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Hanshin Tigers 3 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (September 1, 2011)

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

Hanshin Tigers vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Jason Standridge (HAN) 8-4, 2.19 - Enyelbert Soto (CHU) 5-0, 1.12

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

Attendance: 29013 | Chunichi leads series, 9-7-2 | Time: 3:43

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-5 1: F9, 4: L6, 6: 1B (CS), 8: G3, 9: G1
(2B) Maeda, Yamato 1-for-5 1: 1B (CS), 4: G4, 6: F8, 8: G5, 9: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 3-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 2B, 7: 2B, 8: 1B
(3B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: BB, 7: 1B, 8: BB
(RF) Murton, Matt 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: G5, 7: BB, 8: G1
(LF) Kano, Keisuke 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 5: f3, 7: SE, 9: 2B
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(1B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 RBI 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: 1B (BrO)
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 7: DP
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0 9: S1
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
PH Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 7: SO
C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-1 9: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason 6 112 29 23 7 0 6 3 1 2 0 0 3 3 2.298
Watanabe, Ryo 1 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.895
Enokida, Daiki 1 24 5 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.888
Fujikawa, Kyuji 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.134
9 164 40 31 7 0 9 5 1 3 0 0 3 3

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: S1, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: F7, 6: G6, 9: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: G4, 5: BB, 7: G1, 9: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-5 2: G6, 4: SO, 5: SO, 7: F9, 9: F4
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: HBP, 6: 1B, 7: F8
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-2, 1 R 2: G4, 4: f9, 6: BB, 8: BB
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-2 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: S5
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-1 2: IBB, 4: SO
PH Nomoto, Kei 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 6: 2B
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 8: G6
(P) Soto, Enyelbert 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G4
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0 8: BB
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soto, Enyelbert 6 0/3 76 22 21 5 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.325
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0/3 14 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.871
Asao, Takuya, H 2 33 7 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.590
Iwase, Hitoki 1 24 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.929
9 147 38 33 9 0 7 3 0 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Wada hits a single to right. Hirata walks, runners on first and second. Ibata hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Oda, hits a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Soto grounds out to second, runner on third. Araki hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Oshima grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Tanishige is the new catcher.
Toritani hits a double to left. Sekimoto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Soto.
Murton walks, runners on first and second. Kano reaches on an error, bases loaded. Arai hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Hiyama enters the game as a pinch-hitter for A. Fujii.
Pitching change: Asao in for Suzuki.
Hiyama hits a into a 1-2-3 double play, runners on second and third. Shibata, pinch-hitting for Standridge, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Kano hits a double to left. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for Enokida, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Komiyama hits a grounder to third and reaches on a catching error (E3), runners on second and third. Hirano hits  grounder to the pitcher and Arai gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and third. Yamato grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Blanco grounds out to short. Wada hits a double to right. Hirata grounds out to second. Ibata hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Oda gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Soto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Hirano lines out to short. Yamato grounds out to second. Toritani hits a double to center. Sekimoto walks, runners on first and second. Murton grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 4th
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada gets hit by a pitch. Hirata fouls out to right. Ibata hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Oda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Soto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Araki. Oshima flies out to left. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Hirano grounds out to first. Yamato grounds out to third. Toritani hits a single to left. Sekimoto walks, runners on first and second. Murton grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th
Enokida on the mound for Hanshin
Hirata walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Tanishige grounds out to short. Koike, pinch-hitting for Asao, walks, runners on first and second. Araki strikes out swinging.

Notes

Doala managed to land a back-flip after the 7th inning.

Hanshin: Sekimoto batted 4th for the first time in his Ichi-gun career (987th game) and Arai batted 7th for the first time since 5/15/2005.

Chunichi: Iwase failed to nail down his 300th career save. ... Ibata became the 32nd player in NPB history to record 200 sac hits (he was sitting on 198 coming into the game).