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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Hanshin Tigers 10 (July 1, 2011)

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

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Kurashiki "Muscat" Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shogo Yamamoto (YOK) 2-9, 5.21 - Minoru Iwata (HAN) 4-5, 2.47

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0
Hanshin 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 3 X 10 17 1

Attendance: 28249 | Yokohama leads series, 4-2-0 | Time: 3:03

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: SO, 6: BB, 8: G3
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: BB
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: G1, 6: HBP, 8: DP
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: F7
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: F3, 6: F9, 9: 1B
PR Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: G3, 7: E4, 9: f5
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 2-for-3 3: 2B, 5: BB, 7: G3, 9: 2B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-1 3: HBP, 5: DP
PH-C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 7: SO
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Yamamoto, Shogo 0-for-0 3: BB
PH Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-1 5: SO
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 7: G5
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, L 4 73 23 21 9 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 4 5.425
Sanada, Hiroki 2/3 20 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.224
Shinohara, Takayuki 1 1/3 22 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.893
Fujie, Hitoshi 1 16 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Ohara, Shinji 1 23 6 5 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.375
8 154 43 39 17 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 10 10

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G6, 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: F8
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G4, 4: 2B, 5: F6, 8: BB
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 4-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G1, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 3B, 8: 1B
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F9, 3: HR, 4: SO, 6: S8, 8: DP
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: 2B
PR-2B Uemoto, Hiroki 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 8: HR
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 2-for-3 1: f9, 3: 1B, 5: 2B
PR-LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-2, 1 R 6: F9, 8: F6
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: G4, 5: G5, 7: G6
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F7, 5: G4, 7: SO
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, W 8 122 30 24 1 0 7 4 2 0 1 0 1 1 2.314
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 23 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.786
9 145 35 29 3 0 8 4 2 0 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Murton grounds out to short. Hirano hits an infield single. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Arai flies out to right, runners on first and third. Brazell gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Sekimoto gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Kanemoto fouls out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Toritani grounds out to the pitcher. Arai hits a solo homer to left-center. Brazell hits a single to left. Sekimoto strikes out swinging. Kanemoto hits an infield single, runners on first and second. A. Fujii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Iwata flies out to left. Murton hits a double to left. Hirano hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Toritani hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Toritani steals second. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Sekimoto hits a single to right. Kanemoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Asai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. A. Fujii grounds out to third. Iwata grounds out to second. Murton clears the bases with a 2-run single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Sanada.
Hirano flies out to short.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 0 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Asai takes over in left.
Ishikawa walks. Morimoto strikes out swinging. Shimozono gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Murata drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Nakamura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinohara on the mound for Yokohama
Toritani hits a triple to right. Arai hits a sac fly to center. Brazell grounds out to second. Sekimoto hits a double to left. Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sekimoto. Asai flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
S. Ohara on the mound for Yokohama
Hirano walks. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Arai hits into a 6-4-3 double play, runner on third. Brazell hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Uemoto hits a 2-run homer to left. Asai flies out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Watanabe hits a double to right. Takeyama gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Yamamoto walks, bases loaded. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Morimoto strikes out swinging. Shimozono grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Uemoto takes over at second.
Sledge reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first. Watanabe grounds out to first, runner on second. Niinuma, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, strikes out swinging. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Murata flies out to left. Nakamura hits an infield single and gets replaced by a pinch-runner Fujita. Sledge fouls out to third. Watanabe hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Naito, pinch-hitting for Niinuma, strikes out looking.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars 4-game winning streak against the Tigers came to an end. ... Yamamoto lost his 8th straight start and dropped to 2-10.  He also became the first pitcher in either league to lose 10 games.

Hanshin: The Tigers became the 6th team in NPB history to record 4,000 wins. ... Iwata won his 4th straight start and evened his record out to 5-5. ... Arai knocked out his first homer since 5/24. ... Murton picked up his 8th modasho of the year. ... Uemoto's homer in the 8th was the first of his career. ... Kanemoto recorded his 420th double, good for a 5th place tie on the All-time list.