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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Chunichi Dragons 2 (August 16, 2011)

by on Aug.16, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 1-3, 2.19 - Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-9, 2.36

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

Attendance: 38352 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 3:10

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 2: 2B, 4: SO, 7: F8, 9: IBB
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-5 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G6, 9: f5
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4 1: 1B, 2: F7, 5: f7, 8: 1B
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 1: F7, 2: SO, 5: SO, 8: F7
LF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 8: G3
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: F7, 8: G5
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: DP, 6: DP, 9: SO
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 振逃, 9: SO
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G4, 7: S3
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-1 9: 2B
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky, W 6 1/3 102 26 22 3 0 7 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 2.263
Romero, Levi, H 1/3 16 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.240
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 1/3 16 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 26 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.971
9 160 38 30 3 0 10 6 1 1 0 0 2 2

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS-2B) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: L4, 3: G6, 6: G4, 7: BB, 9: F4
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: F8, 6: G1, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: 2B, 4: G6, 6: BB, 7: G1
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: G1
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: E6, 7: 2B, 8: SO
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: HBP
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Guzman, Joel 0-for-1 8: SO
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: F9, 7: S1, 9: F9
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: SO
PH Koike, Masaaki 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B
SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0 9: BB
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: G6
PH-RF Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-1, 1 RBI 7: G6, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 7 93 29 27 8 0 9 1 0 1 1 0 3 3 2.431
Hirai, Masafumi 1/3 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.320
Kobayashi, Masato 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.519
Mise, Koji 2/3 11 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.068
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1/3 9 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.976
9 130 38 35 10 0 11 2 0 1 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Ogawasara hits a single to center. Abe walks, runners on first and second. Furiki hits a single to right, bases loaded.  Gonzalez hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Sakamoto hits a 2-run double to center, runners on second and third.  Fujimura strikes out swinging.  Chono flies out to left. Ramirez strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Saeki hits a double to right. Nomoto gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Tanishige hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Koike, pinch-hitting for N. Donoue, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Romero in for Gonzalez.
Hirata, pinch-hitting for Nelson, drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first. Araki walks, runners on first and second. Oshima walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Romero.
Morino grounds out to the pitcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto strikes out swinging. Fujimura hits a single to center. Chono hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ramirez flies out to left. Y. Takahashi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki lines out to second. Oshima grounds out to second. Morino hits a double to right. Wada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Oshima flies out to center. Morino grounds out to short. Wada walks. Saeki reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and second. Nomoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Furuki strikes out swinging and reaches on a wild pitch. Gonzalez hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Sakamoto flies out to center, runner on third. Fujimura grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th
Mise on the mound for Chunichi
Abe strikes out swinging. Furuki strikes out looking.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Mise.
S. Takahashi, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, hits a double to left. Sakamoto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Fujimura fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 9th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanishige flies out to right. T. Iwasaki walks. Hirata walks, runners on first and second. Araki flies out to second. Oshima strikes out swinging.

Notes

Doala successfully landed a back-flip, with a twist, after the 7th inning.  That's 3 successes in his last 5 games.

Yomiuri: The Giants have now won 3 in a row. ... Gonzalez stopped a 2-game winning streak by record his first victory in 5 starts (since 7/14 vs Hanshin).  He is now 2-3. ... Kubo saves his 9th game of the year.  He also extended his scoreless appearances streak to 20 games.

Chunichi: The Dragons lost their 2nd straight. ... Nelson lost his 6th straight start and dropped to 6-10 (including 0-3 in 3 starts against the Giants).  Nelson last won a game on 6/30 vs Yokohama.