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Yokohama Bay Stars 0 – Chunichi Dragons 1 (September 11, 2011)

by on Sep.11, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 4-11, 3.28 - Yudai Kawai (CHU) 3-3, 3.34

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

Attendance: 28238 | Chunichi leads series, 14-8-0 | Time: 2:49

Yokohama

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 1: G4, 3: F5, 6: G6
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-0
(CF) Aranami, Sho 1-for-3 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: S1
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6
PH Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-1 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3 2: F8, 4: 1B, 7: F9, 9: IBB
(1B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: DP, 7: G4, 9: SO
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G6, 7: F9
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-3 3: G4, 5: 1B, 8: F8
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 8: G6
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Harper, Brett 0-for-1 8: SO
C Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, L 6 1/3 108 25 23 7 0 9 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 3.198
Ohara, Shinji 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.652
Ejiri, Shintaro 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.438
Fujie, Hitoshi 1/3 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.723
Shinohara, Takayuki 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.543
Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.293
8 127 31 28 8 0 10 0 0 3 0 0 1 1

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B (BrO), 3: F4, 5: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G3, 8: S1
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: L6, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: F7
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: F4
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO
(LF) Donoue, Takehiro 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-2, 1 R 2: G6, 5: 2B, 7: S2
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-3 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-1 3: S1, 5: SO
PH Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-1 7: G4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, W 7 85 24 24 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.503
Asao, Takuya, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.548
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 21 5 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.673
9 115 32 30 5 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
T. Donoue strikes out swinging. Hirata hits a double to center. Oshima hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nelson fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Araki hits an RBI single to center, runners to second and third. Ibata grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nelson. Araki flies out to second. Ibata grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Aranami hits a single to center. Ishikawa grounds out to second. Murata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tsutsugo hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 7th
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
T. Donoue hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirata.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Takasaki.
Oshima strikes out swinging. Wada enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Nelson.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for S. Ohhara.
Wada grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Kurobane is the new catcher.
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Fujie.
Morino flies out to left.
Pitching change: Fukuyama in for Shinohara.
Blanco flies out to second.

Top of the 9th
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: N. Donoue takes over at third; Morino moves from third to first.
Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Shimozono, hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Matsumoto. Aranami hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Watanabe, pinch-hitting for Ishikawa, strikes out swinging. Murata gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Tsutsugo strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars lost their 6th straight game.  They also suffered their 16th shutout loss of the season (2nd 1-0 loss).  The Bay Stars' offense has been held to 3 runs or less in 17 straight games. ... Takasaki took the loss and dropped to 4-12, including 1-3 in 4 starts against the Dragons.  He is now also 0-5 in 7 starts since his last victory on 7/26 (vs Yomiuri).

Chunichi: The Dragons are now 4-0-1 since their last loss on 9/6 (vs Yomiuri) and won their 5th in a row against Yokohama.  They also picked up their 15th shutout victory of the year (9th 1-0 victory). ... Nelson snapped a 9-game losing streak and is now 7-13, including 3-0 in 4 starts against Yokohama. ... Iwase saved his 27th game of the year. ... Aranami's single in the 4th was the first of his Ichi-gun career. ... Araki became the 111th player in NPB history to reach 1,500 career hits in the 8th.