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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 – Yomiuri Giants 3 (July 9, 2011)

by on Jul.09, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kyohei Nakamura (HIR) 0-1, 7.11 - Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 0-0, 1.51

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

Attendance: 40434 | Yomiuri leads series, 4-3-1 | Time: 2:36

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G3, 6: F7, 9: 2B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3 1: f6, 4: G4, 6: G4
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: F7
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: G4, 7: F9, 9: S8
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G5, 7: G6, 9: G4
(RF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F8, 7: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2 2: 1B, 5: BB, 8: f3
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 8: G3
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: f3
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-1 8: SO
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(P) Soriano, Dioni 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 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
Soriano, Dioni, L 5 1/3 81 21 18 2 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.547
Imamura, Takeru 2/3 16 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.664
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.177
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
8 118 30 26 3 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 3 3

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 3: BB, 6: 2B, 8: F8
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-2 1: G4, 3: G4, 6: BB
PR-LF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1, 1 R 8: F7
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: F9, 8: G3
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: G4, 6: S8
1B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G5, 4: SO, 6: HR
C Kato, Ken 0-for-0
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: SO
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: SO, 7: F8
3B Tsuburaya, Hidetoshi 0-for-0
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-3 3: 1B (SB), 5: SO, 7: G5
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu, W 9 115 31 29 3 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.219
9 115 31 29 3 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto hits a double to left. Y. Takahashi walks, runners on first and second. Chono flies out to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Imamura in for Soriano.
Matsuamoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Y. Takahashi. Ramirez hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Abe hits a 2-run homer to right. Omura strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishii, pinch-hitting for Toyoda, hits a single to right. Higashide hits a double to right, runners on second and third. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kimura, flies out to left. Maru hits a sac fly to center, runner on second. Kurihara grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto walks. Y. Takahashi grounds out to second, runner on second. Chono grounds out to short. Ramirez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Soriano on the mound for Hiroshima
Fujimura hits an infield single and steals second. Sawamura fails on three sac bunt attempts. Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second. Y. Takahashi grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Chono grounds out to short.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 3rd in a row. They have also 6 in a row at Tokyo Dome. ... Soriano started his second game of the year and recorded a loss for his first decision of the season. ... Sakamoto hit a fly ball to left to lead-off the 6th inning.  Amaya lost the ball in the lights and allowed the fly ball to turn into double.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 3rd straight against the Carp. ... Sawamura got the victory and is now 5-6.  This was also Sawamura's 2nd complete game victory of the year.