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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 0 (June 15, 2011)

by on Jun.15, 2011 @ 4:05 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masahiro Tanaka (RAK) 5-2, 1.33 - Bryan Bullington (HIR) 5-2, 2.32

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rakuten 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 11 1
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2

Attendance: 22631 | Rakuten leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 2:47

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: BB, 7: L6, 9: HBP
PR-RF Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-0
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-5 1: G5, 3: 1B (CS), 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: SO
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: F6, 9: SO
(1B) Garcia, Luis 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 4: f2, 5: G4, 8: SO, 9: 1B
PR-1B Ohiro, Shoji 0-for-0
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: 1B
PR-3B Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G4
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: F9, 6: 1B
PR-2B Uchimura, Kensuke 1-for-1 8: 1B
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 0-for-2 2: HBP, 4: F7, 6: G4
PH Ruiz, Randy 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 1B
PR-LF Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-0
(C) Shima, Motohiro 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 2B, 6: IBB, 8: F9
(P) Tanaka, Masahiro 0-for-4 2: G6, 5: SO, 6: SO, 8: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tanaka, Masahiro, W 9 113 31 29 3 0 9 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.188
9 113 31 29 3 0 9 1 0 1 1 0 0 0

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: E3, 6: G4, 8: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G6 (CS), 6: SO, 9: G6
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-3 1: BB, 4: G4, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: G6
(RF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: G3, 7: SO
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: F9, 7: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: F8, 8: F9
(SS) Abe, Tomohiro 1-for-3 2: G4, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-1 3: G4
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 6: SO
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-1 8: F8
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, L 6 96 27 23 7 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 3 3 2.515
Aoki, Takahiro 1 1/3 19 6 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.808
Ueno, Hirofumi 2/3 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.984
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 15 5 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.553
9 139 41 36 11 1 8 3 2 0 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Teppei grounds out to second. Hijirisawa grounds out to third. Matsui hits a double to left. Garcia hits a 2-run homer to left. Kusano strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Shima hits a double to right. Tanaka strikes out swinging. Teppei walks, runners on first and second. Hijirisawa grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Matsui hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Garcia grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Garcia strikes out looking. Kusano hits a a single to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Uchimura hits an infield single and the runner on second advances to third on a throwing error (E1), runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ueno in for Aoki.
Ruiz, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Hiraishi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ruiz. Shima flies out to right. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Higashide hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kokubo. Maru walks, runners on first and second. Kurihara grounds out to second, runners on second and third. Iwamoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Kusano hits a single to center. Takasu hits a single to center and Kusano gets thrown out trying to advance to third, runner on first. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Uchimura advances to third on a bad pick-off throw by the catcher (E2). Nakamura grounds out to second. Shima gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Tanaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Tanaka on the mound for Rakuten
Maru hits a double to left and advances to third on a wild pitch. Kurihara strikes out swinging. Iwamoto strikes out swinging. Amaya strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Teppei gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Yokogawa. Hijirisawa strikes out swinging. Matsui strikes out swinging. Garcia hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ohiro enters the game as a pinch-runner for Garcia. Nishimura grounds out to second.

Notes

Rakuten: The Eagles recorded recorded their 6th shutout victory of the year. ... This was Tanaka's first shutout of the year (and 8th of his career).  He also topped out at 155km/h and picked up his 16th Inter-league victory of his career. ... Garcia recorded his first NPB homer of his career.

Hiroshima: The Carp dropped their 3rd in a row (and 7th straight at Mazda Stadium).  They have also been shutout 10 times this year.