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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Yokohama Bay Stars 3 (August 28, 2010)

by on Aug.28, 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 R H E
Chunichi 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
Yokohama 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 11 0

Attendance: 22496 | Chunichi leads series, 12-7-0 | Time: 3:40

Potential Starters: Masahiro Yamamoto (CHU) 2-0, 2.16 - Atori Ota (YOK) 0-2, 7.94

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: BB (SB), 4: F7, 6: L4, 9: G6
(CF-LF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: G3
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: f3, 3: HR, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: BB
PR-CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0 9: (SB)
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 3: SO, 6: G6, 7: SO
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: F4, 8: S2
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: S8, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G6
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-0
(P) Yamamoto, Masahiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: BB
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-0
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-1 8: SO
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Masahiro, W 6 2/3 117 31 27 8 1 5 2 1 1 0 0 3 2 2.314
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1/3 6 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.753
Asao, Takuya, H 1 11 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.604
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 17 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.339
9 151 42 37 11 1 7 3 1 1 1 0 3 2

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: 1B, 7: DP, 8: 1B
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: E5, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: HBP, 9: F5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F6, 6: G4, 7: BB, 9: SO
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-5 2: F6, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 7: L6, 9: SO
(2B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-4 2: G6, 4: 2B, 6: F9, 8: 1B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 3: BB, 4: F8, 6: SO
PH-C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 8: f9
(P) Ota, Atori 0-for-1 3: f2
PH Ide, Shotaro 0-for-1 5: F6
P Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-0
PH Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0 7: BB
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
P Takamiya, Kazuya 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 8: F8
P Fukuda, Takehiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ota, Atori, L 5 81 22 18 4 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 5 5 8.182
Kobayashi, Futoshi 2 42 10 8 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Sakamoto, Yataro 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.656
Takamiya, Kazuya 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.240
Fukuda, Takehiro 1 19 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
9 156 40 32 7 1 9 5 1 1 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
Morino grounds out to short. Blanco gets hit by a pitch. Nomoto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. N. Donoue hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Oda hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. M. Yamamoto strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 1 hit
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
Araki walks and steals second. Fujii walks, runners on first and second. Wada hits a 3-run homer. Morino grounds out to second. Blanco strikes out swinging. Nomoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Murata hits a solo homer. Sledge flies out to short. Shimozono flies out to short. Castillo hits a double to left. Takeyama flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Yamazaki, pinch-hitting for F. Kobayashi, walks. Uchikawa hits into a double play. Ishikawa hits a single to right. Harper gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on passed ball. Murata clears the bases with a 2-run single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for M. Yamamoto.
Sledge walks, runners on first and second. Shimozono lines out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Uchikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Harper grounds out to first, runner on third. Murata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Takeyama walks. Atori fouls out to the catcher on a sac bunt attempt. Uchikawa grounds out to first, runner on first. Ishikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Harper strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
N. Donoue hits a double to center. Oda grounds out to short. M. Yamamoto strikes out looking. Araki flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th
Ide, pinch-hitting for Atori, flies out to short. Uchikawa hits a single to center. Ishikawa reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Harper strikes out swinging. Murata flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Blanco grounds out to short. Nomoto hits an infield single. N. Donoue flies out to second. Oda hits a single to right, runners on first and third. M. Yamamoto walks to load the bases. Araki lines out to second.

Top of the 8th
Nomoto hits a single to center and advance to second on a sac bunt by N. Donoue. Oda grounds out to short. T. Donoue enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Takahashi.
Pitching change: Takamiya in for Yataro.
Fukuda, pinch-hitting for T. Donoue, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Castillo hits a single to left. Niinuma, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, fouls out to right. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Takamiya, flies out to center. Uchikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ishikawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Araki grounds out to short. Fujii grounds out to first. Wada walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Hidenori. Hidenori steals second. Morino strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Harper flies out to third. Murata hits a single to left. Sledge strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Shimozono strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Dragons are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 63-54-2 (3rd place). ... The Bay Stars are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 39-74-0 (6th place).

M. Yamamoto (CHU) got the win and is now 3-0 in four starts this year and two of those starts and wins have come against the Tigers.  Iwase (CHU) notched his 35th save of the year. ... Atori (YOK) started and lost his third straight start and is now 0-3 on the year.

Home runs
CHU: Wada (31)
YOK: Murata (21)