Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Skymark Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 24979 | Chunichi leads series, 10-8-1 | Time: 3:09
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 11-9, 3.26 - Jason Standridge (HAN) 9-2, 3.33
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||2-for-5||1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: F9, 8: 1B (SB), 9: F8|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-2||1: S1, 3: F7, 6: G4, 8: BB|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-3||1: SO, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: F8|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||0-for-3||1: G4, 4: G5, 6: F4, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-4||2: F8, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-3||2: G5, 4: SO, 7: F7|
|RF||Fujii, Atsushi||0-for-0||9: BB|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||1-for-4||2: 1B, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: f2|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||1-for-3||2: F6, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: S1|
|(P)||Chen, Wei-Ying||0-for-1||3: SO, 5: S5|
|PH||Donoue, Takehiro||0-for-1||8: SO|
|PH||Koike, Masaaki||0-for-0||9: HBP|
|Chen, Wei-Ying, L||7||112||31||26||8||0||3||3||0||1||0||0||1||1||3.180|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)
|(RF-LF)||Murton, Matt||2-for-4, 1 R||1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: F6|
|(CF-RF)||Fujikawa, Shunsuke||1-for-3||1: SO, 3: F8, 5: S5, 7: 2B|
|(SS)||Toritani, Takashi||1-for-2, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: S8, 7: G3|
|(3B)||Arai, Takahiro||0-for-4||1: G6, 3: G5, 5: F9, 7: F8|
|(1B)||Brazell, Craig||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: E6, 6: G4, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Kanemoto, Tomoaki||0-for-2||2: G3, 4: BB, 6: SO|
|CF||Asai, Ryo||0-for-1||8: f2|
|(C)||Jojima, Kenji||2-for-4||2: DP, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Uemoto, Hiroki||1-for-2||3: 1B, 4: G5, 6: IBB|
|(P)||Standridge, Jason||0-for-3||3: SO, 4: DP, 6: G6|
|Standridge, Jason, W||7||95||26||23||4||0||6||1||0||2||1||0||0||0||3.105|
|Fujikawa, Kyuji, S||2||37||11||6||1||0||2||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||1.394|
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Murton hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by S. Fujikawa. Toritani hits a sac fly to center. Arai flies out to right.
Top of the 1st
Araki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima. Morino strikes out swinging. Wada grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 3rd
Uemoto hits a single to right. Standridge strikes out swinging. Murton hits a single to center, runners on first and second. S. Fujikawa flies out to center, runners on first and third. Toritani walks to load the bases. Arai grounds out to third.
Top of the 4th
Morino walks. Wada grounds out to third, runner on first. Blanco strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Nomoto strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th
Brazell reaches on a throwing error (E6) and gets to second. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and second. Jojima hits an infield single, bases loaded. Uemoto grounds out to third, bases remain loaded. Standridge hits into a double play.
Top of the 5th
Tanishige grounds out to short. N. Donoue hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Chen. Araki flies out to right.
Bottom of the 6th
Brazell grounds out to second. Kanemoto strikes out swinging. Jojima hits a double to left. Uemoto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Standridge grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 7th
Murton flies out to short. S. Fujikawa hits a double to left. Toritani grounds out to first, runner on third. Arai flies out to center.
Top of the 8th
T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Chen, strikes out swinging. Araki hits a single to left and steals second. Oshima walks, runners on first and second. Morino flies out to center. Wada walks, bases loaded. Blanco strikes out looking.
Top of the 9th
Fujii walks. Tanishige fouls out to the catcher. N. Donoue hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Koike, pinch-hitting for Takahashi, gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Araki flies out to center.
The Tigers won their 2nd game in a row and are now 67-51-2 (1st place). ... The Dragons' 6-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 69-56-2 (2nd place)
Standridge (HAN) won his third consecutive start and improved to 10-2. He's also 2-0 in 4 games (2 starts, 2 relief appearances) against the Dragons this year. Fujikawa (HAN) saved his 24th game of the year. ... Chen (CHU) took the loss and is now 11-10 on the year. Going into tonight's game, Chen was 2-0 in his last three starts since his last loss on 8/10 (vs Yokohama). Chen also dropped to 1-3 in 5 starts against the Tigers this year.