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Chunichi Dragons 9 – Yokohama Bay Stars 7 (September 25, 2010)

by on Sep.25, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 1 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 9 16 0
Yokohama 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 7 8 2

Attendance: 16225 | Chunichi leads series, 16-8-0 | Time: 3:38

Potential Starters: Masahiro Yamamoto (CHU) 5-1, 2.49 - Atori Ota (YOK) 0-6, 6.46

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 4-for-6, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: L5, 5: 1B (CS), 7: E4, 9: 2B
(CF-RF) Fujii, Atsushi 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: 3B, 4: SO, 5: 2B, 7: G3, 9: F8
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G5, 4: HBP, 5: F9, 7: f5, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: F7, 3: G4, 4: HR, 6: SO, 8: BB, 9: G5
(1B) Blanco, Tony 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HR, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: f3
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4 1: G3, 3: 1B, 4: BB, 6: L6, 8: F6
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: f3, 3: BB, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G5, 4: F5, 6: F9
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 8: SO
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-0
(P) Yamamoto, Masahiro 0-for-2 2: S5, 3: G6, 5: G4
P Nelson, Maximo 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 7: F7
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-1 9: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Masahiro 4 1/3 68 20 18 6 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 3.210
Nelson, Maximo, W 1 2/3 25 5 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.161
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1 8 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.641
Asao, Takuya, H 1 2/3 29 8 7 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.702
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 134 37 34 8 2 12 3 0 0 0 0 7 7

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: F7, 7: SO, 9: G3
(CF) Matsumoto, Keijiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: HR, 8: G6
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: DP, 4: HR, 5: F7, 8: G4
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: F9, 9: BB
PR Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0, 1 R
(2B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: BB, 6: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: SO
P Terahara, Hayato 0-for-0
PH Hashimoto, Tasuku 0-for-1 6: SO
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
P Kuwahara, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 2B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: F9, 7: G4, 9: G5
(P) Ota, Atori 0-for-0
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
PH Kita, Atsushi 0-for-1 3: SO
P Fukuda, Takehiro 0-for-0
LF Ide, Shotaro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 5: 2B, 7: SO, 9: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ota, Atori, L 2 1/3 48 16 13 8 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 4 6.968
Sakamoto, Yataro 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.872
Fukuda, Takehiro 1 39 8 5 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 3.500
Terahara, Hayato 2 35 9 8 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.934
Ushida, Shigeki 2 36 9 8 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.340
Kuwahara, Kentaro 1 20 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.712
9 185 49 41 16 3 3 5 1 2 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujii. Morino hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Wada flies out to left. Blanco hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nomoto grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Ishikawa hits a double to left. Matsumoto grounds out to short, runner on third. Uchikawa hits an RBI infield hit, runner on first. Murata grounds into a double play.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
N. Donoue fouls out to first. Oda hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by M. Yamamoto. Araki hits an RBI single to center and advances to third on a throwing error (E8). Fujii hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Morino grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
Wada grounds out to second. Blanco hits a solo homer. Nomoto hits a single to left. N. Donoue walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yataro in for Atori.
Oda grounds out to third, runners on first and third. M. Yamamoto grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Fukuda on the mound for Yokohama
Araki lines out to third. Fujii strikes out swinging. Morino gets hit by a pitch. Wada hits a 2-run homer. Blanco hits a solo homer. Nomoto walks. N. Donoue walks, runners on first and seocnd. Oda flies out to third.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Uchikawa hits an infield single. Murata hits a 2-run homer. Harper flies out to center. Castillo walks. Shimozono strikes out looking. Takeyama flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 run, 2 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Ide hits a double to left. Ishikawa flies out to left. Matsumoto hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Nelson in for M. Yamamoto.
Uchikawa strikes out swinging. Murata fleis out to left.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Wada walks. Blanco fouls out to first. Nomoto flies out to short. N. Donoue hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Koike, pinch-hitting for Oda, strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Kuwahara on the mound for Yokohama
Hidenori flies out to short. Araki hits a double to left. Fujii flies out to center. Morino hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Wada grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Harper walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Yamazaki. Castillo strikes out swinging. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Kuwahara, hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Takeyama drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on third. Ide hits an RBI double to to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Asao.
Ishikawa grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
M. Yamamoto grounds out to second. Araki hits an infield single and gets caught trying to steal second. Fujii hits a double to left. Morino flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Wada strikes out looking. Blanco walks. Nomoo lines out to short. N. Donoue hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Oda flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Nelson, flies out to left. Araki reaches on a throwing error (E4), runner on first. Fujii grounds out to first, runner on second. Morino fouls out to third.

Notes

Chunichi took the season series, 16-8.

The Dragons are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 79-60-3 (1st place). ... The Bay Stars are 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 45-89-1 (6th place).

Nelson (CHU) got the win in relief and is now 4-3 on the year.  Iwase (CHU) notched his 42nd save of the season. ... Atori (YOK) started and lost his 7th straight start of the year and is now 0-7 in 12 games (7 starts, 5 relief appearances).  Coming into tonight's start, Atori was 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA in 2 starts against the Dragons.

Matsumoto's (YOK) homer in the 5th inning was the first of his career.

Home runs
CHU: Blanco (31, 32), Wada (37)
YOK: Murata (24), Matsumoto (1)