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Softbank Hawks 2 – Yakult Swallows 0 (May 15, 2010)

by on May.15, 2010 @ 10:25 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Softbank Hawks vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 26505 | Softbank leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:49

Potential Starters: Tsuyoshi Wada (SOF) 4-3, 4.03 - Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 3-1, 1.47

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-5, 2 RBI 1: F7, 2: 1B (CS), 5: 1B, 6: G2, 9: F7
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: S1, 7: L6, 9: G6
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-3 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F4, 7: F4
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(1B) Kokubo, Hiroki 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: F4
(RF) Tamura, Hitoshi 1-for-4 1: G5, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 8: F6
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: G6, 6: F2, 8: 1B
(3B) Morimoto, Satoru 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: F8, 8: F9
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-2 2: S2, 4: 1B, 6: IBB, 8: G4
(P) Wada, Tsuyoshi 1-for-3 2: f2, 4: G3, 6: 1B
P Settsu, Tadashi 0-for-0
P Falkenborg, Brian 0-for-0
PH Lee, Bum-Ho 0-for-1 9: SO
P Mahara, Takahiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Wada, Tsuyoshi, W 6 82 24 20 4 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.553
Settsu, Tadashi, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.731
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.443
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 17 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.491
9 122 34 30 5 0 10 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 2: G6, 5: G6, 8: G6
(SS) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G1, 5: G5, 8: F4
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-2 1: BB (SB), 3: BB, 5: f5, 8: SO
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 9: SO
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: F8, 6: F7, 9: SO
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-4 1: G3, 3: SO, 6: F4, 9: 1B
(3B) Yoshimoto, Ryo 2-for-4 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G1
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: G4
(P) Nakazawa, Masato 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: DP
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 7: G6
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakazawa, Masato, L 7 113 31 26 8 0 2 3 0 2 1 0 2 2 1.649
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 14 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.227
9 139 38 33 9 0 3 3 0 2 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nakazawa on the mound for Yakult
Hasegawa walks.  Morimoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Yamazaki hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Wada fouls out to the catcher.  Kawasaki clears the bases with a 2-run single to center.  Kawasaki is caught trying to steal second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kawasaki flies out to left.  Honda strikes out looking.  Ortiz hits a single to left.  Kokubo hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Tamura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 1st
Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miyamoto.  Aoki walks, runners on first and second.  D'Antona strikes out swinging as the runners execute a double steal, runners on second and third.  Guiel walks to load the bases.  Iihara grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd
Yoshimoto hits a double to center.  Aikawa strikes out swinging.  Nakazawa strikes out looking.  Tanaka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Miyamoto grounds out to the pitcher.  Aoki walks.  D'Antona hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Guiel flies out to center, runners on first and third.  Iihara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Kawasaki reaches on a bunt single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda.  Ortiz flies out to second.  Kokubo grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Tamura hits a single to center.  Hasegawa pops out on his bunt attempt.  Morimoto flies out to center.  Runner advances to second on a wild pitch.  Yamazaki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Wada hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Kawasaki grounds out to the catcher.

Notes

The Swallows dropped their third straight game. ... The Hawks snapped a three game losing streak. ... Wada (SOF) picked up the win and improved to 5-3 on the season.  He also picked up his 14th career Inter-league victory and helped his team win their 400th game (under the Softbank Hawks name).  Mahara (SOF) picked up his 13th save of the year. ... Nakazawa (YAK) suffered his second straight loss and is now 3-2 on the year.