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Yokohama Bay Stars 0 – Yomiuri Giants 2 (July 27, 2011)

by on Jul.27, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 0-2, 9.26 - Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 2-0, 1.57

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

Attendance: 38722 | Series tied, 4-4-0 | Time: 2:24

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: F6
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-3 1: S1, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G6, 8: G5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 7: F6, 9: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: DP, 7: F7, 9: F9
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: F6, 9: SO
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: G4, 8: L6
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 2-for-3 3: SO, 5: 1B, 8: 1B
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G4
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-0
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-0 8: BB
PR Inada, Naoto 0-for-0
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oka, Tomokazu, L 6 1/3 69 22 22 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7.000
Shinohara, Takayuki 2/3 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Ohara, Shinji 2/3 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Fujie, Hitoshi 1/3 9 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.723
8 85 28 28 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 2

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: F3, 6: F8, 8: G6
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: F8, 6: G4
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 1: L1, 4: F9, 6: F9
LF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: G6, 7: F3
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 3-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 5: 2B, 7: 1B (BrO)
(3B) Fields, Josh 0-for-3 2: f9, 5: G3, 7: F7
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G6, 5: 2B, 8: F8
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: F7, 5: G4, 8: G1
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 5: SO
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-1 8: 振逃 (SB)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, W 5 74 18 16 3 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.429
Romero, Levi, H 2 23 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.908
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.506
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 2/3 10 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.239
9 130 33 30 5 0 10 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Chono grounds out to second. Abe hits a solo homer to right. Fields fouls out to right. Ogasawara grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Abe hits a double to center. Fields grounds out to first, runner on third. Ogasawara hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Fujimura grounds out to second, runner on third. Omura, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Shimozono hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Kinjo strikes out swinging. Murata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishikawa strikes out looking. Kinjo hits a double to right. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Harper hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Top of the 8th
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Watanabe lines out to short. Niinuma hits a single to left. Naito enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Shinohara.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Ochi.
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at third.
Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Naito, walks, runners on first and second. Inada enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakamura. Shimozono flies out to short. Ishikawa hits a single to center, bases loaded. Kinjo grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 8th
S. Ohara on the mound for Yokohama
Ogasawara flies out to center. Fujimura grounds out to the pitcher.
Pitching change: Fujie in for S. Ohara.
Terauchi reaches on a dropped third strike and steals second. Sakamoto grounds out to short.

Notes

Injuries: Nishimura left the game after 5 innings due to a blister on his right index finger.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars were handed their 8th shutout loss of the year. ... Oka lost his third straight start and is now 0-3 in 4 starts this year.

Yomiuri: The Giants recorded their 8th shutout victory of the year. ... Nishimura won his third straight start and improved to 3-0.  This was also Nishimura's 4th straight start (22nd game overall) of the year. Since 2008, Nishimura is 5-0 against the Yokohama Bay Stars (17 G, 3 GS). ... Kubo saved his 3rd game of the year.