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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 – Yomiuri Giants 6 (August 14, 2011)

by on Aug.14, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 11-5, 2.17 - Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 4-0, 1.27

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

Attendance: 45008 | Yomiuri leads series, 10-4-1 | Time: 3:11

Hiroshima

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-5 1: F8, 3: L5, 5: 1B, 7: F6, 9: G3
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: 1B, 9: G4
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: HR, 5: 1B, 7: BB
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 1: G5, 4: HBP, 5: L5, 7: SO
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F4, 6: G5, 7: SO
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 1-for-4 2: 1B (BrO), 4: F4, 6: G3, 8: G3
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-3 2: 2B, 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: F8
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F6, 5: HR, 6: G6
PH-C Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-1 8: G6
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-2 3: G1, 5: SO
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Takaaki 1-for-1 7: 2B
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, L 5 0/3 83 22 21 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 2.429
Aoki, Takahiro 1/3 16 4 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.385
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.941
Oshima, Takayuki 2 30 7 6 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.000
8 134 35 32 9 1 8 2 1 0 1 0 6 6

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: SO, 5: SO, 6: F9
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: G3, 5: G3, 7: HBP (CS)
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: L6, 4: SO, 6: 1B (SB), 7: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: G6, 6: 1B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1, 1 R 6: (SB), 7: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B-3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: f5
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 3: F7, 5: HR, 6: BB, 8: F9
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 3: BB (SB), 5: F9
PH-1B Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-2, 2 RBI 6: 2B, 8: G3
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1 5: 1B (SB)
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 6: F5
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, W 5 85 22 21 8 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1.442
Takagi, Yasunari, H 1 17 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.821
Romero, Levi 1 25 6 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.273
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.118
Kubo, Yuya 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.993
9 143 38 35 10 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Amaya hits a solo homer to left. Kurihara gets hit by a pitch. Maru flies out to second. Ishii flies out to second. Shima grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 4 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara hits a solo homer to left. Bullington strikes out swinging. Higashide hits a single to left. Kimura hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Amaya hits a single to left, bases loaded. Kurihara lines out to third and Kimura gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Y. Takahashi hits a single to center. Ogasawara hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Abe hits a 3-run homer to right-center. Furuki flies out to right. Tani, pinch-hitting for Nishimura, hits a single to left. Sakamoto strikes out swinging as Tani steals second. Fujimura grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Chono hits a single to center and steals second. Ramirez hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ramirez.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Bullington.
Suzuki steal second, runners on second and third. Y. Takahashi hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Abe walks, bases loaded. S. Takahashi, pinch-hitting for Furuki, hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Omura enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Takagi.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Aoki.
Omura flies out to third. Sakamoto flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Maru flies out to center. Ishii hits a single to center. Shima hits a double to center and Ishii gets thrown out at home, Shima to third. Ishihara flies out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Abe flies out to left. Furuki walks. Nishimura fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Furuki steals second. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Suzuki takes over in left; Ogasawara moves from first to third; S. Takahashi takes over at first.
Matsumoto, pinch-hitting for Umetsu, hits a double to right. Higashide flies out to short. Kimura hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Amaya walks, bases loaded. Kurihara strikes out looking. Maru strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Nakahigashi is the new catcher.
Y. Takahashi hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Ogasawara fouls out to third. Abe flies out to right, runner on third. S. Takahashi grounds out to first.

Notes

Hiroshima: Bullington took the loss and is now 11-6. His personal 2-game winning streak came to an end.  He's now also 0-3 in 3 starts against the Giants this season.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 2nd game in a row. ... Nishimura won his 5th straight start and is now 5-0 in 6 starts since joining the starting rotation on 7/2. ... Abe has now homered in 2 games straight.  This was also his 146th career Tokyo Dome homer (good for a 3rd place tie with Hideki Matsui on the All-time list). ... Ramirez became the 170th player to play in his 1,500th career game.