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Hanshin Tigers 2 – Yomiuri Giants 5 (August 23, 2011)

by on Aug.23, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 6-7, 2.52 - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 2-3, 2.26

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 11 0
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 X 5 7 0

Attendance: 42156 | Series tied, 8-8-0 | Time: 3:34

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 5th, 6th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: 1B (CS), 9: G6
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-1 1: SO, 3: S1, 5: BB, 7: BB, 9: BB
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4 1: F8, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: DP, 7: G5
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-1 2: 1B
PR-2B Uemoto, Hiroki 1-for-3, 1 R 3: F9, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(2B-1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3 2: F4, 4: F4, 6: 1B
PR-LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1, 1 RBI 8: G5
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: DP, 8: DP
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: L3
PH Asai, Ryo 0-for-1 7: G5
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 9: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, L 6 104 24 21 4 0 6 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 2.362
Kojima, Tatsuya 2/3 19 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.179
Watanabe, Ryo 1/3 12 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.057
Fujihara, Masanori 2/3 16 5 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 27.000
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1/3 12 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.406
8 163 39 29 7 0 6 7 1 2 0 0 5 5

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G5, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 7: IBB, 8: 1B (SB)
(2B-3B) Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-2 1: G3, 3: G3, 6: S1
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 1B, 8: BB
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: BB, 7: IBB, 8: F9
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-3, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 4: F8, 6: 2B
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-1 7: F9
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 1: L6, 4: G3, 6: G3, 8: BB
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-1 2: SO, 5: HBP
PR-2B Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: f1
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 2 R 2: F9, 5: F5, 7: BB, 8: 2B
(3B-1B-3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: S1, 8: f7
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: G6
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
LF-1B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 7: L3, 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky 5 1/3 91 24 20 6 0 4 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.213
Takagi, Yasunari, W 2/3 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.589
Romero, Levi, H 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 1/3 19 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.368
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 12 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.110
9 136 39 33 11 0 4 5 0 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Arai hits a single to center. Brazell hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Uemoto enters the games as a pinch-runner for Brazell. Sekimoto drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on second. Kanemoto flies out to second. Fujii walks, runners on first and second. Iwata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in left.
Sakamoto hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Terauchi. Chono walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Y. Takahashi grounds out to first, runner on third. Fujimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Abe walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Furuki. Kamei lines out to first. Sakamoto gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Kojima.
Tani, pinch-hitting for Terauchi, hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Chono gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Yamaguchi flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Tani takes over left; Furuki moves from first to third; Kamei moves from left to first.
Uemoto hits a single to center. Sekimoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Shunsuke drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on first. Fujii hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Fujihara on the mound for Hanshin
Y. Takahashi walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Fujimura fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Abe hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Furuki fouls out to left. Kamei walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Fukuhara in for Fujihara.
Sakamoto hits a 2-run single center, runners on first and third. Sakamoto steals second, runners on second and third. Tani walks, bases loaded. Chono flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Sakamoto grounds out to third. Terauchi grounds out to first. Chono hits a single to right. Ramirez hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Y. Takahashi lines out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai strikes out swinging. Uemoto flies out to right.

Top of the 5th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Murton grounds out to short. Hirano walks. Toritani hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Arai hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Terauchi moves from second to third; Fujimura takes over at second; Furuki moves from third to first.
Uemoto strikes out swinging. Sekimoto hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Gonzalez.
Kanemoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Shunsuke enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. Fujii hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 7th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Asai, pinch-hitting for Iwata, grounds out to third. Murton hits an infield single and gets caught trying to steal second. Hirano walks.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Romero.
Defensive changes: Kamei takes over in left.
Toritani hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Arai grounds out to third.

Notes

Injuries: Brazell (HIR) left the game in the 2nd inning after he injured his right hamstring. ... Ogasawara (YOM) was hit by a pitch on the left wrist in the 5th inning and pulled from the game.  Ogasawara was later taken to the hospital to get the wrist checked out. ... Gonzalez (YOM) was removed from the game after he tweaked his right calf while giving up a single to center to Sekimoto in the 6th inning.

Hanshin: Iwata took the loss and dropped to 6-10, including 2-4 in 6 starts against the Giants.

Yomiuri: Takagi got the win in relief and is now 1-1. ... Kubo saved his 11th game of the year.