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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 – Chunichi Dragons 0 (July 15, 2011)

by on Jul.15, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 6 11 0
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1

Attendance: 29022 | Hiroshima leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 2:35

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 2nd, 3rd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: 2B, 7: SO
2B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 1-for-1 9: 1B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: DP, 6: S1, 7: SO, 9: DP
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: BB, 7: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: F8, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: HR
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4, 1 R 2: L4, 4: f9, 6: fc5, 8: L6
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2 2: 1B, 5: G6
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-0, 1 RBI 6: BB
PR-3B Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 8: G3
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 3-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 1B, 5: HR, 6: 2B
LF Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-1 8: 1B
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: G1, 6: F9, 8: SO
(P) Bullington, Bryan 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: SO, 6: F8
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-1 9: f5
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, W 8 94 28 26 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.064
Imamura, Takeru 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.510
9 106 31 29 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: L6, 6: G6, 8: G6
C Maeda, Akihiro 0-for-0
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G1, 6: SO, 9: G6
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: G5, 7: G5, 9: F9
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: L3, 9: F9
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 2: G5, 4: SO, 7: 1B
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: G6, 7: G5
P Muto, Yuta 0-for-0
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: G5, 8: BB
(C) Oyama, Keiji 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: SO
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 8: F7
2B Mizuta, Keisuke 0-for-0
(P) Kawai, Yudai 0-for-0 3: S1
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 6: F8
P Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-0
1B Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, L 5 1/3 69 23 21 7 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 5 5 3.335
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 2/3 17 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.794
Soto, Enyelbert 1 12 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.730
Muto, Yuta 2 27 8 8 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.455
9 125 38 35 11 2 6 2 0 1 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Kokubo grounds out to short. Io hits a solo homer to left. Ishihara grounds out to the pitcher. Bullington strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kimura. Maru walks, runners on first and third. Kurihara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Akamatsu reaches on a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Kawai.
T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kokubo, walks in a run, bases loaded. Ishii enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Io hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Ishihara flies out to right. Bullington flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Muto on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Saeki takes over at first.
Kurihara hits a solo homer to center. Akamatsu lines out to short. Ishii grounds out to first. Amaya hits a single to right. Ishihara strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide strikes out swinging. Kimura hits an infield single and steals second. Maru grounds out to short. Kurihara flies out to center.

Top of the 2nd
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Akamatsu lines out to second. Kokubo hits a single to right. Io hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ishihara hits into a 4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 3rd
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
T. Iwasaki hits a single to center. Oyama hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kawai hits a sac bunt, runners on second an third. Araki lines out to short. Oshima grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp won their 2nd in a row.  This was their 4th shutout victory of the year. ... Bullington got the win and improved to 9-4.  He's also now 3-0 in 3 starts against the the Dragons this season and has not allowed a run at Nagoya Dome over his last 17 consecutive innings. ... Io's homer in the 5th was the first of his pro career (145th game).

Chunichi: The Dragons are now 0-4-1 in the last 5 games.  The Dragons suffered their 11th shutout loss of the season. ... Kawai lost his 2nd straight start and has not won a game since 5/29 (vs Orix).  He is now 3-3.