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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 (August 27, 2011)

by on Aug.27, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shun Tono (YOM) 5-8, 3.22 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 7-8, 2.86

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

Attendance: 32198 | Yomiuri leads series, 11-5-1 | Time: 3:21

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3 1: G5, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: S1
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-4 1: F6, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: G3
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 3B
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: BB
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1, 1 R 7: (SB), 8: F5
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 2: F3, 5: SO, 7: G3
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 9: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: F9
(1B-LF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: G3, 9: SO
(3B-1B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-3 3: G3, 5: SO, 7: G3
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: SO
PH-LF Omura, Saburo 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, W 7 111 29 26 5 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.040
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.195
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.066
9 135 36 33 7 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 0

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 2: F9, 5: F8, 7: F4
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-4 1: SO, 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: F4
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-3 1: SO, 3: F4, 6: 1B
PR-CF Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1 6: (SB), 8: 1B (SB) (BrO)
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F7, 6: SO, 8: G4
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F9, 6: SO, 8: G4 (CS)
(CF-LF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-3 1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: IBB, 9: F8
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 1: f5, 4: F8, 6: F4
PH Ishii, Takuro 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(P) Maeda, Kenta 1-for-2 2: 1B, 5: F9
PH Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-1 7: F1
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta 7 118 26 25 4 0 9 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.783
Imamura, Takeru, L 1 15 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.585
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.500
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.104
9 142 34 32 6 0 11 1 0 1 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide hits a single to center. Barden strikes out swinging as Higashide steals second. Shima strikes out swinging. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Maru walks, bases loaded. One run scores on a bad pick-off throw (E1), runners on first and second. Amaya hits a single to right, bases loaded. Ishihara fouls out to third.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Akamatsu takes over in center; Amaya moves from center to left.
Y. Takahashi walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Suzuki steals second. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Ramirez grounds out to first. Abe hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kamei grounds out to first, runner on third. Furuki grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Omura, pinch-hitting for Tono, hits a single to left. Sakamoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Fujimura grounds out to first, runner on third. Chono hits an RBI triple to center. Suzuki flies out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez strikes out swinging. Abe hits a single to center. Kamei hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Furuki strikes out swinging. Tono strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Shima hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Akamatsu. Kurihara strikes out swinging. Maru strikes out looking as Akamatsu steals second. Amaya gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Ishihara flies out to second.

Bottom of the 8th
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Omura takes over in left.
Akamatsu hits a single to left and steals second. Kurihara grounds out to second, runner on third. Maru hits a grounder to second and Akamatsu gets thrown out running the bases. Maru gets caught trying to steal second.

Notes

The reported 32,198 in attendance was a high at Mazda Stadium this season.

Yomiuri: The Giants snapped a 2-game losing streak (0-2-1). .... Tono got the win and is now 6-8, including 2-0 in 4 starts against Hiroshima.  He's also 3-0 in 5 starts since returning to the starting rotation. Tono also has an 8-game winning streak against the Carp, going back to 6/30/2009 (9-1 lifetime).  ... Kubo saved his 12th game of the year.

Hiroshima: The Carp's 3-game winning streak came to an end. ... Imamura took the loss and dropped to 2-5. ... K. Maeda topped out at 152km/h (ties personal high).