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Chunichi Dragons 1 – Hanshin Tigers 3 (May 15, 2011)

by on May.15, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 2-0, 0.45 - Minoru Iwata (HAN) 1-3, 3.12

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

Attendance: 46832 | Chunichi leads series, 3-2-1 | Time: 3:17

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 8: G1
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: F9, 8: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: G1, 8: 2B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: IBB
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: F8
(CF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: BB, 6: DP, 9: SO
(RF) Guzman, Joel 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F9, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-3 2: DP, 4: SO, 7: SO
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, L 7 1/3 121 32 28 7 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 1.317
Kobayashi, Masato 2/3 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 129 34 30 7 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 3 3

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: F8, 7: 1B
(CF-LF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-3, 2 R 1: G4, 4: BB, 5: 1B (SB), 7: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-0
PH-SS Uemoto, Hiroki 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 4: G3, 5: 2B, 8: 2B
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: BB, 5: L3, 8: G4
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: G3, 6: F6
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 8: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-3 2: G3, 4: BB, 6: F9, 8: G5
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-3 3: G6, 4: F9, 7: G1
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 5: G4
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 7: G3
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, W 5 92 21 17 4 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.492
Enokida, Daiki, H 2 31 6 6 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.711
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 24 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.378
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 23 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
9 170 36 31 7 0 10 4 0 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Uemoto takes over at short.
Blanco hits a double to center. Nomoto flies out to right. Guzman walks, runners on first and second. Tanishige hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Yoshimi bunts into a double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Shunsuke walks. Uemoto grounds out to first, runner on second. Arai walks, runners on first and second. Murton hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Kanemoto grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Brazell walks, bases loaded. Jojima flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Lin, pinch-hitting for Messenger, grounds out to second. Hirano flies out to center. Shunsuke hits a single to right and steals second. Uemoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Arai lines out to first.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Uemoto hits a double to center. Arai grounds out to second, runner on third. Murton hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Yoshimi.
Shibata strikes out swinging. Brazell grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Araki strikes out looking. Ibata hits a single to right. Morino grounds out to second, runner on second. Wada grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 1st
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Hirano hits a single to center. Shunsuke grounds out to second, runner on first. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Toritani, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Arai flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Araki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino strikes out swinging. Wada grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Blanco grounds out to second. Nomoto walks. Guzman walks, runners on first and second. Tanishige flies out to right. Yoshimi strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Araki grounds out to the pitcher. Ibata strikes out swinging. Morino hits  double. Wada gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to center.

Notes

Injury: Toritani injured his right index finger while fielding a grounder hit by Wada in the first inning.

Hanshin: The Tigers stopped a 3-game losing streak against the Tigers. ... Murton batted 5th for the first time since joining the Tigers. ... Jojima batted 8th for the first time since joining the Tigers.