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Yokohama Bay Stars 2 – Hanshin Tigers 0 (September 4, 2011)

by on Sep.04, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Daisuke Miura (YOK) 2-3, 2.95 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 9-3, 2.36

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

Attendance: 41246 | Hanshin leads series, 8-7-2 | Time: 2:16

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: G3, 6: G4, 8: 1B
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: S2
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-4 1: G1, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-3, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(1B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: 2B (BrO), 7: F8
(RF) Kita, Atsushi 0-for-2 2: DP, 5: S2, 7: SO
(C) Kurobane, Toshiki 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: 2B
(P) Miura, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: G5, 5: SO, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Miura, Daisuke, W 7 87 26 23 4 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.613
7 87 26 23 4 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

Hanshin

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-2 1: F9, 3: G3, 5: BB
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: F7
(1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-3 1: DP, 4: G6, 6: G5
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G1, 6: G4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: F5, 4: G1, 7: F6
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: S2, 7: F8
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-1 2: F5
PH Morita, Issei 0-for-1 5: F7
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Kano, Keisuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, L 5 63 18 16 4 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 3.214
Kojima, Tatsuya 2 49 9 8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.900
Watanabe, Ryo 1 24 5 4 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.077
8 136 32 28 8 0 8 1 0 3 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Fujita grounds out to the pitcher. Murata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tsutsugo strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in left.
Shimozono hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Fujita flies out to second. Murata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tsutsugo strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Hirano flies out to right. Shibata hits a single to left. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Sekimoto hits into a 5-3 double play.

Bottom of the 2nd
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Murton hits a single to center. Kanemoto flies out to third. Arai hits a single to left, runners on first and second. A. Fujii strikes out swinging. Kubo flies out to third.

Top of the 5th
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Kinjo hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Kita. Kurobane hits a grounder to short and Kinjo gets thrown out running the bases, runner on second. Miura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Arai hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by A. Fujii. Morita, pinch-hitting for Kubo, flies out to left. Hirano walks, runners on first and second. Shibata strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Shimozono grounds out to second. Ishikawa grounds out to short. Fujita hits a single to right. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Tsutsugo flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Kinjo flies out to center. Kita strikes out looking. Kurobane hits a double to left. Miura strikes out swinging.

Notes

Game started 25 minutes later than originally scheduled due to rain.  There was also a 43 minute delay after the top of 4th. ... The game was called early due to rain.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars recorded their 10th shutout victory of the year (first shutout victory at Koshien since 4/14/2007). ... Miura got the win and evened his record to 3-3, including 1-1 in 4 starts against the Tigers.  This was also his 21st shutout of his career (7th against Hanshin).

Hanshin: The Tigers were handed their 16th shutout loss of the season. ... Kubo took the loss and is now 7-5, including 1-2 in 5 starts against Yokohama.  His personal 4-game winning streak also came to an end.