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Yokohama Bay Stars 3 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (April 22, 2011)

by on Apr.22, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Takayuki Makka (YOK) 0-0, 3.86 - Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 1-0, 1.80

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

Attendance: 34496 | Hanshin leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:02

Yokohama

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G1, 6: SO, 8: F7
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F4, 4: L4, 7: HR, 8: 2B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: f3, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 5: BB, 7: 2B, 8: IBB
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: DP, 5: DP, 7: 2B, 8: F7
P Kaga, Shigeru 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-4 3: G4, 5: G5, 7: G6, 9: SO
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 1-for-3 3: HBP, 6: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
(P) Suda, Kota 0-for-1 3: S1, 6: G2
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 7: SO
P Hamilton, Clayton 0-for-0
P Sato, Shoma 0-for-0
CF Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Suda, Kota 6 79 27 23 7 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.000
Hamilton, Clayton 1 11 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.375
Sato, Shoma, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Kaga, Shigeru, L 1 17 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
Shinohara, Takayuki, H 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ejiri, Shintaro 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
8 2/3 118 40 36 12 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 4 4

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: G4, 2: 2B, 4: F8, 7: HR, 9: 1B
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 2: BB, 5: G5, 7: G4, 9: f5
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4 1: BB, 2: F7, 5: F7, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: G3, 5: F9, 7: G1, 9: 2B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(LF) Messenger, Randy 0-for-0
LF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: f3, 6: F6
PH-LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 8: F3
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 2B (BrO), 6: G5, 8: 1B
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-2 2: S3, 4: SO, 6: SO
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo 7 109 27 23 5 1 5 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 3.000
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 23 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Fujikawa, Kyuji, W 1 10 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
9 142 36 31 7 1 9 3 1 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Jojima strikes out swinging. Shunsuke hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kubo. Murton hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hirano walks, runners on first and second. Toritani flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Arai grounds out to first. Brazell hits a single to left. Lin fouls out to first. Jojima hits an RBI double to right and gets thrown out trying to advance to third.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Sledge hits a solo homer to right-center. Murata hits a single to right. Harper hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Kinjo clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Yoshimura grounds out to short. Hosoyamada strikes out swinging. Naito, pinch-hitting for Suda, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hamilton on the mound for Yokohama
Murton hits a solo homer to left. Hirano grounds out to second. Toritani grounds out to short. Arai grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kaga on the mound for Yokohama
Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Fujikawa, flies out to left. Murton hits an infield single.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Kaga.
Hirano fouls out to third. Toritani hits an infield single, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Shinohara.
Arai hits a walk-off RBI double.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Murton grounds out to second. Hirano hits a single to left. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai walks, bases loaded. Brazell flies out to center. Lin grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Yoshimura grounds out to second. Hosoyamada gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Suda. Ishikawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Brazell hits a single to center. Lin flies out to short. Jojima grounds out to third, runner on first. Shunsuke hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kubo strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Ishikawa flies out to left. Watanabe hits a single to right. Sledge hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Murata strikes out swinging. Harper gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Kinjo flies out to left.

Notes

Yokohama: This was Suda's first pro career start.

Hanshin: The 12 hits the Tigers banged out is a high for the season so far. ... Arai recorded his 8th walk-off hit of his career.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars dropped their 5th in a row.