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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Yomiuri Giants 0 (July 26, 2011)

by on Jul.26, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 3-7, 2.89 - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 1-1, 2.30

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

Attendance: 38381 | Yokohama leads series, 4-3-0 | Time: 3:00

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd, 6th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-2 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G3, 8: S2
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G3, 5: F9, 8: G3
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 8: L3
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F4, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: DP, 9: 1B
PR-1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-0
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: S8, 7: 1B, 9: G4
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: G1, 7: DP, 9: SO
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 1-for-3 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: G6
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: G5, 5: S3
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-0 8: BB
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
2B Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, W 6 0/3 98 24 24 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.733
Shinohara, Takayuki, H 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.132
Ejiri, Shintaro, H 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.496
Ushida, Shigeki, H 1 18 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.011
9 138 33 33 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4 1: f2, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4 1: 2B, 3: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: f2, 6: F4, 8: SO
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 9: F9
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: G3, 4: G1, 6: F8, 9: F6
(3B) Fields, Josh 1-for-4 2: F8, 5: SO, 7: 2B, 9: F9
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: G6
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-2 3: SO, 5: 1B
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 7: F6
2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F9
PH Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 7: G3
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 7 87 26 22 7 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.113
Takagi, Yasunari 2/3 10 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.755
Ochi, Daisuke 1 1/3 26 5 5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.553
9 123 34 28 8 0 4 2 0 3 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Kinjo grounds out to the pitcher. Murata hits a single to center. Harper hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Sledge hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Watanabe grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Kinjo grounds out to second, runner on third. Murata flies out to second.

Bottom of the 1st
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto fouls out to the catcher. Y. Takahashi hits a double to left. Ramirez flies out to center. Chono flies out to center.

Top of the 5th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Niinuma hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takasaki. Shimozono grounds out to first, runner on third. Ishikawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto hits a single to left. Y. Takahashi flies out to center. Ramirez flies out to second. Chono hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Abe flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Fields hits a double to left.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Takasaki.
Ogasawara grounds out to short. Omura enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Fujimura.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Shinohara.
Omura flies out to short. Kamei, pinch-hitting for Gonzalez grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th
Takagi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at second.
Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Ejiri, walks. Shimozono hits sac bunt, runner on second. Ishikawa grounds out to first, runner on third.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Takagi.
Kinjo lines out to first.

Top of the 9th
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Murata strikes out swinging. Harper hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Konta. Sledge grounds out to second, runner on second. Watanabe strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars stopped a 3-game losing streak.  They also picked up their 6th shutout victory of the year. ... Takasaki got the win and is now 4-7. ... Yamaguchi saved his 18th game of the year.

Yomiuri: The Giants 2-game winning streak came to an end. They also suffered their 6th shutout loss of the year and their first 1-0 loss since 9/18/2010. ... Gonzalez took the loss and dropped to 1-2. ... Ramirez batted third for the first time since 10/9/2007 (back when he played for the Swallows).