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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Yomiuri Giants 1 (September 17, 2011)

by on Sep.17, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 7-13, 2.50 - Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 7-1, 1.35

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

Attendance: 40149 | Chunichi leads series, 8-7-1 | Time: 3:01

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: G4, 8: SO
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: F4
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: F4, 7: 2B, 8: G6
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 2: G1, 4: G6, 7: G5, 9: G5
RF Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 5: HR, 7: G3, 9: HR
(RF-LF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: f5, 5: F9, 7: 2B, 9: F5
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-2 3: F9, 5: L5, 7: IBB, 9: HBP
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G3
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-1 9: G4
P Iwase, Hitoki 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 93 26 24 6 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.455
Asao, Takuya, H 1 1/3 19 5 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.514
Iwase, Hitoki, S 2/3 10 4 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.602
9 122 35 31 7 1 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 1

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(3B) Terauchi, Takayuki 1-for-3 1: G5, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: S1, 8: SO
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: L3, 6: F9, 9: BB
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G4, 6: SO, 9: F9
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: F7, 7: G6
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 9: F8
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: HR, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 9: HBP
PR Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(1B) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
1B Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: G4
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 9: G1
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: S1, 5: SO
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 8: F7
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, L 7 101 27 25 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.435
Ochi, Daisuke 1 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.912
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 16 5 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.455
9 137 36 33 6 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanishige hits a solo homer (3) to left. T. Donoue flies out to right. Oshima lines out to third. Nelson strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Y. Takahashi flies out to left. Sakamoto hits a solo homer (14) to left-center. Abe grounds out to second. Kamei hits a single to right. Nishimura strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Blanco hits a double to right. Wada grounds out to third. Tanishige grounds out to first, runner on third. T. Donoue hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Oshima gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Nelson grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Wada grounds out to third. Tanishige hits a solo homer (4) to left. T. Donoue flies out to third. Oshima gets hit by a pitch. Asao grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Abe hits an infield single. Kamei flies out to center. Nishimura hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Fujimura grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Ibata hits an infield single. Morino grounds out to short, runner on second. Blanco flies out to second. Wada grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Terauchi. Chono flies out to right. Ramirez strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Hirata takes over in right; T. Donoue moves from right to left.
Chono walks. Ramirez flies out to right.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Asao.
Tani, pinch-hitting for Y. Takahashi, flies out to center. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Abe gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Abe. Omura, pinch-hitting for Kamei, grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons won their 2nd game in a row.  They have also won 3 straight at Tokyo Dome. ... Nelson won his 2nd straight start and is now 8-13, including 1-4 in 5 starts against the Giants. ... Iwase saved his 29th game of the year. ... Tanishige recorded his 13th 2-homer game of his career (first since 7/7/2009). ... Asao recorded his 155th career hold point and now holds sole possession of first on the all-time list.

Yomiuri: The Giants lost their 2nd straight game. ... Nishimura took the loss and is now 7-2, including 0-1 in 3 games (2 starts) against Chunichi.