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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (June 24, 2011)

by on Jun.24, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shun Tono (YOM) 2-6, 3.48 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 3-5, 2.75

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

Attendance: 46821 | Hanshin leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 2:43

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G5, 3: 2B, 5: G6, 8: 1B
(RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 8: F7
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3 1: DP, 3: 1B, 6: BB (BrO), 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 1B, 6: L4, 8: G4
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 2: G4, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 9: F8
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: f2, 6: SO, 9: G4
(3B) Ryal, Rusty 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: SO, 7: G5
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 9: SO
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: G4, 4: SO, 7: SO
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-1 3: L1
PH Takahashi, Shinji 0-for-1 5: SO
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 7: SO
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, L 4 74 20 17 6 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 3.533
Nishimura, Kentaro 2 28 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.570
Takagi, Yasunari 2 28 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.484
8 130 34 31 8 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 4 2

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 3 RBI 1: SO, 2: 1B (SB) (BrO), 4: 2B, 6: G6
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G6, 4: G1, 7: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: G6
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G6, 5: G3, 7: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S9, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 8: SO
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0
(2B-1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-4 1: L6, 4: L5, 5: 1B, 8: G4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 2-for-3, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: SO
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 8: G4
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-3 2: f3, 4: SO, 6: G4
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-1, 1 R 2: S5, 4: E5
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 6: G6
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, W 6 85 24 23 7 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.468
Enokida, Daiki, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.646
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 13 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3.429
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.500
9 116 34 33 8 0 9 1 0 0 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton strikes out looking. Hirano hits a single to center. Toritani hits an infield single, a throwing error (E6) allows the runner at second to advance to third, runners on first and third. Arai walks, bases loaded. Brazell hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Sekimoto lines out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Kanemoto hits a single to right. A. Fujii fouls out to first. Iwata hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Murton hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Murton steals second. Hirano hits a grounder to short and Murton gets thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Iwata on the mound for Yomiuri
Fujimura grounds out to second. Tono lines out to the pitcher. Sakamoto hits a double to center. Kamei hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Abe hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Chono grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Sekimoto lines out to third. Kanemoto hits an infield single. A. Fujii strikes out swinging. Iwata reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on second and third. Murton clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Hirano grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani grounds out to second. Arai grounds out to first. Brazell hits a single to center. Sekimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kanemoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Sakamoto hits a a single to center. Kamei flies out to left. Abe strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Ramirez grounds out to second.

Notes

Yomiuri: Tono dropped to 2-7 on the year and is winless in his last three starts (0-2).

Hanshin: Iwata has now won his last three straight starts (all at Koshien).  He is now 4-5. ... Fujikawa saved his 14th game of the year. ... Murton recorded his first stolen base of the year.