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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Chunichi Dragons 0 (May 6, 2011)

by on May.06, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 2-1, 2.08 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU)

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

Attendance: 31809 | Yomiuri leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:12

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: f2
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-2 1: G3, 3: HBP, 5: F8
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 7: SO
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-1 9: G6
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F6, 6: G3, 7: HBP, 9: F8
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F4, 4: f3, 6: SO, 7: BB
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 7: F8
(RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(3B) Ryal, Rusty 1-for-3 2: F8, 4: 1B, 7: F9, 8: HBP
(C) Kato, Ken 0-for-2 2: F4, 4: G5, 7: BB
PR-2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0, 1 R 8: S1
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F7
PH-LF Yano, Kenji 0-for-1, 1 R 7: BB, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 6 87 24 20 3 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.421
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.038
Romero, Levi, S 1 16 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 133 33 29 4 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-3 1: SO, 3: S5, 5: G6, 8: 1B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F4, 8: DP
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: F7, 8: F8
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: F8, 6: G5, 9: G6
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: G4, 9: G6
(RF) Guzman, Joel 0-for-4 2: f3, 4: F6, 6: SO, 9: SO
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: 1B
PH-CF Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 7: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: G4, 7: G6
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-1 3: BB, 4: G6
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 7: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Oguma, Ryosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 6 1/3 96 28 24 5 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 3 3 4.263
Mise, Koji 1/3 10 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.900
Kawahara, Junichi 1/3 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.050
Hirai, Masafumi 1 10 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.125
Oguma, Ryosuke 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 133 39 31 5 0 4 4 3 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kamei hits a single to right. Ryal flies out to right. Kato walks, runners on first and second. Yano, pinch-hitting for Utsumi, walks, bases loaded. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kato. Sakamoto hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Mise in for Chen.
Tani, pinch-hitting for Wakiya, strikes out swinging. Ogasawara gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kawahara in for Mise.
Ramirez walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Chono flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto walks. Wakiya grounds out to first, runner on second. Ogasawara flies out to center. Ramirez flies out to second.

Bottom of the 1st
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki strikes out swinging. Ibata hits a single to left. Morino hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Wada grounds out to third, runners on second and third. Blanco grounds out to short.

Top of the 2nd
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Chono grounds out to short. Kamei hits a double to left. Ryal flies out to center, runner on third. Kato flies out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Chen walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Araki. Ibata walks, runners on first and second. Morino flies out to center. Wada flies out to center.

Top of the 4th
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Ramirez fouls out to first. Chono hits a single to center. Kamei flies out to left. Ryal hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kato grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 4th
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco walks. Guzman flies out to short. Hirata hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Tanishige grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Chen grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Kamei grounds out to second. Ryal gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Terauchi. Yano flies out to center.

Notes

Bananaman's Yuki Himura threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Yomiuri: The Giants ended a 9-game losing streak at Nagoya Dome (going back to their first loss on 7/9/2010). ... Utsumi recorded his first victory at Nagoya Dome since 8/10/2007 (a span in which he went 0-5 in 6 start).

Chunichi: Chen's 4-game winning streak at Nagoyda Dome and 3-game winning streak against Yomiuri both came to an end.