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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Chunichi Dragons 2 (August 18, 2011)

by on Aug.18, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Jumpei Ono (YOM) 2-0, 2.45 - Enyelbert Soto (CHU) 4-0, 0.48

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

Attendance: 36716 | Series tied, 6-6-0 | Time: 3:01

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: G1, 8: SO
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: G4
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 3B, 6: BB (SB), 9: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: BB, 9: G6
(1B) Takahashi, Shinji 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: G5
PH Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-1 9: E6
PR Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 2: F6, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 3: F9, 5: G4, 7: F8
(P) Ono, Jumpei 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: G6
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ono, Jumpei, L 6 1/3 92 23 22 5 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.554
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1/3 17 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.057
Takagi, Yasunari 1 1/3 29 5 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.662
8 138 31 27 5 1 6 3 0 1 0 0 2 2

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: 1B (CS), 7: F8
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: F9, 8: G1
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: G6, 7: 2B, 8: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G3, 7: S1, 8: G3
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F4, 4: G4, 7: HR
(1B) Saeki, Takahiro 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: G3, 7: G4
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-2 2: G6, 5: SO, 7: BB (SB)
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: G4
PH-C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-0 7: BB
(P) Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-1 3: G1
PH Guzman, Joel 0-for-1 6: SO
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0 7: BB
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soto, Enyelbert 6 106 24 22 4 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.623
Kobayashi, Masato, W 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.491
Asao, Takuya, H 1 1/3 20 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.684
Iwase, Hitoki, S 2/3 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.104
9 149 34 32 4 0 12 2 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura strikes out swinging. Chono hits an infield single. Ramirez hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Y. Takahashi strikes out looking. S. Takahashi grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Oshima hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Morino. Wada hits a 2-run homer to left.
Pithcing change: Albaladejo in for Ono.
Saeki grounds out to second. Hirata walks. Tanishige enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Oda. Hirata steals second. Tanishige walks, runners on first and second. Nomoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for M. Kobayashi.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Albaladejo.
Koike, pinch-hitting for Nomoto, walks, bases loaded. Araki flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 6th
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto hits a single to center. Fujimura grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Chono grounds out to second, runner on third. Ramirez walks, runners on first and third. Ramirez steals second, runners on second and third. Y. Takahashi walks, bases loaded. S. Takahashi grounds out to third.

Notes

Doala was back to his usual blue self again and successfully turned a back-flip (with a twist) after the 7th inning.

Yomiuri: The Giants lost their 2nd game in a row. ... Ono started his 3rd game of the year (7th appearance overall) and suffered his first loss of the season.  He is now 2-1. ... Ramirez recorded his first triple since 2007 (first in a Yomiuri uniform).

Chunichi: The Dragons won their 2nd game in a row. ... M. Kobayashi got the win in relief and improved to 4-0. ... Iwase saved his 19th game of the year. ... Araki played in his 1,500th game of his career. ... Wada's homer in the 7th was his first in 19 games.  It also gave him his 11th straight double-digit homer season of his career.