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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Yomiuri Giants 7 (October 2, 2010)

by on Oct.02, 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
Yomiuri 0 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 7 8 1

Attendance: 41392 | Yomiuri leads series, 15-8-0 | Time: 2:40

Potential Starters: Takayuki Makka (YOK) 0-0, 3.00 - Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-3, 3.90

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: E5, 6: G5, 8: G4
(CF) Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: BB, 6: G6, 8: G1
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: DP, 6: G5, 9: F9
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 1: G1, 4: SO, 7: F8, 9: G6
(1B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: F9, 7: BB, 9: BB
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Yamazaki, Noriharu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F9
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G6
PH-C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 7: G4
(P) Kuwahara, Kentaro 0-for-1 2: SO
PH Ide, Shotaro 0-for-1 5: SO
P Ota, Atori 0-for-0
P Takamiya, Kazuya 0-for-0
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
PH Kita, Atsushi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Fukuda, Takehiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kuwahara, Kentaro, L 4 57 19 18 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 6.448
Ota, Atori 2 1/3 32 9 9 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 6.649
Takamiya, Kazuya 1/3 9 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.226
Sakamoto, Yataro 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Fukuda, Takehiro 1 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.050
8 115 34 33 8 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 7 6

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4, 1 R 1: F6, 2: F9, 4: SO, 7: 振逃 (SB)
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: G3, 5: SO
PH-LF Yano, Kenji 1-for-1, 2 RBI 7: 1B
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: SO
CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: G6
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: G3, 3: F6, 6: G4, 8: G4
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 2B, 4: 2B, 6: G5, 8: F4
(2B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: f5, 6: G4
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-1 8: G3
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 2-for-3, 2 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 4: F6, 7: 2B
(P) Fujii, Shugo 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: 2B
2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-1 7: F2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo, W 6 2/3 107 25 22 3 0 5 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 3.762
Kubo, Yuya, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.800
Takagi, Yasunari 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.761
Nakamura, Micheal 1 16 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
9 132 33 29 3 0 7 4 0 0 0 1 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Castillo grounds out to short. Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a balk. Yamazaki hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Takeyama strikes out swinging. Kuwahara strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 4 runs, 3 hits
Kuwahara on the mound for Yokohama
Ramirez hits a solo homer. Abe ground out to first. Chono hits a double to center. Furuki walks, runners on first and second. Wakiya hits a 3-run homer. Fujii grounds out to the pitcher. Sakamoto flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kuwahara on the mound for Yokohama
Chono hits a double to right. Furuki fouls out to third. Wakiya flies out to short. Fujii hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Niinuma is the new catcher.
Wakiya hits a double to left. Terauchi pops out to the catcher on a bunt attempt. Sakamoto reaches on a dropped third strike, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Takamiya in for Atori.
Yano enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsumoto. Yano steals second, runners on second and third. Yano clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Ogasawara strikes out looking.
Pitching change: Yataro in for Takamiya.
Ramirez grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Ishikawa reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Matsumoto walks, runners on first and second. Uchikawa hits into a triple play.

Top of the 7th
Murata flies out to center. Castillo walks. Shimozono hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yamazaki flies out to right.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Fujii.
Defense: Terauchi takes over at second.
Niinuma, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, grounds out to second.

Notes

The Giants are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 77-63-1 (2nd place). ... The Bay Stars are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 47-92-1 (6th place).

Fujii (YOM) got the win and is now 8-3 this year.  This was his first victory since 6/26 (vs Yokohama).  Fujii is now also 2-0 with a 3.81 ERA over 5 starts against Yokohama 2010. ... Kuwahara (YOK) lost his second start in a row and dropped to 1-2.  This was Kuwahara's first start against the Giants this year (he also tossed two games in a relief).

Home runs
YOM: Ramirez (47), Wakiya (7)