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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 0 – Yokohama Bay Stars 2 (May 23, 2011)

by on May.23, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 2-4, 1.76 - Clayton Hamilton (YOK) 0-3, 5.73

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

Attendance: 10175 | Yokohama leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:33

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G5, 6: F9, 9: F7
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-2 1: G3, 4: F4
PH Imanari, Ryota 0-for-1 7: F7
SS Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-0
PH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 9: G4
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B (BrO)
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 3-for-4 2: 1B (BrO), 4: F8, 7: 2B, 9: 2B
(RF) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: G1, 7: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 0-for-2 2: f2, 5: HBP, 8: G1
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-3 3: F8, 5: DP, 8: 2B
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-1 3: HBP, 6: SO
PH Ugumori, Atsushi 0-for-1 8: SO
C Nakajima, Satoshi 0-for-0
(P) Takeda, Masaru 0-for-1 3: S5, 6: G4
PH Murata, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: F7
P Sakakibara, Ryo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, L 7 102 25 25 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.875
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 113 28 28 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: f5, 6: F8, 8: G3
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: HR, 6: F4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-3 1: DP, 4: f5, 7: F8
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 4: G4, 7: 2B
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G3, 5: SO, 7: 1B
PR-1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-0
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: SO, 7: F7
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-2 3: F4, 5: F8
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
PH Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-1 7: SO
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-3 3: F8, 6: G6, 8: SO
(P) Hamilton, Clayton 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Yamazaki, Noriharu 1-for-1 6: 1B
2B Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Hamilton, Clayton, W 6 69 19 15 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4.500
Ushida, Shigeki, H 1 21 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ejiri, Shintaro, H 1 19 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.636
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 12 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 121 31 27 5 0 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ishikawa fouls out to third. Morimoto hits a solo homer to left. Sledge fouls out to third. Murata grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Kaneko takes over at short.
Sledge flies out to center. Murata hits a double. Harper hits an RBI single, runner on first. Inada enters the game as a pinch-runner for Harper. Yoshimura flies out to left. Ikki, pinch-hitting for Ushida, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Hamilton on the mound for Yokohoma
Hoffpauir flies out to center. Ono gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by M. Takeda. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Fujita takes over at second.
Imanari, pinch-hitting for Iiyama, flies out to left. Itoi strikes out swinging. Koyano hits a double to left. Inaba grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Inada takes over at first.
Nakata grounds out to the pitcher. Hoffpauir hits a double to center. Ugumori enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Ono. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Ugumori strikes out swinging. Murata, pinch-hitting for M. Takeda, flies out to left.

Notes

The game ended with Itoi getting tagged out at third.  Koyano hit a long fly ball off the right field wall and Itoi rounded third with the throw coming into Inada.  Itoi then stopped and tried to return to third, but was tagged out by Murata.

Crystal Kay threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters dropped consecutive games for the first time since dropping 2 in a row to start the season. The team was also shutout for the 5th time this season. ... M. Takeda dropped his 5th start in a row.  That's 5 starts and 0 run support.

Yokohama: The was the Bay Stars' second shutout victory of the year. ... Hamilton picked up his first career NPB victory. ... Morimoto recorded his first home run in a Bay Stars' uniform.