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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 (August 28, 2011)

by on Aug.28, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 5-1, 1.59 - Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 2-4, 2.73

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 9 1
Hiroshima 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 0

Attendance: 30451 | Yomiuri leads series, 12-5-1 | Time: 3:49

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB (SB), 3: G4, 6: L4
PH-3B Ryal, Rusty 0-for-1 8: BB, 10: SO
(3B-1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S1, 4: HBP (BrO), 6: 1B (CS), 8: 1B, 10: SO
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (CS), 4: 1B (SB), 6: BB, 8: F9, 10: 1B
(1B-RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 1: G3, 4: F8, 6: G4, 8: HBP
PR-2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0, 1 R 10: BB
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-2 2: L6, 4: BB, 7: F4
SS Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-2, 2 RBI 8: SO, 10: 3B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-5 2: G4, 4: SO, 7: F9, 9: 1B, 10: F7
(RF-LF) Omura, Saburo 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: F9, 7: 1B (CS)
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-1 9: G1
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(SS-3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-3 3: G6, 5: G4, 8: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R 9: S5
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH-LF Hashimoto, Itaru 0-for-1 8: S5, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro 7 104 25 23 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.450
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 15 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.357
Albaladejo, Jonathan, W 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 16 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.045
10 146 37 32 5 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 2 1

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 1st, 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 6: G4, 8: S1, 10: G4
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-3 1: DP, 3: G4, 6: G4
PH-CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-1, 1 RBI 8: G6
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 2-for-4 1: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 3B, 8: G4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4 1: F9, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 9: F9
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: F7, 7: SO, 9: G4
(3B) Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-2 2: ギ野, 4: G5, 7: G4
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
PH Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 9: G6
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: G4, 7: G4
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 10: SO
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: G4
PH-SS Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2, 1 R 8: 1B, 10: F8
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 0-for-2 3: G1, 5: G6
3B Barden, Brian 0-for-0 8: BB, 10: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo 7 0/3 102 26 21 5 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 2 2 2.714
Aoki, Takahiro 1/3 11 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4.071
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1/3 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.192
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Sarfate, Dennis, H 1 15 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.196
Imamura, Takeru, L 1 24 6 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.772
10 160 42 32 9 0 8 5 2 3 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Fujimura walks and steals second. Kamei hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Chono hits an RBI to left, runner on first. Chono gets caught trying to steal second. Y. Takahashi grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 0 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Maru walks. Matsumoto bunts and reaches on a fielder's choice, everyone is safe and Maru advances to third on a throwing error (E1). Ishihara hits into a double play as a run scores. Kimura grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Furuki hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Hashimoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Nishimura.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Alvarado.
Defensive changes: Barden takes over at third.
Hashimoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ryal enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Fujimura. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Ryal walks, runners on first and third. Kamei hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Aoki.
Chono flies out to right. Y. Takahashi gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Terauchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Y. Takahashi.
Pitching change: Toyoda in for Uemtsu.
Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Ryal takes over at third; Chono moves from center to right; Terauchi takes over at second; Suzuki takes over in center; Hashimoto takes over in left.
Kokubo, pinch-hitting for Kimura, hits a single to center. Barden walks, runners on first and second. Higashide hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Akamatsu drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Shima grounds out to second.

Top of the 10th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Ryal strikes out looking. Kamei strikes out looking. Chono hits an infield single. Terauchi walks, runners on first and second. Sakamoto hits a 2-run triple to center, runner on third. Abe flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Kamei gets hit by a pitch. Chono hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Chono steals second, runners on second and third. Y. Takahashi flies out to center and Kamei gets doubled off third, runner on second. Ramirez walks, runners on first and second. Abe strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide grounds out to second. Amaya grounds out to second. Shima hits a triple to right. Kurihara flies out to center.

Top of the 9th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Akamatsu takes over in center; Kokubo takes over at short.
Abe hits a single to right. Yamaguchi fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Suzuki hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Hashimoto strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 2nd game in a row and are now 3-4-4 in extra innings.  At 12-5-1 with 6 games remaining between the two teams, the Giants are now guaranteed their 3rd straight winning record against the Carp. ... Albaladejo got the win in relief and evened his record to 2-2. ... Kubo saved his 13th game of the year. ... Sakamoto started the game on the bench for the first time since 7/22/2009.

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 2nd straight game.  This was also 1-3-3 extra innings. ... Imamura took the loss for the 2nd straight night and dropped to 2-6.