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Chunichi Dragons 0 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 6 (June 1, 2011)

by on Jun.01, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 2-1, 2.30 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 3-1, 1.94

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Softbank 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 X 6 10 0

Attendance: 33909 | Softbank leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:18

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: G1, 3: G5, 6: F9, 8: F9
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4 1: G1, 3: G6, 6: 1B (CS), 9: G6
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: f9, 6: f2, 9: F8
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 3-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: 1B (SB), 9: F8
(DH) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: SO, 7: F4
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F7, 7: F8
(RF) Koike, Masaaki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: F7, 7: f2
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-2 2: F6, 5: G5
PH-CF Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 8: SO
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: SO
C Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 6 103 26 24 7 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.430
Soto, Enyelbert 0/3 15 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.000
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 11 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Yachi, Kento 1 21 7 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 18.000
8 150 40 31 10 0 3 4 1 2 0 0 6 4

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 0-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: G4, 5: F6, 7: E6, 8: S8
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: G1, 5: 1B (SB), 7: BB, 8: 1B
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: F9, 7: HBP
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 1-for-1 8: 1B
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 0-for-5 1: G5, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: F6, 8: G6
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: S9
1B Morimoto, Satoru 0-for-0
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-1, 1 R 2: 1B
RF Fukuda, Shuhei 1-for-2, 1 R 4: 1B (SB), 6: S1, 7: F7
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G5, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: 1B (SB)
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B (SB), 6: G6, 8: BB
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: L5, 7: BB
PR Nakamura, Akira 0-for-0, 1 R
C Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-0 8: S3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 5 1/3 83 20 20 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.757
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 2/3 34 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Falkenborg, Brian 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.794
9 143 31 31 5 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kokubo grounds out to short. Tamura hits a single to center. Matsuda grounds out to third, runner on second. Hasegawa walks, runners on first and second. Yamazaki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Kawasaki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kokubo strikes out swinging. Fukuda hits a single to right and steals second. Matsuda flies out to right, runner on third. Hasegawa hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Hasegawa steals second. Yamazaki lines out to third.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 0 hits
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Yamazaki walks. Kawasaki reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Honda walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Soto.
Nakamura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yamazaki. Uchikawa gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Uchikawa. Cabrera flies out to short. Kokubo hits a sac fly to right, runners on second and third. Fukuda flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yachi on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Oyama is the new catcher; Nomoto takes over in center.
Matsuda hits a single to center and steals second. Hasegawa walks, runners on first and second. Hosokawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kawasaki hits a sac fly to center, runner on third. Honda hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kidokoro hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Cabrera grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Wada hits a single to right. Blanco flies out to left. Saeki strikes out looking. Koike hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Tanishige flies out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kawasaki flies out to short. Honda hits an infield single. Uchikawa flies out to right. Honda steals second. Cabrera strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kokubo hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fukuda. Matsuda strikes out swinging. Hasegawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Wada hits an infield single. Blanco flies out to second. Wada steals second. Saeki flies out to center, runner on third. Koike fouls out to the catcher.

Notes

Injuries: Tamura (SOF) fouled a ball of his left inner ankle in the 2nd inning and was taken out of the game on defense in the 4th.  Wada (SOF) took a batted ball (hit by Ibata) off his right ankle in the 6th inning and was removed from the game.

Chunichi: The Dragons were shutout for the 7th time this season.

Softbank: The Hawks are now 10-0-2 during Inter-league play. This was also their 8th shutout victory of the year. ... Uchikawa became the first player in either league to record 50 hits (the hit came in his first at bat in the 1st inning). ... Wada recorded his 20th career Inter-league victory.