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Japan vs. Cuba
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Japan 5, Cuba 0
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
JPN
0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 5 8 0
CUB
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
JapanABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, I, RF5120002.143
Nakajima, SS2001100.000
Aoki, LF5142011.455
Inaba, DH5110015.250
Murata, 3B-1B5000016.273
Ogasawara, 1B3000100.300
1-Kataoka, PR-3B0000000.143
Fukudome, CF2000200.200
Johjima, C4000003.273
Iwamura, 2B2210200.500
Totals335836317.270

1-Ran for Ogasawara in the 8th.
CubaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Olivera, 2B4010010.333
Enriquez, DH4000001.091
Gourriel, 3B4010000.333
Cepeda, LF4000001.500
Cespedes, CF3010110.364
Despaigne, RF4010001.125
Anderson, Le, 1B2010012.222
a-Merino, PH-C1000010.000
Pestano, C2000001.200
b-Pedroso, J, PH-1B1000010.000
Paret, SS2000010.000
c-Navas, PH-SS1000000.000
Totals32050166.235
a-Struck out for Anderson, Le in the 7th. b-Struck out for Pestano in the 7th. c-Lined out for Paret in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Inaba (1, Maya).
3B: Suzuki, I (1, Garcia).
TB: Suzuki, I 4; Aoki 4; Inaba 2; Iwamura.
RBI: Aoki 2 (3), Nakajima (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johjima 3; Murata 2.
SF: Nakajima.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kataoka (1, 2nd base off Gonzalez, N/Merino).
CS: Kataoka (1, 3rd base by Garcia/Merino).
PO: Aoki (1st base by Maya).

BATTING
2B: Anderson, Le (1, Iwakuma).
3B: Cespedes (2, Iwakuma).
TB: Olivera; Gourriel; Cespedes 3; Despaigne; Anderson, Le 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pestano; Anderson, Le; Despaigne.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Cespedes (1, fielding).
Pickoffs: Maya (Aoki at 1st base).

JapanIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Iwakuma(W, 1-0)6.05001200.00
Sugiuchi(S, 1)3.00000400.00
Totals9.05001601.04
CubaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maya(L, 0-1)3.24200000.00
Gonzalez, Y0.20113003.86
Jimenez2.02111107.36
Gonzalez, N1.00002200.00
Garcia1.01110005.40
Betancourt0.21000000.00
Totals9.08536304.33
Balk: Gonzalez, Y.
HBP: Nakajima (by Garcia).
Pitches-strikes: Iwakuma 69-47, Sugiuchi 32-21, Maya 63-40, Gonzalez, Y 23-10, Jimenez 45-27, Gonzalez, N 20-9, Garcia 14-8, Betancourt 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Iwakuma 14-0, Sugiuchi 0-2, Maya 7-4, Gonzalez, Y 0-0, Jimenez 2-3, Gonzalez, N 1-0, Garcia 1-0, Betancourt 1-1.
Batters faced: Iwakuma 24, Sugiuchi 9, Maya 15, Gonzalez, Y 5, Jimenez 9, Gonzalez, N 5, Garcia 4, Betancourt 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Gonzalez, Y 1-0, Jimenez 2-1, Gonzalez, N 1-0, Garcia 2-0, Betancourt 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Willie Rodriguez. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Paul Hyham.
Weather: 56 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 3:26.
Att: 9,774.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media