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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (August 16, 2011)

by on Aug.16, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 6-8, 3.05 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 6-7, 2.62

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

Attendance: 33775 | Hiroshima leads series, 6-5-0 | Time: 3:20

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 6: F7, 8: F4, 9: BB (CS)
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: G6
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1, 2 RBI 9: 2B
PR-LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4 1: F9, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: 1B
PR-RF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-1 8: (SB), 9: SO
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 2: F5, 4: F7, 7: F9, 8: BB
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 4: G3, 7: 1B (SB), 8: 1B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: E4 (SB), 7: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-2 3: F3, 5: f2, 7: BB, 9: BB
PR-3B Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 5: f2, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-2 3: S1, 5: SO, 7: SO
PH-SS Ishii, Takuro 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 8 118 29 27 5 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.935
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.322
9 133 32 30 5 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: S3
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F6, 8: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-3 1: G3, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: G3
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 4: G6, 7: F9, 9: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4 2: F9, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3 2: G3, 5: 1B, 7: F7
CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-0
(CF-LF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: SO, 8: G5
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 3: G1, 5: SO
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0, 1 R
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi 8 135 33 30 6 0 7 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.525
Fujikawa, Kyuji, L 1/3 26 5 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.378
Enokida, Daiki 2/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.288
9 165 39 34 8 0 9 4 0 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Kurihara flies out to right. Maru hits a single to left. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Maru steals second. Barden walks, runners on first and second. Ishihara hits an RBI single to left, runner advance to second and third on throw. K. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Nakahigashi takes over in right.
Shunsuke grounds out to third. Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for A. Fujii, hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Uemoto. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Nomi, hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Komiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama. Murton executes a successful squeeze and a run scores, runner on second. Hirano grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujikawa on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Komiyama is the new catcher.
Barden walks. Ishihara fails on 3 bunt attempt. Ishii, pinch-hitting for K. Maeda, hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Barden. Higashide walks, bases loaded. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kimura, hits an 2-run double to right, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Enokida in for Fujikawa.
Amaya enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Higashide gets thrown out trying to steal second and Amaya advances to third. Nakahigashi strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Barden flies out to first. Ishihara hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Maeda. Higashide grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Akamatsu reaches on a throwing error (E4), runner on first. Barden fouls out to the catcher. Akamatsu steals second. Ishihara fouls out to the catcher. K. Maeda strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shibata takes over in center; Shunsuke moves from center to left.
Higashide flies out to second. Kimura grounds out to short. Hirose hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Nakahigashi. Nakahigashi steals second. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Maru hits a single to right, bases loaded. Akamatsu strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp stopped a 2-game losing streak. ... K. Maeda got the win and is now 7-8 (including 3-1 in 4 starts against the Tigers). ... Sarfate saved his 29th game of the year.

Hanshin: Fujikawa dropped his 2nd game of the year and is now 3-2. ... Murton recorded the first sac hit of his NPB career in 8th.