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Chunichi Dragons 6 – Yokohama Bay Stars 9 (August 11, 2010)

by on Aug.11, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

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

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 11 0
Yokohama 0 0 2 0 4 2 1 0 X 9 15 0

Attendance: 18665 | Chunichi leads series, 10-6-0 | Time: 3:33

Potential Starters: Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 4-3, 4.67 - Yota Kosugi (YOK) 0-1, 8.74

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-2 1: 1B (SB), 2: F7, 4: HBP
PR-SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-1 6: G6
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 9: G3
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-4, 2 R 1: S1, 3: 1B, 4: DP, 6: G3, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G6, 6: SO, 9: 1B
PR Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F9, 5: BB, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: F7, 3: HR, 5: G6, 7: G5, 9: G6
(1B) Arai, Ryota 0-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 3: G3, 5: BB, 7: G4, 9: F9
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 3-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B (BrO), 5: 2B, 8: G6
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-2 2: F6, 4: 1B, 5: IBB
C Maeda, Akihiro 0-for-1 8: G4
(P) Yamai, Daisuke 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G5, 5: SO
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-1 8: G6
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamai, Daisuke, L 5 88 22 20 9 1 3 0 0 2 1 0 6 6 5.130
Shimizu, Akinobu 1 18 6 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.378
Kobayashi, Masato 1 14 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.571
Hirai, Masafumi 1 19 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.517
8 139 36 34 15 3 5 0 0 2 1 0 9 9

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: SO
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (CS), 3: F7, 5: 2B, 7: F7
(1B) Harper, Brett 3-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: G6, 4: 1B (BrO), 5: 2B, 7: HR
2B Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F8, 5: F8, 7: 1B (BrO)
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 4: F7, 6: 2B, 7: G1
LF Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-0
(2B-1B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: G5, 5: HR, 6: HR, 8: G6
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 3-for-4, 2 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 2B, 5: S2, 6: G4, 8: f2
(P) Kosugi, Yota 0-for-0 3: S1
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 5: G4
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
PH Niinuma, Shinji 1-for-1 6: 1B
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-1 8: SO
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kosugi, Yota, W 5 104 27 21 8 1 3 4 1 1 0 0 4 4 8.265
Sakamoto, Yataro, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Kato, Kosuke 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.632
Sanada, Hiroki 1 1/3 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.955
Yamaguchi, Shun 1 24 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2.571
9 162 42 36 11 1 4 4 1 1 1 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kosugi on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima hits a single to center. Wada grounds out to short. Morino flies out to right. T. Donoue hits a 2-run homer. Arai grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Shimozono hits a single to left. Takeyama hits an RBI double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kosugi. Uchikawa strikes out swinging. Run scores on a wild pitch. Ishikawa flies out to left.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Kosugi on the mound for Yokohama
Wada grounds out to short. Morino walks. T. Donoue grounds out to short, runner on first. Arai walks, runners on first and second. N. Donoue clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Oda gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Yamai strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Castillo hits a solo homer. Shimozono hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takeyama. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Kosugi, grounds out to second, runner on third. Uchikwa hits an RBI single to center. Ishikawa hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Harper clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Murata flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Sledge hits a double to center. Castillo hits a 2-run homer.
Defense: Maeda is the new catcher.
Shimozono grounds out to short. Takeyama grounds out to second. Niinuma, pinch-hitting for Yataro, hits a single to left. Uchikawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Kobayashi on the mound for Chunichi
Ishikawa flies out to left. Harper hits a solo homer. Murata hits a single to left and gets thrown out trying advance to second. Sledge grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Nomoto, pinch-hitting for T. Iwasaki, grounds out to first. Oshima hits an infield single. Wada hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hidenori enters the game as a pinch-runner for Wada. Morino hits a single to left to load the baes. A run scores on a wild pitch, runners on second and third. T. Donoue drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Arai flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Araki hits a single to center, steals second, and advances to third on a sac bunt by Oshima. Wada walks, runners on first and third. Morino strikes out swinging. T. Donoue flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd
Arai strikes out swinging. N. Donoue hits a single to center. Oda flies out to short. Yamai hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Araki flies out to left.

Top of the 4th
N. Donoue hits a double to right. Oda hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yamai hits a grounder to third and N. Donoue gets thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third. Araki gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. T. Iwasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Araki. Oshima hits into a double play.

Notes

The Bay Stars won their 2nd game in a row and are now 35-63-0 (6th place). ... The Dragons lost their second game in a row and are now 53-49-2 (3rd place).

Kosugi (YOK) picked up his first pro victory and evened his record out to 1-1 on the year. ... Yamai (CHU) dropped his second start in a row and is now 4-4.  Yamai's also 2-1 with a 7.91 ERA in four starts against the Bay Stars this season.

Kosugi (YOK) told reporters he planned on giving the winning ball to his mother.

Araki (CHU) was hit by a pitch in the left hand during his at bat in the fourth and was pulled from the game.  The team will wait to see how he's doing on Wednesday before deciding what to do with him.

Home runs
CHU: T. Donoue (2)
YOK: Castillo (12, 13), Harper (11)