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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (April 18, 2012)

by on Apr.18, 2012 @ 5:45 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Announced Starters: Dennis Houlton (YOM) 0-1, 5.56 - Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 1-1, 2.08

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

Attendance: 28267 | Yomiuri leads series, 3-1-1 | Time: 2:50

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F5, 3: G6, 6: HBP, 9: HR
(1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: DP
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0  
P Ono, Jumpei 0-for-0  
P Mathieson, Scott 0-for-0  
PH Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-1 9: F7
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 7: F9, 9: 1B
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: DP, 7: SO
C Sanematsu, Kazunari 0-for-0  
PH Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-1 9: f5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 2: L3, 5: G5, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: L4, 8: SO, 9: 1B
(LF) Bowker, John 0-for-3 2: F6, 5: BB, 8: G4, 9: SO
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(P) Houlton, Dennis 0-for-1 3: SO
PH-1B Inzen, Tomoya 0-for-2 6: G1, 8: f5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Houlton, Dennis, L 5 81 19 19 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4.408
Ochi, Daisuke 1/3 14 5 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 11.250
Ono, Jumpei 2/3 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Mathieson, Scott 2 23 7 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  8 126 34 31 8 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 5 4  

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: f5, 5: G5, 7: SO
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4 1: F7, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 7: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 4: SO, 6: G4, 7: DP
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-0  
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-4, 1 R 2: f3, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G5
1B Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-0  
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: F4, 4: F5, 6: HR, 8: F8
LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0  
(SS) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-2, 1 R 2: G6, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: BB
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 2-for-4, 1 R 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: F9, 8: F7
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: DP, 6: HBP
(P) Nakata, Kenichi 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: E1, 5: 2B, 6: L4
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakata, Kenichi, W 82/3 137 33 31 7 1 7 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2.077
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
  9 143 34 32 7 1 8 1 1 0 0 0 2 2  

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Notes

HR: YOM: Sakamoto (2, none on, off K. Nakata). CHU: Wada (1, two on, off Ochi).

Yomiuri: Mathieson topped out at 155km/h. ... The Giants lead the NPB with seventeen errors.

Chunichi: Nakata topped out at 148km/h.  He also recorded his first RBI since August 8, 2010. ... Iwase notched his 6th save of the year. ... This was the team's fourteenth straight single-digit hit game.  They also stopped a six-game losing streak (0-6-1, going back to last season) against the Giants and a three-game losing streak at Nagoya Dome.

3 comments on “Yomiuri Giants 2 – Chunichi Dragons 5 (April 18, 2012)

  1. Reece

    A pitcher AND a hitter! Way to go Nakata! As for Wada’s three-run homer on a count of three balls and no strikes, it just goes to show that sometimes the best approach is to tell conventional wisdom to suck it!

  2. Carter

    Bowker is 3 for 40 with no extra base hit, for how long will they keep trying with him ? If Guerrero still on the market, as a first baseman …

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