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Hiroshima Carp 1 – Yomiuri Giants 5 (September 12, 2010)

by on Sep.12, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

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

Attendance: 45016 | Yomiuri leads series, 17-6-0 | Time: 3:09

Potential Starters: Yuki Saito (HIR) 3-5, 6.36 - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 4-10, 5.63

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 5th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G1, 5: G6, 7: SO
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 3: SO, 6: 1B
PH-2B Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-1 7: 1B
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G1, 6: 2B, 7: G4
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-2 1: F8, 4: SO, 6: HBP, 8: HBP
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: f3, 8: DP
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 1-for-4 2: G1, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F8
(1B) Huber, Justin 0-for-2 2: G1, 4: SO
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 6: SO
1B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-1 9: G6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: G4, 5: E5, 7: G6, 9: SO
(P) Saito, Yuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: DP
P Chulk, Vinnie 0-for-0
PH Aizawa, Tsubasa 0-for-1 7: 振逃
P Ito, Kota 0-for-0
P Nakata, Ren 0-for-0
PH Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Saito, Yuki, L 5 0/3 96 23 18 4 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 4 4 6.413
Chulk, Vinnie 1 20 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.000
Ito, Kota 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Nakata, Ren 1 19 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
8 143 37 30 7 2 2 6 1 0 0 0 5 5

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: F7, 5: F4, 6: 2B, 8: F7
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-3 1: F9, 3: L4, 5: F9
CF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1 6: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G6
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: SO, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: F9
LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 1: F4, 4: F7, 6: HBP, 7: F9
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: G4
PH-RF Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-2 6: G3, 8: F9
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-2, 1 R 2: G4, 4: BB, 6: G6
2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0 8: BB
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F6, 4: G3, 6: BB, 8: F9
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-1, 1 R 2: F8, 5: BB
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1-for-1 6: 1B
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH-RF Yano, Kenji 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, W 5 0/3 81 21 21 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.462
Kubo, Yuya, H 2/3 12 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.475
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 1/3 28 7 6 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.346
Ochi, Daisuke 1 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.240
Kroon, Marc 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.008
9 141 36 34 7 0 9 0 2 0 2 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto hits a solo homer. Tani flies out to right. Ogasawara hits a solo homer. Ramirez flies out to center. Abe flies out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Gonzalez walks. Sakamoto flies out to second. Tani flies out to right. Ogasawara hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits an RBI single to center and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Matsumoto takes over in center; Chono moves from center to right.
Kimura hits a single to center. Amaya hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Gonzalez.
Shima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Hirose fouls out to first. Ishii strikes out swinging. T. Maeda enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Huber.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Kubo.
T. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 run, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Y. Yamamoto in at first.
Abe gets hit by a pitch.
Pitching change: Chulk in for Saito.
Takahashi, pinch-hitting for E. Gonzalez, grounds out to first, runner on first. Chono grounds out to short, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Wakiya walks, runners on first and second. Yamaguchi hits a single to left, bases loaded. Sakamoto hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second and third. Matsumoto strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Hirose hits a single to center. Ishii grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Huber grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Ishihara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
E. Gonzalez walks. Chono grounds out to second, runner on second. Wakiya flies out to short. Gonzalez flies out to center.

Top of the 4th
Amaya grounds out to the pitcher. Shima strikes out swinging. Hirose hits a single to left. Ishii hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Huber strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Ishihara grounds out to short. Aizawa, pinch-hitting for Chulk, reaches on a dropped third strike. Soyogi strikes out swinging. Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Kimura, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Amaya grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th
Takahashi flies out to right. Furuki walks. Wakiya flies out to right. Yano, pinch-hitting for Ochi, hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Sakamoto flies out to left.

Notes

Yomiuri swept the series, 3-0.

The Giants won their 3rd game in a row and are now 69-57-1 (3rd place). ... The Carp dropped their 3rd game in a row and are now 49-75-2 (5th place).

Gonzalez (YOM) got the win and is now 5-10 on the year.  He's also 2-0 in 3 starts against the Carp. ...

Sakamoto (YOM) recorded his 7th lead-off homer of the season.  Sakamoto also set a new franchise record with 29 homers out of the lead-off spot this season. ... Saito (HIR) lost his second straight start and dropped to 3-6.  This was also his first decision in two starts against the Giants this year.

Home runs
YOM: Sakamoto (29), Ogasawara (32)