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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Hanshin Tigers 2 (July 12, 2011)

by on Jul.12, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Seth Greisinger (YOM) 1-3, 3.55 - Jason Standridge (HAN) 5-2, 2.30

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

Attendance: 44713 | Hanshin leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 2:44

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: F8, 6: F7, 8: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: BB, 9: F7
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 4: DP, 6: G4, 9: 1B
PR Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4 1: f2, 4: 1B, 7: f3, 9: 1B
PR Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: F7, 7: L6, 9: SO
(3B) Fields, Josh 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: G4, 8: G3
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: G1, 8: 2B
(P) Greisinger, Seth 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: SO
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Greisinger, Seth, L 5 2/3 89 24 22 7 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.504
Takagi, Yasunari 1 1/3 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.140
Kubo, Yuya 1 15 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.436
8 120 33 31 9 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 2

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: L4, 3: 1B, 6: G4, 7: G6
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: SO
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: G4, 6: G4, 8: F2
(RF) Murton, Matt 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-2 2: BB, 5: SO, 6: G4
LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G4, 7: G4
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: G4
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason, W 8 115 28 25 3 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.183
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 16 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.806
9 131 33 30 5 1 9 3 0 0 1 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Sakamoto flies out to right. Y. Takahashi strikes out looking. Chono hits a solo homer to left. Ramirez fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirano grounds out to second. Sekimoto hits an infield single. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on first. Murton hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Arai hit an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Greisinger.
Kanemoto grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton hits a single to right. Brazell hits into a 4-6-3 double play. Arai hits a single to center. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and second. A. Fujii grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Ogasawara grounds out to first. Fujimura hits a double to center, runner on second. Kamei, pinch-hitting for Takagi, strikes out swinging. Sakamoto strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Sekimoto strikes out swinging. Toritani flies out to the catcher. Murton hits a single to center. Brazell hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Shibata enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell, runners on second and third. Arai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Fujikawa on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: R. Arai takes over at first; Hirano moves center to second; Shibata takes over in center.
Y. Takahashi flies out to left. Chono hits an infield single and is replaced by a pinch-runner Suzuki. Ramirez hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ramirez. Runners advances to second and third on a wild pitch. Abe strikes out swinging. Fields strikes out looking.

Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants 3-game winning streak came to an end. ... Greisinger took the loss and dropped to 1-4.  He is now 0-3 in 6 starts since his last victory on 5/15 (vs Hiroshima). ... Chono has now hit double-digit homers two years straight.

Hanshin: Standridge got the win and improved to 6-2.  He is 4-0 in 6 starts since his last loss on 5/25 (vs Lotte). He also topped out at 154km/h. ... Fujikawa saved his 18th game of the year. ... Murton recorded his first modasho (3+ hits) from the clean-up spot and now has 9 this season. ... Mayumi celebrated his 58th birthday.  It was also his first career birthday victory.