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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 4 – Yomiuri Giants 0 (August 12, 2011)

by on Aug.12, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 4-4, 4.53 - Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 5-8, 2.53

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

Attendance: 43117 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-4-1 | Time: 2:54

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 2: SO, 4: F6, 7: 1B, 9: G4
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: HBP, 5: SO, 7: SE
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F8, 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: S8
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F4, 5: G5, 7: F4
(CF-LF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F5, 6: G6, 8: SO
(3B) Barden, Brian 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: G4
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-2, 1 R 2: G3, 4: G1, 6: BB
PH-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-1 8: G4
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F9
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: S2, 7: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH-2B Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, W 7 102 26 24 4 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.739
Imamura, Takeru 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.547
Sarfate, Dennis 1 17 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
9 130 32 30 4 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F8, 5: f2, 8: F9
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: L4, 8: f7
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: f3, 6: G6, 9: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 1: DP, 4: G3, 7: BB, 9: SO
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: 1B, 7: SO
(CF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: F7, 7: G4
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: F8
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-1 8: SO
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu, L 7 127 31 25 6 0 8 2 1 2 0 0 4 3 2.603
Takagi, Yasunari 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.953
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.182
9 153 37 31 6 0 10 2 1 2 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kurihara walks. Maru hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Barden hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Shima grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Ishihara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Alvarado hits a single to left, bases loaded. Higashide strikes out swinging. Kimura gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Hirose strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Alvarado strikes out swinging. Higashides hits a single to left. Kimura bunts and reaches on an error (E1), runners advance to second and third. Hirose hits a sac fly to center, runner on third. Kuihara flies out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto flies out to center. Fujimura hits a single to center. Ogasawara hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ramirez walks, bases loaded. Y. Takahashi hits into a double play.

Top of the 4th
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Shima grounds out to the pitcher. Ishihara hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Alvarado. Higashide flies out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Ogasawara hits a single to center. Ramirez fouls out to first. Y. Takahashi grounds out to first, runner on first. Abe hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kamei flies out to left.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp won their 2nd game in a row.  They also recorded their 9th shutout victory of the season (first shutout against the Giants since 10/10/2009 and the first shutout against the Giants at Tokyo Dome since 5/1/2008) and stopped a 7-game losing streak at Tokyo Dome. ... Alvarado got the win and is now 2-4.  This was also his first victory against the Giants (third attempt, 1-1).

Yomiuri: The Giants lost their 2nd straight game.  They also suffered their 8th shutout loss of the year.  Their home run streak also ended at 10 games.. ... Sawamura took the loss and dropped to 5-9.  He is now 0-3 in 4 starts since his last victory on 7/9 (vs Hiroshima). ... Sakamoto hit a ball over the left-field foul pole during his at bat in the 8th that was ultimately ruled foul via replay.