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Chunichi Dragons 4 – Hanshin Tigers 9 (July 27, 2011)

by on Jul.27, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 3-6, 2.57 - Jason Standridge (HAN) 7-2, 1.96

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

Attendance: 45256 | Series tied, 5-5-1 | Time: 3:04

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B-SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-3, 1 R 1: HBP, 3: G1, 6: G4, 8: G5
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: F8, 9: f3
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 4: F8, 7: DP, 9: F7
(1B) Guzman, Joel 1-for-4 2: G4, 5: F7, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: SO
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Muto, Yuta 0-for-0
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 9: F7
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: F9
C Oda, Kohei 0-for-1 8: G5
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-1 3: G5
PH Nakata, Ryoji 0-for-0 6: BB
P Hisamoto, Yuichi 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-2B Mizuta, Keisuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying, L 5 97 26 24 7 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 9 6 3.034
Hisamoto, Yuichi 2 43 9 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Muto, Yuta 1 16 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.154
8 156 40 35 9 1 7 4 0 0 1 0 9 6

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G6, 4: F1, 6: F9, 8: G1
RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: fc4, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 8: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: E3, 5: SO, 7: G6, 8: 1B
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: fc5, 7: G6, 8: G6
(1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: DP, 4: 1B, 5: L5, 7: BB
PR-1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(LF) Asai, Ryo 0-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F4, 4: S7, 5: BB, 7: BB
(2B) Uemoto, Hiroki 2-for-3, 2 R, 4 RBI 2: F6, 4: 2B, 5: HR, 7: BB
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: E6, 5: SO, 7: G2
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-4 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason, W 9 127 34 32 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.869
9 127 34 32 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Araki flies out to right. Nomoto gets hit by a pitch. Hirata grounds out to short, runner on second. Morino hits an RBI single to center, Morino to second on a throwing error (E8). Wada grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Murton hits a single to left. Hirano hits into a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Toritani hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Arai strikes out swinging. Sekimoto hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Toritani reaches on a fielding error (E3), Toritani to second. Arai hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Sekimoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Asai hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Uemoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third. A. Fujii reaches on a fielding error (E6) and a run scores, runners on first and third. Standridge strikes out swinging. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on second. Murton flies out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 5th - 4 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Oda is the new catcher.
Hirano hits an infield single. Toritani strikes out swinging. Arai reaches on a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Sekimoto lines out to third and the runner on second advances to third on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and third. Asai walks, bases loaded. Uemoto hits a grand slam to left. A. Fujii strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Nakata, pinch-hitting for Chen, walks. Araki strikes out swinging. Nomoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Hirata flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Hisamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Toritani grounds out to short. Arai grounds out to short. Sekimoto walks and is replaced by pinch-runner R. Arai. Asai walks, runners on first and second. Uemoto walks, bases loaded. A. Fujii grounds out to the catcher.

Top of the 8th
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: R. Arai takes over at first.
T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for T. Iwasaki, strikes out swinging. Oda grounds out to third. Saeki, pinch-hitting for Hisamoto, hits a single to left. Mizuta enters the game as a pinch-runner for Saeki. Araki his a single to left, runners on first and second. Nomoto grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th
Muto on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Araki moves from second to short; Mizuta takes over at second.
Standridge strikes out looking. Murton grounds out to the pitcher. Hirano hits a single to center. Toritani hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Arai grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in right.
Hirata fouls out to first. Morino hits a single to right. Wada flies out to left. Guzman hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Koike, pinch-hitting for Muto, flies out to left.

Notes

Soccer players Ayumi Kaihori threw out the ceremonial first pitch to Nahomi Kawasumi in the batter's box.

Chunichi: The Dragons lost their 4th straight game. ... Chen took the loss and dropped to 3-7.

Hanshin: The Tigers won their 2nd straight game. ... Standridge got the win and improved to 8-2.  He also extends his winning streak: 6-0 in 8 starts since his last loss on 5/25 (vs Lotte).  This was Standridge's 3rd complete game victory of the year (4th of his career). ... Uemoto's grand slam in the 5th was the first of his Ichi-gun career. ... Murton has hit safely in 10 straight games.