Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 34791 | Chunichi leads series, 10-7-0 | Time: 2:52
Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G4, 3: F8, 6: G1, 9: HR|
|(CF)||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||0-for-4||1: G4, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: F7|
|(1B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 4: G4, 7: SO, 9: G4|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||0-for-2||2: F9, 4: G6, 7: HBP, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||0-for-3||2: G5, 5: F7, 7: BB, 9: G6|
|(2B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||0-for-3||2: F4, 5: G5, 7: G6|
|(3B)||Wakiya, Ryota||0-for-2||3: BB, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|(C)||Tsuruoka, Kazunari||0-for-1||3: S1, 6: f3|
|PH||Tani, Yoshitomo||0-for-1||8: F8|
|(P)||Tono, Shun||0-for-1||3: SO|
|PH||Kamei, Yoshiyuki||0-for-1||6: SO|
|PH||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Tono, Shun, L||5||94||25||19||5||0||3||4||1||1||1||0||3||3||2.941|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-5||1: F9, 2: F7, 5: G1, 6: G4, 8: G5|
|(CF-LF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-4||1: F4, 3: F9, 5: G5, 6: F4|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G5|
|(3B-1B)||Morino, Masahiko||0-for-3, 1 R||1: G3, 3: DP, 5: BB, 7: G6|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||2-for-4||2: 2B, 4: SO, 5: 振逃, 7: 1B|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||1-for-2, 2 RBI||2: BB, 4: f5, 5: 1B, 7: BB|
|(2B-3B)||Donoue, Naomichi||0-for-2, 1 R||2: S3, 4: BB, 5: F6, 7: G6|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||2-for-3, 1 RBI||2: HBP, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: F9|
|(P)||Yamai, Daisuke||0-for-4||2: f3, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|Yamai, Daisuke, W||8 0/3||99||28||24||1||1||8||2||1||1||0||0||1||1||4.701|
|Iwase, Hitoki, S||1||12||4||3||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.895|
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco strikes out looking. Nomoto fouls out to third. N.Donoue walks. Tanishige hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Yamai strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki grounds out to the pitcher. Hidenori grounds out to third. Wada hits a single to left. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco reaches on a dropped third strike, bases loaded. Nomoto hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third. N. Donoue flies out to short.
Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Nakamura takes over in right; T. Iwasaki takes over at second; Morino moves from third to first; N. Donoue moves from second to third.
Sakamoto hits a solo homer.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Yamai.
Matsumoto flies out to left. Ogasawara grounds out to second. Ramirez walks. Takahashi grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 2nd
Blanco hits a double to left. Nomoto walks, runners on first and second. N. Donoue hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Tanishige gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Yamai fouls out to first. Araki flies out to left.
Top of the 3rd
Wakiya walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tsuruoka. Tono strikes out swinging. Sakamoto flies out to center.
Bottom of the 6th
Tanishige hits a double to left. Yamai strikes out swinging. Araki grounds out to second, runner on third. Hidenori flies out to second.
Top of the 7th
Matsumoto grounds out to second. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Ramirez gets hit by a pitch. Takahashi walks, runners on first and second. E. Gonzalez grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 7th
Wada grounds out to third. Morino grounds out to short. Blanco hits a single to left. Nomoto walks, runners on first and second. N. Donoue grounds out to short.
The Dragons won their 6th game in a row and are now 59-49-2 (3rd place). ... The Giants lost their 3rd game in a row and are now 59-48-0 (2nd place).
Yamai (CHU) got the win and improved to 5-4. He's also 2-0 with a 2.66 ERA in three starts against the Giants this season. Iwase (CHU) saved his 32nd game of the year. ... Tono (YOM) lost his second consecutive start and dropped to 12-5. Against the Dragons this season, Tono is now 2-2 with a 2.10 ERA in four starts.
The Giants avoided being no-hit with Sakamoto's (YOM) homer in the top of the 9th.
YOM: Sakamoto (22)