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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 5 (May 14, 2011)

by on May.14, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Koyama (YOM) 0-0, 3.12 - Yuya Fukui (HIR) 2-0, 1.37

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 11 0
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2x 5 12 0

Attendance: 29618 | Hiroshima leads series, 3-1-1 | Time: 3:49

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Suzuki, Takahiro 1-for-5 1: G6, 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-3 1: 1B (CS), 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: S3
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: F7, 3: 1B (BrO), 5: F7, 7: F3
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: F6, 6: G1, 8: 1B
PR-3B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: HR, 8: BB
(3B-LF-1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 3B, 4: HR, 6: 2B, 8: G6
(1B) Tanaka, Daijiro 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: F8, 8: F9
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
(C) Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: G5, 6: L3, 9: SO
(P) Koyama, Yuki 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 7: G6
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH-LF Konta, Toshimasa 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Koyama, Yuki 4 1/3 87 20 17 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.462
Nishimura, Kentaro, H 1 2/3 27 7 7 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Ochi, Daisuke, H 2/3 16 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.931
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 1/3 20 6 5 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.459
Romero, Levi, L 2/3 31 7 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 2 2 3.000
8 2/3 181 44 35 12 0 8 6 1 2 1 0 5 5

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: F4, 7: F7, 8: SO
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F4, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: S1
(3B) Tracy, Chad 2-for-3 1: DP, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: BB
PR Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0, 1 R
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F4, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: BB
PR Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-0
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G3, 5: G4, 7: SO
P Schultz, Mike 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-0 9: BB
PR Aizawa, Tsubasa 0-for-0
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4 2: BB, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: 1B, 9: F8
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: S1, 9: HBP
(P) Fukui, Yuya 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Ishii, Takuro 1-for-1, 1 R 5: 3B
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 6: SO
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 8: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fukui, Yuya 5 82 21 20 7 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 2.189
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 14 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.927
Ueno, Hirofumi 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Schultz, Mike 1 18 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sarfate, Dennis, W 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
9 141 37 34 11 3 8 2 0 1 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez hits a solo homer. Chono hits a single to right. Kamei hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. D. Tanaka walks, runners on first and third. Tsuruoka flies out to right. Koyama strikes out swinging. Suzuki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Kamei hits a solo homer to right. D. Tanaka grounds out to second. Tsuruoka grounds out to third. Koyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Koyama on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishii, pinch-hitting for Fukui, hits a triple to center. Soyogi flies out to second. Higashide hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Koyama.
Hirose strikes out swinging. Tracy hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kurihara hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Iwamoto grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez grounds out to the pitcher. Chono hits a solo homer to left-center. Kamei hits a double to center. D. Tanaka flies out to center, runner on third. Tsuruoka lines out to first.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Soyogi flies out to left. Higashide grounds out to second. Hirose hits a single to center. Tracy hits a double to right, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Ochi.
Kurihara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Kamei moves from left to first; Konta takes over in left.
Higashide hits an infield single and advances to second a sac bunt by Hirose.
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at third.
Tracy walks, runners on first and second. Kimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Tracy. Kurihara walks, bases loaded. T. Maeda enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Sarfate. Runners advance on a wild pitch, one run scores, runners on second and third. T. Maeda walks, bases loaded. Aizawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Maru flies out to center. Ishihara gets hit by a pitch and the winning run scores.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Koyama on the mound for Yomiuri
Soyogi hits an infield single. Higashide flies out to second. Hirose walks, runners on first and second. Tracy hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Top of the 3rd
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Fujimura strikes out swinging. Sakamoto hits a single to left. Ramirez flies out to short. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Chono hits a single to left and Sakamoto gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 3rd
Koyama on the mound for Yomiuri
Fukui strikes out looking. Soyogi strikes out swinging. Higashide hits a single to left. Hirose hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Tracy walks, bases loaded. Kurihara flies out to left.

Top of the 7th
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Tani, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, grounds out to short. Suzuki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura.
Pitching change: Ueno on the mound for Aoki.
Sakamoto flies out to first.

Top of the 8th
Schultz on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Amaya takes over in left.
Ramirez hits a single to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner Wakiya. Chono walks, runners on first and second. Kamei grounds out to short, runners on first and third. D. Tanaka flies out to right. Wakiya gets thrown out trying to steal home.

Bottom of the 8th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Wakiya takes over at third; Kamei moves from third to left.
Maru hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishihara. Amaya flies out to right. Soyogi strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yomiuri: Kamei was just a single away from the cycle. ... Fujimura collected his first pro hit in the 1st inning. ... A number of players from the Kobe Suns (KANDOK), including Ramirez's son, were at the game. ... Romero is the fourth pitcher in franchise history to lose a game on a walk-off HBP. ... Ramirez's homer in the 2nd was his 15th at Mazda Stadium.

Hiroshima: The offense banged out double-digit hits for the 12th time this season. ... Sarfate recorded his first NPB victory.