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Hanshin Tigers 7 – Hiroshima Carp 2 (October 3, 2010)

by on Oct.03, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 13:30

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 7 12 0
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 7 1

Attendance: 32284 | Hanshin leads series, 15-9-0 | Time: 3:01

Potential Starters: Jason Standridge (HAN) 10-5, 3.62 - Keisuke Imai (HIR) 0-3, 4.60

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: G1, 5: G4, 7: L6, 9: F8
(CF-RF) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G3, 7: F7, 9: E1
(RF-LF) Murton, Matt 1-for-5 1: G4, 3: F9, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: G6, 9: 2B
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: L6, 4: HR, 6: 1B
PR-CF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-2, 1 R 8: F9, 9: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: SO
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G5, 4: 2B, 6: HR, 8: 1B
(2B) Saka, Katsuhiko 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: F7, 6: 1B (CS), 8: F8
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-3 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0, 1 R 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason, W 7 102 27 24 5 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.491
Watanabe, Ryo 0/3 8 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.725
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.163
Fujikawa, Kyuji 1 14 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.043
9 132 35 31 7 0 8 3 1 0 0 0 2 2

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd, 5th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-3, 2 R 1: F9, 3: G5, 6: BB, 8: 2B
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-2 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: HBP
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: f2, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: F3
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: G5, 6: F8
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 8: DP
P Nakata, Ren 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-3 2: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: DP, 7: F9, 9: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: G6, 7: f3, 9: SO
(P) Imai, Keisuke 0-for-1 3: SO
PH-CF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-2 6: F6, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Imai, Keisuke, L 6 101 27 26 9 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 6 6 5.304
Oshima, Takayuki 1 15 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.268
Ueno, Hirofumi 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.558
Nakata, Ren 1 24 6 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.320
9 155 41 39 12 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 7 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Toritani hits a solo homer. Hirano hits a single to right. Murton grounds out to second, runner on first. Arai grounds out to first, runner on second. Kanemoto lines out to short.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Arai hits a single to center. Kanemoto hits a 2-run homer. Brazell strikes out swinging. Jojima hits a double to left. Saka flies out to left. Standridge strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Arai hits a double to left. Kanemoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. Brazell drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second. Jojima hits a 2-run homer. Saka hits a single to right and gets thrown out trying to steals second. Standridge strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Hirano moves from center to right; Murton moves from right to left; S. Fujikawa takes over in center.
Amaya, pinch-hitting for Imai, flies out to short. Soyogi walks. Kimura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iwamoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Kurihara strikes out swinging. Hirose flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Sekimoto takes over at first.
Soyogi hits a double to left. Kimura gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Iwamoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kubota in for Watanabe.
Kurihara flies out to first. Shima, pinch-hitting for Ueno, grounds into a double play.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nakata on the mound for Hiroshima
Sekimoto walks. Toritani flies out to center. Hirano reaches on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and second. Murton flies out to center. Arai hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. S. Fujikawa strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Soyogi flies out to right. Kimura walks. Iwamoto strikes out swinging. Kurihara hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hirose grounds out to short.

Notes

Hanshin won the season series, 15-9.

The Tigers won their 2nd straight game and are now 76-62-3 (2nd place). ... The Carp dropped their 2nd consecutive game and are now 57-82-2 (5th place).

Standridge (HAN) got the win and is now 11-5.  Standridge had dropped his last 3 straight starts since a victory on 9/7 (vs Chunichi).  Standridge is now also 3-0 with a 2.81 ERA over 4 starts against the Carp this year. ... Imai (HIR) started his 7th game of the year and dropped to 0-3 (or 0-4 if you include his record as a reliever).

Murton (HAN) collected his 210th hit in his fourth at bat in the 7th and tied Ichiro's NPB record most hits in a season.  Murton also celebrated his 29th birthday.

Coming into this game, Standridge (HAN) was 0-1 with a 12.19 ERA in day games.

The lead-off home Toritani (HAN) hit in the 1st inning was his 2nd of the season and 4th of his career.

Home runs
HAN: Toritani (19), Kanemoto (15), Jojima (28)