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Yokohama Bay Stars 4 – Hiroshima Carp 3 (August 20, 2010)

by on Aug.20, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 10 0
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 8 1

Attendance: 20203 | Series tied, 9-9-0 | Time: 3:46

Potential Starters: Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 3-7, 3.38 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 12-6, 2.31

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B (BrO), 4: 2B, 6: G4, 7: SO
(SS) Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: S3, 4: f2, 6: G1, 8: BB
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-5 1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: G3
PR-CF Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: SO, 8: SO
(CF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 8: G6
(1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-5 2: G5, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(2B) Inada, Naoto 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: BB, 5: SO, 7: 2B, 9: f5
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: SO, 5: E3
C Kurobane, Toshiki 1-for-2, 2 RBI 7: 1B, 9: G6
(P) Kaga, Shigeru 0-for-2 2: G3, 4: ギ野, 5: SO
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-0 7: BB
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
2B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaga, Shigeru 5 87 20 19 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.475
Sakamoto, Yataro 2/3 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.872
Shinohara, Takayuki, W 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.000
Sanada, Hiroki, H 2 32 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.741
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 16 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.226
9 148 35 34 8 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 3

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: G6, 5: G4, 7: G6
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: G4, 6: F7, 8: F8
(3B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F3, 6: F9, 8: F9
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4 2: G5, 5: G5, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B (CS), 5: BB, 6: F8
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: F7
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 3: SO, 5: HR, 7: G6, 9: G6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 R 3: f3, 5: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-1 3: G1
PH Kimura, Shogo 1-for-1 5: 1B
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-1 7: f3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta 5 108 27 21 7 1 7 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 2.350
Oshima, Takayuki, L 1 2/3 38 9 8 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.963
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 1/3 20 5 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4.743
Yokoyama, Ryuji 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.528
9 175 44 36 10 1 13 6 0 2 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Inada walks. Takeyama strikes out swinging. Kaga reaches on a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Uchikawa hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Fujita fouls out to the catcher. Sledge strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Murata hits a solo homer. Shimozono grounds out to short. Castillo hits a single to left. Inada strikes out looking. Takeyama reaches on a fielding error (E3), runners on first and third. Kaga strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Kurihara flies out to first. Hirose grounds out to third. Amaya walks. Iwamoto hits a 2-run homer. Ishihara hits a single to right.
Defense: Kurobane is the new catcher.
Kimura, pinch-hitting for K. Maeda, hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Higashide hits an RBI single to center, runners advance to second and third on throw. Soyogi grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Murata strikes out swinging. Shimozono hits an infield single. Castillo strikes out swinging. Inada hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Kurobane clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for Oshima.
Defense: Akamatsu takes over in center.
Runner on second advances to third on wild pitch, runners on first and third. Uchikawa strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Uchikawa walks. Fujita grounds out to third, runner on second. Sledge strikes out swinging. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Shimozono strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd
Uchikawa hits a single to right and advance to second on a sac bunt by Fujita. Sledge hits a single to right, Uchikawa gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Murata hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Shimozono walks to load the bases. Castillo strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Shima flies out to left. Kurihara flies out to right. Hirose hits a double to left.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Yataro.
Amaya flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Iwamoto grounds out to short. Ishihara hits a double to center. Akamatsu fouls out to first. Higashide hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Soyogi grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Fujita walks. Sledge grounds out to first, runner on first. Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sledge. Matsumoto steals second. Murata strikes out swinging. Shimozono grounds out to short.

Notes

The Bay Stars stopped a 3-game losing streak and are now 37-69-0 (6th place). ... The Carp lost their 3rd game in a row and are now 40-65-2 (5th place).

Shinohara (YOK) picked up the win in relief and is now 2-0 on the year.  Yamaguchi (YOK) saved his 23rd game of the year. ... Oshima (HIR) took the loss in relief and is now 1-2 on the year.

K. Maeda (HIR) apparently developed a blister on his right middle finger that apparently messed with his control.  According to K. Maeda, it got worse in the 4th to the point where the skin was begin to peal.

Murata (YOK) recorded his 6th straight season of 20 or more homers. ... Kurobane's (YOK) RBIs in the 7th were the first of his pro career.

Takeyama (YOK) was taken out of the game after he suffered a laceration on his lower lip when he took a foul tip off his mask in the 5th inning.  Takeyama needed four stitches to close the cut.

Home runs
YOK: Murata (20)
HIR: Iwamoto (7)