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Yomiuri Giants 7 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 (August 15, 2014)

by on Aug.15, 2014 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Utsumi, Tetsuya (YOM) 2-7, 3.45 - Maeda, Kenta (HIR) 9-5, 2.29

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 12 1
Hiroshima 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 12 0

Attendance: 31104 | Time: 3h59m | Series tied, 7-7-1

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Chono, Hisayoshi CF .280 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F8   2B (7) G5   DP(1)      
Cepeda, Frederich PH .188 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G4  
Ota, Taishi LF .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Hashimoto, Itaru RF .278 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6   1B (8) F6     1B (9)   F5
Sakamoto, Hayato SS .299 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 HR (7)   1B (8)   F9   F7   F4
Abe, Shinnosuke 1B .258 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 G4   BB   HR (9)        
Lopez, Jose 1B .235 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F5   G3
Takahashi, Yoshinobu LF .280 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1   HR (9) 1B (8)   G3        
Matsumoto, Tetsuya LF-CF .269 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             1B (6)    
Murata, Shuichi 3B .263 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Fo9 F4            
Terauchi, Takayuki 3B .200 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0         G1   Ks    
Ibata, Hirokazu 2B .248 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   G5 F8     1B (7)   1B (7)  
Kobayashi, Seiji C .271 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks Fo3     1B (7)   F4  
Utsumi, Tetsuya P .125 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0     BB Ks   G1   SH1  
Tahara, Seiji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .260 37 7 12 7 3 2 1 0 1 3  

BATTING
HR: Sakamoto, Hayato (11, 1st inning off Maeda, Kenta, none on); Takahashi, Yoshinobu (5, 2nd inning off Maeda, Kenta, none on); Abe, Shinnosuke (12, 5th inning off Ono, Jumpei, none on)
LOB: 6

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Sakamoto, Hayato-Ibata, Hirokazu-Abe, Shinnosuke in the 4th)
E: Ibata, Hirokazu (4th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, W 15 3 7 0 8.0 141 37 34 12 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 3.351
Tahara, Seiji 15 0 0 0 1.0 11 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.884
          9.0 152 41 37 12 0 6 1 2 0 0 0 2 2  

Hiroshima Carp

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Dobayashi, Shota RF .264 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 F7 BB   Ks   1B (7)      
Nakata, Ren P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Akamatsu, Masato PH .238 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
Nagakawa, Katsuhiro P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Kikuchi, Ryosuke 2B .334 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 F8 G5     1B (7) F9     G5
Maru, Yoshihiro CF .307 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   2B (8)   Fo7   G6   G3
Rosario, Rainel LF .324 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   F8   Ks   G5   HBP
Kokubo, Tetsuya 1B .304 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 G1   SF7   1B (9)   F4   G1
Soyogi, Eishin 3B .259 4 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks Ks   1B (9)     1B (8)  
Tanaka, Kosuke SS .302 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   HBP   E4   G3   3B (8)  
Ishihara, Yoshiyuki C .151 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   1B (7)   F9   Fo5  
Maeda, Kenta P .150 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)              
Yokoyama, Ryuji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Hirose, Jun PH .238 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0       DP(6)          
Ono, Jumpei P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Suzuki, Seiya PH-RF .188 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0           2B (7)   F4  
  .270 37 2 12 2 6 3 0 0 0 0  

BATTING
LOB: 12

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Ono, Jumpei-Tanaka, Kosuke-Kokubo, Tetsuya in the 6th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 19 9 6 0 3.0 61 17 15 6 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 6 6 2.651
Yokoyama, Ryuji 3 0 0 0 1.0 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Ono, Jumpei 18 1 1 0 2.0 31 8 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.780
Nakata, Ren 46 7 5 0 2.0 24 9 8 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.910
Nagakawa, Katsuhiro 38 1 3 0 1.0 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.226
          9.0 143 40 37 12 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 7 7  

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Notes

General: Talento Shoko Nakagawa threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  She borrowed Bullington's glove and got tips on how to throw the ball from S. Suzuki. Daily Sports 8/15/2014, Nikkan Sports 8/15/2014 ... There was a rain delay of forty-eight minutes beginning at 19:37 (two out in the top of the 5th). Nikkan Sports 8/15/2014

Yomiuri: The Giants won their third straight game. ... Utsumi is 2-1 in three starts this month.  He is 2-2 in five starts against the Carp this year.

Hiroshima: The Carp are 4-7-1 in August. ... Maeda is 0-2 in four starts since his last win on July 12.  He is 0-2 in four starts against the Giants this season.  He entered the game with 999 strikeouts.  He picked up 1,000 when he struck out Kobayashi to end the 2nd. ... Kikuchi extended his hitting streak to seventeen games. ... Maru reached base in his seventeenth consecutive game. ... Rosario made it into the starting line-up as the clean-up hitter for the first time in his Ichi-gun career.