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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 7 (June 8, 2011)

by on Jun.08, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Norihito Kaneto (YOM) 1-2, 3.00 - Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 4-1, 1.76

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 2
Softbank 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 X 7 6 0

Attendance: 34612 | Softbank leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 3:32

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G5, 6: G1, 9: F3
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: f2, 3: SO, 5: SO
PH-2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-1 7: G6
PH Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: HR, 9: F8
(DH) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B (CS), 4: 2B, 5: SO, 7: G4
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: G6
(LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(RF) Yano, Kenji 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: S1, 8: SO
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 3: S1, 4: SO, 6: F6, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneto, Norihito, L 4 1/3 89 20 18 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 2.893
Nishimura, Kentaro 1 2/3 29 6 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.753
Hoshino, Masumi 1/3 15 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 27.000
Ochi, Daisuke 2/3 20 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.635
Romero, Levi 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.600
8 162 36 29 6 1 4 6 1 0 0 0 7 4

Softbank

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: 1B (SB) (BrO), 7: BB
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-2, 2 R 1: G5, 4: 1B (SB), 5: BB, 7: BB
(LF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: E5, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 3B
PR-CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0, 1 R
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-2 1: f9, 4: SO, 5: BB, 7: BB
1B Imamiya, Kenta 0-for-0
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G1, 4: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G5
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 0-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 4: E6, 6: HBP
PR-RF Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-1 6: (BrO), 7: F6
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: BB, 4: HR, 6: L4, 8: G6
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-4 3: F7, 4: L5, 6: SO, 8: G3
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: F7
PH Ortiz, Jose 0-for-1 7: G5
C Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-1 8: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 5 95 23 21 8 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 1.908
Kanazawa, Takehito, H 1/3 5 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.659
Morifuku, Masahiko, H 1 2/3 23 7 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.474
Falkenborg, Brian 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Yoshikawa, Teruaki 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 139 39 36 12 1 11 1 0 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Yano hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Wakiya. Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second. Fujimura strikes out swinging. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Ramirez flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Abe hits a double to right. Chono grounds out to second, runner on third. Tani hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Yano strikes out swinging. Wakiya strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Honda hits a single to right. Uchikawa strikes out swinging. Kokubo strikes out swinging as Honda steals second. Cabrera hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tamura reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Matsuda hits a 3-run homer. Hasegawa lines out to third.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Morifuku on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Fukuda takes over in right.
Terauchi, pinch-hitting for Fujimura, grounds out to short. Ogasawara hits a homer to right. Ramirez hits a single to right. Abe grounds out to second, runner on second. Chono grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 1 hit
Hoshino on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at second.
Ortiz, pinch-hitting for Yamazaki, grounds out to third. Kawasaki walks. Honda walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Hoshino.
Uchikawa clears the bases with a 2-run triple to center, runner on third. Kidokoro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Uchikawa. Kokubo walks, runners on first and third. Cabrera drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on second. Fukuda flies out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Wada on the mound for Softbank
Sakamoto grounds out to third. Fujimura strikes out swinging. Ogasawara hits a single to right. Ramirez hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Abe strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Yamazaki flies out to left. Kawasaki hits a single to left and steals second. Honda walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Kaneto.
Uchikawa hits a single to right and Kawasaki gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third. Kokubo walks, bases loaded. Cabrera grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Chono hits a single to left. Tani hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yano hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Morifuku in for Kanazawa.
Wakiya flies out to short. Sakamoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Injury: Tamura was taken out of the game after he was hit by a pitch on his left hand (near the pinky) during his third at bat in the 6th inning (Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri). Tamura was taken to the hospital since he also suffered a laceration.

Yomiuri: Ogasawara recorded his 165th modasho of his career, good for 8th on the all-time list.

Softbank: The Hawks won their 4th in a row. ... Matsuda has hit a homer in two straight. ... Wada is now 5-0 in 6 starts since losing on 4/26 (vs Nippon Ham); 6-0 in 8 starts at Yahoo Dome since a loss on 8/25/2010 (vs Orix); and 8-0 in 9 Inter-league starts since his last loss on 5/28/2009 (vs Yomiuri). This was Wada's 21st career Inter-league victory.