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Yokohama Bay Stars 5 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (September 23, 2010)

by on Sep.23, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

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

Attendance: 44882 | Yomiuri leads series, 14-7-0 | Time: 2:56

Potential Starters: Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 6-9, 4.72 - Shun Tono (YOM) 12-8, 3.51

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F6, 5: G5, 7: G4
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: L5, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 5: SO, 8: f5
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F9, 6: G4, 8: HR
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G6, 6: F8, 8: 1B
PR-CF Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: DP
(2B-1B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: HR, 9: F9
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: F5
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: SO, 7: SO
2B Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oka, Tomokazu, W 7 94 25 25 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.591
Ushida, Shigeki, H 1 18 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.200
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 22 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.741
9 134 33 32 6 0 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 2

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: DP, 5: G5, 8: SO
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: F7
PH-CF Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 8: G5
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: F3, 6: G3, 9: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 7: F9, 9: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 7: L1, 9: SO
(2B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: G6, 7: F9
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: F5, 8: BB
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G4
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH Omichi, Noriyoshi 0-for-1 8: f2
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 6 100 26 23 5 2 6 3 0 0 1 0 4 4 5.273
Kubo, Yuya 1 1/3 27 6 6 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.772
Takagi, Yasunari 2/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.885
Nakamura, Micheal 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.785
9 136 36 33 7 3 8 3 0 0 1 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Uchikawa flies out to short. Ishikawa hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Harper hits a 2-run homer. Murata flies out to right. Sledge grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 run, 3 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Matsumoto grounds out to second. Ogasawara flies out to first. Ramirez hits a double to right. Abe hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Takahashi hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Furuki grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 2 run, 1 hit
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata grounds out to second. Sledge flies out to center. Shimozono walks. Castillo hits a 2-run homer. Takayama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Harper fouls out to third. Murata hits a solo homer. Sledge hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Matsumoto.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Kubo.
Shimozono grounds into a double play.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Uchikawa flies out to center. Ishikawa lines out to third. Harper walks. Murata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Sledge strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Wakiya walks. Omichi enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Takagi. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Omichi fouls out to the catcher. Sakamoto strikes out looking. Yano, pinch-hitting for Matsumoto, grounds out to third.

Notes

Yomiuri took the series, 2-1.

The Bay Stars stopped a 6-game losing streak and are now 45-88-1 (6th place). ... The Giants' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 74-61-1 (3rd place).

Oka (YOK) stopped a 2-game losing streak and is now 7-9.  Oka has pitched well against the Giants this year, going 2-0 in 4 starts against them.  Yamaguchi (YOK) saved his 27th game of the year. ... Gonzalez (YOM) lost his second consecutive start and dropped to 5-12.  He's now also 1-1 in 3 starts against the Bay Stars.

Home runs
YOK: Harper (18), Castillo (19), Murata (23)