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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 – Yokohama Bay Stars 3 (July 5, 2011)

by on Jul.05, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Ohnoyama Baseball Stadium - 19:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 7-3, 2.25 - Futoshi Kobayashi (YOK) 1-0, 0.48

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 6 14 1
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 1

Attendance: 16475 | Hiroshima leads series, 6-1-0 | Time: 3:20

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: F7, 4: G3, 6: 1B (CS), 9: 1B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: E4, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 9: S1
(CF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: BB (SB), 7: SO, 9: F7
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: F8, 3: F6, 5: F9, 7: F6, 9: 1B
PR Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(RF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
CF Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1 9: 1B
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-5 2: F8, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 8: F8, 9: G5
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G1, 5: F8, 8: F3
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: F7
(P) Bullington, Bryan 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: 2B, 6: G4
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH-1B Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, W 6 2/3 108 31 27 7 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 1 2.184
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1/3 7 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.774
Imamura, Takeru, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.674
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.705
9 140 39 34 7 0 6 3 2 0 0 0 3 1

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: HBP, 5: BB, 7: E4, 9: SO
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-5 1: G3, 3: DP, 5: G4, 7: F6, 9: SO
(RF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-5 1: G5, 4: G3, 6: F7, 7: F9, 9: L4
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 3-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G6, 6: 2B, 7: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: F4, 6: SO, 7: F9
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 8: BB
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-2, 1 R 2: HBP, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 8: G2
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-1 2: G1
PH Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-1 5: F4
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Inada, Naoto 1-for-1, 1 R 7: 1B
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: G6
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
(P) Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-1 3: F7
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 5: G6
C Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-0
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-1 7: 1B
PR-C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1, 1 R 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kobayashi, Futoshi, L 4 2/3 75 24 23 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 1.543
Ohara, Shinji 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.203
Sanada, Hiroki 2/3 14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.300
Shinohara, Takayuki 1 1/3 21 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Ushida, Shigeki 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Ejiri, Shintaro 1 17 7 6 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.337
9 143 42 40 14 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 run, 3 hits
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Kurihara flies out to center. Matsuyama hits a single to center. Kokubo flies out to center. Amaya hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ishihara clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Bullington grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Higashide flies out to left. Kimura reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first. Maru hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kurihara flies out to short. Matsuyama hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Kokubo grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Kimura flies out to right. Maru walks and steals second. Kurihara flies out to right. Matsuyama hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kokubo hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for F. Kobayashi.
Amaya flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Akamatsu takes over in center; Maru moves from center to right.
Morimoto hits a single to center. Inada, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, hits a single to left, bases loaded. Niinuma enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakamura. Watanabe reaches on a throwing error (E4) and a run scores, bases loaded. Ishikawa flies out to short. Kinjo flies out to right. Murata hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Bullington.
Sledge flies out to right.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Iwamoto, pinch-hitting for Imamura, hits a solo homer to right. Higashide hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Maru flies out to left. Kurihara hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Akamatsu hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kurihara. Kokubo grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Murata hits a double to center. Sledge strikes out swinging. Harper strikes out swinging. Morimoto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Takeyama grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 4th
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Amaya grounds out to the pitcher. Ishihara strikes out swinging. Bullington hits a double to center. Higashide grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Harper hits a single to left. Morimoto walks, runners on first and second. Shimozono, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, flies out to second. Naito, pinch-hitting for S. Ohara, grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Watanabe walks, bases loaded. Ishikawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama.
Defensive changes: Hosoyamada is the new catcher.
Ishihara flies out to left. Bullington grounds out to second. Higashide hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Sanada.
Kimura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Higashide gets caught trying to steal third.

Bottom of the 6th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Kinjo flies out to left. Murata hits a double to right. Sledge strikes out swinging. Harper flies out to center.

Notes

Hiroshima: This was Hiroshima's first game in Okinawa since 1975 (5/17 and 5/18). Every player in the starting line-up had at least one hit. This was also their third straight double-digit hit game. ... Bullington won his 3rd start in a row and improved to 8-3. He's also now 3-0 in 3 starts against the Bay Stars this year. ... Sarfate saved his 18th game of the year. ... Matsuyama recorded his first Ichi-gun modasho (3 or more hits) of his career.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars lost their 5th game in a row. ... F. Kobayashi started his second game of the year and took the loss.  He is now 1-1. ... Ejiri allowed a run for the first time in 11 appearances.