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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 2 – Yomiuri Giants 0 (June 6, 2011)

by on Jun.06, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Brian Wolfe (HAM) 5-1, 2.79 - Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 2-3, 2.24

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

Attendance: 45507 | Nippon Ham leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 3:15

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 0-for-4 1: F2, 3: F4, 5: L4, 8: F8
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 4: E6, 6: G6, 8: F8
(RF-1B) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F4, 6: F7, 9: G4
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: BB (BrO), 6: BB, 9: 1B
PR-CF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: 2B, 6: G5, 9: 2B
(3B) Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-3 3: 1B, 4: F8, 7: G6, 9: IBB
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-4 3: F8, 5: F8, 7: G5, 9: f2
(P) Wolfe, Brian 0-for-1 3: S1, 5: SO
PH Sato, Kenji 0-for-1 7: G3
P Miyanishi, Naoki 0-for-0
P Sakakibara, Ryo 0-for-0
P Masui, Hirotoshi 0-for-0
PH Imanari, Ryota 0-for-1 9: G4
P Takeda, Hisashi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wolfe, Brian, W 6 88 25 22 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.438
Miyanishi, Naoki 0/3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.400
Sakakibara, Ryo, H 1 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Masui, Hirotoshi, H 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.019
Takeda, Hisashi, S 1 16 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.466
9 125 37 34 9 0 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: G6, 2: F8, 5: G1, 7: F8, 9: F8
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: F8, 8: G6
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4 2: F8, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: F6
(1B-3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4 2: 1B (SB), 3: G3, 6: G3, 9: F9
(CF) Suzuki, Takahiro 1-for-3 2: F4, 4: BB (CS), 6: G6, 9: 1B
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 2: IBB, 4: G6
PH-1B Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-2 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: F9
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 7: DP
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu, L 5 88 19 17 3 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 2.201
Nishimura, Kentaro 2 31 8 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.875
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.636
Romero, Levi 1 25 6 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.789
9 154 36 32 6 0 3 3 0 1 1 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Iiyama reaches on a throwing error (E6), runner on first. Inaba hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Nakata flies out second. Hoffpauir walks, bases loaded.  Runners advance on a wild pitch and one run scores, runners on second and third. Yang (Yoh) hits an RBI double to center and Hoffpauir gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Imanami flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Sakamoto grounds out to short. Fujimura hits an infield single. Chono grounds out to second, runner on second. Ramirez strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Abe flies out to center. Wakiya hits a single to center and steals second. Suzuki flies out to second. Furuki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Sawamura walks, bases loaded. Sakamoto flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Imanami hits a single to center. Ono flies out to center. Wolfe hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Tanaka flies out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Fujimura grounds out to second. Chono hits a single to right. Ramirez hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Abe grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Wakiya grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
Wolfe on the mound for Nippon Ham
Suzuki walks. Furuki grounds out to short, runner on second. Suzuki gets caught trying to steal third. Sawamura flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Iiyama grounds out to short. Inaba hits a single to left. Nakata flies out to left. Hoffpauir walks, runners on first and second. Yang (Yoh) grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Nakata grounds out to second. Hoffpauir hits an infield single. Yang (Yoh) hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Imanami gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Murata enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hoffpauir. Ono fouls out to the catcher. Imanari, pinch-hitting for Masui, grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th
H. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Inaba moves from right to first; Murata takes over in center; Yang (Yoh) moves from center to right.
Wakiya flies out to right. Suzuki hits a single to center. Tani hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Matsumoto, pinch-hitting for Romero, strikes out swinging. Sakamoto flies out to center.

Notes

Akina Minami threw out the ceremonial first pitch while wearing a pink uniform with the number 373 on it.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters recorded their 12th shutout of the year. ... Nashida recorded his 600th career managerial victory.

Yomiuri: The Giants haven't scored a run in 19 innings.

Yomiuri: The Giants were shutout two games in a row for the first time since 4/2009.