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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Yokohama Bay Stars 3 (August 27, 2010)

by on Aug.27, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 0
Yokohama 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1x 3 14 0

Attendance: 14502 | Chunichi leads series, 11-7-0 | Time: 4:17

Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 2-2, 3.76 - Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 3-7, 3.48

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-6, 1 R 1: F9, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 8: G6 (SB), 10: G5, 12: G6
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: G3, 8: G4
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-0 10: HBP
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: G5, 8: 1B, 10: G4
LF Nakamura, Issei 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: G4, 6: HR, 8: SO, 11: 2B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 2-for-5 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F3, 9: 1B, 11: SO
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-5 2: 1B, 4: G4, 7: F8, 9: DP, 11: G6
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-5 2: 1B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: F8, 9: SO, 11: G5
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: S1, 7: G6, 10: 1B, 12: L3
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F8
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-2 10: G1, 12: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo 6 1/3 78 28 26 9 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.638
Kobayashi, Masato 2/3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.964
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1/3 19 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.765
Asao, Takuya, H 1 2/3 19 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.628
Hirai, Masafumi, H 1 1/3 26 8 5 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.320
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, H 2/3 11 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Iwase, Hitoki, L 1/3 17 4 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.395
11 1/3 173 53 45 14 1 3 6 0 2 0 0 3 3

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 16, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: G6, 11: S3
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: G6, 5: F9, 7: F6, 9: SO, 11: IBB
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: f3, 5: 1B, 7: F8
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH-CF Ide, Shotaro 1-for-2 10: 2B, 11: G6 (SB)
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-5 1: DP, 4: G6, 5: F4, 8: 1B, 10: IBB, 11: F8
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-6, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: HR, 8: F4, 10: G3, 12: F7
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-3 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: BB, 10: IBB
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
PH Yamazaki, Noriharu 1-for-1 12: 2B
PR Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B-1B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-5 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: G6, 10: F1, 12: IBB
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 2: IBB, 4: F8, 6: L4
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 8: G6
C Niinuma, Shinji 1-for-2, 1 RBI 10: G5, 12: 1B
(P) Kaga, Shigeru 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G5, 6: SO
2B Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-2 9: G4, 11: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaga, Shigeru 7 1/3 85 28 27 7 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.406
Yamaguchi, Shun 1 2/3 27 6 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.072
Sanada, Hiroki, H 1 12 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.640
Kato, Kosuke 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.147
Ejiri, Shintaro, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.456
Sakamoto, Yataro, W 1 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.746
12 144 46 44 11 1 7 0 1 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Uchikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Harper hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Murata hits into a double play.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Fujii grounds out to first. Wada grounds out to third. Morino hits a solo homer. Blanco flies out to first.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Sledge hits a solo homer. Shimozono hits a single to right. Castillo flies out to right. Takeyama lines out to second. Kaga strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Nomoto, pinch-hitting for M. Kobayashi, hits a single to center. Hidenori enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nomoto. Araki grounds out to short, runner on first.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Kaga.
Defense: Fujita takes over at second; Castillo moves from second to first.
Araki steals second. Fuijii grounds out to second, runner on third. Wada hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Morino strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 12th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Sledge flies out to left. Yamazaki, pinch-hitting for Yataro, hits a double to center. Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yamazaki. Castillo gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Niinuma hits a walk-off RBI single to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Morino flies out to left. Blanco hits a single to center. T. Donoue hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Tanishige hits a single to right, bases loaded. N. Donoue strikes out swinging. Nelson strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Sledge grounds out to first. Shimozono grounds out to short. Castillo hits a double to center. Takeyama gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Kaga grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Murata grounds out to short. Sledge strikes out swinging. Shimozono hits an infield single. Castillo hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Takeyama flies out to center.

Top of the 5th
Tanishige hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by N. Donoue. Nelson flies out to center. Araki hits a single to left and Tanishige gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 5th
Kagao grounds out to third. Uchikawa hits a single to right. Ishikawa flies out to right. Harper hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Murata flies out to second.

Bottom of the 8th
Murata hits an infield single. Sledge flies out to second. Shimozono walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Asao in for Takahashi.
Castillo grounds out to short. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, grounds out to short.

Top of the 10th
N. Donoue hits a single to center. Hidenori fails to advance the runner with a sac bunt, runner on first. Araki grounds out to third, runner on second. Fukuda, pinch-hitting for Asao, gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Wada grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 10th
Ide, pinch-hitting for Sanada, hits a double to left. Murata gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.
Defense: Nakamura takes over in left.
Sledge grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Shimozono gets an intentional walk to load the bases. Castillo flies out to the pitcher. Niinuma grounds out to third.

Top of the 11th
Morino hits a double to center.
Pitching change: Eijiri in for Kato.
Blanco strikes out swinging. T. Donoue grounds out to short. Tanishige grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 11th
Fujita hits an infield single.
Defense: T. Iwasaki takes over at second; Morino moves from third to first; N. Donoue moves from second to third.
Uchikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Hirai.
Ishikawa gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Ide grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Ide steals second, runners on second and third. Murata flies out to center.

Notes

The Bay Stars won their 2nd game in a row and are now 39-73-0 (6th place). ... The Dragons lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 62-54-2 (3rd place).

Yataro (YOK) picked up the win in relief and is now 1-1. ... Iwase (CHU) took the loss in relief and dropped to 1-3.

Niinuma (YOK) recorded his first walk-off hit of his pro career.

Home runs
CHU: Morino (17)
YOK: Sledge (26)