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Hanshin Tigers 2 – Yomiuri Giants 1 (May 5, 2011)

by on May.05, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Minoru Iwata (HAN) 0-3, 3.79 - Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 1-1, 1.71

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 10 0
Yomiuri 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1

Attendance: 45313 | Series tied, 3-3-0 | Time: 3:21

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-5 1: L5, 3: F9, 5: G3, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 4-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: F7, 9: 2B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-2 1: BB, 3: f5, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: f3, 5: BB, 7: G6 (BrO), 9: DP
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: F7, 7: 2B
PR-LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-4 2: F6, 4: f4, 6: SO, 7: G3
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F6, 4: G5, 6: HR, 8: SO
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F8, 5: 2B, 6: G6, 8: SO
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: BB
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: G6
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, W 7 115 28 25 6 1 5 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 3.115
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 29 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 11 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.125
9 155 37 32 7 1 8 4 1 0 1 0 1 1

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: G4, 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: F9
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-2 1: SO, 3: F9, 5: BB
PH-RF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 8: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 1: F6, 3: SO, 5: DP, 8: 1B
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: L1, 8: G6
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: 1B (CS), 8: BB
(3B) Ryal, Rusty 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: F6, 8: SO
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-4 2: G1, 4: F8, 7: f7, 9: F7
(C) Kato, Ken 1-for-1 2: IBB, 4: IBB, 7: 1B
PH Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G1
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 7: G6
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Tanaka, Daijiro 0-for-0 9: HBP
PR Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu, L 6 1/3 111 31 27 8 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.976
Takagi, Yasunari 1/3 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.227
Ochi, Daisuke 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Nishimura, Kentaro 1 11 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
9 143 40 35 10 1 8 5 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Ramirez hits a solo homer to left. Chono grounds out to short. Ryal hits a single to center. Wakiya flies out to center. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Kato gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Sawamura grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Shunsuke hits a double. Iwata fails on three sac bunt attempts. Murton grounds out to first, runner on third. Hirano hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Runner advances to second on bad pick-off throw (E1), runner on second. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai walks, bases loaded. Brazell flies out to left.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kanemoto strikes out swinging. Jojima hits a solo homer. Shunsuke grounds out to short. Iwata walks. Murton hits a single, runners on first and second. Hirano flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton lines out to third. Hirano hits a single to right. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 2nd
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Ramirez hits a single to center. Chono hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ryal grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Wakiya grounds out to the pitcher. Kato gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Sawamura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani hits an infield single. Arai grounds out to short, runner on first.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Sawamura.
Brazell hits a double to center and Arai gets thrown out at home, runner on second. Asai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell.
Pitching change: Albaladejo in for Takagi.
Kanemoto grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 8th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Kamei, pinch-hitting for Tani, strikes out swinging. Ogasawara hits a single to center. Ramirez grounds out to short, runner on first. Chono walks, runners on first and second. Ryal strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Kamei takes over in right.
Murton strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a double to right. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers have now won their last two straight series in a row. ... Iwata recorded his first victory since 10/4/2009.

Yomiuri: Ogasawara recorded his 2,000th career hit in the 8th inning.