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Chunichi Dragons 3 – Hanshin Tigers 2 (September 11, 2013)

by on Sep.11, 2013 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Nakata, Kenichi (CHU) 4-6, 3.44 - Messenger, Randy (HAN) 11-7, 3.18

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

Attendance: 33346 | Time: 3h17m | Hanshin leads series, 11-8-1

Chunichi Dragons

Hitters (LOB: 11, 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
(CF/RF) Hirata, Ryosuke .270 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6   1B (9)   Fo7   F7 F9  
(RF) Nomoto, Kei .200 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1B (8)   SH3   Ks        
CF Oshima, Yohei .251 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0               Kl Ks
(2B) Morino, Masahiko .280 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F9   F7     G5   1B (7) BB
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro .288 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 Ks   BB     1B (8)   BB Ks
(1B) Clark, Matt .236 5 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0   Ks Ks     Ks   1B (7) G6
(3B) Takahashi, Shuhei .212 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4   Ks   F6   F8  
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu .224 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   1B (7)   Ks     F4 BB  
(SS) Donoue, Naomichi .176 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   F6     HBP    
PH Donoue, Takehiro .192 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0               1B (9)  
P Asao, Takuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Iwase, Hitoki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(P) Nakata, Kenichi .250 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   G5     Kl   SH1    
P Takahashi, Akifumi .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Yamasaki, Takeshi .245 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0               HBP  
PR/SS Morikoshi, Yuto .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .245 33 3 8 3 11 6 2 0 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Nakata, Kenichi 40 4 6 0 6.1 112 27 24 5 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 3.398
W Takahashi, Akifumi 25 1 2 0 0.2 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.864
H Asao, Takuya 25 1 1 1 1.1 14 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.818
S Iwase, Hitoki 51 2 3 33 0.2 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.824
            9.0 138 35 32 5 0 7 2 1 0 0 0 2 2  

Hanshin Tigers

Hitters (LOB: 6, 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) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi .286 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G3   2B (7)     1B (8) Ks    
P Kato, Kosuke .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Ando, Yuya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Fujihara, Masanori .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke .300 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 L4   F7     G5 G4    
(1B) Arai, Takahiro .276 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 F8     Ks   G6   F8  
(SS) Toritani, Takashi .283 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4   G6     2B (9) Kl  
(LF) Murton, Matt .304 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4   Ks     F8 F9  
(3B) Arai, Ryota .234 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (8)     Fo2   BB   F9
(RF) Shibata, Kohei .293 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   G3     G4   2B (9)   Ks
(C) Shimizu, Takashi .235 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   F9        
PH Fukudome, Kosuke .195 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0             IBB    
PR/2B Saka, Katsuhiko .230 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Uemoto, Hiroki .214 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 F7
(P) Messenger, Randy .106 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks     G1      
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro .231 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0             HBP    
PR/C Fujii, Akihito .258 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .256 32 2 5 2 7 3 0 0 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Messenger, Randy 26 11 7 0 7.0 98 28 24 5 0 8 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3.048
L Kato, Kosuke 52 1 2 1 0.2 15 5 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.093
  Ando, Yuya 51 3 2 1 0.1 15 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
  Fujihara, Masanori 9 0 0 0 1.0 21 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.385
            9.0 149 41 33 8 0 11 4 2 2 0 0 3 3  

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Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons stopped a five-game losing streak (0-5-1) against the Tigers.  They are 3-0-1 over their last four games at Koshien. ... K. Nakata entered the game 0-1 in two starts against the Tigers this year.  He was looking to stop a personal four-game losing streak with his first victory as a starter in seven starts since his last win as a starter on April 29 (vs Yomiuri). ... A. Takahashi recorded his first victory since May 8, 2010 (vs Yakult). ... Hirata extended his hitting streak to six games. ... The third run of the game scored on a two out, bases loaded HBP to Yamasaki.

Hanshin: The Tigers are 0-3-1 since their last victory on September 6 (vs Yomiuri). ... Messenger came into the game 2-0 with a 1.84 ERA in two starts against the Dragons this season.  He was hoping to pick up his first win in three starts since his last victory on August 25 (vs Chunichi).  He leads the CL with 156 strikeouts. ... Toritani extended his hitting streak to ten games. ... Hiyama drove in his 109th pinch-hit RBI with an HBP in the 7th. ... Shibata played in his first Ichi-gun game since June 16 (vs Rakuten).