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Chunichi Dragons 0 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 (May 31, 2011)

by on May.31, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 3-2, 2.26 - Hiroki Yamada (SOF) 4-2, 2.36

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

Attendance: 31488 | Softbank leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:49

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 5th, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: F7, 3: SO, 6: 1B (BrO), 9: G4
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: F6, 9: F9
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: G5, 4: SO, 7: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-2 2: SO, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: HBP
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-2 2: BB (CS), 5: L3, 7: F4
(DH) Koike, Masaaki 1-for-2 2: SO, 5: 2B
PH-DH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 8: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 3: F9, 5: G5, 8: F9
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-3 3: G5, 6: F7, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 6 2/3 111 27 24 6 1 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.166
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya 1 17 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.915
8 131 31 28 7 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 1

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: G5
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4 1: F7, 3: 1B (BrO), 6: F7, 8: 1B (CS)
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: F8, 6: F9, 8: F9
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: G6, 6: G6, 8: SO
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: 2B
PR-1B Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: G3
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3 2: 1B (SB), 5: F4, 7: SO
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-1 2: BB, 5: 1B (SB) (BrO), 7: IBB
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: SO
PH Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 0-for-0 7: BB
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamada, Hiroki, W 7 103 24 22 4 0 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.051
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
9 132 30 28 4 0 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Kawasaki grounds out to third. Honda flies out to left. Uchikawa hits a solo homer to left. Cabrera flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Kokubo strikes out swinging. Tamura strikes out swinging. Matsuda hits a single to right and steals second. Hasegawa walks, runners on first and second. Hosokawa grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th
Yamada on the mound for Softbank
Blanco hits a single to center. Hirata lines out to first and Blanco gets doubled off first. Koike hits a double. Tanishige grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Matsuda flies out to second. Hasegawa hits a single to center. Hosokawa strikes out swinging as Hasegawa steals second. Kawasaki hits a single to right and Hasegawa gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 7th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Kokubo hits a double. Tamura grounds out to first, runner on third. Fukuda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kokubo. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Hasegawa gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Matsunaka, pinch-hitting for Hosokawa, walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Nelson.
Kawasaki grounds out to third.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons were shutout for the 6th time this season.  They have also dropped 8 in a row at Yahoo Dome since their last victory on 6/2/2007.

Softbank: The Hawks have yet to lose a game during Inter-league play this season -- they are now 9-0-2.  This was also their 7th shutout victory of the season. ... Yamada set a new career high with his 5th victory of the season.