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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 – Hanshin Tigers 7 (April 12, 2011)

by on Apr.12, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) - Atsushi Nomi (HAN)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 11 0
Hanshin 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 2 X 7 10 0

Attendance: 45643 | Hanshin leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:13

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-5, 2 R 1: 2B, 2: F9, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 8: G5
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4 1: S2, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: SO
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: S9, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Tracy, Chad 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: DP, 5: SO, 7: BB, 9: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 1: f3, 4: SO, 6: F8, 7: G6
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B (SB), 8: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: F3, 6: 1B
PH Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 2B
PR Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-2 2: S2, 5: SO, 6: F4
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: f5
C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 6 101 26 24 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 7.500
Aoki, Takahiro 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ueno, Hirofumi 1 33 8 7 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 18.000
8 146 37 34 10 1 8 2 0 0 0 0 7 7

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: F7, 5: f3, 7: G5, 8: F9
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 2B, 6: BB, 8: G6
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: f3, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: fc3
PR-LF Asai, Ryo 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: 1B
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: G5, 6: S8, 8: IBB
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 6: F4, 8: 1B
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: G4
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 7: SO
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 1B
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi, W 6 2/3 112 31 25 9 0 7 3 0 2 1 0 3 3 4.050
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 19 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 17 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 150 40 34 11 0 11 3 0 2 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Soyogi hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Higashide. Hirose hits a sac fly to right. Tracy walks. Kurihara fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Murton hits a solo homer. Hirano hits a double to right. Toritani strikes out swinging. T. Arai flies out to right. Brazell flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Nomi hits a single to center. Murton flies out to left. Hirano flies out to center. Toritani hits an RBI double to center. T. Arai fouls out to first.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Ishihara flies out to right. K. Maeda strikes out swinging. Soyogi hits a single to center. Higashide hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Hirose hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tracy strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Kurihara flies out to center. Iwamoto flies out to center. Akamatsu hits a single to center and steals second. Ishihara hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. K. Maeda flies out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Hirano hits an infield single. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. T. Arai hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Brazell flies out to center, runners on second and third. Kanemoto hits into a fielder's choice, a runs scores, runners on first and third. Asai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. Jojima hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Shunsuke flies out to second.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kobayashi replaces Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Iwamoto hits a single to right. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Shima, pinch-hitting for Ishihara, hits an RBI double. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Shima. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Aoki, fouls out third. Soyogi grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Ueno on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive change: Kura is the new catcher
Toritani grounds out to short. T. Arai hits a double. Brazell strikes out swinging. Asai hits an RBI single to center, advances to second on throw. Jojima gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Shunsuke hits a single to left, bases loaded. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Kobayashi, hits an RBI single to left, bases remain loaded. Murton flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Iwamoto strikes out swinging. Akamatsu hits a single to right. Ishihara hits an infield single, runners on first and second. K. Maeda hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Soyogi flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive change: Asai takes over in left
Soyogi flies out to center. Higashide grounds out to second. Hirose walks and advances to second on a wild pitch. Tracy walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kubota in for Nomi
Kurihara grounds out to short.

Notes

Hanshin: This was Nomi's first career opening day start. ... Murton recorded his third NPB career homer to lead off the game.