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Chunichi Dragons 0 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (August 10, 2010)

by on Aug.10, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Kofu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 11810 | Chunichi leads series, 10-5-0 | Time: 2:52

Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 9-8, 3.20 - Naoyuki Shimizu (YOK) 8-9, 5.05

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 4th, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: G6, 6: G5, 9: 1B (SB)
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4 1: 2B (BrO), 4: G4, 6: G6, 9: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 1: F8, 4: 1B, 7: F6, 9: BB
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 2: G4, 4: 1B, 7: BB, 9: F7
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 1-for-3 2: 3B, 4: DP, 7: G6
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-3 2: G4, 5: 1B, 7: f5
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: DP, 8: SO
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: G6
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-1 8: SO
C Maeda, Akihiro 0-for-0
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
PH Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-1 8: G5
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 7 110 31 27 7 2 7 3 1 0 0 0 4 4 3.302
Kobayashi, Masato 2/3 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1/3 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.050
8 122 36 30 7 2 7 4 2 0 0 0 4 4

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: E1
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: G4, 5: BB, 7: DP
1B Castillo, Jose 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: HBP, 3: G5, 5: F7, 7: 1B (BrO)
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-3 1: 1B, 4: G3, 6: SO, 8: HBP
PR Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0 8: (SB)
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-4 1: F9, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: f5
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: f5
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: IBB
(P) Shimizu, Naoyuki 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: F9, 7: BB
PH-CF Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimizu, Naoyuki, W 8 111 27 26 5 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.740
Yamaguchi, Shun 1 17 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 128 32 30 6 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Uchikawa flies out to center. Ishikawa flies out to left. Harper hits a solo homer. Murata gets hit by a pitch. Sledge hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Shimozono flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Fujita hits a solo homer. Takeyama grounds out to third. Shimizu grounds out to second. Uchikawa strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Shimizu walks. Uchikawa reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and second. Ishikawa hits an infield single to load the bases. Harper hits into a double play, runners on second and third. Murata hits a 2-run single to left and gets thrown out trying to get to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Araki flies out to right. Oshima hits a double to left. Wada flies out to center and Oshima is doubled off second.

Top of the 2nd
Morino grounds out to second. Koike hits a triple to right. T. Donoue grounds out to second. N. Donoue strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Oshima grounds out to second. Wada hits an infield single. Morino hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Koike hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 4th
Sledge grounds out to first. Shimozono hits a single to left. Fujita strikes out swinging. Takeyama walks, runners on first and second. Shimizu flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Sledge gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. Shimozono fouls out to third. Fujita fouls out to third.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Nonaka steals second. Takeyama gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Shimizu, flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Araki hits a single to left. Oshima strikes out looking as Araki steals second. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Morino flies out to left, runners on first and third. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Koike, strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Bay Stars are 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 34-63-0 (6th place). ... The Dragons are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 53-48-2 (3rd place).

Shimizu (YOK) picked up his first win since 7/10 (vs Hanshin) and evened his record out to 9-9.  Between victories, Shimizu went 0-2 in three starts.  Against the Dragons this season, Shimizu is 1-1 with a 2.08 ERA in two starts against the Dragons. ... Chen (CHU) lost his second start in a row and is now 9-9.  In 3 starts against the Bay Stars this season, he's 1-2 with 5.00 ERA.

Harper (YOK) picked up his 10th homer in his 100th plate appearance.

Home runs
YOK: Harper (10), Fujita (1)