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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Hiroshima Carp 5 (September 16, 2010)

by on Sep.16, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 10 1
Hiroshima 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 X 5 9 0

Attendance: 17881 | Chunichi leads series, 16-8-0 | Time: 3:16

Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 12-7, 3.50 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 13-6, 2.22

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 3B, 5: G6, 7: F8, 9: G6
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 3: G1, 5: F4, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: f3, 3: f5, 6: F7, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 6: 1B, 7: BB, 9: G6
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: BB, 7: F8
(RF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: SO
PH-RF Nomoto, Kei 2-for-2 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: SO
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-2 2: f3, 4: G5
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 6: G3
2B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-1 8: G1
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: SO
PH Nakata, Ryoji 0-for-1 8: F9
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, L 7 108 29 29 7 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 4 2 3.458
Takahashi, Akifumi 1 19 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.669
8 127 33 32 9 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 5 3

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: G5, 7: HR
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(CF-LF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: DP, 5: F9, 8: 2B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: 振逃, 5: G6, 8: F9
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: S9
CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: E5, 6: F6, 8: 1B (CS)
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 0-for-3 2: f2, 4: f3, 6: F7
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: L5
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F4, 7: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 9 153 40 36 10 1 7 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.254
9 153 40 36 10 1 7 3 0 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
K. Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Kurihara hits as solo homer. Shima hits a single to center. Hirose hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ishii fouls out to the catcher on a bunt attempt. Ishihara strikes out swinging. K. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Araki hits a triple to center. Oshima grounds out to the pitcher. Morino fouls out to third. Wada hits a 2-run homer. Blanco grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
K. Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Kurihara reaches on a dropped third strike. Shima hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Runners advances to second and third on a wild pitch. Hirose reaches on a fielding error (E5) and two runs score, Hirose to second. Ishii fouls out to first. Ishihara strikes out swinging. K. Maeda flies out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Yoshimi strikes out swinging. Araki flies out to center. Oshima hits a single to center. Morino hits an RBI single to left, runner advances to second on throw. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Ishihara lines out to third. K. Maeda flies out to center. Soyogi hits a solo homer. Kimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Chunichi
Amaya hits a double to left. Kurihara flies out to right, runner on third. Shima hits a sac fly to right. Hirose hits a single to center. Hirose gets thrown out trying to steal second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Araki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima. Morino fouls out to first. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Blanco strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Morino flies out to left. Wada hits a single to center. Blanco walks, runners on first and second. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Fujii, hits a single to left, bases loaded. Tanishige strikes out swinging. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for N. Donoue, grounds out to first.

Notes

Chunichi took the series, 2-1.  Chunichi also won the season series, 16-8.

The Carp stopped a 5-game losing streak and are now 50-77-2 (5th place).  The Carp also snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Dragons. ... The Dragons lost their first game since 8/7 (vs Hanshin) and are now 75-57-3 (1st place).

K. Maeda (HIR) won his second straight start and is now 14-6.  He also evened his record out to 2-2 in 4 starts against the Dragons. ... Yoshimi (CHU) took the loss and is 12-8.  Against the Carp this season, Yoshimi is now 2-2 in 4 starts.

Kurihara (HIR) has now hit 10 or more homers in 7 straight seasons.

Wada (CHU) set a new career high in homers with his 34th of the season.

Home runs
CHU: Wada (34)
HIR: Kurihara (10), Soyogi (11)