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Hanshin Tigers 10 – Hiroshima Carp 6 (August 12, 2010)

by on Aug.12, 2010 @ 4:07 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 1 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 10 19 1
Hiroshima 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 6 12 0

Attendance: 31613 | Hanshin leads series, 10-4-0 | Time: 3:38

Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 9-5, 3.76 - Eric Stults (HIR) 4-7, 4.65

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-6, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 6: 1B, 7: F9, 9: F9
CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: S3, 5: S5, 6: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 7: G4, 9: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: BB, 3: f3, 5: f3, 6: 1B, 8: HR, 9: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: HBP, 6: F7, 8: G4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 2-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 6: F4
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 3-for-4, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: HR, 4: DP, 6: HR, 7: HBP, 8: 1B
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: F9, 6: HR, 7: 1B
PR-CF-RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 1-for-2 2: F4, 5: 1B
PH-LF Kano, Keisuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 6: HR, 7: G1, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 5 111 25 22 7 0 4 3 0 0 1 0 3 3 3.820
Fujihara, Masanori 1 31 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.522
Nishimura, Ken 1 9 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.090
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 2/3 18 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.688
Fujikawa, Kyuji 1/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.276
9 174 42 39 12 1 6 3 0 0 1 0 6 5

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 3B, 2: 2B, 4: F8, 6: F9, 8: G4
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: BB, 6: 2B, 9: F7
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 9: 2B
(3B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: F9, 9: F4
(RF) Hirose, Jun 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 2B, 5: IBB, 7: HR, 9: 1B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-5 1: F5, 3: G6, 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: f2, 5: SO, 7: F8
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(P) Stults, Eric 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: G4
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 6: G5
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Kojima, Shinjiro 0-for-0
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 8: G4
P Saito, Yuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Stults, Eric, L 6 115 33 28 13 4 4 2 1 2 1 0 8 8 5.116
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2/3 12 4 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
Kojima, Shinjiro 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 18 6 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.023
Saito, Yuki 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.545
9 164 49 43 19 5 6 2 2 2 1 0 10 10

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 4 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Higashide hits a triple to center. Soyogi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Shima hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Kurihara hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Hirose flies out to center. Akamatsu flies out to third. Iwamoto grounds out to first.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Kanemoto flies out to right. Jojima hits a solo homer. Sakurai flies out to center.  Kubo flies out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Shima flies out to center. Kurihara walks. Hirose hits a double to left, runners on second and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on third. Akamatsu grounds out to short. Iwamoto fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 6th - 7 runs, 7 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Brazell gets hit by a pitch. Kanemoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Jojima hits a 3-run homer. Sakurai hits a solo homer. Kano, pinch-hitting for Kubo, hits a solo homer. Murton hits a single to center. Hirano strikes out swinging. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on second and third on throw. Arai clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Brazell flies out to left. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Kanemoto flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujihara on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Kano takes over in left.
Ishihara hits a double to center. Huber, pinch-hitting for Stults, grounds out to third. Higashide flies out to right, runner on third. Soyogi hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Shima flies out to right.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Jojima gets hit by a pitch. Sakurai hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kano fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. Murton flies out to right. S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sakurai.
Pitching change: Kojima in for Umetsu.
Hirano hits an RBI single to left. Toritani grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Murton moves from center to right; S. Fujikawa takes over in center.
Kurihara flies out to right. Hirose hits a solo homer. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Iwamoto flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Arai hits a solo homer. Brazell grounds out to second. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, strikes out swinging. Jojima hits an infield single. S. Fujikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kano grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Asai takes over in center; S. Fujikawa moves from center to right.
Soyogi flies out to left. Shima hits a double to right. Kurihara flies out to second.
Pitching change: Fujikawa in for Kubota.
Hirose hits an infield single and a run scores on a throwing error (E5), runner advances to second. Akamatsu flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Murton strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to right. Toritani strikes out swinging. Arai walks, runners on first and second. Brazell flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd
Ishihara grounds out to second. Stults grounds out to second. Higashide hits a double to right. Soyogi strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd
Murton hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Arai fouls out to first. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Kubo hits a single to center. Murton grounds out to short. Hirano hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 5th
Soyogi walks. Shima hits a single to center, runners on second and third on throw. Kurihara strikes out swigning. Hirose gets an intentional walk to load the bases. Akamatsu grounds out to third, bases remain loaded. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Murton flies out to right. Hirano hits a double to center. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on third. Arai strikes out swinging.

Notes

The series ended in a 1-1 tie (one game was rained out).

The Tigers stopped a 5-game slide and are now 54-42-2 (1st place). ... The Carp are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 39-59-2 (5th place).

Kubo (HAN) got the win and improved to 10-5 on the year.  Against the Carp this season, Kubo is now 2-1 in 3 starts. ... Stults (HIR) took the loss and dropped to 4-8.  He's also 0-2 in 2 starts against the Tigers in 2010.

Home runs
HAN: Jojima (20, 21), Sakurai (8), Kano (2), Arai (12)
HIR: Hirose (7)