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Yomiuri Giants 7 – Yokohama Bay Stars 6 (August 9, 2011)

by on Aug.09, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Nagano Olympic Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 1-3, 1.79 - Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 4-8, 2.75

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 7 13 0
Yokohama 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 6 11 0

Attendance: 24809 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 3:33

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: HBP, 9: F8
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 1: S3, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: L1, 9: G6
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: 2B, 5: SO, 7: HR, 9: BB
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 3-for-5, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: G4, 4: HR, 5: 1B, 7: G1, 9: 1B
PR-3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: HR, 5: DP, 7: F9, 9: HBP
LF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-5 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G1, 7: SO, 9: G4
(3B-CF-RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: f5, 6: G4, 8: F8
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-2 2: F6, 4: DP
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
P Ono, Jumpei 1-for-1 6: 1B
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 8: L6
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-1 3: G4
PH-3B-1B Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-2, 1 R 5: HBP, 6: 1B, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky 4 87 18 17 6 2 8 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.189
Kaneto, Norihito 0/3 12 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.101
Ono, Jumpei 3 37 11 11 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.596
Romero, Levi, H 2/3 14 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.522
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, W 1 1/3 21 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
9 171 39 36 11 3 12 2 0 1 0 0 6 6

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 9: G6
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 6: G4, 9: G5
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 3-for-5, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: 2B, 4: HR, 5: HR, 7: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 5: F9, 7: L4
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B (CS), 5: SO, 7: G5
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: F7, 8: SO
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: BB
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: S5
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-2 3: G6, 4: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Harper, Brett 1-for-1 6: 1B
PR Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-0
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 8: G6
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro 4 1/3 66 22 20 9 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 5 3.025
Ohara, Shinji 1 1/3 25 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.034
Sanada, Hiroki 0/3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.000
Shinohara, Takayuki, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Ushida, Shigeki 1 17 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.154
Fujie, Hitoshi, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.110
Yamaguchi, Shun, L 1 22 6 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1.982
9 147 42 37 13 3 4 1 3 1 1 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Shimozono strikes out looking. Ishikawa hits an infield single. Sledge hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Murata strikes out looking. Nakamura grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Ogasawara hits a double to right. Ramirez hits a 2-run homer to left. Y. Takahashi hits a solo homer to right-center. Abe hits an infield single. Kamei fouls out to third. Matsumoto hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Sledge hits a solo homer to right. Murata hits a solo homer to left. Nakamura hits a single to center. Kinjo hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Watanabe strikes out swinging and Nakamura gets thrown out trying to steal third as Kinjo moves to second. Niinuma walks, runners on first and second. Takasaki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Furuki, pinch-hitting for Gonzalez, gets hit by a pitch. Sakamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Fujimura hits a single to right, bases loaded. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Ramirez hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Takasaki.
Y. Takahashi hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Kamei moves from third to center; Furuki takes over at third.
Shimozono hits a single to right. Ishikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Sledge hits a 3-run homer to right-center.
Pitching change: Ono in for Kaneto.
Murata flies out to right. Nakamura strikes out swinging. Kinjo flies out to left.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Ogasawara hits a solo homer to right. Ramirez grounds out to the pitcher. Y. Takahashi flies out to right. Abe strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto flies out to center. Fujimura grounds out to short. Ogasawara walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Ramirez hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ramirez. Y. Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Runners advance a base on a wild pitch and a run scores, runners on second and third. Abe grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Sakamoto hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura. Ogasawara flies out to left. Ramirez grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
S. Ohara on the mound for Yokohama
Abe grounds out to the pitcher. Kamei grounds out to second. Ono hits a single to center. Furuki hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Sanada in for S. Ohara.
Sakamoto gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Sanada.
Fujimura lines out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Watanabe grounds out to short. Niinuma hits a single to left. Harper, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Yoshimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Harper. Shimozono hits a grounder to second and Niinuma gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third. Ishikawa grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Kinjo strikes out swinging. Watanabe walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Niinuma.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Romero.
Naito grounds out to short.

Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 6th game in a row and their 40th game of the year. ... Yamaguchi got the win and improved to 2-1.

Yokohama: Yamaguchi took the loss and dropped to 1-3. ... Murata homered for the first time in 72 trips to the plate. ... This was Sledge's 10th multi-homer game of his career (3rd of the season).