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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 (August 7, 2011)

by on Aug.07, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 3-0, 1.43 - Kyohei Nakamura (HIR) 0-2, 4.05

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 5 14 1
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 6 0

Attendance: 29573 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-3-1 | Time: 3:46

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3 1: L5, 2: 1B, 5: SO, 6: IBB
SS Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0 8: S5
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: G3, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: S1
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: HBP
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F4, 5: BB, 7: F7, 8: 1B
PR-3B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-5 2: F7, 3: G3, 5: f7, 7: SO, 8: 1B
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: G3
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: HR, 7: SO, 9: F5
(3B-LF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 3-for-4, 2 R 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: 2B, 9: 1B
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 1-for-2, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: S1
PH-RF Omura, Saburo 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: 2B, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, W 7 108 30 26 5 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.272
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 18 4 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.653
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
9 133 37 33 6 1 8 3 0 0 0 0 3 1

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4 1: G3, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: F6
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: F8
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: F9, 5: SO, 7: L4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: G6, 5: S9, 8: HR
(LF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 5: SO, 8: SO
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G1, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: SO
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 6: f2
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Aizawa, Toshiaki 0-for-0
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 8: F7
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3, 1 R 3: F8, 5: E6, 6: F9
PH Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-1 3: SO
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
3B Ishii, Takuro 1-for-2, 1 R 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oshima, Takayuki 4 66 18 16 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
Kishimoto, Hideki 1/3 14 4 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.558
Aoki, Takahiro, L 1 24 7 5 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.957
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 2/3 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.919
Imamura, Takeru 1 2/3 35 9 5 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 4.773
Aizawa, Toshiaki 1/3 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sarfate, Dennis 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.443
9 164 45 36 14 1 8 5 1 3 1 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Y. Takahashi flies out to left. Ogasawara grounds out to short. Abe walks. Kamei walks, runners on first and second. Nishimura hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Fujimura grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara reaches on a throwing error (E6). Ishii walks, runners on first and second. Higashide reaches on a bunt single, bases loaded. Kimura hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded. Hirose strikes out swinging. Kurihara hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Maru strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Abe hits a solo homer to right. Kamei hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nishimura. Sakamoto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Fujimura hits a single to center, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Toyoda in for Aoki.
Sakamoto gets picked off second. Chono strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Kamei hits a double to right. Omura, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Terauchi hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Fujimura executes a squeeze bunt and a run scores. Chono gets hit by a pitch.
Imamura gets tossed for throwing a dangerous pitch.
Pitching change: Aizawa in for Imamura.
Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Chono. Ramirez hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Furuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ramirez. Y. Takahashi hits a single to right and Furuki gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Suzuki takes over in center; Furuki takes over at third; Kamei moves from third to left; Omura takes over in right.
Kurihara hits a solo homer to left. Maru strikes out swinging. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Aizawa, flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara flies out to center. Oshima strikes out swinging. Higashide walks. Kimura hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Hirose flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kurihara grounds out to short. Maru walks. Akamatsu grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Barden strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto strikes out swinging. Fujimura hits a single to center. Chono hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Ramirez walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Kishimoto.
Defensive changes: Ishii takes over at third.
Y. Takahashi fouls out to left. Ogasawara grounds out to second.

Notes

Injuries: Chono took a pitch off his head in the 8th inning and had to be taken off the field on a stretcher.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 5th straight game.  Every player in the starting line-up, including the pitcher, had at least one hit (first since 5/29/2010). ... Nishimura started his 5th straight game and recorded his 4th straight victory.  He is now 4-0. ... Kubo saved his 6th game of the year. ... Abe has now hit double-digit homers in 11 straight seasons. ... Sakamoto was taken out of the game before the bottom of the 6th due to mistakes he made in the game, like getting picked off second in the 6th and committing a throwing error in the 5th.

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 3rd straight game. ... Aoki took the loss in relief and dropped to 1-4.