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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (September 15, 2011)

by on Sep.15, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 13-3, 1.64 - Minoru Iwata (HAN) 7-11, 2.44

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

Attendance: 41301 | Chunichi leads series, 11-8-2 | Time: 2:45

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: G4, 5: SO, 7: G6
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-4, 1 R 1: DP, 4: 1B, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: S1
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: G3, 6: 1B, 8: SO
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-0
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: G1
LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0 8: HBP
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: F8, 8: F7
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-4, 1 R 3: G1, 5: E5, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SE, 7: S2, 9: SO
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: S1, 7: SO
PH Oyama, Keiji 0-for-1 9: G6
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 8 92 29 26 3 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1.612
Asao, Takuya, S 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.524
9 104 33 30 4 1 5 1 0 2 0 0 1 1

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4 1: E3, 3: F8, 5: L5, 8: G1
(3B) Maeda, Yamato 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: F9, 6: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: F8
C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-0
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4 1: G1, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 9: G1
(1B-3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4 1: f3, 4: F8, 6: f2, 9: 1B
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: BB, 7: G3, 9: G5
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 0-for-3 2: S1, 4: G4, 7: G6, 9: SO
(LF) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-0
LF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: F7, 7: F6
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 2: F8, 5: F4
PH Saka, Katsuhiko 0-for-1 8: SO
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: HR
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, L 8 114 33 28 7 0 9 0 1 4 1 0 3 1 2.363
Enokida, Daiki 1 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.090
9 129 36 31 7 0 11 0 1 4 1 0 3 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Araki grounds out to second. Ibata hits a single to center. Morino hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Blanco drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on second. Wada flies out to right.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Tanishige hits a single to left. Hirata reaches on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and second. Oshima hits a bunt and 2-runs score on a throwing error (E1), Oshima to second. Yoshimi hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Araki strikes out swinging. Ibata flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: N. Donoue takes over at third; Morino moves from third to first.
Saka, pinch-hitting for A. Fujii, strikes out swinging. Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Iwata, hits a solo homer to right. Hirano grounds out to the pitcher. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Yamato, flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Hirano reaches on a fielding error (E3), runner on first. Yamato hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Toritani grounds out to the pitcher. Arai fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Murton hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shibata. Lin grounds out to second, runner on third. A. Fujii flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Toritani hits a double to left. Arai flies out to center. Murton walks, runners on first and second. Shibata grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Lin flies out to left.

Top of the 7th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Hirata hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oshima. Yoshimi strikes out swinging. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Araki grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Ibata hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morino. Blanco strikes out swinging. Koike gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Tanishige flies out to left.

Bottom of the 9th
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Toritani grounds out to the pitcher. Arai hits a single to right. Murton grounds out to third, runner on second. Shibata strikes out swinging.

Notes

Chunichi: Yoshimi won his 6th straight start and improved to 14-3, including 1-1 in 3 starts against Hanshin.

Hanshin: Iwata lost his 2nd straight start and dropped to 7-12, including 1-2 in 4 starts against the Dragons. ... Asao saved his 7th game of the year. ...Murton extended his hitting streak to 10 games.