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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Chunichi Dragons 2 (May 5, 2014)

by on May.05, 2014 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Starters: Sugano, Tomoyuki (YOM) 5-0, 1.89 - Asakura, Kenta (CHU) 1-0, 1.64

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

Attendance: 37892 | Time: 3h33m | Yomiuri leads series, 6-3-0

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Sakamoto, Hayato SS .321 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 Kl   2B (8)   1B (5)   1B (7)    
Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2B .306 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   1B (4)   1B (9)   Kl    
Chono, Hisayoshi RF .288 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   SF9   G6     G4  
Anderson, Leslie LF .364 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G4   G3   G3        
Matsumoto, Tetsuya LF .417 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G1  
Murata, Shuichi 3B .273 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   BB   F9   F9   G6  
Abe, Shinnosuke C .218 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   DP(4)   BB   F9     Ks
Lopez, Jose 1B .250 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   F8   DP(4)   G5     F8
Hashimoto, Itaru CF .327 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0     BB   G6   Ks   BB
Sugano, Tomoyuki P .211 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0     SH1   G4   G5    
Nishimura, Kentaro P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Yano, Kenji PH .286 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 Fo9
Mathieson, Scott P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .289 30 3 6 2 5 4 1 0 2 0  

BATTING
LOB: 6

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Kataoka, Yasuyuki-Sakamoto, Hayato-Lopez, Jose in the 2nd; Sakamoto, Hayato in the 9th)
E: Sakamoto, Hayato (2nd), Lopez, Jose (9th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugano, Tomoyuki, W 7 6 0 0 7.0 128 29 26 7 0 6 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1.811
Nishimura, Kentaro, H 13 1 1 5 0.2 20 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.462
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 11 0 2 0 0.1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.640
Mathieson, Scott, S 16 2 2 5 1.0 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.188
          9.0 167 37 33 8 0 7 2 0 2 1 0 2 1  

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 .323 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2B (8)   BB   1B (9)   1B (9)   L6
Araki, Masahiro 2B .308 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 SH1   SH1   Kl   G4    
Luna, Hector 3B .311 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 G6   G6     G4   1B (8)  
Hirata, Ryosuke RF .317 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 F9   Ks     G1   Ks  
Morino, Masahiko 1B .280 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   F7   1B (8)   BB  
Wada, Kazuhiro LF .273 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   2B (7)   G1   Ks   Fo5  
Donoue, Naomichi SS .265 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   E6   Ks          
Iwasaki, Kyohei PH .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             G4    
Fukutani, Koji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ogasawara, Michihiro PH .320 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G4  
Takahashi, Akifumi P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Matsui, Masato C .244 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G4     Ks   1B (8)   F7
Asakura, Kenta P .000 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   DP(4)     Kl        
Sobue, Daisuke P .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Nomoto, Kei PH .276 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             L6    
Hernandez, Anderson SS .094 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 E3
  .266 33 2 8 1 7 2 2 1 1 0  

BATTING
LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: Luna, Hector (8th)

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Araki, Masahiro-Donoue, Naomichi-Morino, Masahiko in the 2nd; Araki, Masahiro-Donoue, Naomichi-Morino, Masahiko in the 4th)
E: Araki, Masahiro (5th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Asakura, Kenta, L 5 1 1 0 6.0 106 25 20 5 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 3 2 2.118
Sobue, Daisuke 12 0 0 0 1.0 18 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.596
Fukutani, Koji 18 0 2 0 1.0 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.411
Takahashi, Akifumi 10 0 0 0 1.0 14 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
          9.0 146 36 30 6 0 5 4 0 1 0 0 3 2  

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Notes

General: Wada and Morino were presented with milestone awards before the start of the game -- Wada for his 300th home run and 1,000th RBI, Morino for his 1,500th game. Nikkan Sports 5/5/2014Nikkan Sports 5/5/2014 ... Doala failed to turn a backflip with a twist. Sanspo 5/5/2014

Yomiuri: This was the Giants second straight series win. ... Sugano is 6-0 in eight starts since his last loss on September 28, 2013.  He is 2-0 in two starts against the Dragons this season.  He leads the Central League with six victories. ... Sakamoto picked up his fourth modasho of the year.

Chunichi: The Dragons dropped their fifth series in a row. ... Asakura made his second straight start and lost for the first time in five games (two starts) since his last loss on May 19, 2013. ... Oshima notched his fifth modasho of the season.