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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 (April 17, 2011)

by on Apr.17, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) - Yuya Fukui (HIR)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 8 0
Hiroshima 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 4 7 0

Attendance: 28058 | Hiroshima leads series, 2-0-1 | Time: 2:36

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G5
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: G4, 8: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: f5, 6: SO, 8: F6
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: G6, 8: G5
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 3-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: BB, 9: 1B
PR Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R 9: (SB)
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: F8, 9: F8
(3B) Ryal, Rusty 0-for-3 2: DP, 4: SO, 7: SO
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Konta, Toshimasa 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B (CS)
(C) Tsuruoka, Kazunari 2-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F9
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-0 3: S1, 5: S3
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
PH-3B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-1 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 4 2/3 81 21 20 7 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 7.714
Kaneto, Norihito 1 1/3 13 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Nishimura, Kentaro 2 20 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 114 31 30 7 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 4

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: F9, 5: HR, 7: G4
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: G4
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 8: G5
(3B) Tracy, Chad 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 5: f5, 8: f5
3B Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: F8
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: DP, 6: G4
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: 1B, 6: F7
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F8
(P) Fukui, Yuya 0-for-2 3: G1, 5: SO
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 7: F8
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fukui, Yuya, W 7 87 28 24 6 1 7 2 0 2 0 0 2 2 2.571
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 17 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.750
9 113 35 31 8 1 9 2 0 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Soyogi hits a single to right and steals second. Higashide grounds out to first, runner on third. Hirose drives in a run with a ground out to short. Tracy strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Tsuruoka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Gonzalez. Sakamoto hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Wakiya strikes out swinging. Ogasawara fouls out to third.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez grounds out to short. Takahashi hits a solo homer. Chono strikes out looking. Ryal strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Maru hits a single to center. Ishihara hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Runners advance a base on wild pitch, one run scores, runner on second. Fukui strikes out swinging. Soyogi hits a 2-run homer to left. Higashide grounds out to short. Hirose walks.
Pitching change: Kaneto in for Gonzalez.
Tracy fouls out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kimura takes over at third.
Takahashi hits a single to center and is replaced by a pinch-runner Suzuki. Suzuki steals second. Chono flies out to center, runner on third. Konta, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Yano enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Tsuruoka. Konta gets caught trying to steal second. Yano strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirose hits a single to center. Tracy strikes out looking. Kurihara hits a single to left. Iwamoto grounds into a 4-6-3 double play.

Top of the 5th
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Tsuruoka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Gonzalez. Sakamoto strikes out swinging. Wakiya grounds out to second.

Notes

Yomiuri: Beginning on 9/13/2009, the Giants had been 12-0 in games Takahashi has homered in.  That streak came to end.

Hiroshima: Fukui topped out at 145km/h and picked up his first pro victory.