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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 – Yomiuri Giants 4 (July 8, 2011)

by on Jul.08, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 3-5, 3.35 - Shun Tono (YOM) 2-7, 3.59

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 X 4 10 0

Attendance: 38147 | Series tied, 3-3-1 | Time: 3:10

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4, 2 R 1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: G3, 5: S5
PH-SS Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 7: L1
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: G1
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 8: G4
(RF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-3 2: f5, 3: G4, 5: f5
PH-RF Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 8: SO
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 0-for-4 2: L5, 4: F7, 5: G3, 8: G1
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2, 1 R 3: BB, 4: F8, 6: G6
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: G6
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-2 3: S1, 4: F6, 6: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 6 110 29 27 10 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 3.522
Imamura, Takeru 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.553
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 15 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.695
Kishimoto, Hideki 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.288
8 140 36 33 10 0 9 2 1 0 0 0 4 4

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: F6, 5: F7, 6: 1B
(CF-LF-CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: G3, 6: G4
(RF-CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-3, 1 R 1: HBP, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: f4, 6: 1B, 7: f3
3B Tsuburaya, Hidetoshi 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 7: SO
(1B-RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 2B (BrO), 6: 1B, 8: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G1
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-1 2: SO
PH Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 5: F5
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 6: G5
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 8: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun 5 93 24 20 7 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 3 3.702
Kaneto, Norihito, W 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.942
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 2 23 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.266
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.534
9 139 36 32 7 0 5 2 0 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Maeda. Higashide hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kimura drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on second. Maru hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kurihara hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Matsuyama grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Maru walks, runners on first and second. Kurihara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Matsuyama fouls out to third. Ishii grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 6 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Chono hits a single to right. Ramirez hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Abe hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Y. Takahashi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Fujimura strikes out swinging. Omura, pinch-hitting for Kaneto, grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Sakamoto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Matsumoto grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto grounds out to third. Matsumoto hits a single to right. Chono gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Abe walks, bases loaded. Y. Takahashi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Abe strikes out looking. Y. Takahashi hits a double to left. Ogasawara strikes out looking. Fujimura hits a single to center and Y. Takahashi gets thrown out running the bases.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp have dropped their last 5 games at Tokyo Dome. ... K. Maeda took the loss and dropped to 3-6.  He is now 0-2 in 3 starts since his last victory on 6/16 vs Rakuten.  Maeda is also 0-3 in his last 3 starts against the Giants.

Yomiuri: The Giants stopped a 4-game losing streak. ... Kaneto picked up his first win since 5/12 and is now 2-4.  In between victories he went 0-4 in 6 starts.  This is Kaneto first win as a reliever this season. ... Kubo saved his 1st game of the year. ... Matsumoto was in the starting line-up for the first time this season.