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Hanshin Tigers 3 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (July 6, 2011)

by on Jul.06, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Naoto Tsuru (HAN) 0-1, 3.60 - Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-4, 2.00

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

Attendance: 28197 | Chunichi leads series, 5-2-1 | Time: 3:03

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F8, 4: HBP, 6: 1B, 7: G1
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-2 1: BB, 4: DP, 6: 1B, 7: BB
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: F4, 6: G5, 7: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 5: 1B, 6: S8
LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 8: G6
(2B-1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-4 2: F4, 5: 1B, 6: E1, 8: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: f2, 6: f5
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 8: SO
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-4 3: F9, 5: G6 (SB) (BrO), 7: 1B, 9: SO
(P) Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-1 3: G4, 5: BB
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 7: F6
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tsuru, Naoto, L 5 0/3 88 22 19 4 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 5.400
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 14 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.048
Kawasaki, Yusuke 2/3 14 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Watanabe, Ryo 1 1/3 14 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
8 130 35 32 8 1 6 2 1 0 0 0 5 5

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 3-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: 1B
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: F1
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: f9, 6: BB, 7: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: SO, 6: BB, 7: G6
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: G5
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 1-for-3, 1 R, 4 RBI 2: HBP, 4: F8, 6: HR, 8: F8
(2B) Mizuta, Keisuke 0-for-3 2: F4, 5: F3, 6: F8
2B Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-1 8: 1B
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-4 3: SO, 5: G5, 6: F8, 8: f9
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G5
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
PH Guzman, Joel 0-for-1 7: SO
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo 5 2/3 86 24 20 5 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 2.063
Kobayashi, Masato, W 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.844
Kawahara, Junichi, H 1 18 6 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
Asao, Takuya, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.529
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.115
9 138 37 32 7 0 6 3 1 0 0 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Brazell hits a single to right. Sekimoto hits single to left, runners on first and second. Kanemoto fouls out to the catcher. A. Fujii grounds out to short, runners on first and third. A. Fujii steals second, runners on second and third. Tsuru walks, bases loaded. Murton hits an RBI single to center and A. Fujii gets thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Hirano hits a single to left. Toritani hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Arai grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Brazell hits a sac fly to center, runner on first advances to second on a throwing error (E8). Sekimoto reaches on a throwing error (E1) and a run scores, Sekimoto to second.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Nelson.
Kanemoto fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 5 runs, 3 hits
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Asai takes over in left; Shibata takes over in center; Hirano moves from center to second; Sekimoto moves from second to first.
Oshima hits a single to left. T. Iwasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Morino walks, bases loaded. Wada walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Fukuhara in for Tsuru.
Hirata strikes out swinging. Koike hits a grand slam to left. Mizuta flies out center. Oda flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Oda strikes out swinging. Nelson strikes out swinging. Oshima hits a single to center. T. Iwasaki hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Morino fouls out to right.

Top of the 7th
Kawahara on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Ibata takes over at second.
A. Fujii hits a single to right. Lin, pinch-hitting for Fukuhara, flies out to short. Murton hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Hirano grounds out to the pitcher, runners on second and third. Toritani walks, bases loaded. Arai grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Kawasaki on the mound for Hanshin
Guzman, pinch-hitting for Kawahara, strikes out swinging. Oshima hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by T. Iwasaki. Morino hits a single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Kawasaki.
Wada grounds out to short.

Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers lost their 2nd straight game. They also finally managed to snap a 28 consecutive scoreless innings streak at Nagoya Dome with a run in the 5th. ... Tsuru started his second game of the season and is now 0-2 (or 0-5 going back to his last victory 7/3/2010).

Chunichi: The Dragons have won 3 games in a row. ... M. Kobayashi got the win in relief and is 1-0.  This was Kobayashi's first victory since 2009. ... Iwase saved his 13th game of the year. ... Koike has now hit 3 grand slams in his career.  It was also the first Dragons' grand slam since Kazuhiro Wada hit one on 3/27/2010 (vs Hiroshima).