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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hanshin Tigers 0 (July 14, 2011)

by on Jul.14, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 0-1, 4.02 - Minoru Iwata (HAN) 5-5, 2.05

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

Attendance: 45071 | Hanshin leads series, 7-5-0 | Time: 2:44

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 9: F6
(1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: 3B, 4: G3, 7: G1
(RF) Omura, Saburo 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: G5, 7: SO
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: 2B, 5: G6, 8: F7
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4 2: F6, 3: F8, 5: G3, 8: 1B
(3B) Fields, Josh 0-for-4 2: G5, 3: F9, 6: SO, 8: SO
3B Tsuburaya, Hidetoshi 0-for-0
(LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-4 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: SO
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 3: SO, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 9: SO
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: F6, 7: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH Ramirez, Alex 0-for-1 9: G6
P Tono, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, W 7 91 28 26 5 0 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.779
Kubo, Yuya 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.392
Tono, Shun 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.750
9 120 35 33 6 0 7 1 1 0 2 0 0 0

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: G2
(2B) Uemoto, Hiroki 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B (SB), 8: F8
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: G4, 5: G3, 8: 1B
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: G6
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 2: E4, 4: DP, 6: F7, 8: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: HBP, 6: G3, 9: G5
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: F7
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-3 3: 1B, 4: F7, 7: G6
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 9: F7
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-0
PH Nohara, Yuya 0-for-1 3: SO
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 5: F8
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-1 7: 1B
PR-C Okazaki, Taichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, L 3 48 15 15 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2.415
Watanabe, Ryo 2 22 8 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.821
Fukuhara, Shinobu 2 44 7 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.739
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 16 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.492
Kato, Kosuke 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 142 37 37 10 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Fujimura strikes out swinging. Gonzalez hits a single to right. Sakamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kamei clears the bases with 2-run triple to right. Omura hits an RBI double to center. Chono hits an RBI double to left. Abe flies out to center, runner on third. Fields flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
A. Fujii hits a single to left. Y. Nohara, pinch-hitting for Iwata, strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Uemoto strikes out swinging. Toritani grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Tani hits a single to center. Fujimura hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Gonzalez flies out to short. Sakamoto flies out to right. Kamei grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton hits a single to center. Brazell hits into a 4-6-3 double play. Arai gets hit by a pitch. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Kanemoto walks, runners on first and second. A. Fujii flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Shibata, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, flies out to center. Hirano grounds out to second. Uemoto hits a single to left and steals second. Toritani grounds out to first.

Top of the 7th
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Gonzalez strikes out swinging. Sakamoto hits a single to left. Kamei grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Runner advances to third on a passed ball. Omura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Tsuburaya takes over at third.
Uemoto flies out to center. Toritani hits a single to right. Murton grounds out to short, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants stopped a 2-game losing streak. This was their 7th shutout victory of the year. ... Gonzalez started his 3rd game of the year and picked up his first win of the year.  He is now 1-1. ... Chono became the Giants 75th clean-up hitter in franchise history. ... Ramirez's consecutive games streak for starting and batting 4th came to an end at 469.  His consecutive games streak remained intact with his pinch-hit at bat in the 9th and now stands at 985.

Hanshin: The Tigers 2-game winning streak came to an end.  The Tigers recorded their 10th shutout loss of the year. ... Iwata took the loss and dropped to 5-6.  Coming into this start, Iwata was 4-0 in 5 starts since his last loss on 5/26 vs Lotte.