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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (September 23, 2011)

by on Sep.23, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 7-2, 1.44 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 8-8, 2.58

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 9 2
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 4 10 0

Attendance: 46902 | Hanshin leads series, 9-8-2 | Time: 3:43

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F4, 3: SO, 5: HBP, 7: SO, 9: BB
(3B) Terauchi, Takayuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: S1, 7: G5, 9: SO
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3, 2 R 1: G4, 4: 1B, 5: F9, 8: HBP, 9: BB
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: L3, 5: 2B, 8: 1B (BrO), 9: L4
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G1
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 8: f3
P Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(1B) Fields, Josh 2-for-4, 3 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: 1B
(RF) Yano, Kenji 1-for-3 3: 1B, 4: S1, 6: SO, 8: F9
CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-2 3: S1, 4: IBB, 6: F9, 9: 1B
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: SO
LF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 7: SO, 9: S3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro 5 1/3 90 24 22 5 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.363
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 2/3 24 5 5 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.993
Kaneto, Norihito 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.042
Albaladejo, Jonathan, H 1/3 8 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.581
Kubo, Yuya 1 2/3 33 8 7 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.038
9 157 41 38 10 0 11 3 0 0 1 0 4 3

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-5 1: G1, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0, 1 R
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 0-for-3 1: F9, 4: G1, 5: f7
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 7: SO
P Tsutsui, Kazuya 0-for-0
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-0 9: BB
PR Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: 3B, 9: 1B
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: E7, 6: G5, 8: 1B (SB), 9: F9
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-5 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: E6, 8: SO, 9: F8
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: DP, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: 1B (SB)
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-4 3: 3B, 5: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: BB
PH Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-1 6: SO
C Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-1 8: SO
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-1 3: f5
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 5: F8
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH-CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-2 7: F4, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi 5 85 23 18 6 0 7 1 1 3 0 0 3 3 2.667
Watanabe, Ryo 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.774
Fujihara, Masanori 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Fukuhara, Shinobu 2/3 9 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.143
Tsutsui, Kazuya 1 16 5 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.000
Enokida, Daiki 1 26 6 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 2.025
9 156 40 31 9 0 11 3 2 4 1 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Terauchi hits a single to left. Chono hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Abe line out to first. Ramirez hits a single to center, bases loaded. Fields hits a  2-run single to center, runners on first and third. Yano hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Fujimura gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Nishimura strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Sakamoto gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Terauchi. Chono flies out to right, runner on third. Abe hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Ramirez grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani waks. Arai grounds out to third, runner on first. Brazell reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Murton hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Nishimura.
Defensive changes: Kamei takes over in left.
Kanemoto strikes out swinging. Uemoto, pinch-hitting for A. Fujii, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tsutsui on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Asai takes over in center.
Chono gets hit by a pitch. Abe hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Tani, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, fouls out to first. Fields hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Yano flies out to right and Abe gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Toritani hits a triple to right.
Pitching change: Albaladejo in for Kaneto.
Arai hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Arai steals second. Brazell strikes out swinging. Murton hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Albaladejo.
Kanemoto strikes out swinging. Murton steals second. Komiyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Suzuki takes over in center; Chono moves from center to right.
Asai strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Yamato. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Enokida, walks, runners on first and second. Toritani hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Arai flies out to right. Nishimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama. Brazell flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Nomi on the mound for Hanshin
Yano hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura. Nishimura strikes out swinging. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kanemoto hits a triple to center. A. Fujii strikes out looking. Nomi fouls out to third. Hirano grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Shibata grounds out to the pitcher. Toritani hits a single to center. Arai reaches on a fielding error (E7), runners on first and second. Runners advance to second an third on a wild pitch. Brazell strikes out swinging. Murton grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Kanemoto strikes out swinging. A. Fujii walks. Lin, pinch-hitting for Nomi, flies out to center. Hirano hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Shibata fouls out to left.

Top of the 9th
Enokida on the mound for Hanshin
Fujimura hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kamei. Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second. Terauchi strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Chono walks, bases loaded. Abe lines out to second.

Notes

Hanshin: Murton extended his hitting streak to 14 games; Toritani to 13 games. ... Kanemoto's triple in the 3rd was his first since 4/23/2008. ... Nishimura entered the game as a pinch-runner in the 9th.  Last year on 9/9, Nishimura took over in the outfield in the 11th inning.