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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 0 (June 28, 2012)

by on Jun.28, 2012 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Announced Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 6-5, 1.83 - Keisuke Imai (HIR) 0-0, 2.08

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

Attendance: 18111 | Hiroshima leads series, 5-4-0 | Time: 2:27

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: E4, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: F9, 9: 1B
(2B-3B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 3B, 3: S1, 5: SO, 8: SO, 9: G4
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0  
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: G5, 6: G5, 8: HBP
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: S8, 3: L4, 6: HR, 8: 1B
PR-2B Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(LF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: SO, 6: DP
CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0 8: BB
(1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F8, 7: G6, 8: G6
(RF-LF) Yano, Kenji 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-3 2: F7, 5: SO, 7: S5, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 9 108 31 30 4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.659
  9 108 31 30 4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: G5
(2B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G4, 6: SO, 9: F8
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-4 1: F4, 4: G4, 6: G4, 9: SO
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: G3, 7: 1B, 9: f2
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: SO, 7: DP
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-2 2: BB, 5: G4, 7: SO
(3B) Dobayashi, Shota 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 8: 2B
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 3: 2B (BrO), 5: F9, 8: F9
(P) Imai, Keisuke 0-for-1 3: G1
PH Mukae, Yuichiro 1-for-1 6: 1B
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0  
P Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0  
PH Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-1 8: F7
P Nakamura, Kyohei 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Imai, Keisuke, L 6 93 24 21 5 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 2.314
Umetsu, Tomohiro 11/3 20 7 5 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kikuchihara, Tsuyoshi 2/3 13 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Nakamura, Kyohei 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
  9 138 38 31 8 2 5 3 1 2 0 0 4 2  

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Notes

HR: YOM: Abe (11, none on, off Imai), Murata (5, none on, off Imai).

Yomiuri: Utsumi tossed a complete game shutout and got the win.  He is 7-5 in fourteen starts.  This was his first shutout of the year and the eighth of his career. ... Abe has hit five of his eleven home runs this month. ... Murata's homer in the 6th was his first in twenty games.  It was also his first hit in nineteen trips to the plate. ... Furuki was removed from the game when he hurt his left shoulder by bumping into a fielder while running the bases in the 9th inning. ... The Giants won their second straight.  They also picked up their tenth shutout victory of the year.

Hiroshima: Imai made his first start since October 24, 2011 (vs Hanshin) and took the loss.  He is now 0-1 in nine games.  Imai is also 0-8 in twenty-one games (thirteen starts) at Mazda Stadium over his career. ... Amaya's hitting streak ended at sixteen games. ... Iwamoto extended his hitting streak to sixteen games. ... The Carp dropped their second in a row.  They suffered their tenth shutout loss of the year.