: F9, 7: BB|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||0-for-3||2: G1, 4: SO, 7: DP|
|(CF)||Asai, Ryo||0-for-2||2: IBB, 5: G6, 8: G6|
|(P)||Kojima, Tatsuya||0-for-1||2: SO|
|PH||Hiyama, Shinjiro||0-for-1||5: f2|
|LF||Lin, Wei-Chu||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Kojima, Tatsuya, L||4||70||17||15||5||0||2||1||0||1||0||0||3||3||10.286|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th, 6th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 6: 1B, 8: BB|
|(CF-LF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||1-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: G3, 3: G6, 5: G6, 6: DP, 8: 2B|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-3, 1 R||1: G5, 3: G6, 6: BB, 7: 1B|
|PR-CF||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-1||8: E3|
|(3B-1B)||Morino, Masahiko||2-for-5, 2 R||2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: SO, 8: F7|
|(1B-RF)||Koike, Masaaki||0-for-3||2: F8, 4: S5, 6: G4, 7: F6|
|PH-RF||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-1||8: F9|
|(RF)||Donoue, Takehiro||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: IBB, 7: BB|
|(2B-3B)||Donoue, Naomichi||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||3: 1B (BrO), 4: BB, 6: BB, 7: f3|
|(C)||Oda, Kohei||2-for-4, 2 R||3: 1B, 4: DP, 6: E5, 8: 1B|
|(P)||Nakata, Kenichi||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||3: G1, 5: G6, 6: 1B, 8: S1|
|Nakata, Kenichi, W||9||120||32||30||4||0||7||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||3.522|
Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
N. Donoue hits a single to left. Oda hits a single to left, runners on first and third. K. Nakata hits a grounder to the pitcher, N. Donue gets thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third. Araki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Hidenori drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Wada grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Morino hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Koike. T. Donoue hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. N. Donoue walks, runners on first and second. Oda hits into a double play.
Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Wada walks. Morino hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Koike grounds out to second. T. Donoue gets an intentional walk to load the bases. N. Donoue walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Oda reaches on a throwing error, two runs score, runners on first and third. K. Nakata hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Araki hits a single to center, bases are loaded. Hidenori hits into a double play.
Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Wakatake on the mound for Hanshin
Oda hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Nakata. Araki walks, runners on first and second. Hidenori clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Oshima reaches on a fielding error (E3) and a run scores, runner on first. Morino flies out to left. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Koike, flies out to right.
Top of the 2nd
Arai hits a single to left. Brazell hits a single to right. Kanemoto grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third. Jojima grounds out to the pitcher. Asai get an intentional walk to load the bases. Kojima strikes out looking.
Top of the 4th
Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell hits a single to center. Kanemoto flies out to right. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Jojima strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7th
Wada hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Oshima. Morino strikes out swinging. Koike flies out to short. T. Donoue walks, runners on first and second. N. Donue fouls out to first.
Chunichi swept the series, 3-0.
The Dragons won their third game in a row and are now 53-47-2 (3rd place). ... The Tigers dropped their fourth straight game and established their longest losing streak of the season. They are now 53-41-2 (2nd place).
K. Nakata (CHU) got the win and is now 3-0 in his last 5 starts since a loss on 6/12 (vs Nippon Ham). K. Nakata is now 4-2 on the year. ... Kojima (HAN) took the loss and is now 0-2 in three games this season (two as a start and one as a reliever). Both losses have come in games he has started.