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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 – Hanshin Tigers 2 (September 6, 2011)

by on Sep.06, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 12-7, 2.33 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 9-3, 2.36

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

Attendance: 35417 | Hiroshima leads series, 8-6-0 | Time: 2:41

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: F9, 9: G3
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G6, 9: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G1, 7: F4
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: SO, 7: f5
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: L5, 7: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: L4
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2, 1 R 3: G5, 5: F9
PH-SS Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 8: G6
(P) Bullington, Bryan 1-for-1 3: 1B, 5: BB (CS)
PH Hirose, Jun 0-for-1 8: G5
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, L 7 106 32 23 7 0 3 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 2.340
Imamura, Takeru 2/3 11 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.598
Aoki, Takahiro 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.886
8 121 36 26 8 0 5 4 2 3 0 0 2 2

Hanshin

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G1
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 1-for-1 1: BB, 3: S1, 5: S3, 7: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-2, 2 RBI 1: F8, 3: S7, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: HBP
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-2 1: 1B, 3: F8, 6: BB, 7: HBP
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: F7
(1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: 三2, 6: DP, 8: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: IBB
PR-LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-1 8: 1B
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: F7, 8: S1
(P) Messenger, Randy 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: F9
PH Morita, Issei 0-for-1 7: SO
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, W 7 114 24 23 3 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.285
Enokida, Daiki, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.849
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.107
9 136 30 29 3 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Ishihara hits a single to left. Kimura fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Bullington hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Higashide hits a single to right, bases loaded. Akamatsu drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on second and third. Shima strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Messenger hits a single to center. Hirano walks, runners on first and second. Shibata hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Toritani hits a sac fly to left, runner on third. Arai flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Messenger flies out to right. Hirano hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shibata. Toritani hits an RBI single to center and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Hirano grounds out to short. Shibata walks. Toritani flies out to center. Arai hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Murton grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Murton flies out to center. Sekimoto hits a double to third. Kanemoto grounds out to second, runner on third. A. Fujii grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Arai walks. Murton hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Sekimoto hits into a 6-4-3 double play, runner on third. Kanemoto gets an intentional walks, runners on first and third. Shunsuke enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kanemoto. A. Fujii flies out to left.

Bottom of the 7th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Morita, pinch-hitting for Messenger, strikes out swinging. Hirano grounds out to the pitcher. Shibata hits a single to center. Toritani gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Arai gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Murton flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kokubo takes over at short.
Sekimoto strikes out swinging. Shunsuke hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by A. Fujii. Hiyama enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Enokida.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Imamura.
Hiyama strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hiroshima: Bullington took the loss and is now 12-8, including 2-1 in 3 starts against Hanshin.

Hanshin: The Tigers picked up their 50th victory of the season by snapping a 2-game losing streak (0-2-1). ... Messenger won his 2nd straight start and improved to 10-3.  Messenger is the first Tiger to 10 victories this season.  He's also 8-0 over his last 10 starts at Koshien Stadium. ... Fujikawa saved his 32nd game of the year.