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Yokohama Bay Stars 3 – Chunichi Dragons 4 (August 18, 2012)

by on Aug.18, 2012 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Announced Starters: Yuki Kuniyoshi (YOK) 2-7, 3.94 - Shinji Iwata (CHU) 4-3, 2.87

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

Attendance: 31581 | Chunichi leads series, 10-4-1 | Time: 3:01

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aranami, Sho 2-for-4 1: 1B (BrO), 3: F9, 6: 1B (SB), 8: F4
(2B) Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: F9
(3B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F4, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 9: F7
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 4: F5, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 2-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: 2B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 7: G3
PH Ruiz, Randy 1-for-1, 2 RBI 9: 1B
PR Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-0  
(RF) Morimoto, Hichori 1-for-4 2: f9, 5: SO, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(C) Takajo, Shuto 0-for-1, 1 R 3: SO, 6: HBP
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 7: G6
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-1 9: DP
(P) Kuniyoshi, Yuki 0-for-1 3: SO, 6: S1
PH Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-1 8: G3
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kuniyoshi, Yuki, L 7 109 29 26 7 1 6 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.932
Ohara, Shinji 1 21 5 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.862
  8 130 34 30 9 1 6 3 0 1 0 0 4 4  

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G3, 4: G3, 7: BB (SB)
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-3 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: G4
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: 1B
PR-LF Matsui, Yusuke 0-for-0 8: (CS)
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: SO, 5: G4, 8: BB
(SS) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: f9, 6: G4, 8: 2B
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: SO, 6: F8
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-1 8: G3
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: f5
(C) Tanaka, Daisuke 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: DP, 7: G6
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-0  
(P) Iwata, Shinji 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 3B, 4: BB, 7: SO
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0  
P Yamai, Daisuke 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Shinji, W 7 90 26 24 5 0 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.733
Iwase, Hitoki, H 1 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.560
Yamai, Daisuke, S 1 27 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.614
  9 134 35 33 9 0 8 0 1 1 0 0 3 3  

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Notes

Gin-san and Kin-san were twins sisters from Nagoya that lived past the age of one-hundred (108 and 107, respectively).  Gin-san's four daughters, between the ages eight-eight and ninety-eight, threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

HR: CHU: Morino (4, one on, off Kuniyoshi).

Yokohama: The Bay Stars lost their second game in a row.  They have also dropped all eight of their games at Nagoya Dome this year. ... Kuniyoshi took the loss and dropped to 2-8 in twelve starts.

Chunichi: The Dragons won their fourth straight game.  They have also won four straight at Nagoya Dome. ... Iwata got the win and is 5-3 in fifteen games (fourteen starts).  This was his first victory in six starts since his last win on June 28 (vs Hanshin). ... Yamai recorded his sixth save of the year.