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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (April 30, 2011)

by on Apr.30, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00
Potential Starters: Takeru Imamura (HIR) 1-1, 0.96 - Yudai Kawai (CHU) 0-1, 3.18

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

Attendance: 29963 | Series tied, 1-1-0 | Time: 3:20

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 5: G4, 7: G6
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: G1, 4: L6, 5: L5, 8: F8
(CF-RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: HBP, 8: 1B
(3B) Tracy, Chad 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: BB, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G5, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 8: G1
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: G5, 5: SO, 6: SO, 8: F4
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 1-for-2, 1 R 3: G6, 5: 1B
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 6: F8
CF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 5: E5, 7: G4, 9: SO
(P) Imamura, Takeru 0-for-1 3: DP
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-1, 1 RBI 5: 1B
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 7: F7
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Schultz, Mike 0-for-0
PH Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 9: L4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Imamura, Takeru 4 83 19 17 6 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.375
Ueno, Hirofumi, H 2 17 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.250
Umetsu, Tomohiro, L 1 0/3 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 20.250
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1/3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.375
Schultz, Mike 2/3 17 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 135 33 30 8 1 6 2 0 1 0 0 5 5

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: 1B (SB), 4: F7, 7: F9
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: BB, 5: G3, 8: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-3 1: DP, 2: SO, 5: G3, 8: S1
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: f2, 3: F4, 5: F9, 8: 2B (BrO)
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: 1B, 6: G5, 8: G1
PR-CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(RF-1B) Guzman, Joel 0-for-4 2: F9, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: F9
(CF-RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G6
(C) Oyama, Keiji 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: HR, 4: f2, 7: SO
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-0
(P) Kawai, Yudai 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 7: L6
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai 5 84 20 18 3 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 1 2.531
Hirai, Masafumi, H 1/3 8 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kobayashi, Masato, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kawahara, Junichi, H 1 1/3 18 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Asao, Takuya, W 1 18 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.227
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.600
9 144 36 33 6 0 6 2 1 0 1 0 4 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Araki hits a single to center. Ibata hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Morino hits into a double play as a run scores. Wada fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Blanco walks. Guzman flies out to right. Nomoto hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Oyama hits a 3-run homer to left. Kawai strikes out swinging. Araki hits a single to left and steals second. Ibata walks, runners on first and second. Morino strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 4 runs, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Tracy walks. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Iwamoto strikes out swinging. Io hits a single to left, bases loaded. Kura reaches on a fielding error (E5) and two runs scores (one earned), runners on first and third. Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Imamura, hits an RBI single, runners on first and second. Soyogi grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Runners advance on a wild pitch and one run scores, runner on second. Higashide lines out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Ibata hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Umetsu.
Morino hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Schultz in for Aoki.
Wada hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Blanco grounds out to the pitcher and Wada gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Hidenori enters the game as a pinch-runner for Blanco. Guzman flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Hirose gets hit by a pitch. Tracy flies out to center. Kurihara hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Hirai.
Iwamoto strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Kawahara in for M. Kobayashi.
T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Io, flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide flies out to center. Hirose hits a single to center. Tracy hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kurihara grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third. Iwamoto flies out to second.

Notes

Chunichi: Oyama dedicated his homer in the 2nd to the grandfather he lost during the March 11 earthquakes / tsunami.