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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 – Hanshin Tigers 9 (September 8, 2011)

by on Sep.08, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Hanshin Tigers @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 2-5, 2.78 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 7-8, 2.58

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 5 1
Hanshin 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 1 X 9 12 0

Attendance: 30189 | Series tied, 8-8-0 | Time: 2:55

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: G4
P Imai, Keisuke 0-for-0
PH-CF Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-1 7: SO
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-3 1: S5, 3: SO, 5: F7, 7: G6
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: F9, 6: G5, 8: F8
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-3 1: L6, 4: BB, 6: F7, 8: G4
(LF) Io, Takamitsu 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: F6, 6: SO, 9: f3
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-2, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: SO, 7: 1B
PH Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-1 9: G4
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3 2: S1, 4: SO, 7: F8, 9: G6
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 0-for-1 2: SO
PH-2B Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 5: G6, 7: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, L 4 62 20 18 7 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 7 7 4.106
Imai, Keisuke 2 33 9 8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.765
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 1/3 30 7 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.629
Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi 2/3 12 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
8 137 39 35 12 1 4 3 0 1 1 0 9 9

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 4: F1, 6: 3B, 8: F8
(CF-LF-CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: G1, 6: G5, 8: BB
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-5 1: G4, 3: L1, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(3B-1B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G1
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 3: 2B, 5: 2B, 7: SO
LF Kano, Keisuke 0-for-0
(1B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G4, 3: HR, 5: SO, 7: G6
3B Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 1B, 3: G6, 6: L6
CF-RF Shibata, Kohei 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-3, 1 R 3: BB, 4: G6, 6: F4, 8: F4
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 1-for-1, 1 R 3: S5, 4: 1B, 6: BB
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Morita, Issei 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 2B
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi, W 7 105 29 24 5 1 8 1 2 2 0 0 3 3 2.640
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.150
Nishimura, Ken 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
9 124 35 30 5 1 9 1 2 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akamatsu. Hirose gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kurihara hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Barden lines out to short. Io strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 7 runs, 6 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Kanemoto hits an infield single and advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1). A. Fujii walks, runners on first and second. Nomi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Hirano hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Shunsuke hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Toritani lines out to the pitcher. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Murton hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Sekimoto hits a 3-run homer to left. Kanemoto grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Kanemoto lines out to short. A. Fujii flies out to second. Nomi walks. Hirano hits an RBI triple to center. Shunsuke grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th - 2 run, 2 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shibata takes over in center; Shunsuke moves from center to left.
Kura hits a single to right. Kimura flies out to center. Kokubo hits a 2-run homer to left. Maru, pinch-hitting for Imai, strikes out looking. Akamatsu grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Shibata hits a single to center. A. Fujii flies out to second. Morita, pinch-hitting for Fukuhara, hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Kikuchihara in for Umetsu.
Hirano flies out to center. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Shunsuke walks, runners on first and third. Shunsuke advances to second on a passed ball, runners on second and third. Toritani strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Kura gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Shinoda strikes out swinging. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kokubo takes over at second.
Toritani flies out to left. Arai strikes out looking. Murton hits a double to center. Sekimoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Hirose grounds out to third. Kurihara hits a double to right. Barden flies out to left, runner on third. Io strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Maru takes over in center.
Toritani hits a single to center. Arai grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Murton strikes out looking. Sekimoto grounds out to short.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp dropped their 3rd straight. ... Shinoda lost his 2nd straight start and dropped to 5-7, including 1-3 in 4 starts against the Tigers. ... Nikkan Sports has an image that clearly shows Kanemoto being out at first on his infield single in the 3rd.

Hanshin: The Tigers won their 3rd straight.  They also swept a 3-game series against the Carp for the first time since 2008 (8/19 - 8/21).  The Tigers sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the 3rd inning. ... Nomi got the win and evened his record to 8-8, including 2-1 in 4 starts against Hiroshima.