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Thursday, March 12, 2009:
Japan 3, Cubs 2
JapanABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, I, RF3000101.000
Kamei, RF0000000.000
Kataoka, SS4000012.000
Aoki, LF3000011.000
Inaba, LF1000010.000
Murata, DH3110100.333
Ogasawara, 1B2010000.500
1-Uchikawa, PR-1B1000101.000
Fukudome, CF4011002.250
Johjima, C3010003.333
Ishihara, C1000000.000
Iwamura, 2B4110001.250
Kawasaki, 3B4111012.250
Totals333623413.182

1-Ran for Ogasawara in the 4th.
Chi CubsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, A, LF3000014.000
Taguchi, LF2011000.500
Theriot, SS3000000.000
Blanco, A, SS2010001.500
Lee, D, 1B2010110.500
Hoffpauir, M, 1B2010011.500
Bradley, RF3010012.333
Deeds, RF2000013.000
Ramirez, Ar, 3B3000012.000
Rivas, L, 3B1000002.000
Fontenot, 2B21200001.000
Scales, 2B2000010.000
Johnson, Re, CF3010011.333
Fuld, CF1000010.000
Bako, C10112001.000
Johnson, M, C1000010.000
Zambrano, P2000024.000
Gregg, P0000000.000
Patton, D, P0000000.000
b-Fox, PH2110001.500
Guzman, A, P0000000.000
Cotts, P0000000.000
Wells, R, P0000000.000
Totals37210231221.270
a-Grounded out for Patton, D in the 6th. b-Doubled for Wells, R in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Ogasawara (1, Zambrano).
3B: Kawasaki (1, Zambrano).
TB: Murata; Ogasawara 2; Fukudome; Johjima; Iwamura; Kawasaki 3.
RBI: Kawasaki (1), Fukudome (1).
2-out RBI: Fukudome.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aoki; Johjima 2; Kataoka.
GIDP: Kawasaki.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Iwamura (1, 2nd base off Guzman, A/Johnson, M).

BATTING
2B: Lee, D (1, Yamaguchi), Hoffpauir, M (1, Sugiuchi), Fox (1, Fujikawa), Taguchi (1, Fujikawa).
TB: Taguchi 2; Blanco, A; Lee, D 2; Hoffpauir, M 2; Bradley; Fontenot 2; Johnson, Re; Bako; Fox 2.
RBI: Bako (1), Taguchi (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Soriano, A 2; Ramirez, Ar; Rivas, L 2; Deeds.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Blanco, A (1, fielding).
PB: Bako (1).
DP: (Blanco, A-Hoffpauir, M).

JapanIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Darvish(W, 1-0)2.02002200.00
Komatsu(H, 1)1.12110306.75
Yamaguchi(H, 1)1.22000200.00
Sugiuchi(H, 1)1.22001100.00
Mahara(H, 1)1.10000200.00
Fujikawa(S, 1)1.02110209.00
Totals9.0102231202.00
Chi CubsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zambrano(L, 0-1)4.03211202.25
Gregg1.00000000.00
Patton, D1.01112009.00
Guzman, A1.01000100.00
Cotts1.01000100.00
Wells, R1.00000000.00
Totals9.06323402.00
WP: Komatsu, Yamaguchi, Fujikawa.
Groundouts-flyouts: Darvish 2-1, Komatsu 0-1, Yamaguchi 2-1, Sugiuchi 3-0, Mahara 1-0, Fujikawa 0-0, Zambrano 3-4, Gregg 1-2, Patton, D 2-1, Guzman, A 0-0, Cotts 1-1, Wells, R 3-0.
Batters faced: Darvish 10, Komatsu 6, Yamaguchi 7, Sugiuchi 8, Mahara 4, Fujikawa 5, Zambrano 16, Gregg 3, Patton, D 6, Guzman, A 4, Cotts 4, Wells, R 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Yamaguchi 1-1, Mahara 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Willie Rodriguez.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 6,591.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media