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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Chunichi Dragons 6 (August 17, 2010)

by on Aug.17, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
Chunichi 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 X 6 10 0

Attendance: 36013 | Chunichi leads series, 9-7-0 | Time: 2:52

Potential Starters: Seth Greisinger (YOM) 0-0, 1.80 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 9-9, 3.30

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: f3
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 9: G6
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: F6, 9: G6
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: F8, 7: F9
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: 1B
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: f3, 5: HR, 7: DP
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: G3
(C) Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-3 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: F7
(P) Greisinger, Seth 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
P Nomaguchi, Takahiko 0-for-0
PH Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Greisinger, Seth, L 5 89 22 21 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 4.500
Nomaguchi, Takahiko 2 40 11 8 4 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 5.094
Takagi, Yasunari 1 14 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
8 143 37 33 10 2 8 1 0 3 1 0 6 4

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-5 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(CF-RF-LF) Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: G4, 6: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: 1B, 5: HR, 7: 1B
PR-RF Nakamura, Issei 0-for-0 7: (SB)
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 R 1: f3, 4: 1B, 5: F7, 7: F9
(1B) Blanco, Tony 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: F4, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 7: SO
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G5
PH-CF Oshima, Yohei 0-for-1, 1 R 6: SE, 7: SO
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3 2: F6, 4: F4, 6: S3, 8: E6
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-4, 1 RBI 3: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: G4, 6: S1
PH Maeda, Akihiro 0-for-1 8: G6
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, W 8 130 27 26 3 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.184
Shimizu, Akinobu 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.050
9 141 30 29 3 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Wada hits a single to center. Morino hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Blanco hits a 3-run homer. T. Donoue grounds out to third. N. Donoue flies out second. Tanishige hits a single to left. Chen grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
E. Gonzalez hits a solo homer. Wakiya grounds out to third. Tsuruoka grounds out to short. Greisinger strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki grounds out to short. Hidenori grounds out to second. Wada hits a solo homer. Morino flies out to left.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nomaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco hits a single to center. Oshima, pinch-hitting for T. Donoue, hits a sac bunt and reaches on an (E1) and a run scores, Oshima to second. N. Donoue hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Tanishige hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Chen hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Araki hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Hidenori strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Sakamoto flies out to center. Matsumoto hits a double to left. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez flies out to center. Takahashi strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th
N. Donoue reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Tanishige strikes out looking. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Chen, grounds out to short. Araki flies out to left.

Notes

The Dragons won their 5th game in a row and are now 58-49-2 (3rd place). ... The Giants dropped their 2nd game in a row and are now 59-47-0 (2nd place).

Chen (CHU) picked up the win after going 0-2 in two starts since his last victory on 7/27 (vs Yomiuri) and improved to 10-9.  Chen also evened his record to 3-3 in six starts against the Giants this season. ... Greisinger (YOM) started his third game of the year and earned his first decision, a loss.

Greisinger (YOM) was on a pitch limit of 90 tonight and hopes to increase that to 100 for his next start.

Home runs
YOM: E. Gonzalez (10)
CHU: Blanco (24), Wada (29)