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Chunichi Dragons 1 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 (June 24, 2011)

by on Jun.24, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 5-4, 2.10 - Bryan Bullington (HIR) 5-3, 2.51

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

Attendance: 15726 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 2:47

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: F8, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 8: G1
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 8: G4
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: DP, 5: G6, 8: L4
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 1: F9, 4: HBP (SB), 6: F8, 9: 1B
(1B) Guzman, Joel 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: SO
(CF-RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: SO, 9: BB
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3 2: f2, 4: F7, 7: G6
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Oyama, Keiji 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 5: G6, 7: SO
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Nelson, Maximo 1-for-3 2: G3, 5: 1B, 7: G1
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
CF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo 6 1/3 106 28 20 4 0 2 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.053
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, H 2/3 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.551
Mise, Koji, L 1/3 8 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.813
Hirai, Masafumi 2/3 14 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.935
8 136 38 26 7 0 2 7 1 3 0 0 4 4

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G4, 5: F7, 7: BB, 8: G4
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: G1, 6: BB, 7: S1, 8: F9
(CF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-2 1: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B (SB), 7: IBB
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: DP, 6: G6, 7: F9
(RF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: S9
PH-CF Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-2 2: F9, 4: F8, 6: HBP, 8: S2
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-1, 1 R 2: 1B, 5: BB, 6: BB, 8: BB
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: SO, 6: F4
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 2B
PR Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0, 1 R
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-2 3: L1, 5: S1, 7: SO
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 1B
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, W 8 88 30 28 5 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.368
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 19 5 4 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.025
9 107 35 32 6 0 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Guzman strikes out swinging. Hirata hits an infield single. N. Donoue fouls out to the catcher. Oyama hits an RBI double to to left, runner on second. Nelson grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Soyogi walks. Maru hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Maru steals second, runners on second and third. Kurihara grounds out to short. Iwamoto hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Kokubo gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Amaya walks, bases loaded. Kura flies out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Mise on the mound for Chunichi
Akamatsu, pinch-hitting for Iwamoto, hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kokubo. Amaya walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hirai in for Mise.
Defensive changes: Hidenori takes over in center, Hirata moves from center to right.
T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kura, hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Matsuyama, pinch-hitting for Bullington, hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Higashide grounds out to second, runner on second. Soyogi flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Wada gets hit by a pitch and steals second. Guzman strikes out swinging. Hirata grounds out to third. N. Donoue flies out to left.

Top of the 5th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Oyama grounds out to short. Nelson hits a single to center. Araki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Nomoto grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Morino grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Amaya walks. Kura strikes out swinging. Bullington hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Higashide flies out to left.

Bottom of the 7th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Bullington strikes out swinging. Higashide walks.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Nelson.
Soyogi hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Maru gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to right.

Top of the 9th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Ishihara is the new catcher, Maru moves from center to right, Akamatsu takes over in center
Wada hits a single to center. Guzman strikes out swinging. Hirata walks, runners on first and second. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for N. Donoue, strikes out swinging. Saeki, pinch-hitting for Oyama, strikes out swinging.

Notes

Chunichi: Mise took the loss and is now 1-1.

Hiroshima: Bullington improved to 6-3 on the year.  He also recorded his first victory at Mazda Stadium since 5/5 (vs Yokohama) and is now 2-3 in 6 starts at home. ... Sarfate saved his 14th game of the year.