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Yomiuri Giants 0 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 2 (June 9, 2011)

by on Jun.09, 2011 @ 4:04 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shun Tono (YOM) 2-5, 3.93 - Dennis Houlton (SOF) 6-2, 2.10

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

Attendance: 32122 | Softbank leads series, 4-0-0 | Time: 2:35

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: F6, 6: 1B, 9: G3
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-2 1: L6, 3: G4, 6: S3
PH Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-1 9: F8
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-3 1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: BB (CS), 9: SO
(DH) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3 1: DP, 4: F8, 7: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F7, 7: DP
(LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F8, 7: G6
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3 2: 1B (SB), 5: G5, 8: F5
(CF) Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: SO, 8: F1
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-3 3: F7, 6: F8, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, L 8 122 30 28 7 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.709
8 122 30 28 7 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 2

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 1-for-3 1: S1, 4: G2, 6: G4, 8: 1B (CS)
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: S9
RF Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: f3
(DH) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: SO
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3 2: G3, 4: 1B, 7: F4
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: F4, 7: G5
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-3 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis, W 8 96 27 24 4 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.838
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
9 105 30 27 4 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Honda grounds out to the catcher on a bunt. Uchikawa grounds out to second. Kokubo hits a double to right. Cabrera hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Matsunaka hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Matsuda flies out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Hosokawa flies out to short. Kawasaki hits a single to center. Honda hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Uchikawa hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Honda gets caught trying to steal second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Sakamoto walks. Fujimura lines out to short. Ogasawara hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 1st
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Kawasaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa flies out to left. Kokubo strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Abe strikes out swinging. Tani strikes out swinging. Chono hits a single to left and steals second. Suzuki grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Houlton on the mound for Softbank
Furuki flies out to center. Sakamoto reaches on a bunt single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ogasawara gets caught trying to steal second.

Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants were shutout for the 5th time this season. They have also lost 8 in a row at Yahoo Dome. ... Tono is now 2-6 on the year.

Softbank: The Hawks recorded their 5th victory in a row (9th straight at Yahoo Dome and 6th straight against the Giants) and 9th shutout victory of the season. They are also 21 games above 500 for the first time since 9/26/2006. ... Uchikawa recorded his 1,000th career hit in the 6th inning.