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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 7 – Yokohama Bay Stars 2 (August 3, 2011)

by on Aug.03, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yuya Fukui (HIR) 4-6, 4.42 - Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 0-3, 7.00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 7 10 0
Yokohama 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0

Attendance: 14344 | Hiroshima leads series, 10-3-0 | Time: 3:00

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 3rd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G4, 8: 2B, 9: DP
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-2 1: S5, 3: 1B, 6: f7, 8: S1
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: G5
RF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 3-for-4, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F4, 6: HR, 8: HR
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: F4, 6: G4, 8: SO
(3B) Barden, Brian 1-for-4 1: F9, 4: F4, 6: F4, 9: 1B
PR-3B Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: F8, 7: F7
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1, 1 R 9: fc3
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: f3, 7: F8, 9: S1
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-2 2: G6, 5: F8
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-0 7: HBP
PR-LF Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-1, 2 RBI 7: (CS), 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, W 6 118 31 27 10 0 6 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 2.295
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.821
Imamura, Takeru, H 1 2/3 26 5 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.682
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
9 156 40 36 10 0 10 2 1 1 0 0 2 2

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 9: F8
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 1: F7, 2: F8, 4: HBP, 6: G1, 9: G6
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-5 1: F6, 3: SO, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: f5
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-4 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: G6
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: L6, 5: G4, 7: SO
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 5: BB, 8: SO
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 5: SO
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: f3
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Ohara, Shinji 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 90 24 22 6 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 3 6.375
Ejiri, Shintaro 1 11 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.320
Ushida, Shigeki 1 16 5 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.784
Sanada, Hiroki 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.000
Ohara, Shinji 1 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.214
9 132 37 32 10 2 1 1 1 3 1 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Hirose flies out to right, runner on third. Kurihara hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Maru hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Barden flies out to right.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 4 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Harper hits a single to center. Kinjo grounds out to short, runner on first. Watanabe hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Niinuma hits a single to left, bases loaded. Oka strikes out swinging. Shimozono walks in a run, bases loaded. Ishikawa hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Sledge flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Kumura fouls out to left. Hirose hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Kurihara hits a 2-run homer to left. Maru grounds out to second. Barden flies out to second.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Higashide hits a double to center and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kimura. Hirose grounds out to third. Kurihara hits a 2-run homer to left. Maru strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Barden hits a single to right. Ishii enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Imamura.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Sanada.
Ishii hits into a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Barden. Ishihara hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Amaya hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Higashide hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Sledge flies out to left. Murata flies out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Higashide walks. Kimura hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hirose hits into a 6-4-3 double play, runner on third. Kurihara flies out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Niinuma hits a double to left. Oka fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Shimozono flies out to center. Ishikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Sledge gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Murata grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Harper strikes out swinging. Kinjo hits a single to right. Watanabe grounds out to second, runner on second. Niinuma walks, runners on first and second. Oka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Shimozono hits a single to left. Ishikawa flies out to right. Sledge grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Murata strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp have won their last 4 games in a row.  They have also won their last 10 straight game at Yokohama Stadium. ... Bullington got the win and improved to 10-5. He is the first foreign Carp to record double-digit wins since Colby Lewis in 2009. ... Kurihara recorded his 11th 2-homer game of his career.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars have now lost 3 games in a row. ... Oka lost his 4th straight start and dropped to 0-4 in 5 stars. ... Shimozono's RBI walk in the 2nd was the team's first run in 21 innings.