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Chunichi Dragons 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 1 (September 20, 2011)

by on Sep.20, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Soma Yamauchi (CHU) 3-2, 1.73 - Hiroshi Kobayashi (YOK) 0-0, 9.00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 10 0
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 11 1

Attendance: 6345 | Chunichi leads series, 15-8-0 | Time: 3:11

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: G6, 4: BB, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 1B (CS)
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: L4, 5: F7, 7: F7
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: E6, 5: F8, 8: F4
LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: HR, 5: F9, 8: G6
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 2-for-4 2: G6, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(LF) Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 2: F8, 4: BB (BrO)
PH-LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: G6
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 4: S2, 6: SO, 9: 1B (BrO)
(P) Yamai, Daisuke 0-for-3 3: SO, 4: G4, 7: SO
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-0 9: S2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamai, Daisuke, W 7 99 27 26 8 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.919
Asao, Takuya, H 1 1/3 19 4 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.505
Kobayashi, Masato 0/3 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.740
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.009
Iwase, Hitoki, S 2/3 20 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.575
9 147 37 35 11 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aranami, Sho 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: SO
PH Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-1 9: F9
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-4 1: DP, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: DP, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 2: L4, 4: G6, 6: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 9: BB
(RF) Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: G4, 7: F6
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-1 9: 1B
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 2-for-4 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 2-for-3 3: 1B, 5: f3, 7: 1B
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
PR Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-0
(P) Kobayashi, Hiroshi 0-for-0 3: S1
PH Harper, Brett 0-for-1 5: F8
P Mann, Brandon 0-for-0
PH-RF Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-2 7: f5, 9: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kobayashi, Hiroshi, L 5 91 23 20 5 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 3 2 6.000
Mann, Brandon 2 27 7 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sanada, Hiroki 2 28 8 7 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.243
9 146 38 34 10 2 8 2 0 2 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima hits a solo homer (3) to left. Yamai strikes out swinging. Araki grounds out to short. Ibata hits a single to center. Morino grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
H. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Blanco reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Tanishige hits a 2-run homer (5) to left. Hirata hits a double to center. T. Donoue walks, runners on first and second. Oshima hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Yamai hits a grounder to second and T. Donoue gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and third. Araki walks, bases loaded. Ibata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Oshima hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by N. Donoue. Araki hits a single to right and Oshima gets thrown out running the bases, Araki to second. Ibata hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Ibata gets caught trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Murata strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Asao.
Tsutsugo walks. Watanabe enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Sanada.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Watanabe hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Suzuki.
Fujita hits a single to left, bases loaded. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, hits an RBI single to left, bases loaded. Kurobane enters the game as a pinch-runner for Nakamura. Kinjo flies out to second. Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Aranami, flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Fujita strikes out swinging. Hosoyamada hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by H. Kobayashi. Aranami grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Tsutsugo hits a single to center. Matsumoto grounds out to second, runner on second. Fujita hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Hosoyamada fouls out to first. Harper, pinch-hitting for H. Kobayashi, flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Koike takes over in left.
Aranami hits a single to center. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Shimozono hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Murata strikes out swinging. Tsutsugo strikes out swinging.

Notes

Multi-talent Yumi Sugimoto threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Chunichi: The Dragons have won their last 6 games against Yokohama. ... Yamai made his 4th start of the year (5th appearance) and evened his record to 2-2. ... Iwase saved his 30th game of the year and has now saved 30 or more games 7 years in a row.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars lost their 2nd in a row. ... H. Kobayashi made his Ichi-gun debut as a starter and took the loss.  He is now 0-1 in 4 games (1 start) this year.