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2010 NPB Exhibition Games: Day 1

by on Feb.21, 2010 @ 1:38 am, under Game Summaries, NPB, Spring Camp

Yakult Swallows @ Chunichi Dragons, Yomitan Stadium

Kyohei Muranaka started for the Swallows and gave up 2 runs (earned) on 5 hits, including a 2-run homer to Yusuke Matsui in the 3rd.  Muranaka faced 17 batters, threw 62 pitches, and struck out 3.

Akinobu Shimizu started for the Dragons and gave up a run (earned) on 2 hits, 3 walks, and an HBP.  He faced 17 batters and thew 63 pitches while striking out 2.

Nobumasa Fukuda (CHU) started at first and batted 4th.  He went 3-for-5, including an RBI double in the 7th.

Y. Matsui (CHU) started in center and batted first.  He finished 1-for-2 with a HR and 2 RBI.

Kyohei Iwasaki (CHU) entered the game as a pinch-hitter (and took over at second) in the 5th and went 1-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI.

Atsushi Fujimoto (YAK) started at short and batted 2nd.  He went 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI.

The game ended in a 5-5 tie.