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Chunichi Dragons 7 – Yomiuri Giants 1 (July 18, 2011)

by on Jul.18, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-5, 2.42 - Seth Greisinger (YOM) 1-4, 3.50

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 7 12 0
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0

Attendance: 40282 | Chunichi leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 3:16

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF-LF) Koike, Masaaki 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: f3, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: 1B
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: F5, 4: G1, 6: SO, 8: S1
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: G6, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-5, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: 2B, 4: G1, 6: G4, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-3, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: BB, 7: F4, 9: 1B
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: f3, 3: G4, 5: S3, 7: G4, 9: BB
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 2B, 5: G1, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(C) Oyama, Keiji 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO
PH-RF Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0, 1 RBI 9: S7
(P) Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: SO, 5: G2
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Mizuta, Keisuke 0-for-1 8: F8
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: DP
C Oda, Kohei 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soto, Enyelbert, W 5 75 17 17 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.038
Kawahara, Junichi 1 2/3 30 6 6 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.614
Asao, Takuya 1 18 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.711
Iwase, Hitoki 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.842
9 136 30 30 5 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G1, 6: SO, 9: F8
(LF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: DP, 6: 1B
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 9: F7
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: G6, 6: G4, 9: F6
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: G6, 7: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: G6, 7: F7
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: L3, 7: SO
(3B) Fields, Josh 1-for-3 2: 2B (BrO), 5: f5, 8: G6
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: F8, 8: SO
(P) Greisinger, Seth 1-for-1 3: 1B
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH Ota, Taishi 0-for-1 6: SO
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
PH Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 8: SO
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Greisinger, Seth, L 4 79 22 19 7 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 5 5 4.154
Ochi, Daisuke 2 31 9 5 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.750
Kaneto, Norihito 2 34 8 7 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.776
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 20 6 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.250
9 164 45 35 12 0 4 7 0 2 0 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto flies out to right. Y. Takahashi hits a solo homer to right. Ogasawara flies out to left. Chono strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Morino hits an infield hit. Wada hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Saeki fouls out to first. Ibata walks, bases loaded. Oyama walks in a run, bases loaded. Soto drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Koike fouls out to first.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Ibata hits a double to right. Oyama reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and third. Soto strikes out swinging. Koike hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. T. Iwasaki drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runner on second. Hirata hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Morino grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Morino hits a single to right. Wada hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Saeki walks, bases loaded. Ibata hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Oyama, hits a sac fly to left, runners on first and second. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Asao, hits into a 6-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Omura flies out to second. Abe strikes out swinging. Fields hits a double to center. Fujimura hits a single to center and Fields gets thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 3rd
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
T. Iwasaki flies out to third. Hirata grounds out to short. Morino hits a double to center. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Saeki grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Wada walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Saeki. Ibata grounds out to the pitcher. Oyama walks, runners on first and second. Soto grounds out to the catcher.

Top of the 8th
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Mizuta, pinch-hitting for M. Kobayashi, flies out to center. Koike hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by T. Iwasaki. Hirata strikes out swinging.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons stopped a 6-game losing streak (which also included 1 tie) and won their first game since 7/9. ... Soto started his first game of the year (he has also appeared in 11 games as a reliever) and got the win.  He is now 1-0. Soto is also the first foreign Dragon pitcher to start and win a game this season. ... Koike picked up the team's first timely hit in 37 innings with an RBI single to right in the 4th.

Yomiuri: The Giants 2-game winning streak came to an end. ... Greisinger got the loss and is now 0-4 in 7 starts since his only victory of the year on 5/15.  He dropped to 1-5 on the year.