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Yokohama Bay Stars 3 – Chunichi Dragons 4 (September 10, 2011)

by on Sep.10, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 4-11, 3.28 - Soma Yamauchi (CHU) 2-2, 1.49

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 0
Chunichi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 X 4 5 0

Attendance: 27698 | Chunichi leads series, 13-8-0 | Time: 2:40

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 2nd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: F8
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: G6, 6: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: SO, 7: G3
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1 9: f3
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HBP, 4: HR, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(1B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F8, 4: F9, 7: HR
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-3 2: DP, 5: G4, 7: G3
(RF) Kita, Atsushi 0-for-1 3: BB, 5: BB, 7: G4
RF Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-0
(C) Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-2 3: S1, 5: DP, 8: G5
(P) Miura, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: F8
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Miura, Daisuke, L 7 0/3 116 29 24 4 0 6 3 1 1 0 0 4 4 2.870
Shinohara, Takayuki, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.558
Ejiri, Shintaro 2/3 9 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
8 127 33 27 5 0 6 4 1 1 0 0 4 4

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-2, 2 R 1: BB (SB), 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: HBP
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: S1, 3: SO, 6: f2, 8: 1B
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G5, 8: F7
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: G5, 6: f3, 8: 1B
PR-3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: G5, 8: BB
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: F2, 7: G5, 8: DP
(LF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: F7
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G4, 5: SO, 8: 1B (SB)
(P) Yamauchi, Soma 0-for-2 2: F8, 5: G5
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-0 8: BB
PR Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0, 1 R
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamauchi, Soma, W 8 93 28 24 3 2 4 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 1.733
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.718
9 106 31 27 3 2 6 2 1 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Araki walks and steals second. Ibata hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Morino hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Blanco walks, runners on first and second. Tanishige strikes out looking. Hirata flies out to left.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Ishikawa grounds out to short. Shimozono strikes out swinging. Murata hits a solo homer to left. Tsutsugo flies out to right.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Shimozono grounds out to first. Murata hits a double to center. Tsutsugo hits a 2-run homer to right. Fujita grounds out to first. Kita grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Kinjo takes over in right.
Oshima hits a single to center. Saeki enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Yamauchi. Oshima steals second. Saeki walks, runners on first and second. Oyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Saeki. Araki gets hit by a pitch, base loaded. Ibata hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Miura.
Morino flies out to left.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Shinohara.
Blanco hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tanishige walks, bases loaded. N. Donoue enters the game as a pinch-runner for Blanco. Hirata hits into a 4-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Yamauchi on the mound for Chunichi
Kita walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kurobane. Miura grounds out to short, runner on third. Matsumoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Miura on the mound for Yokohama
Araki hits a single to right. Ibata fouls out on a sac bunt, runner to second. Morino grounds out to third. Blanco fouls out to first.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars lost their 5th in a row.  At 33-68-9 with 34 games remaining, Yokohama is also guaranteed their 10th straight under-500 finish. ... Miura took the loss and dropped to 3-4, including 2-3 in 6 starts against the Dragons.

Chunichi: The Dragons are now 3-0-1 since their last loss on 9/6 (vs Yomiuri).  At 13-8-0 and 3 games left to play, the Dragons also secured their 4th consecutive winning year (and 43rd overall) against the Bay Stars. ... Yamaguchi got the win and improved to 3-2, including 3-1 in 6 games (5 starts) against Yokohama. ... Iwase saved his 26th game of the year.