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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (August 25, 2010)

by on Aug.25, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 10 1
Yomiuri 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0

Attendance: 45016 | Chunichi leads series, 12-8-0 | Time: 3:28

Potential Starters: Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 5-4, 4.70 - Shun Tono (YOM) 12-5, 2.94

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 4th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 2: F9, 5: F9, 7: F9, 9: S1
(CF-RF) Fujii, Atsushi 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: BB (BrO), 9: 2B
PR-LF Nakamura, Issei 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: F7, 7: 2B, 9: G4
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: 1B, 6: BB, 7: G6, 9: G1
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-2, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: SO, 6: S3
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 8: F4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: G3
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: DP, 6: IBB, 8: SO
(P) Yamai, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: S1, 4: SO, 6: F9
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamai, Daisuke, W 6 0/3 98 25 21 4 1 5 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 4.574
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.776
Asao, Takuya, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.670
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 20 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.195
9 147 36 32 6 1 8 3 0 0 1 0 2 2

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3 1: BB (BrO), 3: G5, 5: F8, 7: SO
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-4 1: L4, 3: SO, 6: F9, 8: G6
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: f5, 4: F8, 6: 3B, 8: F8
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: L4, 4: 1B, 6: S9, 8: SO
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: BB, 9: G4
(1B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: F9
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 9: F9
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 5: G1, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-3 3: E6, 5: BB, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
1B Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, L 6 1/3 119 30 22 6 0 5 6 0 2 0 0 3 3 3.000
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 2/3 15 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.458
Ochi, Daisuke 1/3 11 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.240
Takagi, Yasunari 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 151 41 32 10 0 6 6 0 3 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki grounds out to second. Fujii hits a single to center. Wada grounds out to short, runner on first. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco walks to load the bases. Nomoto hits a 2-run double to left, runners on second and third. Tanishige flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Chono hits a solo homer. Wakiya reaches on a throwing error (E6), runner on first. Tono strikes out looking. Sakamoto grounds out to third, runner on first. Tani strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Tani flies out to right. Ogasawara hits a triple to center. Ramirez hits a sac fly to right. Abe walks. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. E. Gonzalez flies out to right.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki flies out to right. Fujii hits a single to right. Wada walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Tono.
Defense: Takahashi in at first.
Morino hits an RBI double to center, runner on second and third. Blanco hits into a double play.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Hidenori hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Araki. Fujii hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Wada hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Ochi.
Nakamura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Wada. Morino grounds out to second, runner on third. Blanco grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
N. Donue hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamai. Araki flies out to right, runner on third. Fujii strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Blanco walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nomoto. Tanishige grounds out to third. N. Donoue gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Yamai flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th
Chono hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Yamai.
Wakiya grounds out to second, runner on second. Takahashi strikes out swinging. Sakamoto strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 9th
Abe grounds out to second. Yano, pinch-hitting for Takagi, flies out to right. Chono hits a double to center. Wakiya hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Takahashi grounds out to second.

Notes

The Dragons stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 62-52-2 (3rd place). ... The Giants' 4-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 63-50-0 (2nd place).

Yamai (CHU) won his second start in a row (both against the Giants) and is now 6-4 on the year.  He's now 3-0 in 4 starts against the Giants.  Iwase (CHU) saved his 34th game of the year. ... Tono (YOM) dropped his third start in a row and is now 12-6.  Tono is now 2-3 in 5 starts against the Dragons this season.

Home runs
YOM: Chono (17)