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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 0 – Yomiuri Giants 3 (July 10, 2011)

by on Jul.10, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 8-3, 2.18 - 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 0 0 6 1
Yomiuri 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3 7 0

Attendance: 39637 | Yomiuri leads series, 5-3-1 | Time: 2:44

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: G1
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 2-for-2 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: 1B
PH-3B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-1 8: G4
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: SO, 5: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: F9, 6: G5, 8: G5
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 2-for-4 2: F7, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(3B-SS) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: F7, 6: G1
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: DP
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: BB, 7: SO
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 9: G3
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3 3: 1B, 4: f3, 7: 1B
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-1 3: S2, 5: SO
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-1 7: F7
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, L 6 82 24 23 6 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.234
Aoki, Takahiro 1/3 10 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.938
Kishimoto, Hideki 2/3 18 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.109
Sarfate, Dennis 1 14 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.653
8 124 34 29 7 0 7 3 0 2 1 0 3 3

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: SO, 5: f3, 7: G6
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 3-for-3, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: IBB
PR-3B Tsuburaya, Hidetoshi 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G6, 5: DP, 7: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: F9
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: G4, 6: G6
PH Fields, Josh 0-for-0 8: BB
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(C) Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-2, 1 R 2: S3, 4: SO, 7: BB, 8: F9
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: E5 (SB), 7: S1
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: G5
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1 7: 1B
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
LF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, W 7 95 28 25 5 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.266
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.209
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.484
9 118 34 31 6 0 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto grounds out to short. Y. Takahashi hits a double to left. Chono grounds out to short, runner on third. Ramirez hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Ogasawara grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Omura hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Tsuruoka. Fujimura drives in a run with a ground out to short.  Nishimura hits a single to left. Sakamoto strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Tsuruoka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura. Tani enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Nishimura.
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for Aoki.
Tani hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Sakamoto drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Y. Takahashi gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Tsuburaya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Y. Takahashi. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Chono strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide grounds out to third. Kimura hits a single to left. Maru grounds out to first, runner on second. Kurihara grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Bullington. Higashide strikes out swinging. Kimura walks, runners on first and second. Maru strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Y. Takahashi hits an infield single. Chono grounds out to short, runner on first. Ramirez grounds out to short, runner on second. Ogasawara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kurihara flies out to right. Amaya hits a double to right. Kokubo flies out to left. Akamatsu walks, runners on first and second. Ishihara fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Omura grounds out to second. Tsuruoka strikes out looking. Fujimura reaches on a throwing error (E5), runner on first. Fujimura steals second. Nishimura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Yamamoto takes over at third; Kokubo moves from third to short.
Ramirez flies out to right. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Fields, pinch-hitting for Omura, walks. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fields. Suzuki steals second. Tsuruoka flies out to right.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 4th in a row. They have now suffered 12 shutout losses this season. ... Bullington took the loss and is now 8-4.  His 3-game winning streak also came to an end.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 3 in a row for their first series sweep of the year and have now won 4 straight against the Carp. This was also their 6th shutout victory of the year. ... Nishimura won his first game of the year and is now 1-0.  This was also his 2nd start of the year. ... Kubo saved his 2nd game of he year. ... Y. Takahashi recorded his 1,500th career hit in the 5th inning.