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China vs. Japan
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Japan 4, China 0
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
CHN
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
JPN
0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 x 4 5 0
ChinaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sun, L, CF4010001.250
Hou, DH4000002.000
Chang, SS4010021.250
Feng, F, RF3010011.333
Wang, C, LF2000101.000
Liu, G, 2B3010000.333
Chu, 1B3000001.000
Jia, D, 3B2000000.000
a-Chen, Hao, PH1000001.000
Zhang, F, 3B0000000.000
Zhang, Z, C2000020.000
b-Yang, PH10100001.000
Totals29050158.172
a-Lined out for Jia, D in the 8th. b-Singled for Zhang, Z in the 9th.
JapanABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, I, RF5000005.000
Nakajima, SS1100301.000
Aoki, LF-CF4020013.500
Inaba, DH4110013.250
Murata, 3B4112013.250
Ogasawara, 1B4010001.250
Fukudome, CF0100400.000
1-Kataoka, PR-2B0000000.000
Johjima, C3000104.000
2-Kamei, PR-LF0000000.000
Iwamura, 2B4000014.000
Abe, C0000000.000
Totals294528424.172

1-Ran for Fukudome in the 8th. 2-Ran for Johjima in the 8th.
BATTING
TB: Sun, L; Chang; Feng, F; Liu, G; Yang.
GIDP: Wang, C; Hou.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Wang, C (1, 2nd base by Darvish/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Sun, L (1, fielding), Chang (1, fielding).
PB: Zhang, Z 2 (2).
DP: (Liu, G-Chang-Chu).

BATTING
2B: Aoki (1, Li, C), Inaba (1, Sun, G).
HR: Murata (1, 3rd inning off Li, C, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Aoki 3; Inaba 2; Murata 4; Ogasawara.
RBI: Murata 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Murata 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murata 2; Iwamura; Aoki 2; Nakajima; Ogasawara.
GIDP: Johjima.
Team RISP: 2-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kataoka (1, 2nd base off Liu, K/Zhang, Z), Nakajima (1, 2nd base off Li, C/Zhang, Z).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Iwamura-Nakajima-Ogasawara 2).

ChinaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Li, C(L, 0-1)3.04333119.00
Chen, J2.00113004.50
Sun, G2.01001300.00
Liu, K1.00001000.00
Totals8.05448414.50
JapanIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Darvish(W, 1-0)4.00001300.00
Wakui(H, 1)2.01000100.00
Yamaguchi0.21000000.00
Tanaka, M0.11000000.00
Mahara1.01000000.00
Fujikawa1.01000100.00
Totals9.05001500.00
Chen, J pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Li, C.
Balk: Sun, G.
IBB: Nakajima (by Chen, J).
Pitches-strikes: Li, C 61-32, Chen, J 43-20, Sun, G 37-25, Liu, K 18-10, Darvish 46-26, Wakui 26-17, Yamaguchi 7-7, Tanaka, M 7-5, Mahara 10-5, Fujikawa 20-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Li, C 6-2, Chen, J 3-3, Sun, G 2-1, Liu, K 1-2, Darvish 5-3, Wakui 5-0, Yamaguchi 2-0, Tanaka, M 1-0, Mahara 2-1, Fujikawa 1-1.
Batters faced: Li, C 15, Chen, J 10, Sun, G 8, Liu, K 4, Darvish 12, Wakui 6, Yamaguchi 2, Tanaka, M 2, Mahara 4, Fujikawa 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Sun, G 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: Jorge Perez. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Daniel Toledo.
Weather: 71 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:55.
Att: 43,428.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media