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Yomiuri Giants 0 – Chunichi Dragons 0 (September 8, 2011)

by on Sep.08, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 6-11, 2.49 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 6-7, 2.63

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Chunichi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1

Attendance: 28120 | Series tied, 7-7-1 | Time: 3:26

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th, 8th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-5 1: G4, 3: E1, 6: SO, 8: DP, 11: G2
(3B) Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-3 1: BB (SB), 3: L4, 6: SO, 9: BB, 11: F9
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-5 1: L4, 3: G4, 6: F8, 9: SO, 12: F6
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 3-for-4 1: BB, 4: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: DP, 12: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: DP, 7: S1, 10: F4, 12: S1
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G5, 7: G4, 10: SO
PH Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-1 12: G4
LF Hashimoto, Itaru 0-for-0
(1B) Fields, Josh 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G6, 7: G4
PH-1B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-1 10: 1B
(C) Sanematsu, Kazunari 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: F8, 8: 1B, 10: F9
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 0-for-3 3: f9, 5: SO, 8: f2
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 11: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu 10 96 32 31 2 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.325
Kubo, Yuya 2 31 7 5 0 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.953
12 127 39 36 2 0 11 1 0 2 0 0 0 0

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: F4, 6: G6, 9: G6, 12: S1
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-5 1: G5, 4: f7, 7: 1B, 9: F8, 12: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 7: S2, 10: G5, 12: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G1, 7: F8, 10: G6
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 2: f2, 5: G5, 7: F8, 10: SO
LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: SO, 8: SO, 11: SO
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-4 3: F7, 5: G6, 8: G5, 11: F8
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-3 3: SO, 6: G3, 8: G5
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 11: SO
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
(P) Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 9: F9, 12: BB
PR Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soto, Enyelbert 8 1/3 129 30 26 3 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.149
Asao, Takuya, H 1 2/3 18 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.557
Iwase, Hitoki, H 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.766
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, H 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.844
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.386
12 174 42 37 5 0 9 3 0 2 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

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Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura grounds out to second. Terauchi walks. Chono lines out to second. Fujimura steals second. Ramirez walks, runners on first and second. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Sawamura fouls out to right. Fujimura reaches on a throwing error (E1), Fujimura to second. Terauchi lines out to second. Chono grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Ramirez hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Sakamoto. Omura grounds out to second, runner on third. Fields grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Sawamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Oshima reaches on a bunt single. Morino hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Blanco flies out to center. Wada flies out to center.

Top of the 12th
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Chono flies out to short. Ramirez hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Sakamoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Suzuki.
Abe, pinch-hitting for Omura, grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 12th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Hashimoto takes over in left; Chono moves from center to right; Suzuki takes over in center.
Tanishige walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Oyama. Araki hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Oshima strikes out swinging. Morino strikes out swinging.

Notes

This is the first CL game that ended in a 0-0 tie after 12 innings this season -- the PL had one earlier this year on 7/14 between Rakuten and Softbank.

Yomiuri: This is the first 0-0 tie game the Giants recorded in extra innings since 5/16/2009 (vs Hiroshima). ... Sawamura limited the Dragons to just 2 hits over 10 innings of work using only 96 pitches. ... Ramirez extended his hitting streak to 8 games.

Chunichi: This is the first 0-0 tie game the Dragons recorded in extra innings since 6/28/1986 (vs Yokohama).  The last time a Giants - Dragons game ended at 0-0 in extra innings was on 5/13/1977.