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Hiroshima Carp 4 – Yomiuri Giants 5 (September 10, 2010)

by on Sep.10, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 10 0
Yomiuri 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1x 5 11 1

Attendance: 27605 | Yomiuri leads series, 15-6-0 | Time: 3:36

Potential Starters: Eric Stults (HIR) 5-10, 5.05 - Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-3, 4.29

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-5, 1 R 1: F9, 3: 1B (SB), 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2 1: BB (SB), 3: S5, 5: L4, 7: SO, 9: S5
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-4, 2 R 1: F6, 3: F5, 5: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: BB
(1B) Huber, Justin 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: f3, 8: SO, 9: E6 (BrO)
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: f3, 3: SO, 6: G5, 8: HR, 9: G5
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G5
PH-LF Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: BB, 9: 1B
(LF) Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 1-for-3 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 振逃
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: SO
C Aizawa, Tsubasa 0-for-1 10: f9
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 2-for-5 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: 1B, 10: SO
(P) Stults, Eric 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: SO
PH Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 7: G4
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-1 8: G5
P Chulk, Vinnie 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 10: SO
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Stults, Eric 6 99 26 23 8 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 4 4 5.096
Oshima, Takayuki 1 19 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.872
Chulk, Vinnie 2 21 7 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.824
Yokoyama, Ryuji, L 0/3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.884
9 141 39 33 11 2 1 4 0 2 0 0 5 5

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: 1B, 4: F6, 7: 1B, 9: S2
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-5 1: G1, 3: F4, 5: G1, 7: G4, 9: G6
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 10: HR
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: BB, 5: DP, 7: f2
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
RF Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 3: F4, 6: HR, 8: BB
PR-RF-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: BB, 3: 1B, 6: G6, 8: F9
(RF) Yano, Kenji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: F3, 6: F7, 8: G6
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4 2: G4 (SB), 4: 1B (CS), 6: L6, 9: F7
(P) Fujii, Shugo 0-for-1 2: F8, 4: S1
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-2 7: F8, 9: 1B
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo 6 90 26 23 5 0 6 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 4.134
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.328
Ochi, Daisuke 1/3 19 4 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.447
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 2/3 23 9 7 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3.404
Kroon, Marc, W 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.104
10 152 45 39 10 1 12 4 0 2 1 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Stults on the mound for Yomiuri
Ramirez hits a double to left. Abe grounds out to second, runner on third. E. Gonzalez walks, runners on first and third. Yano hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Wakiya grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Wakiya steals second, runners on second and third. Fujii flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Soyogi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Akamatsu flies out to third. Soyogi steals third. Huber hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Hirose strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Stults on the mound for Yomiuri
Sakamoto hits a single to center. Matsumoto flies out to second. Ogasawara hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Ramirez walks, bases loaded. Abe flies out to second. E. Gonzalez hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third. Yano flies out to first.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Stults on the mound for Yomiuri
Abe hits a solo homer. E. Gonzalez grounds out to short. Yano flies out to left. Wakiya lines out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Tani takes over in left.
Akamatsu hits an infield single. Huber strikes out swinging. Hirose hits a 2-run homer. Shima, pinch-hitting for Kura, walks. T. Maeda enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Y. Yamamoto.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Ochi.
T. Maeda strikes out swinging. Kokubo hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kurihara, pinch-hitting for Oshima, grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Tsuruoka is the new catcher; Suzuki takes over in right.
Soyogi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Akamatsu walks, runners on first and second. Huber reaches on a fielding error (E6), bases loaded. Hirose grounds out to third, bases remain loaded. Shima hits an RBI single to center, and Huber is thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 10th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yokoyama on the mound for Hiroshima
Ogasawara hits a walk-off homer.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Soyogi flies out to right. Kimura walks and steals second. Akamatsu flies out to short. Huber walks, runners on first and second. Hirose fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
Wakiya hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujii. Wakiya is thrown out trying to steal third. Sakamoto flies out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Tani, pinch-hitting for Kubo, flies out to center. Sakamoto hits a single to right. Matsumoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 9th
Wakiya flies out to left. Tani hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Sakamoto. Matsumoto grounds out to short.

Notes

The Giants are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 67-57-1 (3rd place). ... The Carp are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 49-73-2 (5th place).

Kroon (YOM) got the win in relief and is now 4-2. ... Yokoyama (HIR) took the loss in relief and is now 3-2.

This was Ogasawara's (YOM) first walk-off homer since 8/7/2005 (when he was a member of the Nippon Ham Fighters), and second walk-off hit of the season (the other coming on 6/7 vs Rakuten).

Home runs
HIR: Hirose (12)
YOM: Abe (39), Ogasawara (31)