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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (May 1, 2011)

by on May.01, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00
Potential Starters: Yuya Fukui (HIR) 1-0, 1.38 - Maximo Nelson (CHU) 1-0, 1.80

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

Attendance: 31186 | Chunichi leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:19

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st, 3rd, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G5
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 2: G3, 5: S5, 8: G4
(RF) Hirose, Jun 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 8: 1B
(3B) Tracy, Chad 0-for-4 1: DP, 3: F6, 5: F9, 8: DP
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G1, 3: DP, 6: G4, 9: 1B
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F8
PH Io, Takamitsu 1-for-1 9: 1B
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G1
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: G4
PR Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: S1, 4: L6, 7: SO, 9: S7
(P) Maeda, Kenta 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F7, 7: SO
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
PH Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta 6 1/3 103 26 19 4 1 3 4 0 2 0 0 3 3 4.785
Aoki, Takahiro, L 1 16 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 5.000
Ueno, Hirofumi 2/3 22 5 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.643
8 141 36 25 6 1 4 7 0 3 0 0 5 5

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: G4
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-2, 1 R 1: S5, 3: BB, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-2 1: F6, 3: F9, 6: BB, 8: S1
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F9, 4: F4, 6: F4, 8: IBB
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F3, 4: BB, 6: F9, 8: 2B
(RF) Guzman, Joel 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 8: BB
(CF) Nomoto, Kei 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 5: HR, 7: 3B, 8: SO
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1, 2 RBI 3: BB, 5: F8, 7: S8, 8: BB
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-0 3: S3
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 5: G4
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 7: G6
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-1 8: G3
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo 5 90 22 18 7 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 3 3 2.520
Mise, Koji 2 24 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya, W 1 15 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 18 6 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
9 147 37 32 11 0 5 2 0 2 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Soyogi walks. Higashide walks, runners on first and second. Hirose hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Tracy hits into a double play as a run scores. Kurihara grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Iwamoto hits an infield single. Maru hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ishihara hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. K. Maeda hits an RBI single, runners on first and third. Soyogi strikes out swinging. Higashide grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Nomoto hits a solo homer to right. Tanishige flies out to center. Saeki, pinch-hitting for Nelson, grounds out to second. Araki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Guzman hits a single to left. Nomoto hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Tanishige hits a sac fly to center.
Pitching change: Aoki in for K. Maeda.
T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Mise, grounds out to short. Araki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Ibata hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morino. Wada gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ueno in for Aoki.
Blanco hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Guzman walks, bases loaded. Nomoto strikes out swinging. Tanishige walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Fukuda, pinch-hitting for Asao, grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Hidenori takes over in center.
Kurihara hits a single to right. Io, pinch-hitting for Iwamoto, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Maru, grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Amaya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kokubo. Ishihara hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Kura, pinch-hitting for Ueno, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kura. Soyogi grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino flies out to short. Wada flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanishige walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nelson. Araki strikes out swinging. Ibata walks, runners on first and second. Morino flies out to right.

Top of the 5th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Soyogi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Higashide. Hirose grounds out to third, runner on third. Tracy flies out to right.

Notes

Hiroshima: This was the fourth time K. Maeda started a game on 4 days of rest.

Chunichi: This marked the 6th time the Dragons won a 1-run game this season. ... The Dragons' bullpen gave up their first earned run in 7 games a Nagoya Dome so far this season.