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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 0 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 (May 28, 2011)

by on May.28, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Kan Otake (HIR) 0-0, 1.80 - Mitsuo Yoshikawa (HAM)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Nippon Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1x 1 7 0

Attendance: 23766 | Nippon Ham leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:48

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: f9
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-5 1: 1B (CS), 4: 1B, 5: SO, 8: G5, 10: G4
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 1-for-3 1: G3, 4: S1, 6: G6, 8: 1B
PR-LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-1 8: (SB), 10: G1
(DH) Tracy, Chad 0-for-5 2: G4, 4: F4, 6: SO, 8: F8, 10: F7
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: IBB, 11: F9
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-5 2: G4, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 8: G4, 11: G4
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: G6, 7: S1
PH-3B Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 9: BB, 11: F7
(LF-RF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 3: f7, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: S1
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 2-for-4 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G5
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Otake, Kan 1 1/3 18 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.421
Kishimoto, Hideki, H 3 2/3 52 13 12 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Aoki, Takahiro, H 2 34 9 6 1 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.714
Ueno, Hirofumi, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.800
Schultz, Mike, H 1 14 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Sarfate, Dennis, L 1 2/3 28 8 6 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.288
10 2/3 158 41 33 7 0 9 3 1 4 0 0 1 1

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 4-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G3, 11: 1B
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: G1, 6: HBP, 8: G4, 11: S1
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3 1: F7, 4: 1B (CS), 6: S1, 8: SO, 11: BB
(LF) Nakata, Sho 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: IBB, 9: f3, 11: f2
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G1, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: F7, 11: 1B
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-3 2: G4, 5: 2B, 6: SO, 9: BB (CS)
(3B) Imanami, Takahiro 0-for-1 2: F8, 5: S1
PH-SS Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-2 7: SO, 10: f2
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 0-for-4 3: SO, 5: G1, 7: F9, 10: SO
(SS-3B) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-4 3: F9, 5: SO, 7: G6, 10: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshikawa, Mitsuo 6 2/3 105 26 22 5 0 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1/3 11 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Miyanishi, Naoki, H 1 22 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 10 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.317
Takeda, Hisashi, W 2 20 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.587
11 168 43 36 7 0 7 4 0 3 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 11th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Nakata fouls out to the catcher. Inaba hits a walk off RBI single to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Otake on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yang (Yoh). Itoi flies out to left. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tracy grounds out to second. Kurihara hits a single to center. Maru grounds out to second, runner on second. Kura grounds out to third.

Top of the 4th
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Io. Tracy flies out to second. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Maru flies out to left.

Top of the 5th
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Kura grounds out to short. Iwamoto flies out to center. Kokubo hits a single to left. Soyogi walks, runners on first and second. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Hoffpauir hits a double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Imanami. Tsuruoka grounds out to the pitcher. Iiyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka hits a single to right. Yang (Yoh) gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Itoi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Nakata gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Inaba strikes out looking. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Maru hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kura. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Sakakibara in for Yoshikawa.
Kokubo hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Soyogi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Miyanishi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Kaneko takes over at short; Iiyama moves from short to third.
Higashide grounds out to third. Io hits a single to center and gets replaced by a pinch-runner Nakahigashi. Tracy flies out to center. Nakahigashi steals second. Kurihara gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Maru grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Masui on the mound for Nippon Ham
Ishii, pinch-hitting for Kura, walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iwamoto. Kokubo grounds out to third. Soyogi fouls out to right.

Notes

Injury: Otake was taken out of the game after he was hit by a line drive (right hand), off Inaba's bat, in the 2nd inning.

Hiroshima: The last time the Carp lost a 1-0 walk-off game, was back on 9/26/2009 (vs Yomiuri).

Nippon Ham: This was the Fighters first walk-off victory of the season. They are also now guaranteed a winning May. ... Inaba picked up his 6th career walk-off hit.