Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 14:00
Attendance: 29892 | Chunichi leads series, 5-3-1 | Time: 3:11
Potential Starters: Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 2-4, 3.89 - Kenta Asakura (CHU) 2-1, 3.63
Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th)
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-2, 2 R||1: 1B, 2: G4 (CS), 4: HBP|
|LF||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-2||6: SO, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G5, 9: G1|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G6, 3: f5, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 9: BB|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||1-for-2, 2 R, 3 RBI||1: HR, 3: BB, 4: S8, 7: F9|
|PH-3B||Yoshimoto, Ryo||1-for-1||9: 2B|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI||1: HR, 3: 1B, 4: G4, 7: SO|
|PH-1B||Noguchi, Yoshiyuki||0-for-0||9: BB|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-5, 1 R||1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: F8, 9: G3|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||2-for-4, 3 RBI||1: F8, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 8: G4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-4||2: G6, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 8: G5|
|(P)||Muranaka, Kyohei||1-for-3||2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: DP|
|PH||Kawabata, Shingo||0-for-1||8: F9|
|Muranaka, Kyohei, W||7||114||27||22||3||0||5||3||1||1||0||0||0||0||3.273|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: G1, 5: F9, 8: SO|
|(2B)||Iwasaki, Tatsuro||0-for-2||1: F9, 3: F7, 5: BB|
|PH-2B||Iwasaki, Kyohei||0-for-0||8: BB|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||3-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: SO, 6: G5, 8: F8|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||1-for-3||2: 2B, 4: BB (BrO), 6: F9, 8: G5|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||0-for-3||2: HBP, 4: L3, 6: G3, 9: F8|
|(RF)||Kuramoto, Hidenori||0-for-2||2: S2, 4: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: G5|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-1||7: G6|
|PH||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-1||9: F6|
|PH||Koike, Masaaki||0-for-1||2: G3|
|C||Oyama, Keiji||0-for-2||5: SO, 7: F4|
|Asakura, Kenta, L||2||32||10||10||5||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||4||4||5.121|
|Suzuki, Yoshihiro||1 2/3||26||6||5||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||5.538|
Top of the 1st - 4 runs, 4 hits
Asakura on the moun for Chunichi
Fukuchi hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Aoki drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first. D'Antona hits a 2-run homer. Guiel hits a solo homer. Miyamoto gounds out to hird. Fujimoto flies out to center.
Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 4 hits
A. Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Tanaka hits a single to left. Aoki fouls out to third. D'Antona walks runners on first and second. Guiel hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Miyamoto hits an infield single, bases loaded. Fujimoto clears the bases with a 3-run double to left, runner on second. Aikawa grounds out to third. Muranaka strikes out swinging.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
A. Shimizu on the mound for Chunichi
Fukuchi gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a wild pitch. Tanaka strikes out looking. Aoki hits an infield single, runners on first and third. D'Antona hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Guiel grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 2nd
Wada hits a double to right. Oshima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Hidenori hit a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Tanishige strikes out swingig. Koike, pinch-hitting for Asakura, grounds out to first.
Top of the 5th
Miyamoto grounds out to short. Fujimoto hits a single to center. Aikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Muranaka grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 8th
Araki striks out looking. K. Iwasaki, pinch-hitting for T. Iwasaki, walks. Morino hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to center, runners on first and third. Wada grounds out to third.
Top of the 9th
Iihara strikes out looking. Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher. Aoki walks. D'Antona enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Takeuchi.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Suzuki.
Yoshimoto, pinch-hitting for Takeuchi, hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Noguchi, pinch-hitting for Guiel, walks to load the bases. Miyamoto gronds out to first.
The Swallows ended a 6-game losing streak. They scored more than 6 runs for the first time since 4/7, when they beat the Hiroshima Carp, 7-1. The Swallows pull back to 10-game under 500. ... The Dragons 2-game winning streak came to an end. ... Muranaka (YAK) snapped a personal 2-game losing streak and 3-4 on the year. ... Asakura (CHU) suffered the loss and evened his record out to 2-2. This was also Asakura's shortest outing of the year.