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Yakult Swallows 3 – Hiroshima Carp 6 (April 14, 2010)

by on Apr.14, 2010 @ 6:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 3
Hiroshima 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 X 6 6 0

Attendance: 12425 | Hiroshima leads series, 4-1-0 | Time: 3:15

Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 1-0, 2.70 - Yuki Saito (HIR) 0-2, 9.28

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G1, 2: 1B (BrO), 4: HBP, 7: HBP, 9: G1
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: 2B, 4: DP, 7: G6, 9: G1
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-4 1: 1B, 2: L5, 5: BB, 7: F9, 9: G6
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: DP, 7: F7
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-3 1: G6, 3: S1, 5: G5, 8: F9
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: 2B
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: SO
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0 8: BB
C Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: f2, 6: F9
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-1 8: G6
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, L 5 1/3 96 21 21 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 5.473
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1 2/3 36 7 6 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 24 6 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.286
8 156 34 32 6 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 6 2

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd, 4th, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G1, 4: E6, 6: G4, 7: SO
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 6: 1B (SB), 8: G6
(RF) Hirose, Jun 0-for-4, 2 R 1: L4, 4: G6, 6: E7, 8: E4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F3, 6: BB, 8: 2B (SB)
(LF) Fiorentino, Jeff 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F6, 4: F5, 6: 1B, 8: BB (SB)
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-2 2: 1B (CS), 5: G6
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 6: F9
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 8: F4
P Schultz, Mike 0-for-0
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-4 3: G5, 5: F8, 6: G4, 8: G5
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: G6
(P) Saito, Yuki 0-for-1 3: G5
PH Huber, Justin 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 6: HR
CF Suenaga, Masafumi 0-for-1 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Saito, Yuki, W 6 101 27 21 7 0 4 4 1 1 0 0 3 3 7.560
Umetsu, Tomohiro, H 2 36 9 7 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Schultz, Mike, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
9 146 39 31 8 0 5 5 2 1 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
D'Antona walks.  Fujimoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Nakamura hits an RBI single to center, first and third.  Ishikawa makes an out on three bunt attempts.  Aoki hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Tanaka hits an RBI double to right.  Iihara lines out to third, Aoki is doubled up at third.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide reaches on a field error (E6).  Soyogi hits a 2-run homer.  Hirose grounds out to short.  Kurihara flies out to first.  Fiorentino flies out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Pinch-hitting for Saito, Huber hits a solo homer.  Higashide grounds out to second.  Soyogi hits an infield single and steals second.  Hirose reaches on an error (E7) and a run scores, Hirose ends up at third.
Pitching change: Masubuchi in for Ishikawa.
Kurihara walks, runners on first and third.  Fiorentino hits an RBI single to right.  Maeda, pinch-hitting for Akamatsu, flies out to right.  Kokubo grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Soyogi grounds out to short.  Hirose reaches on a field error (E4) and gets to second.  Kurihara hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Fiorentino walks, runners on first and second.  Shima pinch-hits for Umetsu and files out to second.  Double steal, runners on second and third.  Kokubo grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Aoki grounds out to the pitcher.  Tanaka walks.  Iihara hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Guiel strikes out.  Miyamoto grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd
Guiel walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miyamoto.  D'Antona flies out to center.  Fujimoto strikes out.

Top of the 4th
Nakamura hits a double.  Ishikawa fouls out with a bunt.  Aoki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Tanaka grounds into a double play.

Top of the 6th
D'Antona hits a single to left.  Fujimoto grounds out to second, runner on second.  Nakamura strikes out.  Ishikawa flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
Aoki gets hit by a pitch.  Tanaka grounds out to short, runner on second.  Iihara flies out to right.  Guiel flies out to left.

Top of the 8th
Miyamoto flies out to right.  D'Antona strikes out.  Fujimoto hits a double to right.  Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, walks, runners on first and second.  Morioka pinch-hits for Masubuchi and grounds out to short.

Notes

The Swallows have now lost 4 straight. ... The Carp have won 2 straight for the first time this year. ... Nakamura (YAK) recorded his first pro hit.