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Chunichi Dragons 4 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 5 (June 11, 2011)

by on Jun.11, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Yudai Kawai (CHU) 3-1, 1.74 - Takashi Kawai (RAK) 0-3, 2.55

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

Attendance: 18464 | Chunichi leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:31

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 2: BB, 4: F9, 7: G3, 9: 1B (CS)
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-5 1: G6, 2: DP, 5: F4, 7: SO, 9: G5
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: HR, 8: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: F8, 5: F8, 8: BB
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: G4, 5: F8, 8: f2
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 3B, 4: BB (BrO), 6: F7, 8: f2
(DH) Koike, Masaaki 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: SO
PH-DH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0 8: BB
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 0-for-2 2: HBP, 4: S2, 6: G6, 8: SO
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: BB, 7: G4
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakata, Kenichi, L 4 1/3 69 19 17 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 5 4.295
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Soto, Enyelbert 1 1/3 26 8 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hirai, Masafumi 2/3 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.634
Mise, Koji 1/3 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.929
Asao, Takuya 2/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.720
8 122 36 33 10 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 5 5

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: L4, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 2B
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: G5, 4: G4, 5: f5, 7: 1B (SB)
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F9
(DH) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: SO, 5: F4, 7: SO
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 7: F7
1B Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
(1B) Garcia, Luis 2-for-4 2: G6, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: E5
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3, 1 R 2: F9, 5: G6, 6: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0 8: S1
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G4, 5: BB, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: G1, 5: HBP, 6: G5, 8: F3
C Nakatani, Jin 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Takashi 1 1/3 53 10 7 3 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 3.789
Koyama, Shinichiro, W 3 2/3 50 13 10 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.318
Mima, Manabu, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.484
Aoyama, Koji, H 2 41 9 7 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Speier, Ryan, S 1 9 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.057
9 163 38 30 7 1 5 6 1 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kawai on the mound for Rakuten
Wada hits a double to right. Saeki grounds out to short. Hirata hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Koike hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Fujii gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Oyama walks, bases loaded. Araki walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Koyama in for Kawai.
Ibata hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Yamasaki hits a solo homer to left-center. Kusano grounds out to first. Garcia grounds out to short. Takasu flies out to right.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Ibata flies out to second. Morino hits a solo homer to left. Wada flies out to center. Saeki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 4 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Kusano hits a single to center. Garcia hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Takasu grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Nakamura walks, bases loaded. Shima gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Teppei hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for K. Nakata.
Hijirisawa fouls out to third. Matsui hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.
Pithcing change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Yamasaki flies out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Koyama on the mound for Rakuten
Hirata walks. Koike hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fujii hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Oyama walks, bases loaded. Araki flies out to right and Hirata gets thrown out trying to tag up.

Bottom of the 6th
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Kusano grounds out to second. Garcia hits a double to left. Takasu hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Nakamura grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Shima grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Teppei hits a double to left. Hijirisawa reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third. Hijirisawa steals second, runners on second and third. Matsui flies out to right.
Pitching change: Hirai in for Soto.
Yamasaki strikes out swinging. Kusano flies out to left.

Top of the 8th
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Morino hits a single to center. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Saeki fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Hirata fouls out to the catcher. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Koike, walks, bases loaded. Fujii strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Garcia reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first.
Pitching change: Mise in for Hirai.
Nishimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Garcia. Uchimura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Nakamura hits an infield single, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Asao in for Mise.
Shima pops out on a squeeze attempt and Nishimura is doubled off third.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons dropped their 3rd in a row.

Rakuten: The Eagles sent 9 batters to the plate in the 5th inning. ... Yamasaki recorded his 398th career homer in the 2nd (42nd during Inter-league play).