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Chunichi Dragons 1 – Yokohama Bay Stars 7 (April 14, 2011)

by on Apr.14, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 13:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Asakura (CHU) - Kentaro Takasaki (YOK)

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

Attendance: 10725 | Yokohama leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:42

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: F9, 6: BB, 8: F8
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: F3, 8: G3
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: BB, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: F8, 6: G5, 9: F6
(RF) Guzman, Joel 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: HR, 7: F9, 9: F7
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-3 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: F9
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: DP, 7: L5
C Maeda, Akihiro 0-for-0
(P) Iwata, Shinji 0-for-0 3: S1
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-1 6: SO
P Yamauchi, Soma 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: f5
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Shinji, L 4 1/3 88 22 19 6 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 6 4 8.308
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hirai, Masafumi 1/3 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yamauchi, Soma 2 19 8 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 120 36 33 9 2 5 2 0 1 0 0 7 5

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: F9, 5: BB, 6: G4
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F5, 3: SO, 5: SE, 7: L4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: E3, 3: G4, 5: 2B, 7: HR
LF Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F4, 4: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: F5
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
(1B) Harper, Brett 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: 2B (BrO), 5: F8, 7: 2B
PR-1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-0
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: 3B, 7: G6
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G5, 5: G3, 8: G4
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: DP, 6: F4, 8: G1
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: SO, 6: SO
3B Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, W 7 119 26 22 3 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.286
Sanada, Hiroki 2 26 8 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 145 34 30 5 1 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Iwata on the mound for Chunichi
Harper hits a solo homer to right. Morimoto strikes out swinging. Yoshimura strikes out swinging. Takeyama walks. Takasaki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwata on the mound for Chunichi
Murata hits a single to left. Harper hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Morimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yoshimura hits a grounder to third, Harper thrown out trying to score, runners on first and second. Takeyama grounds into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Guzman strikes out swinging. Blanco hits a solo homer. Oshima hits single to center. Tanishige hits into a 4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Iwata on the mound for Chunichi
Takasaki strikes out looking. Ishikawa walks. Watanabe hits a sac bunt and reaches on an error, runners on first and second. Sledge clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Murata hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Iwata.
Harper flies out to center, runner on third.
Pitching change: Hirai in for M. Kobayashi.
Morimoto hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Yoshimura grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Watanabe lines out to second. Sledge hits a solo homer. Murata flies out to third. Harper hits a double and is replaced by pinch-runner Inada. Morimoto grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima grounds out to second. Tanishige hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iwata. Araki flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Fukuda, pinch-hitting for Hirai, strikes out looking. Araki walks. Ibata flies out to first. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Wada grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive change: Matsumoto takes over in left.
Morino hits a single to center. Wada flies out to short. Guzman hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to left. Oshima flies out to right.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons lost their opening series for the first time since 2002.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars won their first series of the season for the first time since 2000. ... Sledge's homer today gives him 4 over his last 2 games.