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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 2 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 (May 25, 2013)

by on May.25, 2013 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 13:30
Starters: Norimoto, Takahiro (RAK) 3-3, 3.46 - Bullington, Bryan (HIR) 2-4, 2.01

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

Attendance: 28017 | Time: 2h40m | Rakuten leads series, 1-0-0

Rakuten Eagles

Hitters (LOB: 6, DP: 1)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo .242 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F9   Ks     F8   F9  
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya .279 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F7     G4   G4   F5  
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo .281 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB     G3   F8     Ks
(1B) Jones, Andruw .243 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 Ks     G5     Ks   HR (7)
P Rasner, Darrell .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(3B) McGehee, Casey .333 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1   Ks     1B (8)   HR (7)   1B (9)
(LF) Shimauchi, Hiroaki .256 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   G5     G1   1B (9)   BB
(C) Shima, Motohiro .297 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G6     G4   1B (9)   Kl
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei .237 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0     Ks   IBB   DP   Ks
(P) Norimoto, Takahiro .000 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   Ks     Kl  
1B Akaminai, Ginji .262 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .260 32 2 6 2 11 3 0 0 0 2  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Norimoto, Takahiro 9 4 3 0 8.0 119 27 26 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.160
S Rasner, Darrell 12 0 0 2 1.0 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.385
            9.0 130 30 29 3 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 1  

Hiroshima Carp

Hitters (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Kikuchi, Ryosuke .237 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 F9     Kl   G5     Ks
(LF) Nakahigashi, Naoki .339 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G3     Kl     L4   G2
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro .303 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F7     F6     BB   G4
(RF) Hirose, Jun .360 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6     F7   F9    
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro .256 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F8     G4     G4  
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin .279 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   Kl     1B (7)     2B (7)  
(3B) Dobayashi, Shota .222 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   Ks        
PH Matsuyama, Ryuhei .259 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0               1B (7)  
PR Akamatsu, Masato .059 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Mickolio, Kam .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki .231 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G6     F8      
PH Stavinoha, Nick .231 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               F4  
C Kura, Yoshikazu .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(P) Bullington, Bryan .045 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G4     G4      
PH/3B Abe, Tomohiro .266 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               L4  
    .251 29 1 3 1 6 1 0 1 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Bullington, Bryan 10 2 4 0 8.0 110 29 27 4 1 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.910
L Mickolio, Kam 19 1 2 8 1.0 33 6 5 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.770
            9.0 143 35 32 6 2 11 3 0 0 0 0 2 2  

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Notes

General: Former Carp Gail Hopkins stood in the batter's box for the ceremonial first pitch.  Source: Sanspo 5/25/2013

Rakuten: The Eagles have won their last two games against Hiroshima. ... Norimoto recorded his first victory since May 4 (vs Orix).  In between wins, he went 0-1 in two starts. ... Rasner has not allowed any runs over his last eight appearances (eight innings). ... McGehee picked up his fifth modasho of the year. ... Shima extended his hitting streak to eight games. ... The Eagles are 4-0 when both Jones and McGehee hit homers in the same game. ... Hijirisawa set a new PL record by extending his OF errorless streak to 659 chances.  Source: Sanspo 5/25/2013

Hiroshima: The Carp's two-game winning streak came to an end. ... Bullington is 0-3 in seven starts since his last victory on April 10 (vs Yokohama).  He has not allowed more than one earned run in any of his last four starts. ... Kikuchi's hitting streak ended at nine games.