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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (September 6, 2011)

by on Sep.06, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 13-4, 1.55 - Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-12, 2.50

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

Attendance: 23441 | Yomiuri leads series, 7-6-0 | Time: 3:10

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-2, 2 R 1: G4, 3: BB, 4: G5, 7: BB (SB), 9: S1
(3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: S2, 5: F7, 7: 3B, 9: 1B
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B (CS), 3: G1, 5: G6, 7: F9, 9: 1B
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 3: HR, 5: G5, 8: F9
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 9: F7
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-4 2: SO, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: 1B (SB), 6: G5, 8: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: F8, 6: SO, 8: F7
(1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 2: IBB, 4: G4, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4
PH Fields, Josh 0-for-1 7: F8
P Nomaguchi, Takahiko 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
LF Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 6 105 26 23 6 0 7 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.550
Nomaguchi, Takahiko 1/3 13 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.000
Ochi, Daisuke, H 2/3 6 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.264
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 15 4 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.200
Kubo, Yuya, S 1 16 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.988
9 155 40 34 9 0 11 3 0 2 0 0 3 1

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 3-for-5, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: G5, 7: 1B, 9: G1
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: E4, 9: F4
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 3-for-5, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: SO, 7: S8, 9: F8
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G6, 6: G6, 7: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-2 2: BB, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: S1
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: SO
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 7: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 8: SO
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 7 102 30 25 6 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 4 4 2.611
Hirai, Masafumi 2/3 10 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.119
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.397
Mise, Koji 2/3 15 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.229
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.862
9 135 40 34 10 1 6 4 0 2 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Ramirez strikes out swinging. Y. Takahashi strikes out swinging. Sakamoto walks. Abe hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kamei gets an intentional walk, runners on first an second. Utsumi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Furuki. Chono grounds out to the pitcher. Ramirez hits a 2-run homer to left. Y. Takahashi hits an infield single. Sakamoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Sakamoto steals second, runners on second and third. Abe flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a double to left. Oshima strikes out looking. Hirata hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Kamei flies out to center. Fields, pinch-hitting for Utsumi, flies out to center. Fujimura walks and steals second. Furuki hits an RBI triple to center. Chono flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs,2 hits
Nomaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Nelson, strikes out swinging. Araki hits a single to center. Oshima reaches on fielding error (E4), runners on first and second. Hirata hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Nomaguchi.
Blanco hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Wada strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Mise on the mound for Chunichi
Kamei hits a single to left. Tani grounds out to third, runner on first. Fujimura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Furuki hits a single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Mise.
Chono hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Omura, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima. Hirata grounds out to short. Blanco walks, runners on first and second. Wada flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada grounds out to short. Morino hits an infield single. Tanishige hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ibata flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Tani takes over in left.
Morino walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanishige. Ibata strikes out swinging. Koike, pinch-hitting for M. Kobayashi, strikes out looking.

Notes

Doala successfully turned a back-flip, giving him 4 straight successes in as many games.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their 2nd straight game. ... Utsumi won his 2nd straight start and improved to 14-4, including 3-1 in 5 starts against the Dragons. ... Kubo saved his 16th game of the year. ... Ramirez has now homered in back-to-back games.

Chunichi: The Dragons lost their 2nd game in a row and now have 50 losses on the year. ... Nelson took the loss and dropped his 9th straight start.  He is now 6-13, including 0-4 in 4 starts against the Giants.