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Hanshin Tigers 0 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (May 3, 2012)

by on May.03, 2012 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Announced Starters: Yuya Ando (HAN) 2-0, 1.29 - Yudai Kawai (CHU) 0-0, 18.00

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Chunichi 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 11 0

Attendance: 38318 | Chunichi leads series, 4-1-1 | Time: 2:51

Hanshin

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-4 1: F5, 3: G4, 6: G4, 8: f6
(CF) Maeda, Yamato 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: SO, 7: F9, 9: G6
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-3 2: F5, 4: F9, 7: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-3 2: L3, 4: SO, 7: F9
(LF) Arai, Ryota 0-for-2 2: G5, 5: F8
P Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-0  
PH Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 7: F7
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0  
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0  
(C) Komiyama, Shinji 0-for-1 3: SO
PH-LF Asai, Ryo 1-for-2 5: 1B, 8: SO
(P) Ando, Yuya 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Jojima, Kenji 0-for-1 5: DP
C Okazaki, Taichi 0-for-1 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ando, Yuya, L 4 70 18 16 5 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 1.969
Tsuru, Naoto 2 31 8 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.675
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1 19 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.794
Watanabe, Ryo 1 21 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.931
  8 141 35 32 11 1 5 2 0 1 0 0 3 3  

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-3 1: SO, 2: BB, 5: 1B (CS), 7: 1B
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 2: G5, 5: F8, 7: f7
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: G4
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: F7, 6: F9, 7: F9
P Tajima, Shinji 0-for-0  
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0  
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 4-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
PR-LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0  
(SS) Ibata, Hirokazu 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G3, 6: f2, 8: 1B
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-2 2: S3, 4: G6, 6: BB, 8: DP
(3B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G5, 6: G1, 8: G5
(P) Kawai, Yudai 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: SO
PH Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-1 7: 1B
1B Yanagida, Shigeo 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, W 7 84 25 25 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Tajima, Shinji, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.102
  9 103 31 31 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

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Notes

211-game winner Shigeru Sugishita presented 212-game winner Masahiro Yamamoto with flowers before the start of the game.

HR: CHU: Blanco (3, none on, off Ando).

Hanshin: Ando is 0-5 in his last nine games (seven starts) against the Dragons (going back to 2009).  The Tigers are now 0-4-2 since their last victory on April 26.  They were handed their fifth shutout loss of the season.  The offense has not homered in fourteen straight games.

Chunichi: Kawai recorded his first victory of the year. ... Iwase saved his thirteen game. ... Ibata became the 174th player in NPB history to play in 1,500 games. ... The Dragons are 5-0-1 since their last loss on April 26.  They recorded their tenth shutout victory of the year.