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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 (June 12, 2011)

by on Jun.12, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles @ Kleenex Stadium - 13:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 4-3, 2.08 - Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 3-2, 2.89

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

Attendance: 18336 | Chunichi leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:58

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: F5, 4: F7, 7: G5, 9: F9
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 8: F9, 9: F8
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F6, 5: F9, 8: SO, 9: G3
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-2, 1 R 1: F8, 3: BB, 5: G5, 8: BB
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 1-for-3 1: F4, 3: G3, 6: 1B, 8: BB
PR-3B Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0, 1 R
(CF-RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: BB, 6: DP, 8: BB
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: S3, 3: F8, 6: G4, 8: 1B
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(DH) Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: F8, 7: F6
PH-DH Koike, Masaaki 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 3B
(C) Maeda, Akihiro 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: SO, 7: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, W 7 96 26 23 3 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 2.004
Asao, Takuya, H 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.692
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.050
9 119 33 30 4 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 2 1

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 3B, 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: F8
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S9, 3: L4, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: F7, 6: F6, 8: G4
SS Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0
(1B) Garcia, Luis 0-for-4 1: F9, 4: G6, 7: SO, 9: F3
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: G4, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 2: F8, 5: SO, 7: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-1 7: (BrO), 9: SO
(DH) Ruiz, Randy 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: BB, 7: G1
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: f5, 7: F8
(C) Shima, Motohiro 0-for-1 3: HBP, 5: G3
PH Akaminai, Ginji 0-for-1 8: SO
C Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi 7 106 28 23 5 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.714
Aoyama, Koji, L 2/3 28 6 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 4 4.408
Katayama, Hiroshi 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.082
Sanchez, Romulo 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.395
9 153 39 31 7 0 4 6 0 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Araki hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Wada flies out to center. Saeki flies out to second.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Teppei hits a triple to right. Hijirisawa hits a sac fly to right. Matsui flies out to center. Garcia flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Garcia strikes out swinging. Kusano hits a double to right. Takasu reaches on an error (E6) and a run scores, Takasu to second. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Ruiz hits a grounder to the pitcher and Uchimura gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Nakamura flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 2 hits
Aoyama on the mound for Rakuten
Defensive changes: Uchimura takes over at second.
Ibata flies out to right. Morino strikes out swinging. Wada walks. Saeki walks, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Saeki. Hirata walks, bases loaded. Nomoto hits a 2-run single, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Aoyama.
Koike, pinch-hitting for T. Donoue, clears the bases with a 2-run triple to center, runner on third. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Hirata hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nomoto. T. Donoue walks, runners on first and second. Maeda flies out to right, runners on first and third. Araki flies out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Ibata hits a single to center. Morino flies out to short. Runner advances to second on a passed ball. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Saeki grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Hirata walks, bases loaded. Nomoto flies out to center.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons stopped a 3-game losing streak. ... Iwase picked up a save and tied Shingo Takatsu's NPB save record of 286.

Rakuten: The Eagles 4-game winning streak (4-0-1) at Kleenex Stadium came to an end.