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Yakult Swallows 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 0 (April 23, 2010)

by on Apr.23, 2010 @ 10:10 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 0
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Attendance: 6993 | Yakult leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:46

Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 1-0, 2.25 - Shigeru Kaga (YOK) 0-2, 3.43

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: HBP, 9: BB
(3B) Morioka, Ryosuke 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: f2, 2: 2B (BrO), 5: 2B, 6: G6, 9: S1
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: G5, 9: G1
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-4 1: F3, 3: SO, 5: G5, 7: SO
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 9: SO
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 3: F8, 5: F4, 7: F9
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: G6, 6: F4, 8: BB (BrO)
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G4, 6: F7, 8: F6
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-3 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(P) Nakazawa, Masato 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakazawa, Masato, W 9 108 32 30 4 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
9 108 32 30 4 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-2 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: BB
P Kobayashi, Futoshi 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-1 8: f2
P Kuwahara, Kentaro 0-for-0
(CF) Hayakawa, Daisuke 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: G4
(1B) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: F8, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-3 1: F9, 4: F9, 7: BB, 9: F2
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: F7, 9: DP
(2B) Castillo, Jose 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: G5, 7: 1B
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: F9, 7: G3
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-1 3: f9
PH-C Takeyama, Shingo 1-for-2 6: F8, 8: 2B
(P) Shimizu, Naoyuki 0-for-1 3: SO
PH-SS Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimizu, Naoyuki, L 6 115 29 27 10 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 3.656
Kobayashi, Futoshi 2 29 7 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Kuwahara, Kentaro 1 15 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.375
9 159 40 34 10 2 5 4 1 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Guiel hits a solo homerIihara hits a solo homer.  Fujimoto flies out  to center.  Aikawa strikes out looking.  Nakazawa hits a single to center.  Tanaka hits a single to left.  Morioka hits a 2-run double to right and gets thrown out at third.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Nonaka strikes out looking.  Hayakawa hits a single to left.  Uchikawa flies out to left.  Hayakawa steals second.  Wada flies out to right.

Top of the 4th
Iihara grounds out to short.  Fujimoto grounds out to second.  Aikawa hits a single to right.  Nakazawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Tanaka flies out to right.

Top of the 5th
Morioka hits a double to left.  Aoki grounds out to second, runner on third.  D'Antona grounds out to third.  Guiel flies out to second.

Top of the 6th
Iihara flies out to second.  Fujimoto flies out to left.  Aikawa hits an infield single.  Nakazawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Tanaka gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Morioka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Uchikawa grounds out to third.  Murata walks.  Sledges flies out to left.  Castillo hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Yoshimura grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 8th
Takeyama hits a double to right.  Fujita grounds out to second, runner on third.  Kinjo, pinch-hitting for F. Kobayashi, fouls out to the catcher.  Hayakawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Tanaka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Morioka.  Aoki grounds out to the pitcher.  Takeuchi strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Bay Stars dropped their fourth straight game. They have also been shut out three times this year, twice by Yakult. ... The Swallows break up a 2-game losing streak.  This was also the first time since 4/9 that the Swallows scored more than 3 runs in a game (a period of 10 games). ... Nakazawa (YOK) allowed only one batter to get passed second.

Figure skater Shizuka Arakawa threw out the ceremonial first pitch.