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Chunichi Dragons 6 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (September 13, 2011)

by on Sep.13, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 1-1, 5.91 - Jason Standridge (HAN) 8-4, 2.26

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

Attendance: 37715 | Chunichi leads series, 10-7-2 | Time: 3:53

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: L6, 4: G5, 6: SO, 9: SO
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: S1, 3: HR, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: G5, 4: F8, 7: BB, 9: DP
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: HR, 7: SO
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: F9, 5: G6, 7: BB
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: HBP, 5: SO, 7: SO
(RF-LF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-3 1: L3, 4: 2B (BrO), 5: G3
PH-LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 8: SO
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: f7, 8: G4
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2 2: G1, 4: SO
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-1 6: SO
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
RF Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying 3 2/3 75 20 16 6 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 2.835
Kobayashi, Masato, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.380
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, W 1 2/3 27 8 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.802
Mise, Koji, H 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.034
Asao, Takuya, H 2 39 8 7 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.532
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.629
9 166 43 37 12 0 7 5 0 1 0 1 4 4

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-5 1: G4, 2: G1, 4: G1, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(3B) Maeda, Yamato 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB (SB), 2: L1, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Arai, Takahiro 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: F9, 7: 2B, 9: 1B
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5 1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: G4
(LF) Kano, Keisuke 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: G6, 4: F9
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-1 5: 1B
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-0
PH-CF Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 7: F7
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0
(2B) Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-0
2B Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-1, 1 R 1: SO, 4: BB
PH-LF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-2 5: L6, 7: SO
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
PH Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 9: G4
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G1, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 8: SO
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-0 2: BB
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH-LF-CF-LF Asai, Ryo 1-for-2, 1 RBI 4: 2B, 6: F9, 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason, L 3 0/3 71 17 14 6 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5 5 2.540
Watanabe, Ryo 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.884
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 16 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.231
Kojima, Tatsuya 2 45 8 6 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.441
Fujihara, Masanori 2 23 6 6 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
9 169 39 34 9 2 11 3 1 1 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Uemoto takes over at second.
Araki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Tanishige hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. T. Donoue lines out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Hirano grounds out to second. Yamato walks and steals second. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Murton hits a single to right, bases loaded. Kano drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Uemoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Standridgeon the mound for Hanshin
Ibata hits a solo homer to left. Morino grounds out to third. Blanco flies out to center. Wada flies out to right.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Tanishige gets hit by a pitch. T. Donoue hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Oshima hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Standridge.
Chen strikes out swinging. Araki hits a grounder to third and T. Donoue gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third. Ibata hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Morino flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Kano flies out to right. Uemoto walks. A. Fujii hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Asai, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Hirano grounds out to the pitcher. Yamato hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Chen.
Toritani flies out to center.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Asai takes over in left.
Blanco hits a solo homer left. Wada grounds out to short. Tanishige strikes out swinging. T. Donoue grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Arai flies out to right. Murton hits an infield single. Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Fukuhara, hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Lin, pinch-hitting for Uemoto, lines out to short. A. Fujii grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Asai flies out to right. Hirano hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yamato.
Pitching change: Mise in for Suzuki.
Runner advances to third on a balk. Toritani strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Ibata strikes out swinging. Morino walks. Blanco strikes out swinging. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Tanishige strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Hirata takes over in right; T. Donoue moves from right to left.
Arai hits a double to right. Murton grounds out to short. Shibata, pinch-hitting for Kojima, flies out to left. Lin strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: N. Donoue takes over at third; Morino moves from third to first.
Toritani strikes out swinging. Arai hits a single to right. Murton grounds out to second, runner on first. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Shibata, hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Komiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama. Shunsuke, pinch-hitting for Fujihara, grounds out to second.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons are now 5-0-1 since their last loss on 9/6 (vs Yomiuri). ... Suzuki got the win in relief and improved to 2-1. ... Iwase saved his 28th game of the year. ... Asao picked up his 154th career Hold Point, good for a first place tie on the all-time list with former Tiger Jeff Williams. ... Ibata's homer in the 3rd was his first since 8/15/2009. ... Blanco has now hit double-digit homers in each of his three seasons in Japan.

Hanshin: The Tigers lost their 4th straight game. ... Standridge took the loss and is now 8-5, include 1-2 in 5 starts against the Dragons.  He is now also 0-3 in 7 starts since his last victory on 7/27 (vs Chunichi). ... Toritani played in his 1,000 straight game.