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Yokohama Bay Stars 4 – Hanshin Tigers 6 (July 2, 2011)

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

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kota Suda (YOK) 2-5, 4.50 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 4-1, 2.63

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 11 2
Hanshin 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 X 6 10 1

Attendance: 46831 | Yokohama leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 3:34

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-5 1: G5, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: S1, 7: F7, 9: G4
(RF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: S9, 7: F7, 9: 2B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 2: F4, 3: SO, 5: BB, 8: F9, 9: F4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: HR, 5: L6, 8: 2B
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: L4
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G6, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2, 1 R 3: E6, 4: f3
PH Inada, Naoto 0-for-1 6: SO
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Suda, Kota 0-for-0 3: S1
PH Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-1, 1 R 5: 1B
P Kosugi, Yota 0-for-0
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1 6: G6
C Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Suda, Kota, L 4 67 18 17 6 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 4.790
Kosugi, Yota 1/3 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 7.200
Ohara, Shinji 2/3 21 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.259
Ejiri, Shintaro 1 22 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.871
Ushida, Shigeki 1 14 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.770
Fujie, Hitoshi 1 21 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.842
8 155 37 33 10 2 10 2 0 2 0 0 6 5

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: F9
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: S2, 6: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: F8, 5: 3B, 7: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: G5, 5: E5 (SB), 7: F8
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-3 2: G4, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G6, 5: G4
LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 8: SO
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: S1, 6: G6, 8: BB
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: F9
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 6: SO
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, W 5 85 23 19 6 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 3 2 2.716
Fukuhara, Shinobu, H 1 20 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.746
Enokida, Daiki, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.780
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.130
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 21 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.885
9 153 40 36 11 1 6 1 0 2 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Murton grounds out to second. Hirano hits a double to right. Toritani grounds out to first, runner on third. Arai hits a 2-run homer to left-center. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Sekimoto grounds out to second. Kanemoto strikes out swinging. A. Fujii hits a solo homer to left. Messenger strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Takeyama reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Suda hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ishikawa grounds out to second, runner on third. Morimoto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kinjo hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Murata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Sledge hits a solo homer to right-center. Harper grounds out to short. Watanabe grounds out to short. Takeyama fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Brazell hits a single to center. Sekimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kanemoto grounds out to short, runners on first and third. A. Fujii hits a successful squeeze, a run scores, runner on second. Messenger flies out to right.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Shimozono, pinch-hitting for Suda, hits a single to center. Ishikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morimoto hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kinjo hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Murata walks, runners on first and third. Sledge lines out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kosugi on the mound for Yokohama
Murton hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Kosugi
Toritani hits an RBI triple to right and Toritani scores on a throwing error (E6). Arai reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Brazell strikes out swinging. Arai steals second. Sekimoto walks, runners on first and second. Kanemoto grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Fujikawa on the mound for Hanshin
Fujita, pich-hitting for Fujie, strikes out swinging. Naito, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, hits a single to right. Ishikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morimoto grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Kinjo hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Murata flies out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Asai takes over in left.
Harper strikes out swinging. Watanabe hits a double to left. Inada, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, strikes out swinging. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for S. Ohara, grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Hosoyamada is the new catcher.
A. Fujii grounds out to short. Lin, pinch-hitting for Fukuhara, strikes out swinging. Murton hits a double to right. Hirano strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shibata takes over in center; Hirano moves from center to second.
Murata flies out to right. Sledge hits a double to center. Harper lines out to second. Watanabe strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars dropped their 3rd in a row. ... Suda took the loss and fell to 2-6.  He has now also given up 12 homers this season, most in either league.

Hanshin: Messneger got the win and improved to 5-1.  He is now 3-0 in 4 starts since his last loss on 5/31 (vs Nippon Ham). ... Fujikawa saved his 17th game of the year. ... A. Fujii's homer in the 2nd was his first since 6/27/2009. ... Arai has now homered in two straight.