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Hanshin Tigers 10 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (August 19, 2010)

by on Aug.19, 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 0 3 0 4 1 0 2 0 10 15 0
Yokohama 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 7 1

Attendance: 19781 | Hanshin leads series, 11-4-0 | Time: 3:44

Potential Starters: Yuya Ando (HAN) 1-3, 6.90 - Hitoshi Fujie (YOK) 1-1, 5.55

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-LF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 1B (SB), 4: F7, 6: F9, 8: 1B
PR-CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-2, 2 R 1: G4, 3: HBP, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: S3
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 3-for-5, 2 R, 6 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 6: G6, 8: HR
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F8
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 5: 1B, 6: f5
CF-RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 9: G5
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: G4 (SB), 7: G6, 9: G6
(RF-LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 2-for-5, 1 RBI 3: SO, 4: G4, 5: 2B, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(P) Ando, Yuya 1-for-3 3: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G4
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-1 7: L4
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Sakurai, Kodai 0-for-1 9: G6
P Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ando, Yuya, W 5 1/3 98 23 20 6 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 6.705
Fujihara, Masanori 0/3 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.706
Nishimura, Ken, H 1 2/3 18 5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 14 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 12.462
Tsuru, Naoto 1 19 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.475
9 155 37 32 7 1 10 3 0 1 0 0 4 4

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-5, 2 R 1: 2B, 3: F8, 6: 2B, 7: G3, 9: G4
(SS) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 7: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S8, 4: G3, 6: G3, 8: SO
2B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 8: HR
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F7
P Fukuda, Takehiro 0-for-0
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 6: BB, 8: G6
(2B-1B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G6, 6: SO, 9: BB
(C) Kurobane, Toshiki 1-for-2 3: SO, 5: 2B
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 6: F8
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
LF Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-1 9: G6
(P) Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0 3: BB
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-1 5: SO
P Matsuyama, Suguru 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-2 7: F8, 9: L5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujie, Hitoshi, L 4 1/3 85 24 22 9 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 7 5 6.279
Ejiri, Shintaro 2/3 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.963
Matsuyama, Suguru 2/3 14 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.375
Shinohara, Takayuki 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.385
Sakamoto, Yataro 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Kato, Kosuke 1 17 5 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 7.062
Fukuda, Takehiro 1 18 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 161 45 41 15 1 6 2 1 1 0 0 10 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Ando on the mound for Hanshin
Uchikawa hits a double to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujita. Harper hits a sac fly to center. Murata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Lin strikes out swinging. Ando strikes out swinging. Murton hits a single to right and steals second. Hirano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Toritani walks to load the bases. A run scores on a passed ball, runners on second and third. Arai hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Brazell grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Hirano hits a single to right. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on first. Arai hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kanemoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Fujie.
Jojima drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on first. Jojima steals second. Lin hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Ando grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Matsuyama on the mound for Yokohama
Murton flies out to right. Hirano walks. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Arai drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Matsuyama.
Brazell hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kanemoto fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Ando on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: S. Fujikawa takes over in center; Murton moves from center to left.
Uchikawa hits a double to center. Fujita hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Harper grounds out to first, runner on third. Murata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Sledge hits a single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Fujihara in for Ando.
Shimozono walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Fujihara.
Castillo strikes out swinging. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Kurobane, flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kato on the mound for Yokohama
Murton hits a single to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner Asai. Hirano hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Toritani strikes out swinging. Arai hits a 2-run homer. Brazell flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Asai takes over in center; S. Fujikawa moves from center to right; Lin moves from right to left.
Harper strikes out looking. Murata hits a solo homer. Sledge flies out to left. Shimozono grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Kanemoto grounds out to second. Jojima hits a single to center. Lin grounds out to second, runner on second. Ando hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Murton flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th
Shimozono strikes out swinging. Castillo grounds out to short. Kurobane hits a double to center. Onishi, pinch-hitting for Ejiri, strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hanshin swept the series, 3-0.

The Tigers won their 5th game in a row and are now 59-43-2 (1st place). ... The Bay Stars lost their 3rd game in a row and are now 36-69-0 (6th place).

Ando (HAN) started his first game since 7/8 (vs Yakult) and won his first game since his first start of the season. Ando is now 2-3 on the year. ... Fujie (YOK) lost his second straight start and dropped to 1-2.  This was Fujie's 4th start in 11 appearances this season.

Every player in the Hanshin starting line-up managed to collect a hit.

Kimaguren (pop group) and Shigefumi Matsuzawa (Kanagawa governor) participated in the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
HAN: Arai (15)
YOK: Murata (19)