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Yakult Swallows 2 – Yomiuri Giants 7 (May 3, 2010)

by on May.03, 2010 @ 5:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 45210 | Series tied, 3-3-0 | Time: 2:30

Potential Starters: Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 1-3, 5.59 - Shugo Fujii (YOM) 1-1, 3.13

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G5, 4: F9, 6: G5, 9: 1B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-4 1: F8, 4: G3, 7: G4, 9: G6
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: G4, 7: F9, 9: SO
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: SO, 5: 2B, 7: SO
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: G4, 8: BB
PR-1B Yoshimoto, Ryo 0-for-0
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-1, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: S9, 8: BB
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: SO, 8: DP
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: F9
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 8: SO
C Fukukawa, Masakazu 0-for-0
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: SO
P Kawashima, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, L 7 115 33 29 9 2 6 4 0 0 0 0 7 7 6.250
Kawashima, Ryo 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 129 36 32 9 2 7 4 0 0 0 0 7 7

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G1, 2: BB, 4: G6, 6: F9
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4, 1 R, 4 RBI 1: SO, 2: HR, 5: F7, 6: G4
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 2: G3, 5: G4, 7: G6
3B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: HR
LF Kudo, Takahito 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3 2: BB, 3: F7, 6: G4, 7: SO
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-4, 1 R 2: DP, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 7: SO
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: BB
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
RF Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 8: F9
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-3, 1 R 2: IBB, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 8: G5
(P) Fujii, Shugo 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: SO
PH-1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 1-for-2, 1 RBI 6: 1B, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo, W 6 71 19 18 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.867
Kubo, Yuya 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.531
Ochi, Daisuke 1 18 4 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.385
Kroon, Marc 1 15 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5.400
9 113 30 27 2 0 9 2 0 0 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 5 runs, 3 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Abe walks.  Tani hits into a double play.  Takahashi hits a double to left.  Chono gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Fujii hits a single to left, bases loaded.  Sakamoto walks in a run, bases loaded.  Wakiya hits a grand slam.  Ogasawara grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Iihara hits a double to right.  D'Antona grounds out  to second, runner on third.  Tanaka hits a sac fly to right.  Fujimoto strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Abe grounds out to second.  Tani hits a single to left.  Takahashi walks, runners on first and second.  Chono hits a single to center, bases loaded.  Lee, pinch-hitting for Fujii, hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded.  Sakamoto flies out to right.  Wakiya grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Ogasawara grounds out to short.  Ramirez hits a solo homer.  Abe strikes out swinging.  Tani strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kroon on the mound for Yomiuri
Ueda, pinch-hitting for R. Kawashima, strikes out swinging.  Fukuchi hits a single to center.  Advances to second on defensive indifference?  Miyamoto grounds out to short, runner on third.  Run scores on a wild pitch.  Aoki strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Takahashi strikes out swinging.  Chono hits a single to left and steals second.  Fujii strikes out swinging.  Sakamoto grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th
D'Antona walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Yoshimoto.  Tanaka walks, runners on first and second.  Fujimoto grounds into a double play, runner on third.  Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Aikawa, strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Giants snap a three game losing streak and record their 20th victory of the season. ... The Swallows drop their second straight game. ... Fuji (YOM) improved to 2-1 with his second consecutive win of the season.  He also became the 8th pitcher in NPB history to record a win against every team in both leagues. ... Yoshinori (YAK) lost his fourth straight game and is now 1-4 on the year. ... Wakiya (YOM) hit his first grand slam of his career in the 2nd inning.