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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 0 – Yokohama Bay Stars 1 (September 23, 2011)

by on Sep.23, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 12-9, 2.43 - Futoshi Kobayashi (YOK) 1-3, 4.62

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Yokohama 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 2 0

Attendance: 15370 | Hiroshima leads series, 13-6-0 | Time: 2:24

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: G4
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: F8, 5: G6, 8: F9
(LF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F9, 6: F7, 8: G5
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-2 1: HBP, 4: HBP, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G3, 8: L4
(3B) Barden, Brian 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: G5, 9: 1B
PR Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0 9: (SB)
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: G4, 7: S1, 9: G6
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G5
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 7: F4
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, L 6 83 21 20 2 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.399
Imamura, Takeru 2 27 6 6 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.709
8 110 27 26 2 0 12 1 0 0 0 0 1 1

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aranami, Sho 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: SO
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: F9, 3: G3, 6: F7
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-3 1: F7, 4: F7, 6: G6
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: G5, 7: SO
(1B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: BB, 7: SO
(RF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-3 2: G1, 4: G4, 7: G6
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 8: G6
(C) Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: SO, 8: SO
(P) Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kobayashi, Futoshi, W 6 1/3 81 26 22 4 0 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.946
Ohara, Shinji, H 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.950
Fujie, Hitoshi, H 2/3 16 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.514
Shinohara, Takayuki, H 1/3 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.397
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1 17 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.104
9 127 36 32 6 0 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Murata hits a double to right. Tsutsugo hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kinjo grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Watanabe strikes out swinging. Kurobane grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Higashide walks. Akamatsu grounds out to short, runner on first. Matsuyama hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kurihara gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Maru strikes out swinging. Barden grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Kurihara get hit by a pitch. Maru hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Barden strikes out looking. Ishihara flies out to right, runners on first and third. Kimura grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Matsuyama flies out to left. Kurihara hits a single to left. Maru grounds out to first, runner on second. Barden grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th
F. Kobayashi on the mound for Yokohama
Ishihara hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. T. Maeda enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Bullington.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for F. Kobayashi.
T. Maeda flies out to second. Higashide grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Barden hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Amaya. Ishihara strikes out swinging as Amaya steals second. Kimura grounds out to short. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Imamura, strikes out looking.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 2nd game in a row.  They were also handed their 18th shutout loss of the season (9th 1-0 loss). ... Bullington took the loss and is now 12-10, including 5-1 in 6 starts against Yokohama.  He is also 0-3 in 5 starts since his last victory on 8/24 (vs Yokohama).

Yokohama: The Bay Stars won their 2nd game in a row.  This was also their 11th shutout victory of the year (5th 1-0 victory). The Bay Stars recorded a victory with 2 hits or less for the first time since 9/28/2001. ... F. Kobayashi got the victory is now 2-3, including 1-2 in 3 starts against the Carp.  He also stopped a personal 3-game losing streak (span of 5 games, 3 starts with all three losses coming in his starts). ... Yamaguchi saved his 28th game of the season. ... Tsutsugo extended his hitting streak to 5 games.