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Chunichi Dragons 0 – Yomiuri Giants 4 (September 18, 2011)

by on Sep.18, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Soma Yamauchi (CHU) 3-2, 1.73 - Shun Tono (YOM) 6-10, 3.44

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

Attendance: 43298 | Series tied, 8-8-1 | Time: 2:44

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: G6, 6: HBP, 8: F8
(LF) Nomoto, Kei 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: G3, 6: 2B, 9: SO
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: SO, 7: BB, 9: SO
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: G4, 7: 守妨
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-3 2: F4, 5: SO, 7: F6
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-3 3: G3, 5: SO, 7: G6
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-2 3: f5, 6: G6
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: F9
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
(P) Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Matsui, Yusuke 0-for-1 8: SO
C Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soto, Enyelbert, L 6 1/3 100 26 25 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 1.435
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 2/3 9 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.771
Hirai, Masafumi 2/3 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.426
Mise, Koji 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.989
8 124 33 32 9 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 4

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-4 1: f5, 3: G4, 6: G4, 7: SO
(3B) Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: G6, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4 1: G1, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 8: F7
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G5, 6: F8, 8: F4
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 7: HR, 8: 2B
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1, 1 R 8: G6
(RF-LF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 2: F8, 5: G3, 7: S1
(1B) Fields, Josh 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: HR
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: G6, 7: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, W 8 103 28 26 2 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.248
Kubo, Yuya 1 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.915
9 120 31 29 2 0 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Abe hits a solo homer (15) to left-center. Ramirez hit a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Kamei hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Fields hits a 2-run homer (1) to left-center.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for Soto.
Tono strikes out looking. Fujimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hirai on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Oyama is the new catcher.
Terauchi hits a single to left. Sakamoto flies out to left. Chono flies out to second.
Pitching change: Mise in for Hirai.
Abe hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Suzuki grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura fouls out to third. Terauchi hits a single to right and steals second. Sakamoto grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Chono strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Oda grounds out to short. Soto  strikes out swinging. Araki gets hit by a pitch. Nomoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Morino strikes out swinging.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons' 2-game winning streak came to an end.  The Dragons were handed their 20th shutout loss of the season (most in either league). ... Soto took the loss and is now 5-1, including 1-1 in 4 starts against the Giants.  This was also Soto's first loss of his NPB career.

Yomiuri: The Giants stopped a 2-game losing streak and recorded their 12th shutout victory of the year. ... Tono stopped a 2-game losing streak (span of 3 starts) and is now 7-10, including 2-0 in 3 games (1 start) against the Dragons. ... Fields recorded his first NPB homer in the 7th (71st trip to the plate).