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Yomiuri Giants 0 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (August 19, 2010)

by on Aug.19, 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Chunichi 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3 6 0

Attendance: 34002 | Chunichi leads series, 11-7-0 | Time: 2:42

Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 7-5, 4.27 - Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 10-6, 3.38

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-3 1: G4, 4: G1, 6: G4
PH Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-1 8: SO
P Nomaguchi, Takahiko 0-for-0
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F6, 4: F4, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: 1B, 9: F6
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-4 2: G4, 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: G4
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: G6
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: F8
(C) Sanematsu, Kazunari 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
PH Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 7: F8
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 1-for-2 3: SO, 6: 1B
PH-CF Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, L 7 111 27 24 5 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 3 1 4.075
Nomaguchi, Takahiko 1 18 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.821
8 129 32 28 6 0 9 3 0 1 0 0 3 1

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 3-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 5: G4, 8: 1B
(CF-LF) Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-3 1: S2, 3: G4, 6: G6, 8: G1
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 1: F8, 3: 1B, 6: F2, 8: BB
PR-2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: SO, 8: F7
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: SO, 7: G1, 8: SO
CF Oshima, Yohei 0-for-0
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-3, 2 R 2: G6, 4: G6, 7: 2B
(RF) Nakamura, Issei 0-for-3, 1 R 2: E4, 4: SO, 7: SO
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: IBB (BrO), 5: SO, 7: 2B
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 9 123 33 32 5 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.157
9 123 33 32 5 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco walks. N. Donoue grounds out to short. Nakamura reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on second and third. Oda gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Yoshimi strikes out looking. Araki hits a 2-run single to center and Oda is throw out trying to get to third.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Tsuruoka is the new catcher.
Blanco grounds out to the pitcher. N. Donoue hits a double to right. Nakamura strikes out looking. Oda hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Yoshimi grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hidenori. Wada flies out to center. Morino strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th
Sanematsu strikes out swinging. Utsumi hits a single to right. Sakamoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Matsumoto grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Ogasawara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Ramirez hits a single to right. Takahashi strikes out looking. E. Gonzalez walks, runners on first and second. Wakiya flies out to center. Kamei, pinch-hitting for Sanematsu, flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Araki hits a single to center. Hidenori fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Wada walks, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Wada. Morino flies out to left. Blanco strikes out swinging.

Notes

Chunichi swept the series, 3-0.

The Dragons won their 7th game in a row and are now 60-49-2 (2nd place). ... The Giants lost their 4th straight game and are now 59-49-0 (3rd place).

Yoshimi (CHU) won his third straight start and is now 11-6.  Yoshimi also improved to 4-0 with a 2.67 ERA in 5 starts against the Giants this year. ... Utsumi (YOM) took the loss and has not won a game since his last victory on 6/24 (vs Yakult).  Utsumi is now 7-6 on the year.  Against the Dragons this year, Utsumi is 1-1 with a 1.69 ERA in three starts.

Home runs
None.