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Yomiuri Giants 0 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (September 18, 2010)

by on Sep.18, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00

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

Attendance: 46972 | Series tied, 10-10-0 | Time: 3:05

Potential Starters: Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-3, 4.13 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 3-0, 3.31

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: f3, 7: F7
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: S5, 5: G3, 8: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: G1, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: F8, 6: L6, 8: G3
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 3-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 9: 1B
PR Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(RF) Yano, Kenji 2-for-4 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: f3, 9: 1B
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: SO, 7: SO
2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 9: DP
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: F9, 7: F7, 9: SO
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 1-for-3 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: 1B
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 6 2/3 90 27 25 6 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.238
Kubo, Yuya 1 1/3 17 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
8 107 32 30 8 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Murton, Matt 3-for-4 1: 1B (BrO), 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 三2 (BrO)
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4 1: G1, 3: G4, 6: G2, 8: G1
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4 1: G3, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B (SB)
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: G5, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: SO, 6: DP, 8: SO
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-2 2: F7, 5: BB, 7: f3
(RF) Messenger, Randy 0-for-0
RF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: G5 (SB)
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-1 7: 2B
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0, 1 R
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F8
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G3
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B
PR-CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0 7: (CS)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi, W 7 109 28 25 6 0 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.764
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.688
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 23 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.747
9 143 35 32 8 0 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Furuki takes over at second.
Jojima fouls out to first. Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Lin, hits a double to center. Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. S. Fujikawa flies out to center, runner on third. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Nomi, hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Asai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Gonzalez.
Asai gets thrown out trying to steal second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sakamoto strikes out swinging. Matsumoto walks. Ogasawara flies out to center. Ramirez hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Abe strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 1st
Murton hits a single to center and advances to second on a fielding error (E8). Hirano fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt (Murton thrown out), runner on first. Toritani grounds out to first, runner on second. Arai grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Gonzalez grounds out to third. Sakamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Matsumoto. Ogasawara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Ramirez flies out to center. Abe hits a single to right. Yano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. E. Gonzalez strikes out swinging. Wakiya flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th
Jojima walks. Lin grounds out to third, runner on first. S. Fujikawa strikes out swinging as Lin steals second. Nomi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th
Murton hits a single to left. Hirano fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Toritani hits a  single to right, runners on first and third. Arai walks, bases loaded. Brazell hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 8th
Murton hits a double to third. Hirano fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Abe hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Yano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Furuki grounds into a double play, runner on third. Wakiya strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Tigers won their 2nd game in a row and are now 70-56-3 (2nd place). ... The Giants lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 71-59-1 (3rd place).

Nomi (HAN) got the win and improved to 4-0 in 7 starts this season (first victory since 4/24 against Chunichi).  He's also 2-0 in 4 starts against the Giants. ... Gonzalez (YOM) took the loss and dropped to 5-11.  He's also now 1-1 in 4 starts against the Tigers this year.

The Giants were shutout for the 4th time this season.

Home runs
None.