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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 – Chunichi Dragons 2 (August 19, 2011)

by on Aug.19, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 11-6, 2.43 - Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 9-3, 1.93

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

Attendance: 31392 | Hiroshima leads series, 8-5-0 | Time: 2:12

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: G1
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: f7, 6: f5, 9: F8
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: G6
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: F6, 9: F4
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: G4, 7: F7
(3B) Barden, Brian 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: 1B, 7: SO
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: G3, 7: f6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 3: HBP, 5: F4, 8: G4
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-2 3: S1, 5: G3, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, L 8 96 30 29 6 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.419
8 96 30 29 6 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 2 2

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: F8
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: 2B, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: G4, 7: 1B, 8: G6
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 3B, 7: f2
(1B) Nakata, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: F7, 4: f5, 7: 1B
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: SO
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 7: SO
RF Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 3: F8, 5: F7, 7: G4
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-3, 1 R 3: G6, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-2 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 9 111 31 28 2 0 7 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1.867
9 111 31 28 2 0 7 1 1 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Maru hits a single to left. Kurihara strikes out swinging. Shima grounds out to second, runner on second. Barden hits an RBI single to right, Barden to second on throw. Amaya grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Araki grounds out to third. Oshima hits a double to left. Morino grounds out to second, runner on third. Wada hits an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Nakata fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
N. Donoue hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yoshimi. Araki flies out to center, runner on third. Oshima hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Morino grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Ishihara gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Bullington. Higashide strikes out swinging. Kimura fouls out to left.

Bottom of the 7th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Morino hits a single to left. Wada fouls out to the catcher. Nakata hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Saeki, pinch-hitting for Hirata, strikes out swinging. Tanishige grounds out to second.

Notes

Doala successfully turned a back-flip after the 7th inning.

Hiroshima: The Carp's 3-game winning streak came to an end. ... Bullington lost his 2nd start in a row and is now 11-7, including 3-2 in 5 starts against Chunichi.  This was Bullington's first completely game loss of his NPB career.

Chunichi: The Dragons won their 3rd game in a row. ... Yoshimi won his 2nd straight start and improved to 10-3, including 3-0 in 3 starts against Hiroshima.  The 10 wins gives Yoshimi 4 seasons of double-digit wins in his career.  This was also his 10th complete game victory of his career (first since 8/19/2010).