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Chunichi Dragons 4 – Hanshin Tigers 3 (May 14, 2011)

by on May.14, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 0-1, 4.26 - Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 2-1, 2.67

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

Attendance: 46848 | Chunichi leads series, 3-1-1 | Time: 3:44

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-5 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-5 1: F9, 3: 1B, 6: G6, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: G4, 6: BB, 7: SO, 9: BB
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 7: BB, 9: G6
LF Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-0
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: SO, 6: F3, 7: SO
RF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(CF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-3 2: f5, 4: F8, 6: SO
CF Oshima, Yohei 0-for-1 8: G5
(RF) Guzman, Joel 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G6, 7: BB, 8: HR
3B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: S2, 8: F7
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F4
PH Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 7: 2B
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: F4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, W 6 85 22 20 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.189
Mise, Koji 1/3 21 5 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.613
Kawahara, Junichi, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.682
Kobayashi, Masato, H 1/3 8 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya, H 1 26 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 19 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.320
9 164 37 34 8 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 3 3

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: BB, 6: G1, 7: F7, 9: L6
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: F7
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: F3, 8: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: G3, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: G5, 7: F9, 8: SO
(LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 1-for-2 3: 2B, 5: F6
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0 7: BB
PR-CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0, 1 R
PH Okazaki, Taichi 0-for-1 9: SO
(CF-LF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-4 3: F6, 5: L6, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-2 3: L4, 6: F7
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Arai, Ryota 1-for-1, 2 RBI 7: 1B
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, L 6 1/3 120 29 25 7 1 6 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.970
Enokida, Daiki 2/3 19 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.844
Watanabe, Ryo 1 18 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.893
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 14 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
9 171 40 34 8 2 8 5 0 1 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Wada grounds out to third. Blanco hits a solo homer to left. Nomoto fouls out to third. Guzman strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Guzman walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Chen, hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Araki hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ibata hits a single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Enokida in for Kubo.
Runners advance on a wild pitch, one run scores, runners on second and third. Morino strikes out swinging. Wada walks, bases loaded. Blanco strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Mise on the mound for Chunichi
Brazell hits a single to center. Jojima flies out to right. Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Lin, walks, runners on first and second. Shibata enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sekimoto. Shunsuke hits a single to right, bases loaded. R. Arai, pinch-hitting for Enokida, hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawahara in for Mise.
Murton flies out to left.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Kawahara.
Hirano strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin.
Defensive changes: Shibata takes over in center; Shunsuke moves from center to left.
Oshima grounds out to third. Guzman hits a solo homer to left. Tanishige flies out to left. Saeki, pinch-hitting for M. Kobayashi, flies out to second.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Hirata takes over in left; Hidenori takes over in right; T. Iwasaki takes over at third; Morino moves from third to first.
Okazaki, pinch-hitting for Shibata, strikes out swinging. Shunsuke grounds out to third. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Fukuhara, hits a solo homer to right. Murton lines out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Tanishige strikes out swinging. Chen strikes out looking. Araki hits a single to right. Ibata hits a single to left, runners on first first and second. Morino grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Lin hits a double. Shunsuke flies out to short. Kubo lines out to second. Murton walks, runners on first and second. Hirano flies out to left.

Top of the 6th
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Ibata grounds out to short. Morino walks. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to first. Nomoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kubo flies out to left. Murton grounds out to the pitcher. Hirano hits a single to right. Toritani walks, runners on first and second.
Defensive changes: Oshima takes over in center.
Arai flies out to right.

Notes

J-Pop group NMB48's Sayaka Yamamoto threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Chunichi: Iwase has now given up 30 homers over his career.

Hanshin: Hiyama's pinch-hit homer in the 9th was the 14th of his career.