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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 1 – Chunichi Dragons 6 (May 23, 2011)

by on May.23, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Takashi Kawai (RAK) - Yudai Kawai (CHU) 1-1, 2.45

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

Attendance: 30100 | Chunichi leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 2:55

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G4, 6: f7, 8: SO
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 2-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: DP, 7: G1
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G1
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: BB, 9: 1B
PR Nakamura, Masato 0-for-0
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: G4
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G4, 5: G4, 7: G6
(LF) Ohiro, Shoji 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: G6, 7: G4
(C) Nakatani, Jin 0-for-2 3: G3, 6: G6
PH Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 8: F4
P Sanchez, Romulo 0-for-0
(P) Kawai, Takashi 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Shiokawa, Tatsuya 0-for-1 6: SO
P Mima, Manabu 0-for-0
PH-C Shima, Motohiro 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi, L 5 75 21 19 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.600
Mima, Manabu 2 50 11 8 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 4.295
Sanchez, Romulo 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.821
8 133 35 30 7 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 6 6

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: BB (SB), 3: G1, 5: 1B (SB), 7: 3B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: F5, 7: S9
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: F5, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: F3, 6: F9, 7: 3B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 4: HR, 6: F9, 7: L4
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-3 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: G5
CF Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 8: G4
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
(RF) Guzman, Joel 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: BB, 8: G6
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G5, 4: F2, 7: ギ野, 8: G4
(P) Kawai, Yudai 0-for-2 2: G1, 5: G1
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-1, 1 R 7: G2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, W 6 1/3 88 22 21 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.224
Kawahara, Junichi 0/3 10 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.522
Kobayashi, Masato, H 1/3 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya, H 1 1/3 12 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Hirai, Masafumi 1 7 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
9 125 32 30 4 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Araki walks and steals second. Ibata grounds out to the pitcher. Morino flies out to center, runner on third. Wada walks, runners on first and third. Blanco hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Hirata grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Blanco hits a solo homer to left. Hirata strikes out swinging. Guzman strikes out swinging. Tanishige flies out to the catcher.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Fujii takes over in center.
Matsui hits a single to center. Kusano grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first. Nishimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Yamasaki walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawahara in for Kawai.
Takasu walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in Kawahara.
Teppei drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Asao in for M. Kobayashi.
Defensive changes: Hidenori takes over in center.
Ohiro grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Nishimura takes over at third.
Guzman walks. Tanishige reaches on a fielder's choice, runners on first and second. Hidenori fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. Araki clears the bases on a 2-run triple to left, runner on third. Ibata hits a sac fly to right. Morino hits a single to right. Wada hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Blanco lines out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Takasu hits a single to right. Teppei grounds out to second, runner on second. Ohiro grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Kawai grounds out to the pitcher. Araki hits a bunt single. Ibata flies out to third. Araki steals second. Morino strikes out looking.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles are now guaranteed a losing May.

Chunichi: Blanco recorded his 20th career Inter-league homer.