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Hanshin Tigers 2 – Yomiuri Giants 1 (August 2, 2011)

by on Aug.02, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 4-7, 2.99 - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 1-2, 2.11

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

Attendance: 42668 | Hanshin leads series, 8-5-0 | Time: 3:05

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: F9
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F8
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-4, 1 R 1: L4, 4: G2, 6: L9, 8: F6
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: E8, 6: F4
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 9: G5
(2B) Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-1 2: G6, 4: BB
PH Morita, Issei 0-for-1 6: SO
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 9: G1
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-4 3: SO, 4: G1, 7: G5, 9: F8
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: 1B
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
Nomi, Atsushi, W 7 103 29 26 6 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.804
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 29 6 5 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.903
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 18 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.651
9 150 38 34 8 1 11 4 0 0 0 0 1 1

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: f2, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: G1
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G6, 5: f5, 7: F6
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
PH Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 9: F6
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: SO, 5: DP, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: f2, 8: SO
(1B-RF-1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: HR
(3B) Fields, Josh 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO
PH Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-0 8: BB
PR-2B Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3 2: F9, 4: BB, 7: G4, 8: 1B
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki 1-for-3 2: F9, 4: G5, 7: 2B
PH-RF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 8: SO
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 1-for-2 3: SO, 5: 1B
PH-1B-3B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 7: F5, 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, L 7 116 29 28 6 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.787
Kaneto, Norihito 2 28 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.553
9 144 35 34 6 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirano hits a single to left. Toritani fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1). Arai hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Sekimoto drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on second. Kanemoto reaches on a fielding error (E8) and a run scores, runner on first. Uemoto walks, runners on first and second. A. Fujii grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Hanshin
Chono strikes out swinging. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Y. Takahashi hits a solo homer to left. Ogasawara, pinch-hitting for Fields, walks. Fujimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ogasawara. Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Tani, pinch-hitting for Terauchi, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Chono strikes out swinging. Ramirez walks. Y. Takahashi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Fields strikes out swinging. Abe walks, bases loaded. Terauchi grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Gonzalez hits a single to left. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Omura fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Chono hits into  5-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani lines out to right. Arai hits a single to center. Sekimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kanemoto flies out to second. Morita, pinch-hitting for Uemoto, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Abe grounds out to second. Terauchi hits a double to left. Kamei, pinch-hitting for Gonzalez, flies out to third. Sakmoto walks, runners on first and second. Omura flies out to short.

Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers have won 2 in row. ... Nomi got the win and is now 5-7.  He is also 4-0 in his last 5 starts at Tokyo Dome (going back to 7/19/2009) and 10-4 lifetime against the Giants. ... Fujikawa saved his 22nd game of the year.

Yomiuri: The Giants are 0-2-2 since their last victory on 7/28 (vs Yokohama). ... Gonzalez lost his 2nd straight game and dropped to 1-3.  He's also 0-3 in his last 4 starts at Tokyo Dome (going back to 9/12/2010).