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Hanshin Tigers 10 – Yokohama Bay Stars 2 (July 16, 2011)

by on Jul.16, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kai-Wen Cheng (HAN) - Kota Suda (YOK) 2-6, 5.07

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 16 0
Yokohama 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 2

Attendance: 25716 | Series tied, 5-5-0 | Time: 3:14

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 2: HR, 3: 2B, 6: 1B (SB), 8: E3
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH-C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-1 9: F8
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G1, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: G6
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 2B, 4: F9, 6: G1, 8: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: BB, 4: F7, 7: G4, 8: 1B
PR-1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: L6, 5: F9, 7: F9
LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 8: F9
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 3-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: 1B, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 7: E6
PR-2B Uemoto, Hiroki 1-for-1 9: 1B
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-5 1: G1, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: SO
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
(P) Cheng, Kai-Wen 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G5, 3: 2B, 5: DP
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH-RF Nohara, Yuya 0-for-2 8: G4, 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Cheng, Kai-Wen, W 6 2/3 103 27 24 5 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 2.700
Enokida, Daiki 1/3 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.783
Kato, Kosuke 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 17 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
9 142 35 32 6 0 6 2 1 0 0 0 2 2

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 7: F7
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 4: G3, 6: BB, 8: G3
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: 1B, 6: f4, 8: G5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: f9, 8: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F6, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G4, 7: F9, 9: G4
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-3 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: HBP, 9: 1B
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-1 7: 1B
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 9: F7
(P) Yamamoto, Shogo 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-0
PH Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-1 3: G3
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-1 5: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1, 1 RBI 7: G5
C Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Shogo, L 1 1/3 33 10 9 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.821
Kobayashi, Futoshi 1 2/3 36 10 9 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.989
Fujie, Hitoshi 3 34 11 11 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Ohara, Shinji 1 14 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.797
Sanada, Hiroki 1 26 7 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.857
Shinohara, Takayuki 1 21 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
9 164 46 44 16 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 10 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 4 hits
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Murton strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to center. Toritani hits a 2-run homer to right. Arai hits a double to left. Brazell walks, runners on first and second. Sekimoto flies out to center. Kanemoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. A. Fujii grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamamoto on the mound for Yokohama
Cheng grounds out to third. Murton his a solo homer to left.
Pitching change: F. Kobayashi in for Yamamoto.
Hirano grounds out to the pitcher. Toritani strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 4 hits
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Arai hits a double to center. Brazell walks, runners on first and second. Sekimoto lines out to short. Kanemoto hits a 3-run homer to right. A. Fujii flies out to left. Cheng hits a double to center. Murton hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hirano grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Cheng on the mound for Hanshin
Ishikawa hits a single to center. Shimozono grounds out to first, runner on first. Harper hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Murata hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Sledge strikes out swinging. Kinjo grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Cheng on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Asai takes over in left; Uemoto takes over at second.
Sledge hits a single to right. Kinjo flies out to right. Watanabe gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Fujita, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, hits a single to right, bases loaded. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for S. Ohara, drives in a run with a ground out to third, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Enokida in for Cheng.
Ishikawa flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Takeyama is the new catcher.
Y. Nohara, pinch-hitting for Enokida, grounds out to second. Murton reaches on a fielding error (E3) and advances to second. Hirano grounds out to short. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Arai hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. R. Arai enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell. Asai flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Sekimoto flies out to right. Kanemoto hits a single to center. A. Fujii hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Cheng fails on a squeeze bunt attempt, double play.

Top of the 6th
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Murton hits a single to center and steals second. Hirano strikes out swinging. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on third. Arai grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Hanshin: Arai batted 4th for the first time in 8 games. ... Cheng started his first game of the year and got the win.  This was also his first Ichi-gun victory since 9/20/2009 (and 2nd of his career).

Yokohama: Yamamoto took the loss and dropped to 2-11.  He is now 0-9 in 9 starts since his last victory on 5/6 vs Hanshin.