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Hanshin Tigers 1 – Chunichi Dragons 4 (April 23, 2014)

by on Apr.23, 2014 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Starters: Messenger, Randy (HAN) 1-2, 3.81 - Kawakami, Kenshin (CHU) 0-2, 4.50

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

Attendance: 24941 | Time: 3h10m | Hanshin leads series, 3-2-0

Hanshin Tigers

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Uemoto, Hiroki 2B .341 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 F9   BB   Fo9   1B (7)    
Maeda, Yamato CF .291 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Kl   Kl   F9   DP(6)    
Toritani, Takashi SS .349 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)     BB   G4   Kl  
Gomez, Mauro 1B .344 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 Ks     Kl   BB   1B (7)  
Murton, Matt LF .388 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (7)   HBP   2B (7)   DP(5)  
Imanari, Ryota 3B .225 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   Ks          
Arai, Takahiro PH .333 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0           BB      
Saka, Katsuhiko PR-3B .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Arai, Ryota PH .333 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1                 HR (7)
Fukudome, Kosuke RF .136 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   F8   BB   F4     Ks
Umeno, Ryutaro C .143 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F9   F3   F6     F9
Messenger, Randy P .000 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     F9   Kl        
Tagami, Kenichi PH .429 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             G5    
Kaneda, Kazuyuki P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ito, Kazuo P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Sekimoto, Kentaro PH .286 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 G4
  .297 30 1 6 1 9 6 0 0 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Arai, Ryota (3, 9th inning off Iwase, Hitoki, none on)
LOB: 8

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Umeno, Ryutaro-Uemoto, Hiroki in the 4th; Gomez, Mauro in the 7th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, L 5 1 3 0 6.0 106 26 23 7 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.938
Kaneda, Kazuyuki 10 0 0 0 1.0 12 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.951
Ito, Kazuo 2 0 0 0 1.0 25 7 5 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
          8.0 143 36 30 9 0 10 5 0 1 0 0 4 4  

Chunichi Dragons

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Oshima, Yohei CF .319 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 Ks   Kl     1B (9) BB    
Araki, Masahiro 2B .279 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 BB   Fo9     SH2 L3    
Luna, Hector 3B .311 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Kl   G6     1B (6)   Ks  
Hirata, Ryosuke RF .376 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Ks     1B (7)   BB   1B (8)  
Morino, Masahiko 1B .300 4 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   F9   1B (8)   2B (9)  
Wada, Kazuhiro LF .284 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (9)   Kl   F8   G6  
Fujii, Atsushi LF .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Donoue, Naomichi SS .316 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (1)     G6 1B (9)   BB  
Tanishige, Motonobu C .178 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   F7     G5 Fo3   BB  
Kawakami, Kenshin P .000 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     Ks        
Fukutani, Koji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nomoto, Kei PH .348 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F8    
Tajima, Shinji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ogasawara, Michihiro PH .364 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
Iwase, Hitoki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .281 30 4 9 4 10 5 1 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 8

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Donoue, Naomichi-Araki, Masahiro-Morino, Masahiko in the 7th; Luna, Hector-Araki, Masahiro-Morino, Masahiko in the 8th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawakami, Kenshin, W 5 1 2 0 6.0 107 26 20 3 0 7 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.536
Fukutani, Koji, H 12 0 0 0 1.0 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.077
Tajima, Shinji, H 12 2 2 0 1.0 8 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.629
Iwase, Hitoki 6 0 1 2 1.0 18 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.500
          9.0 142 36 30 6 1 9 5 1 0 0 0 1 1  

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Notes

General: Doala successfully turned a back-flip (no twist) after the 7th. Sanspo 4/23/2014

Hanshin: The Tigers four-game winning streak came to an end. ... Messenger is 0-2 in two starts since his last win on April 11.  He leads the Central League with thirty-one strikeouts. ... Gomez has reached based safely in twenty-three straight games from the start of the season.  He leads the Central League with twenty-seven strikeouts.

Chunichi: The Dragons stopped a two-game losing streak. ... Kawakami stopped a personal three-game losing streak with his first win in nine starts since his last win on August 22, 2013.