Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 31638 | Yomiuri leads series, 13-6-0 | Time: 3:01
Potential Starters: Satoshi Fukuda (YOM) 3-3, 3.26 - Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 5-6, 3.39
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 7th)
|(SS)||Sakamoto, Hayato||0-for-4||1: F8, 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: F6, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Tani, Yoshitomo||1-for-4||1: F8, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: F9|
|PH||Takahashi, Yoshinobu||0-for-1||9: F7|
|(3B)||Ogasawara, Michihiro||1-for-3||1: BB, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 8: G6|
|(LF)||Ramirez, Alex||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F8, 4: L5, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(C)||Abe, Shinnosuke||1-for-3||2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: BB, 8: G3|
|(1B)||Gonzalez, Edgar||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F9, 9: F9|
|(CF-RF)||Chono, Hisayoshi||0-for-4||2: G5 (CS), 4: G3, 6: F8, 9: F8|
|(2B)||Wakiya, Ryota||1-for-4||3: G3, 5: SO, 6: G5, 9: 1B|
|(P)||Fukuda, Satoshi||2-for-2||3: 1B, 5: 1B|
|PH-CF||Matsumoto, Tetsuya||2-for-2||7: 2B (BrO), 9: 1B|
|Fukuda, Satoshi, L||5 1/3||88||24||15||2||1||4||5||1||2||0||0||4||4||3.682|
Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-3, 1 R||1: BB, 2: F9, 5: F7, 7: SO|
|(2B)||Kimura, Shogo||0-for-3, 1 R||1: HBP, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: SO|
|(CF)||Akamatsu, Masato||0-for-3||1: S5, 3: F7, 5: G6, 8: F3|
|(3B)||Kurihara, Kenta||0-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: S9, 3: BB, 6: BB, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: 2B, 3: G3, 6: G3, 8: F8|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: F9, 4: SO, 6: HR|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: SO, 6: SO|
|(C)||Kura, Yoshikazu||0-for-1||2: S1, 4: BB, 6: SO|
|(P)||Alvarado, Giancarlo||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO|
|C||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-1||7: SO|
|Alvarado, Giancarlo, W||5 1/3||104||24||22||7||0||3||2||0||0||2||0||1||1||3.288|
|Kishimoto, Hideki, H||2/3||9||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||5.063|
|Chulk, Vinnie, H||1||7||3||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||7.594|
|Oshima, Takayuki, H||1||16||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.869|
|Yokoyama, Ryuji, S||1||13||6||5||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.756|
Bottom of the 1st - 2 run, 1 hit
Fukuda on the mound for Yomiuri
Soyogi walks. Kimura gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Akamatsu hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kurihara hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Shima hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Hirose flies out to right.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez hits a single to center. Abe walks, runners on first and second. E. Gonzalez flies out to right, runners on first and third. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second.
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for Alvarado.
Chono flies out to center. Wakiya grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Fukuda on the mound for Yomiuri
Kurihara walks. Shima grounds out to first. Hirose hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Fukuda.
Iwamoto strikes out swinging. Kura strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Iwamoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kura. Alvarado strikes out looking. Soyogi flies out to right.
Top of the 3rd
Wakiya flies out to right. Fukuda hits a single to center. Runner advances to second a wild pitch. Sakamoto grounds out to second. Tani flies out to right.
Top of the 4th
Ogasawara hits a single to center. Ramirez lines out to third. Abe hits a double to center, runners on second and third. E. Gonzalez strikes out swinging. Chono grounds out to first.
Top of the 5th
Wakiya strikes out swinging. Fukuda hits a single to center. Sakamoto grounds out to short. Tani hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ogasawara grounds out to short.
Top of the 7th
Matsumoto, pinch-hitting for Takagi, hits a double to right and advances to third on a balk. Sakamoto flies out to short. Tani flies out to right and Matsumoto is doubled off third.
Top of the 9th
E. Gonzalez flies out to right. Chono flies out to center. Wakiya hits a single to right. Matsumoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Sakamoto walks to load the bases. Takahashi, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, flies out to left.
The Carp won their 3rd straight game and are now 46-66-2 (5th place). ... The Giants lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 64-52-0 (1st place tie).
Alvarado (HIR) is now 3-0 in four starts since his last loss on 8/1 (vs Yomiuri) and is now 6-6. He also improved to 2-1 in 4 starts against the Giants this year. Yokoyama (HIR) picked up his 7th save of the year. ... Fukuda (YOM) got the loss and dropped to 3-4 on the year. He's now also 2-2 in 5 games (3 starts, 2 relief appearances) against Yokohama.
The announced crowd of 31,638 set a high for the Swallows at Jingu Stadium for the current season.
HIR: Hirose (9)