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Chunichi Dragons 1 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (July 19, 2011)

by on Jul.19, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ HARD OFF ECO Stadium Niigata - 18:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-5, 2.42 - Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 9-2, 1.52

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

Attendance: 20350 | Series tied, 4-4-0 | Time: 3:03

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: G5, 6: f3, 8: 1B
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: G6, 6: G4, 8: BB
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: f3, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 2: F6, 5: f2, 7: SO, 8: G4
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-3 2: 1B (CS), 5: F4, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(RF) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: S1
(3B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 3: F9, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 9: G3
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-2 3: F4, 6: BB, 7: SO
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 9: F9
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-1 3: G3, 6: S2
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 7 110 30 27 5 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 2.344
Kawahara, Junichi 1 15 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.118
8 125 34 30 5 1 7 4 0 0 0 0 2 1

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: 2B, 3: f2, 5: G5, 7: SO
(LF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: F7, 5: BB, 7: SO
LF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-0
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 1: F5, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: F4
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: BB, 6: F4, 8: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: F4
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: HR, 8: BB
(3B) Fields, Josh 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO
P Tono, Shun 0-for-0
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3 2: G3, 4: F8, 6: E9
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G1, 6: F8
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 7 123 26 23 4 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.500
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 21 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
Tono, Shun, S 1 13 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.663
9 157 35 29 5 0 7 4 0 2 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Chono flies out to second. Omura flies out to center. Abe hits a solo homer to right. Fields hits a single to left. Fujimura reaches on a fielding error (E9) and a run scores, Fujimura to third. Utsumi flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirata hits a single to left. Morino strikes out looking. Wada hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Koike strikes out looking. Ibata hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Oyama strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto hits a double to left. Y. Takahashi grounds out to second, runner on third. Ogasawara flies out to third. Chono walks, runners on first and third. Omura flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto fouls out to the catcher. Y. Takahashi flies out to left. Ogasawara hits an infield single. Chono walks, runners on first and second. Omura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Oyama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nelson. Araki fouls out to first. T. Iwasaki grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Tani takes over in left.
T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Nelson, strikes out swinging. Araki hits an infield single. T. Iwasaki walks, runners on first and second. Hirata strikes out swinging. Morino grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at third.
Wada walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Koike. Ibata grounds out to first, runner on third. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Oyama, flies out to righ.

Notes

Chunichi: Nelson lost his 2nd straight start and is now 6-6.  He is also now 0-2 with a 1.69 ERA in 2 starts against the Giants this season. ... Ibata got a start at third for the first time in his career.

Yomiuri: Utsumi finally picked up his 10th victory of the season in his 5th attempt.  He is now 10-2 and the first CL pitcher to win 10 games this season.  Utsumi is also 2-0 with a 0.86 ERA in 3 starts against the Dragons this year. ... Tono notched his 2nd save of the season.