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Hanshin Tigers 3 – Hiroshima Carp 8 (September 4, 2010)

by on Sep.04, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 15:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
Hiroshima 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 X 8 7 0

Attendance: 31620 | Hanshin leads series, 11-8-0 | Time: 3:18

Potential Starters: Naoto Tsuru (HAN) 2-4, 3.51 - Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 6-6, 3.29

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF-CF-RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-2, 1 R 1: HBP, 2: G1, 4: BB (CS), 7: F7
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-0 1: HBP
PR-2B Saka, Katsuhiko 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 5: F7, 7: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-3 1: BB, 2: G3, 5: SO, 7: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4 1: DP, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: BB, 8: F6
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: F8, 6: DP, 9: G5
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: G6
PH-RF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 6: F7
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
P Uezono, Keiji 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 9: F9
(P) Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-1 2: G6
P Sajikihara, Masashi 0-for-0
PH Sakurai, Kodai 0-for-1 4: G6
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH-CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 7: F7
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tsuru, Naoto 2 45 11 6 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.773
Sajikihara, Masashi, L 1 21 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 9.000
Watanabe, Ryo 3 35 10 9 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.715
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 19 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.927
Uezono, Keiji 1 24 6 5 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.682
8 144 36 26 7 1 4 6 0 2 1 0 8 8

Hiroshima

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-2, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: BB, 4: F8, 7: S3
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2 1: S5, 2: G6, 5: G3
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-0, 1 RBI 7: S8
2B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S7, 3: BB, 5: F7, 7: SO
(3B-1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 2B, 5: BB, 8: BB
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: G1, 5: SO, 8: F8
CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3, 2 R 2: BB, 3: F8, 6: L5, 8: 2B
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G4, 3: SO, 6: G4
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Huber, Justin 1-for-1, 1 R, 3 RBI 8: HR
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: SO, 8: F8
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 1-for-2, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: F1
3B Ishii, Takuro 1-for-2, 1 R 7: 2B, 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, W 6 2/3 134 29 22 5 1 5 4 3 0 0 0 3 3 3.340
Oshima, Takayuki, H 1 1/3 16 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.102
Yokoyama, Ryuji 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.674
9 164 36 29 5 1 7 4 3 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Murton gets hit by a pitch. Hirano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Saka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hirano. Toritani walks to load the bases. Arai hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Brazell grounds into a double play, runner on third. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and third. Jojima gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. S. Fujikawa strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Soyogi hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kimura. Amaya hits a sac fly to left. Kurihara flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Tsuru grounds out to short. Murton grounds out to the pitcher. Saka hits a solo homer. Toritani grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 1 hit
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Shima grounds out to short. Hirose walks. Iwamoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Ishihara walks, runners on first and second. Alvarado clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Soyogi walks, runners on first and second. Kimura grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Sajikihara on the mound for Hanshin
Amaya walks. Kurihara hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Shima grounds out to the pitcher. Hirose flies out to center. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Murton moves from center to right; Asai takes over in center.
Ishii hits a double to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kimura, hits an sac fly to center. Amaya strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Uezono on the mound for Hanshin
Kurihara walks. Shima flies out to center. Hirose hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Huber, pinch-hitting for Oshima, hits a 3-run homer. Ishihara flies out to center. Ishii grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Brazell hits a single to center. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and second. Jojima grounds into a double play, runner on third. Lin, pinch-hitting for S. Fujikawa, flies out to left.

Notes

The Carp won their 2nd game in a row and are now 48-70-2 (5th place). ... The Tigers are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games 65-51-2 (1st place).

Alvarado (HIR) got the win and is now 4-0 in 5 starts since his last loss on 8/1 (vs Yomiuri).  Alvarado improved to 7-6 on the year and is now 1-1 in 2 starts against the Tigers. ... Sajikihara (HAN) suffered his first loss of the year and is now 0-1.

As a precaution, Hirano (HAN) was removed from the game after he was hit by a pitch in the left leg in the first inning.

The Tigers have lost their last 9 straight day games.

Home runs
HAN: Saka (1)
HIR: Huber (7)