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Hanshin Tigers 11 – Hiroshima Carp 4 (October 2, 2010)

by on Oct.02, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 2 0 0 0 5 0 2 1 1 11 19 0
Hiroshima 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 9 2

Attendance: 28369 | Hanshin leads series, 14-9-0 | Time: 3:51

Potential Starters: Randy Messenger (HAN) 5-6, 5.21 - Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 8-7, 3.83

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 14, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 3-for-6, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: F7, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 8: G4
(CF-RF) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: S5, 2: SO, 4: F4, 5: G6 (BrO), 7: 1B, 9: 3B
LF Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0
(RF-LF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: E4, 4: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
P Tsutsui, Kazuya 0-for-0
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 6: F8, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 6: SO
CF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 2-for-2, 1 R 8: 1B, 9: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F5, 5: E4, 6: SO, 8: F9
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH-RF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F3, 3: G3, 5: f5, 7: HR, 8: 1B
PR-C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-1 9: SO
(2B) Saka, Katsuhiko 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G1, 5: BB, 7: F9, 8: S8
(P) Messenger, Randy 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: 1B
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 5: 1B
P Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-0
PH Sakurai, Kodai 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 1B
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH-1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy 4 59 15 14 4 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.055
Nomi, Atsushi, W 2 20 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.355
Watanabe, Ryo 1 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.601
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 22 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 5.178
Tsutsui, Kazuya 0/3 20 4 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.646
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.203
9 140 36 33 9 0 7 2 0 1 1 0 4 4

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G5, 6: F8, 8: SO
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S5, 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: G6
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G5, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 7: G5, 9: BB
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 2: F6, 4: SO, 7: G3
PH Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1 9: 1B
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 2: DP, 5: F8
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Takeuchi, Hisashi 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 9: DP
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 0-for-1 3: G5
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH-C Aizawa, Tsubasa 0-for-2 5: G6, 8: BB, 9: f4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, L 4 1/3 101 27 22 8 0 2 4 0 1 0 1 7 5 4.073
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 14 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2 35 10 10 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.949
Takeuchi, Hisashi 1 21 6 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 7.105
Oshima, Takayuki 1 33 6 6 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5.366
9 204 52 45 19 1 8 5 0 1 1 1 11 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Toritani hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Murton walks, runners on first and second. Arai grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Kanemoto walks, bases loaded. Brazell hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Jojima flies out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Soyogi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Iwamoto hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kurihara grounds out to third, runner on second. Hirose strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 5 runs, 4 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Arai walks. Kanemoto hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Brazell reaches on a fielding error (E4) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Jojima fouls out to third. Saka walks, bases loaded. Lin, pinch-hitting for Messenger, hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: T. Aoki in for Alvarado.
Toritani hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Hirano grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Murton hits an RBI single to right and Hirano gets thrown out trying to advance to third.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Jojima hits a solo homer. Saka flies out to right. Sakurai, pinch-hitting for Nomi, hits a single to left. Tortani grounds out to second, runner on second. Hirano hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Murton hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Arai strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Takeuchi on the mound for Hiroshima
S. Fujikawa hits a single to right. Brazell flies out to right. Jojima hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Komiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Jojima. Saka hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, walks, runners on first and second. Toritani grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Komiyama is the new catcher; Sekimoto takes over at first.
Shima, pinch-hitting for Takeuchi, hits a single to left. Aizawa walks, runners on first and second. Soyogi strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Kimura drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Hirano hits a triple to right. Murton strikes out swinging. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. S. Fujikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Asai, pinch-hitting for Fukuhara, strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Komiyama strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tsutsui on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Yamato takes in left; Asai takes over in right.
Kurihara hits a double to center. Hirose walks, runners on first and second. Akamatsu, pinch-hitting for Maru, hits a single to right, bases loaded. Kokubo hits an RBI single to left, bases still loaded. Huber enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Oshima.
Pitching change: Kubota in for Tsutsui.
Huber hits into a a double play as a run crosses the plate, runner on third. Aizawa fouls out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Murton reaches on a fielding error (E4). Arai hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kanemoto flies out to right. Brazell flies out to third. Runners advance to second and third on a balk. Jojima grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Saka grounds out to the pitcher. Messenger hits a single to center. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Hirano flies out to second. Murton flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Kurihara hits a single to left. Hirose grounds out to third. Maru grounds out to first, runner on second. Kokubo grounds out to second.

Notes

The Tigers stopped a 2-game slide and are now 75-62-3 (3rd place). ... The Carp's 3-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 57-81-2 (5th place).

Nomi (HAN) got the win in relief and improved to 7-0. ... Alvarado (HIR) lost his second straight start and is now 8-8.  He's now also 1-3 with a 6.00 ERA in 4 starts against the Tigers.

Home runs
HAN: Jojima (27)