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Yokohama Bay Stars 0 – Hanshin Tigers 2 (July 31, 2011)

by on Jul.31, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Daisuke Miura (YOK) 1-1, 6.10 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 6-2, 2.50

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

Attendance: 46639 | Hanshin leads series, 7-6-1 | Time: 3:01

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: G4, 6: F7, 8: BB
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-2 1: S1, 4: BB (CS), 6: G4, 8: DP
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: F8, 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: F6, 7: 1B, 9: F6
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-4 2: G3, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 9: G4
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: G3, 7: SO
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: G4, 7: SO
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: IBB
PH-SS Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0 8: BB
(P) Miura, Daisuke 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F8
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1 8: G4
C Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Miura, Daisuke, L 6 124 27 23 6 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.400
Shinohara, Takayuki 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.884
Sanada, Hiroki 1 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
8 153 33 29 6 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 3rd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: F8
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (SB), 7: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: G6
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: BB, 5: F9, 8: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: E6, 8: F7
(2B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-2 2: F9, 4: BB, 6: F4
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 8: G6
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: f5, 4: F9, 6: G3
2B Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: DP, 6: IBB
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: SO
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, W 7 96 25 21 2 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.270
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 18 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.700
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.675
9 125 32 26 2 0 8 5 0 1 1 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Murton grounds out to the pitcher. Hirano hits an infield single. Toritani grounds out to second, runner on second. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Arai steals second. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Messenger strikes out swinging. Murton hits a single to center. Hirano hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Toritani hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Arai walks, bases loaded. Brazell hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Shimozono walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Sledge strikes out swinging. Murata grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Harper hits a double to left. Kinjo grounds out to first, runner on third. Watanabe grounds out to second. Niinuma gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Miura flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Messenger strikes out swinging. Murton flies out to right. Hirano hits a single to left and steals second. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Brazell reaches on a fielding error (E6). Sekimoto flies out to second. Kanemoto grounds out to first, runner on second. A. Fujii gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Messenger strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Fujita, pinch-hitting for Niinuma, walks. Nakamura enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Shinohara. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Nakamura grounds out to second, runner on third. Shimozono walks, runners on first and third. Ishikawa hits a into a 3-6 double play.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars were handed their 9th shutout loss of the season. ... Miura started his 6th game of the year and took the loss.  He's now 1-2.

Hanshin: The Tigers snapped a 2-game losing streak (which also includes a tie).  They also recorded their 7th shutout victory of the year. ... Messenger got the win and improved to 7-2 (and 5-0 in 7 starts at Koshien Stadium).  He's now also 2-1 in 4 starts against the Bay Stars this year. ... Fujikawa saved his 21st game of the year.