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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (May 12, 2011)

by on May.12, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shogo Yamamoto (YOK) 2-2, 3.94 - Norihito Kaneto (YOM) 0-0, 2.79

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

Attendance: 36472 | Series tied, 3-3-0 | Time: 2:58

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: G6, 6: G6, 7: SO, 9: DP
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-1 1: E6
LF Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 2-for-2, 1 R 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4 1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: f3, 8: 1B (BrO)
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: f9, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(CF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-2 2: HBP, 4: F6, 6: HBP, 8: G5
(RF) Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: G6
PH-RF Naito, Yuta 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: SO, 7: F6
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kaga, Shigeru 0-for-0
(P) Yamamoto, Shogo 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-1 7: G4
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, L 6 91 26 24 6 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.789
Ohara, Shinji 1 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Kaga, Shigeru 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.176
8 117 32 30 6 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 2

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: SO, 4: 1B, 7: G4
(RF-LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-3 1: G6, 3: BB (SB), 4: G4, 7: F7
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: F8, 8: F9
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: G6
CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G4, 8: G3
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 6: G1
(2B) Ryal, Rusty 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: SO
2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-1 6: SO
(C) Tsuruoka, Kazunari 1-for-3 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: F3
(P) Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH Takahashi, Shinji 0-for-1 7: G5
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneto, Norihito, W 5 2/3 90 23 19 3 0 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.761
Nishimura, Kentaro, H 1/3 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.919
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 18 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kubo, Yuya, H 2/3 16 5 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.742
Romero, Levi, S 1 1/3 17 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.742
9 146 38 32 7 0 8 3 2 1 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 4 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Ogasawara hits a double. Tani grounds out to short, runner on third. Sakamoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Ramirez grounds out to short, runner on third. Chono hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kamei hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kamei steals second, runners on second and third. Ryal strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Kinjo hits a single to center. Murata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Harper hits an RBI single to right, runner on second advances to third on throwing error (E9), runners on first and third. Yoshimura hits a grounder to third and Murata gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Naito strikes out swinging. Fujita enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hosoyamada.
Pitching change: Romero in for Kubo.
Fujita strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Watanabe. Sledge reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Murata grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and third. Harper fouls out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Tani walks. Sakamoto strikes out swinging as Tani steals second. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Chono gets an intentional walk. Kamei strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Kinjo walks. Murata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Harper flies out to center. Yoshimura flies out to short. Ikki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Ryal strikes out swinging. Tsuruoka hits a single to center. Kaneto fails on three sac bunt attempts. Ogasawara hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Tani grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Watanabe grounds out to short. Kinjo hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Murata fouls out to first. Harper walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Kaneto.
Yoshimura gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Naito, pinch-hitting for Ikki, strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars' 5-game winning streak came to an end. ... Sledge took a knee to the head while sliding into second in the top of the first. He was later removed from the game before the top of the 2nd and taken to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a contusion.

Yomiuri: Ogawasara batted lead-off for the first time in his career since 10/2/2001 (vs Lotte). ... Kaneto recorded his first victory as a starter since 7/13/2007.