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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5 – Yomiuri Giants 0 (June 5, 2011)

by on Jun.05, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Masaru Takeda (HAM) 3-5, 1.64 - Seth Greisinger (YOM) 1-1, 4.50

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

Attendance: 45574 | Nippon Ham leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 2:45

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 3-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: SO, 6: S1, 8: S5, 9: F4
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-3 1: G3, 4: G3, 6: G3
CF-RF Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: 2B
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: F9, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: 2B
(RF-1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: BB
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-4 2: F2, 5: SO, 7: SO, 8: SO
P Masui, Hirotoshi 0-for-0
P Takeda, Hisashi 0-for-0
(3B) Imanami, Takahiro 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: 1B (SB)
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: SO
(P) Takeda, Masaru 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F9
P Sakakibara, Ryo 0-for-0
PH-CF Murata, Kazuya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 8: SO, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, W 6 86 21 21 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.475
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Masui, Hirotoshi 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Takeda, Hisashi 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.491
9 119 31 31 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 2-for-4 1: G3, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 9: G1
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 6: G6, 9: G5
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: F7, 7: G6, 9: F9
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: F8, 7: G3
(RF) Yano, Kenji 0-for-2 2: F7, 5: SO
PH-CF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1 7: G4
(1B) Nakai, Daisuke 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: SO
PH Konta, Toshimasa 0-for-1 8: G4
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-3 3: F9, 6: SO, 8: SO
(P) Greisinger, Seth 0-for-1 3: SO
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
PH Kato, Ken 0-for-1 6: SO
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH-1B Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Greisinger, Seth, L 5 2/3 78 22 20 6 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 4.119
Hoshino, Masumi 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ochi, Daisuke 2 38 10 8 3 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.240
Nishimura, Kentaro 1 17 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.045
9 138 38 34 11 1 11 1 0 3 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Inaba hits a solo homer to right. Hoffpauir flies out to the catcher. Imanami hits a single to center. Ono hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Itoi grounds out to first, runner on third. Nakata hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Greisinger.
Inaba strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Chono moves from center to right; Matsumoto takes over in center.
Murata, pinch-hitting for Sakakibara, strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Yang (Yoh) hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Nakata hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Inaba walks, runners on first and second. Hoffpauir strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Wakiya takes over at first.
Imanami hits an infield single. Ono strikes out swinging as Imanami steals second. Murata hits an infield single and a run scores on a fielding error (E6), Murata to second. Tanaka strikes out swinging. Iiyama flies out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Itoi grounds out to first, runner on third. Nakata flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakamoto flies out to left. Fujimura hits a single to center. Chono grounds out to short, runner on second. Ramirez flies out to left.

Top of the 5th
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Hoffpauir strikes out swinging. Imanami hits a single to right. Ono grounds out to short, runner on second. M. Takeda flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Furuki strikes out swinging. Kato, pinch-hitting for Hoshino, strikes out swinging. Sakamoto hits a single to left. Fujimura hits a single to center, runners advance to second and third. Chono grounds out to short.

Notes

Injury: Itoi was removed from the game on defense in the 6th due to tightness in his back.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters recorded their 11th shutout victory of the season (and 8th during Inter-league play). ... Nakata's RBI in the 6th was his first since out of the clean-up spot.

Yomiuri: The Giants were shutout for the 3rd time this season.