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Hanshin Tigers 3 – Yomiuri Giants 4 (August 26, 2014)

by on Aug.26, 2014 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Starters: Messenger, Randy (HAN) 11-8, 3.09 - Sugiuchi, Toshiya (YOM) 7-5, 3.13

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

Attendance: 44919 | Time: 3h11m | Hanshin leads series, 10-9-0

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 .285 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 F9   BB   1B (6)   F7    
Maeda, Yamato CF .234 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 F9   F7   1B (8)     G4  
Toritani, Takashi SS .323 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 F9     Kl Ks     1B (5)  
Gomez, Mauro 1B .282 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1   Kl   HR (7)   BB   DP(4)  
Murton, Matt LF .338 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   F9   Ks     G6
Fujikawa, Shunsuke LF .214 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Imanari, Ryota 3B .279 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   1B (8)   Kl   Ks     G5
Arai, Ryota RF .297 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1     F8   HR (7) Ks      
Fukudome, Kosuke RF .220 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (7)
Umeno, Ryutaro C .201 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   Kl   F7   Ks
Tsuruoka, Kazunari C .224 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Messenger, Randy P .125 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0     1B (8)   Ks   Kl    
Oh, Seung-Hwan P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .267 33 3 8 3 13 2 0 1 0 2  

BATTING
HR: Gomez, Mauro (20, 4th inning off Sugiuchi, Toshiya, none on); Arai, Ryota (7, 5th inning off Sugiuchi, Toshiya, none on)
LOB: 5

BASERUNNING
SB: Uemoto, Hiroki (5th)

FIELDING
DP: 0

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy 25 11 8 0 8.0 117 30 26 4 1 9 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 3.047
Oh, Seung-Hwan, L 50 1 3 32 0.2 27 5 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 2 1.980
          8.2 144 35 29 6 1 9 3 1 1 2 0 4 4  

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2B .248 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kl   Fo9     1B (8)   G6  
Hashimoto, Itaru CF .257 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   F7     G3   F9  
Sakamoto, Hayato SS .283 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 BB   Kl     F3   Ks  
Abe, Shinnosuke C .256 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 F6     Ks   HR (7)     2B (9)
Suzuki, Takahiro PR .267 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Murata, Shuichi 3B .259 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0   1B (6)   HBP   Kl     SF9
Yano, Kenji LF .191 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   SH1   G1     G6   BB
Ota, Taishi PR .250 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Inzen, Tomoya RF .444 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Kl     G4   1B (5)   F4
Lopez, Jose 1B .232 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0   BB     Ks   G4   1B (8)
Sugiuchi, Toshiya P .095 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G6     Ks        
Ibata, Hirokazu PH .233 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F8    
Nishimura, Kentaro P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .257 29 4 6 4 9 4 1 0 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Abe, Shinnosuke (15, 6th inning off Messenger, Randy, one on)
LOB: 5

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Kataoka, Yasuyuki-Sakamoto, Hayato-Lopez, Jose in the 8th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya 22 7 5 0 7.0 139 28 26 6 2 12 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.169
Nishimura, Kentaro, W 31 2 4 5 2.0 38 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.441
          9.0 177 35 33 8 2 13 2 0 0 0 0 3 3  

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Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers dropped their third game in a row at Tokyo Dome against the Giants.  This was their fifth walk-off loss of the season. ... Messenger leads both leagues with 189 strikeouts (new career high). ... Gomez became the first foreign player in franchise history  to hit twenty home runs in his first year since Mark Johnson in 1999.

Yomiuri: The Giants won their third straight against the Tigers.  This was their eighth walk-off victory of the year. ... Sakamoto reached base in his nineteenth consecutive game. ... Lopez picked up the second walk-off of his NPB career. ... Abe struck out for the 1,000th time in his career in the 4th.