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Yomiuri Giants 11 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 (August 5, 2011)

by on Aug.05, 2011 @ 4:27 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 5-8, 2.24 - Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 4-3, 4.32

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 1 3 0 0 2 1 2 2 11 19 0
Hiroshima 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 11 4

Attendance: 31687 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-3-1 | Time: 4:15

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 4-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: S1, 9: 1B
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G6, 2: SO, 4: f5, 6: S1, 8: 1B (SB), 9: G6
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: E6 (SB), 8: 1B
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: SO
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
3B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 8: F9
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 5: DP, 7: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1 7: (CS), 8: SO
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: E6, 5: 1B, 7: HR, 9: G4
C Sanematsu, Kazunari 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-5, 1 R 2: SO, 3: F9, 5: F8, 7: G4, 9: 1B
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
(3B) Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-4 2: G5, 3: L6, 6: G4, 7: F8
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH-1B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 2B
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 1-for-1, 1 R 2: 1B
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-1 3: G4
P Ono, Jumpei 0-for-0
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 2-for-3, 2 R 6: 3B, 8: 1B, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu 1 2/3 51 12 9 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 2.526
Kaneto, Norihito 2 42 9 9 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.589
Ono, Jumpei, W 1 1/3 10 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.140
Takagi, Yasunari, H 1 1/3 18 6 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.316
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1/3 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.578
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 1/3 23 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
Romero, Levi 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.600
9 168 43 38 11 1 6 3 2 0 0 0 6 6

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5 1: G4, 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G1, 8: G1
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: G1
(CF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: HR, 2: BB, 4: 1B, 7: BB, 9: G4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-5 1: F7, 2: L6, 4: F8, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(RF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: F6, 5: G3
PH Hirose, Jun 0-for-0 7: HBP
PR-LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 1-for-1 9: 1B
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-5, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: SO, 5: F5, 7: G4, 9: G5
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: G6, 5: G3
PH-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-2 7: L6, 9: SO
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: G1, 6: SO, 8: F9
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 1-for-2, 1 R 2: F4, 4: 1B
P Hayashi, Masaki 0-for-0
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 6: G6
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-1 8: 1B
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, L 5 2/3 110 30 28 11 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 6 4 4.527
Hayashi, Masaki 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
Aoki, Takahiro 1 10 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.963
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1 20 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.086
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 21 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.641
9 166 47 44 19 2 7 1 0 2 1 0 11 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide grounds out to second. Kimura hits a single to left. Maru hits a 2-run homer to left. Kurihara flies out to left. Matsuyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Abe strikes out swinging. Terauchi grounds out to third. Sawamura hits a single to right and advances to second on a throwing error (E9). Sakamoto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Fujimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Barden strikes out swinging. Shima hits a double to right. Kura gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Shinoda flies out to second. Higashide hits a single to center, bases loaded. Kimura walks in a run, bases loaded. Maru walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Kaneto in for Sawamura.
Kurihara lines out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Chono hits a single to right. Ramirez hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Y. Takahashi hits a solo homer to center. Ogasawara reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Abe flies out to right. Terauchi lines out to short. Kaneto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Kura grounds out to the pitcher. Shinoda hits a single to center. Higashide strikes out swinging. Kimura hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Maru hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ono in for Kaneto.
Kurihara flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Terauchi grounds out to second. Tani, pinch-hitting for Ono, hits a triple to right. Sakamoto hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Fujimura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Chono reaches on a fielding error (E6) and a run scores, runner on first.
Pitching change: Hayashi in for Shinoda.
Chono steals second. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Ramirez strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Y. Takahashi hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Suzuki gets caught trying to steal second. Ogasawara hits a solo homer to right. Abe grounds out to second. Terauchi flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Takagi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Chono moves from center to right; Suzuki takes over in center.
Kimura hits a single to left. Maru walks, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to left. Hirose enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Matsuyama.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Takagi.
Hirose gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hirose. Barden drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Ochi.
Defensive changes: Furuki takes over at third.
Akamatsu, pinch-hitting for Shima, lines out to short.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Toyoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Maru moves from center to right; Nakahigashi takes over in left; Akamatsu takes over in center.
Tani hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Sakamoto. Fujimura hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Fujimura steals second, runners on second and third. Chono hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Furuki flies out to right. Suzuki strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Ogasawara grounds out second. Abe hits a single to left. Kamei, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Tani strikes out swinging. Sakamoto hits a 2-run single to left, runner on first. Fujimura grounds out short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto hits a single to center. Fujimura grounds out to short, runner on second. Chono hits an infield single and Chono advance to second on a catching error (E5), runners on second and third. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Y. Takahashi walks, bases loaded. Ogasawara flies out to left.

Bottom of the 9th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Sanematsu is the new catcher; Kamei takes over at first.
Maru grounds out to second. Kurihara hits a single to center, runner on first. Nakahigashi hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Barden grounds out to third, runners on second and third. Akamatsu strikes out swinging.

Notes

Keiji Nakazawa (author of Barefoot Gen) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 3rd game in a row (and 5th in a row against the Carp). ... Ono got the win and is now 2-0 in 4 games (2 starts). ... Y. Takahashi has now homered in 3 straight games. ... Ogasawara homered in back-to-back games. ... Ramirez collected his 1,749th hit and has now taken over the top spot on the All-times hit list for foreign players.

Hiroshima: The Carps' 5-game winning streak came to an end. ... Shinoda's personal 2-game winning streak ended as he took the loss and is now 4-4.