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Chunichi Dragons 8 – Yomiuri Giants 3 (September 19, 2011)

by on Sep.19, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 6-7, 2.83 - Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 14-4, 1.53

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

Attendance: 39728 | Chunichi leads series, 9-8-1 | Time: 3:20

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G5, 4: F7, 6: S5, 8: 2B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-5, 2 R 1: E5, 3: 2B, 5: 2B (BrO), 6: G5, 8: F3
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: S1, 3: HR, 5: G2, 6: 1B, 8: L4
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S9, 3: G5, 5: 2B, 6: F8, 9: G4
P Kawai, Yudai 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-5, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F6, 5: 2B, 7: G5, 9: SO
C Oda, Kohei 0-for-0
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: G5, 9: F8
(LF) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 2: F9, 4: S3
PH-LF Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 5: DP, 7: BB
LF Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B, 6: 1B (BrO), 7: F6
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2, 1 R 2: DP, 4: SO, 6: ギ野
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 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
Chen, Wei-Ying, W 7 98 27 26 5 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2.754
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 2/3 16 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.009
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.370
Kawai, Yudai 1 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.277
9 134 36 35 8 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 3 2

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 6th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 2-for-4, 2 R 1: G5, 3: E1, 5: 1B, 8: 2B
(3B) Terauchi, Takayuki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G1
PH-3B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 8: F9
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: E6, 6: 2B, 8: G4
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: f7, 6: BB, 8: SO
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: G4, 6: DP
P Ono, Jumpei 0-for-0
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
PH Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Omura, Saburo 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4
P Nomaguchi, Takahiko 0-for-0
LF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-2 7: 1B (BrO), 9: F7
(1B) Fields, Josh 1-for-4 3: F4, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-1 3: SO
RF Yano, Kenji 0-for-3 5: F7, 7: L1, 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, L 4 1/3 71 21 17 7 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 6 3 1.662
Nomaguchi, Takahiko 1 2/3 42 10 7 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 1.976
Ono, Jumpei 2 42 8 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.273
Kaneto, Norihito 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.880
9 167 42 34 12 1 3 3 0 4 0 0 8 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki hits a single to center. Ibata reaches on a throwing error (E5), runners on first and second. Morino hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Blanco hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Tanishge hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Hirata flies out to center.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura grounds out to third. Terauchi strikes out looking. Sakamoto hits a solo homer (15) to left. Chono strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Araki grounds out to third. Ibata hits a double to left. Morino hits a 2-run homer (9) to right. Blanco grounds out to third. Tanishige flies out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Fields flies out to second. Utsumi strikes out looking. Fujimura reaches on an error (E1), runner to second. Terauchi hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Sakamoto reaches on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and second. Chono grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Hirata hits a single to left and advances to second on a fielding error (E7). Koike hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Oshima hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Chen fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Araki flies out to left.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Utsumi on the mound for Yomiuri
Ibata hits a double to right. Morino fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, Ibata get thrown out at third, runner on first.
Pitching change: Nomaguchi in for Utsumi.
Defensive changes: Yano takes over in right.
Blanco hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Tanishige hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Hirata walks, runners on first and second. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Koike, hits into a double play.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nomaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Oshima hits a single to right. Chen reaches on a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Araki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ibata hits a grounder to third and Oshima gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and third. Morino hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimura hits a double to left. Furuki, pinch-hitting for Terauchi, flies out to right, runner on third.
Defensive changes: Nomoto takes over in left.
Sakamoto drives in a run with a ground out to second. Chono hits a single to center.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Suzuki.
Abe strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Sakamoto hits a double to left. Chono flies out to center, runner on third. Abe walks, runners on first and third. Ramirez hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 8th
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Saeki, pinch-hitting for Chen, strikes out looking. Araki hits a double to left. Ibata flies out to first. Morino lines out to second.

Notes

Chunichi: Chen got the win and evened his record to 7-7, including 2-2 in 5 starts against the Giants.  He's now also 4-0 in 7 starts since his last loss on 7/27 (vs Hanshin). ... Tanishige collected his 350th career double in the top of the 5th.  He is the 32nd player in NPB history to reach the milestone.

Yomiuri: Utsumi took the loss and is now 14-5, including 3-2 in 6 starts against Chunichi.  His personal 2-game winning streak (3 starts) also came to an end.