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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 (July 14, 2011)

by on Jul.14, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 0-1, 15.00 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 3-6, 3.52

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

Attendance: 17084 | Hiroshima leads series, 8-3-0 | Time: 2:38

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: 1B (CS)
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-4 1: L6, 4: F4, 6: F7, 8: G6
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G3
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G3, 4: HBP, 7: HR, 9: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-2 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: S3
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F2
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 7: F7
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: S1
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 7: SO
C Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oka, Tomokazu, L 5 2/3 87 24 20 4 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 9.257
Shinohara, Takayuki 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
Ejiri, Shintaro 2 27 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.150
8 117 32 27 4 0 6 3 0 2 0 0 2 2

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G1, 6: 2B, 7: F7
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 7: F8
(CF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: SO, 6: F6, 8: G6
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(RF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-1 2: G5, 5: BB
PR-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-2 6: F8, 8: F9
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: S5, 6: 1B
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F8
PH Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 6: SO
LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 3: f2, 5: IBB, 7: G3
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: S1
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 8 108 30 27 6 1 11 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 3.330
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.817
9 117 33 30 6 1 13 0 1 2 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Higashide hits a double to center. Kimura reaches on a bunt single, runners on first an third. Maru flies out to short. Kurihara hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Akamatsu flies out to center. Kokubo hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Oka.
Io, pinch-hitting for Amaya, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Nakahigashi takes over in left.
Sledge hits a solo homer to right. Kinjo hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Watanabe. Fujita, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, flies out to left. Naito, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Shimozono flies out to second. Harper hits a single to center. Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kinjo flies out to right.

Top of the 5th
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Watanabe hits a single to center. Hosoyamada pops out on a sac bunt attempt. Oka hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ishikawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Matsuyama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kokubo. Akamatsu enters the game as a pinch-runner for Matsuyama. Amaya flies out to center. Ishihara gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. K. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Ejiri on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Takeyama is the new catcher.
Ishihara reaches on a catching error (E1). K. Maeda hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Higashide flies out to left. Kimura flies out to center.

Notes

Yokohama: Oka started his first game since 4/19 and took the loss.  He is now 0-2 in 3 starts this year.

Hiroshima: K. Maeda got the win and is now 4-6.  This was Maeda's first victory since 6/16 vs Rakuten.  In between the wins, he went 0-2 in 3 starts. The 11 strikeouts also ties a career high. ... Sarfate saved his 20th game of the year.  That makes him the first foreign Hiroshima pitcher to reach 20 saves since John Bale recorded 24 in 2005.