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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 – Yomiuri Giants 3 (September 9, 2011)

by on Sep.09, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 2-5, 2.78 - Shun Tono (YOM) 6-9, 3.28

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

Attendance: 38921 | Yomiuri leads series, 12-6-1 | Time: 2:56

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-3, 1 R 1: 2B, 2: G4, 4: 2B, 6: BB, 8: BB
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-4, 2 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F7, 8: SO
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: 1B (SB), 7: G6, 9: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F4, 3: HR, 5: F8, 7: G3, 9: SO
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-4, 3 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 2B, 5: F4, 7: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: F7
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G5, 5: G4, 8: F3
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-4 1: f2, 3: G5, 6: F9, 8: G6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: F9, 6: HR, 8: 1B (SB)
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: F4
CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-0 8: HBP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, W 6 2/3 98 25 25 7 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.772
Imamura, Takeru, H 1 1/3 21 6 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.635
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.132
9 127 34 34 9 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 3

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 1st, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: F7, 6: G5, 8: G6
(SS) Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 1: G4
P Fujii, Shugo 0-for-1 4: f5
PH Hashimoto, Itaru 0-for-1 6: G1
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1 8: 1B
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 1: DP, 4: SO, 7: G5, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G1, 5: 1B, 7: f3, 8: G2
P Nomaguchi, Takahiko 0-for-0
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G3, 5: HR, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-4 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: L1
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 3: SO, 5: DP, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(1B) Fields, Josh 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: F7
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-0
SS Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: F2, 6: F8, 8: HR

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, L 1 30 7 6 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.463
Fujii, Shugo 5 83 22 21 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.400
Takagi, Yasunari 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.103
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 16 6 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.195
Nomaguchi, Takahiko 1 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 158 41 37 10 2 6 3 1 0 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Higashide hits a double to center. Kimura walks, runners on first and second. Shima hits a single to right, bases loaded. Kurihara flies out to second. Maru hits a 3-run double to center, Maru to third on a throwing error (E6). Hirose strikes out swinging. Barden fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Kimura reaches on a bunt single. Shima flies out to right. Kurihara hits a 2-run homer to left. Maru hits a double to left. Hirose grounds out to third. Barden grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Ramirez hits a single to left. Y. Takahashi hits a 2-run homer to center. Abe hits a single to center. Kamei hits into a 3-6 double play. Fields flies out to right.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Barden flies out to right. Ishihara hits a solo homer to left. Alvarado flies out to second. Higashide walks. Kimura flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Sakamoto hits a solo homer to left-center. Fujimura grounds out to short. Tani, pinch-hitting for Albaladejo, hits a single to right. Chono strikes out swinging. Ramirez grounds out to the catcher.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Ishihara flies out to right. Alvarado flies out to left. Higashide hits a double to left. Kimura grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Shima hits a single to right. Kurihara flies out to center. Maru flies out to second. Shima steals second. Hirose grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Chono grounds out to third. Ramirez fouls out to first. Y. Takahashi hits an infield single. Abe hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kamei hits a single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Imamura in for Alvarado.
Defensive changes: Akamatsu takes over in center.
Fields flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirose flies out to first. Barden grounds out to short. Ishihara hits a single to center and steals second. Akamatsu gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Higashide walks, bases loaded. Kimura strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp stopped a 3-game losing streak and recorded their 50th victory of the year. ... Alvarado got the win and is now 3-5, including 2-1 in 5 starts against the Giants. ... Sarfate saved his 34th game of the year (tops in either league). ... Kurihara's homer in the 3rd was the 150th of his career.

Yomiuri: The Giants are now 0-2-1 since their last victory on 9/6 vs Chunichi. ... Tono lost his 2nd straight start and dropped to 6-10, including 2-1 in 5 starts against Hiroshima.  Against Hiroshima, coming into tonight's game, Tono was 8-0 in 13 starts since his last loss on 4/29/2009.