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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 0 – Chunichi Dragons 1 (August 20, 2011)

by on Aug.20, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 4-4, 4.29 - Junki Ito (CHU) 1-3, 3.58

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

Attendance: 33740 | Hiroshima leads series, 8-6-0 | Time: 3:16

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: F5, 7: BB, 9: 1B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-2 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: S1
(CF-LF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F7, 5: G3, 7: F8
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4 1: F8, 3: F8, 6: G5, 8: 1B
PR-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 6: G6, 8: F8
3B Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Barden, Brian 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: HBP (BrO), 6: HBP, 8: SO
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: S1, 6: G6
RF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: F9
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: L6, 7: HBP, 9: SO
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 1-for-1 2: BB, 5: 1B, 7: S5
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0 9: BB
PR Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0 9: (SB) (BrO)

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, L 7 114 27 24 5 0 4 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 3.986
Imamura, Takeru 1 23 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.613
8 137 32 28 6 0 6 2 0 2 0 0 1 1

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS-2B) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: G5, 8: SO
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G3, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-4 1: F7, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: G3, 4: G6, 6: F8, 8: IBB
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: G5, 7: SO
PH-1B Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: G3
SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-0
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-3, 1 R 2: f2, 5: G1, 7: 1B
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 2: F8, 5: BB, 7: S2
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: F9, 5: F3, 7: 2B
(P) Ito, Junki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Guzman, Joel 0-for-1 7: G5
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
Ito, Junki 6 0/3 102 26 19 4 0 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 2.941
Kobayashi, Masato, W 1 13 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.466
Asao, Takuya, H 1 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.671
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 28 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.025
9 154 37 26 6 0 5 4 3 4 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Koike strikes out swinging. Hirata hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige.
Defensive changes: Nakahigashi takes over in right.
N. Donoue hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Guzman, pinch-hitting for M. Kobayashi, grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Ito on the mound for Chunichi
Higashide hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Maru walks, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to center, runners on first and third. Shima strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 1st
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima. Morino flies out to left. Wada grounds out to first.

Top of the 2nd
Ito on the mound for Chunichi
Barden strikes out swinging. Io grounds out to short. Kura hits a single to center. Shinoda walks, runners on first and second. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Ito on the mound for Chunichi
Barden gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Io. Kura lines out to short and Barden gets doubled off second.

Top of the 7th
Ito on the mound for Chunichi
Kura gets hit by a pitch.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Ito.
Shinoda hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Higashide walks, runners on first and second. Kimura hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Maru flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Matsumoto takes over at third; Maru moves from center to left; Akamatsu takes over in center; Barden moves from third to first.
Araki strikes out swinging. Oshima strikes out looking. Morino hits  double to right. Wada gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Saeki, pinch-hitting for Koike, grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: T. Iwsaki takes over at short; Araki moves from short to second; N. Donoue moves from second to third; Morino moves from third to first
Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Nakahigashi, flies out to right. Kura strikes out swinging. Ishihara, pinch-hitting for Imamura, walks. Amaya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ishihara. Amaya steals second. Higashide hits a single to right and Amaya gets thrown out running the bases.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 2nd in a row.  They were also handed their 15th shutout loss of the season (6th 1-0 loss). ... Shinoda took the loss and dropped to 4-5, including 2-1 in 3 starts against the Dragons.

Chunichi: The Dragons won their 4th game in a row (all at Nagoya Dome) and recorded their 12th shutout victory of the year (8th 1-0 victory). ... M. Kobayashi got the win in relief and improved to 5-0. ... Iwase saved his 20th game of the year.  He has now recorded 20 or more saves in 8 straight seasons.