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Hanshin Tigers 6 – Hiroshima Carp 7 (August 10, 2010)

by on Aug.10, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 6 10 1
Hiroshima 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 X 7 8 2

Attendance: 30631 | Hanshin leads series, 9-4-0 | Time: 3:35

Potential Starters: Randy Messenger (HAN) 3-1, 3.67 - Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 5-4, 4.61

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G6, 4: F9, 7: HR, 8: F8
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: S5, 3: G3, 5: F6, 7: G6, 9: BB (SB)
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: BB, 5: 2B, 7: G6, 9: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: F7, 5: L8, 7: F4, 9: 2B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 3: HR, 5: F9, 8: G1, 9: F9
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 3: f7, 6: G4, 8: BB, 9: F9
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HBP, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 8: HR
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 2-for-3 2: BB, 4: E5 (BrO), 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G3
PH Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 6: G6
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
P Ando, Yuya 0-for-0
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, L 5 96 24 16 5 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 6 5 4.347
Fujihara, Masanori 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.140
Ando, Yuya 2/3 20 5 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7.228
Kawasaki, Yusuke 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.856
8 140 36 28 8 0 5 4 0 2 0 0 7 6

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: BB, 4: S9, 7: G4
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: S5, 4: SO, 7: 3B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(3B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: E6 (CS), 3: G6, 5: L5, 7: 2B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S9, 4: BB, 5: F7, 7: 1B
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-2, 1 R 2: F8, 4: BB, 5: F9
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 7: G6
LF Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: f5, 4: S3, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: IBB, 6: G4, 8: G4
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: F8, 4: 3B, 6: G1
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 8: f5
P Chulk, Vinnie 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, W 7 117 31 27 7 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 4.540
Oshima, Takayuki 1/3 20 4 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.545
Yokoyama, Ryuji, H 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
Chulk, Vinnie, S 1 28 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 14.727
9 172 42 36 10 3 2 4 1 1 0 0 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Higashide grounds out to the pitcher. Soyogi hits a single to center. Akamatsu hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kurihara reaches on a fielding error (E6) and a run scores, runners on first and third. Hirose hits a sac fly to right, runner on first.  Kurihara gets caught trying to steal second.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Hirano grounds out to first. Toritani walks. Arai flies out to left. Brazell hits a 2-run homer. Kanemoto fouls out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 1 hit
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Hirose walks. Shima walks, runners on first and second. Iwamoto hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ishihara gets an intentional walk to load the bases. Shinoda clears the bases with a 3-run triple to center, runner on third. Higashide hits a sac fly to right. Soyogi strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Murton hits a solo homer. Hirano grounds out to short. Toritani grounds out to short. Arai flies out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ando on the mound for Hanshin
Higashide grounds out to second. Soyogi hits a triple to center. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Kurihara hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hirose hits a single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kawasaki in for Ando.
Huber, pinch-hitting for Shima, grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Kimura takes over in left.
Brazell grounds out to the pitcher. Kanemoto walks. Jojima hits a 2-run homer. Sakurai hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Yokoyama in for Oshima.
S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sakurai. Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Kawasaki, strikes out looking. Murton flies out to center.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chulk on the mound for Hiroshima
Hirano walks, steals second, and advances to third on a throwing error (E2). Toritani drives in a run with a ground out to second. Arai hits a double to center. Brazell flies out to right, runner on third. Kanemoto flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Murton hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on third. Arai grounds out to short.

Top of the 2nd
Brazell hits a single to center. Kanemoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Jojima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Sakurai walks to load the bases. Messenger strikes out looking. Murton grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Higashide walks and advances to second on sac bunt by Soyogi. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Kurihara grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th
Jojima hits a double to left. Sakurai reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Messenger fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. Murton flies out to right and Sakurai gets doubled off second.

Top of the 5th
Hirano flies out to short. Toritani hits a double to center. Arai lines out to center. Brazell flies out to right.

Notes

The Carp are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 39-58-2 (5th place). ... The Tigers dropped their fifth game in a row and are now 53-42-2 (2nd place).  This is the first time this season the Tigers have lost 5 in a row.

Shinoda (HIR) won his second straight start and is now 6-4.  Shinoda also improved to 4-0 in 4 games (2 starts and 2 relief appearances) against the Tigers.  Chulk (HIR) recorded his first save of his NPB career. ... Messenger (HAN) dropped his first game as a starter and is now 3-2 on the year.  Against the Carp, Messenger is now 0-1 in 2 games (1 start and 1 relief appearance).

Home runs
HAN: Brazell (35), Murton (11), Jojima (19)