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Hanshin Tigers 11 – Yokohama Bay Stars 2 (August 18, 2010)

by on Aug.18, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 2 0 1 6 1 1 0 0 11 14 0
Yokohama 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 0

Attendance: 24142 | Hanshin leads series, 10-4-0 | Time: 2:50

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Murton, Matt 0-for-5 1: G3, 3: F8, 5: F9, 6: G4, 7: G6
CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: f5, 3: 1B (SB), 5: HR, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-2, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: BB, 6: S9, 8: F6
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-5, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: HR, 3: G4, 5: HR, 6: SO, 9: F7
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 R 2: F9, 4: G6, 5: 1B, 7: BB
PR-RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(C) Jojima, Kenji 3-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: F8, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: G6
PR-C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0
(RF-LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 2-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 2: G6, 4: HR, 5: HR, 7: S7, 9: G4
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: G6, 5: SO, 7: SO
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 8 104 28 28 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.673
Kawasaki, Yusuke 1 16 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.108
9 120 33 33 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

Yokohama

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(SS) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: SO, 6: G6, 9: 1B
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-4 1: F6, 4: F4, 6: F7, 9: 1B (BrO)
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: 1B, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: F4, 4: DP, 7: F4, 9: f3
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-4 2: G1, 5: G3, 7: SO, 9: F7
(2B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: F9, 8: F7
2B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 2B, 5: SO
C Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-1 8: F7
(P) Kosugi, Yota 0-for-1 3: SO
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Inada, Naoto 0-for-1 6: G4
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Keijiro 1-for-1 8: 1B
P Matsuyama, Suguru 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kosugi, Yota, L 4 2/3 99 25 23 9 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 8 8 9.857
Shinohara, Takayuki 1 1/3 15 7 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 10.800
Ejiri, Shintaro 2 27 8 6 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.037
Matsuyama, Suguru 1 13 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 154 44 39 14 5 6 3 0 0 1 0 11 11

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kosugi on the mound for Yokohama
Arai hits a single to center. Brazell hits a 2-run homer. Kanemoto flies out to right. Jojima hits a single to left. Lin grounds out to short. Kubo grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Castillo grounds out to short. Takeyama hits a double to right. Kosugi strikes out swinging. Uchikawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Fujita strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kosugi on the mound for Yokohama
Kanemoto grounds out to short. Jojima flies out to center. Lin hits a solo homer. Kubo grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th - 6 runs, 5 hits
Kosugi on the mound for Yokohama
Murton flies out to right. Hirano strikes out looking. Toritani hits a solo homer. Arai walks. Brazell hits a 2-run homer. Kanemoto hits a single to center. Jojima hits a double to center, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Kosugi.
Lin hits a 3-run homer. Kubo strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinohara on the mound for Yokohama
Murton grounds out to second. Hirano hits a single to right. Toritani hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Arai hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Kanemoto walks and is replaced by pinch-runner S. Fujikawa. Jojima hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Lin hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Kubo strikes out looking. Murton grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kawasaki on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Sekimoto takes over at first; Komiyama is the new catcher.
Fujita hits a single to left. Harper hits a single to right and is thrown out trying to advance to second, runner on third. Murata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Sledge fouls out to first. Shimozono flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Murton flies out to center. Hirano grounds out to second. Toritani hits a single to center and steals second. Arai walks, runners on first and second. Toritani advances to third on wild pitch, runners on first and third. Brazell grounds out to second.

Notes

The Tigers won their 4th game in a row and are now 58-43-2 (1st place). ... The Bay Stars lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 36-68-0 (6th place).

Kubo (HAN) won his second start in a row and is now 11-5.  He's also 2-0 with a 4.05 ERA in three starts against the Bay Stars this year. ... Kosugi (YOK) took the loss in his third straight start of the year and is now 1-2.

Home runs
HAN: Brazell (36, 37), Lin (2, 3), Toritani (13)