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Japan vs. Cuba
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Japan 6, Cuba 0
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
JPN
0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 12 2
CUB
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
JapanABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, I, RF5101014.000
Kataoka, SS4110001.250
a-Kawasaki, PH-SS11100001.000
Aoki, LF3011100.333
Murata, 3B3112011.333
Ogasawara, DH-1B4020111.500
Uchikawa, 1B3011112.333
b-Inaba, PH1000001.000
Fujikawa, P0000000.000
Fukudome, CF4010030.250
Johjima, C4120003.500
Iwamura, 2B3120113.667
Totals3561254816.343
a-Singled for Kataoka in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Uchikawa in the 9th.
CubaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cespedes, CF4020010.500
Enriquez, 3B4010012.250
Cepeda, LF4030000.750
Peraza, DH4000035.000
Gourriel, 2B4010013.250
Despaigne, RF4000022.000
Anderson, Le, 1B3000011.000
Pestano, C2010010.500
a-Merino, PH-C1000011.000
Paret, SS2000011.000
b-Martin, PH1000000.000
Navas, SS0000000.000
Totals3308001215.242
a-Struck out for Pestano in the 7th. b-Bunted out for Paret in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Johjima (1, Jimenez).
TB: Kataoka; Kawasaki; Aoki; Murata; Ogasawara 2; Uchikawa; Fukudome; Johjima 3; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Aoki (1), Murata 2 (2), Suzuki, I (1), Uchikawa (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murata; Uchikawa; Iwamura 2; Suzuki, I; Inaba.
SAC: Aoki.
SF: Murata.
Team RISP: 6-for-15.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Aoki (1, 2nd base off Chapman/Pestano).
CS: Uchikawa (1, 2nd base by Chapman/Pestano).
PO: Ogasawara (1st base by Chapman), Uchikawa (1st base by Chapman).

FIELDING
E: Suzuki, I (1, fielding), Johjima (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Kataoka-Iwamura-Uchikawa 2).

BATTING
2B: Cepeda (1, Fujikawa).
TB: Cespedes 2; Enriquez; Cepeda 4; Gourriel; Pestano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gourriel; Peraza; Despaigne.
GIDP: Paret; Enriquez.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Chapman 2 (Ogasawara at 1st base, Uchikawa at 1st base).

JapanIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Matsuzaka(W, 1-0)6.05000800.00
Iwakuma1.01000200.00
Mahara1.01000000.00
Fujikawa1.01000200.00
Totals9.080001200.00
CubaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chapman(L, 0-1)2.133331011.57
Gonzalez, N0.12000000.00
Jimenez1.242202010.80
Gonzalez, Y1.21000200.00
Maya1.20001200.00
Ulacia0.221100013.50
Garcia0.20000100.00
Totals9.012664806.00
WP: Gonzalez, N, Garcia.
Balk: Ulacia.
HBP: Murata (by Jimenez).
Pitches-strikes: Matsuzaka 86-61, Iwakuma 12-10, Mahara 8-5, Fujikawa 19-13, Chapman 50-27, Gonzalez, N 10-7, Jimenez 41-28, Gonzalez, Y 30-16, Maya 30-20, Ulacia 17-12, Garcia 9-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Matsuzaka 6-2, Iwakuma 1-0, Mahara 2-0, Fujikawa 0-0, Chapman 3-0, Gonzalez, N 0-1, Jimenez 3-0, Gonzalez, Y 1-1, Maya 0-2, Ulacia 1-1, Garcia 1-0.
Batters faced: Matsuzaka 22, Iwakuma 4, Mahara 3, Fujikawa 4, Chapman 11, Gonzalez, N 3, Jimenez 10, Gonzalez, Y 6, Maya 6, Ulacia 4, Garcia 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Gonzalez, N 3-3, Jimenez 2-0, Gonzalez, Y 2-0, Garcia 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Carlos Rey. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Willie Rodriguez.
Weather: 58 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 3:33.
Att: 20,179.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media