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Hanshin Tigers 1 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 (July 20, 2011)

by on Jul.20, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 3-4, 3.99 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 4-6, 3.33

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

Attendance: 23252 | Series tied, 5-5-0 | Time: 3:05

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: G3
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: G6, 5: SO, 8: F6
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: BB, 6: F7, 8: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G5, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: F9, 6: 2B (BrO), 9: SO
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 9: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: F3, 4: F9, 6: F6
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 9: F8
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: G6, 7: F8
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: SO
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, L 7 1/3 111 32 29 10 0 6 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 2.519
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 2/3 9 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
8 120 34 31 10 0 7 2 0 1 0 0 3 3

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: G6, 8: 2B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G5 (CS), 3: F6, 6: f5, 8: BB
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: G3
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: IBB
(RF) Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
RF Io, Takamitsu 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: DP, 7: 1B
PR-LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0, 1 R
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 1B
PR Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: S1, 8: G6
(2B) Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 2-for-4 3: 1B (BrO), 5: 1B, 7: G1, 8: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: G4, 5: G3, 7: 1B
(P) Maeda, Kenta 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 8 128 31 29 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.167
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.718
9 141 34 32 6 0 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Toritani flies out to left. Arai hits a single to left. Brazell hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Sekimoto hits a double to center and Brazell gets thrown out running the bases, Sekimoto to third. Kanemoto flies out to short.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Io hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kokubo. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Io. Yamamoto grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Ishihara hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. K. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Akamatsu hits a double to right. Kimura walks, runners on first and second. Maru grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Kurihara gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Nakahigashi, hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and second. Higashide enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda.
Pitching change: H. Kobayashi in for Iwata.
Kokubo grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Yamamoto strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Io takes over in right.
Murton hits a single to left. Hirano gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Toritani grounds out to third, runners on first and second. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Iwata strikes out swinging. Murton hits a single to center. Hirano grounds out to short, runner on second. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 3rd
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Yamamoto hits a single to left. Ishihara grounds out to second, runner on second. K. Maeda hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Akamatsu hits a grounder to short and Yamamoto gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Kimura flies out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Kokubo hits a single to center. Yamamoto reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Ishihara fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. K. Maeda strikes out swinging (foul bunt). Akamatsu grounds out to short.

Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers 3-game winning streak came to an end. ... Iwata lost his 2nd straight start and dropped to 5-7.  He is now also 0-3 with a 3.98 ERA in 3 starts against the Carp this season.

Hiroshima: The Carp won their 30th game of the year. ... K. Maeda won his 2nd straight start and is now 5-6.  He also improved to 2-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 3 starts against the Tigers this year. ... Sarfate saved his 22nd game of the year.