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Hanshin Tigers 1 – Yokohama Bay Stars 3 (May 6, 2011)

by on May.06, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 17:00
Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 2-0, 2.25 - Shogo Yamamoto (YOK) 1-2, 4.88

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

Attendance: 14610 | Yokohama leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:38

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4 1: F9, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4 1: L6, 4: G1, 7: SO, 9: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-3 1: G4, 4: F8, 7: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: G4, 7: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 5: f5, 8: 2B
(C) Jojima, Kenji 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: DP, 5: G5, 8: 1B (BrO)
(LF-CF) Asai, Ryo 0-for-2 3: BB, 6: G6, 8: f9
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-2 3: DP, 6: G5
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 8: SO
LF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-0
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: SO
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, L 7 123 32 26 8 0 6 3 0 3 0 0 3 3 2.667
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.263
8 138 35 29 8 0 7 3 0 3 0 0 3 3

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: F8
(CF) Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-3 1: S1, 2: L6, 4: F7, 7: G4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 1: SO, 2: G4, 5: F9, 7: f5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-3 1: G1, 3: G6, 5: F7, 7: BB
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO
1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-0
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: G6
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: f5, 8: F9
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 4: S1, 6: SO, 8: SO
(P) Yamamoto, Shogo 1-for-2 2: S1, 4: SO, 6: 1B
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, W 8 108 26 24 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.938
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 121 29 27 3 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Harper hits a double to center. Yoshimura walks, runners on first and second. Watanabe hits a bunt single, bases loaded. Hosoyamada hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Yamamoto hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ishikawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Matsumoto lines out to short. Sledge grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Inada takes over at first.
Brazell hits a double. Jojima hits an RBI single to left and gets thrown out trying to stretch his single into a double. Asai fouls out to right. R. Arai, pinch-hitting for Shunsuke, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Ishikawa hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Matsumoto. Sledge strikes out looking. Murata grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 4th
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Watanabe hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hosoyamada. Runner advances to third on a passed ball. Yamamoto strikes out swinging. Ishikawa walks, runners on first and third. Matsumoto flies out to left.

Notes

Kinichi Hakimoto was in the stands at Yokohama Stadium again today.

Yokohama: This was Kubo's first loss since 8/5/2010 (vs Yomiuri).  It also ended a 5-game winning streak against the Bay Stars.