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Rakuten Eagles 3 – Yakult Swallows 2 (May 26, 2010)

by on May.26, 2010 @ 5:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Rakuten Eagles vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 9116 | Rakuten leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:10

Potential Starters: Kenji Tomura (RAK) 0-1, 7.53 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 2-2, 3.43

Rakuten

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: BB, 5: G6, 7: SO, 8: L5
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: F9, 5: F8, 7: F7, 9: G6
(3B) Nakamura, Norihiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 4: HR, 5: F8, 7: 2B, 9: F4
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: HR, 7: HBP, 9: F7
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: G4, 6: G3, 7: 1B
2B Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0
(LF) Linden, Todd 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: 1B (SB), 6: SO, 7: F8
(C) Shima, Motohiro 2-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(SS) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-1 3: G1, 4: IBB, 6: BB, 8: S5
(P) Tomura, Kenji 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Kusano, Daisuke 0-for-1 4: G5
P Kawai, Takashi 0-for-0
PH Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-1 6: G6
P Katayama, Hiroshi 0-for-0
PH Kawaguchi, Kenshi 0-for-1 8: G4
P Koyama, Shinichiro 0-for-0
P Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tomura, Kenji 3 57 15 13 5 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 7.269
Kawai, Takashi, W 2 20 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Katayama, Hiroshi, H 2 29 8 7 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.095
Koyama, Shinichiro, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.779
Kawagishi, Tsuyoshi, S 1 19 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.038
9 139 37 34 9 0 5 2 0 1 1 0 2 2

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G4, 4: G6, 7: G6, 9: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: SO
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: DP, 3: F7, 5: f2, 7: G5
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G5, 8: F8
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F8
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: F7, 6: S1, 9: F7
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: F6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 9: F9
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G1
PH Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 6: F8
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, L 6 102 27 23 5 2 6 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 3.375
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 24 6 5 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 19 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.964
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
9 155 40 34 8 2 7 4 1 1 0 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
D'Antona hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Guiel hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Miyamoto hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third.  Fujimoto flies out to second.  Aikawa flies out to short.  Tateyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Tomura on the mound for Rakuten
Fukuchi grounds out to second.  Tanaka walks.  Aoki flies out to left.  D'Antona walks, runners on first and second.  Guiel hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Miyamoto flies out to left.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Nakamura hits a solo homer.  Yamasaki hits a single to right and advances to second on a fielding error (E3).  Takasu grounds out to second, runner on third.  Linden hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Shima strikes out swinging as Linden steals second.  N. Watanabe gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second.  Kusano, pinch-hitting for Tomura, grounds out to third.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Yamasaki hits a solo homer.  Takasu grounds out to first.  Linden strikes out looking.  Shima hits a single to right.  N. Watanabe walks, runners on first and second.  Hiraishi, pinch-hitting for Kawai, grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Guiel strikes out swinging.  Miyamoto hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimoto.  Aikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Iihara, pinch-hitting for Tateyama, flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Hijirisawa strikes out swinging.  Teppei flies out to left.  Nakamura hits a double to right.  Yamasaki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Takasu hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Linden flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Shima hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by N. Watanabe.  Kenshi, pinch-hitting for Katayama, grounds out to second.  Hijirisawa lines out to third.

Bottom of the 9th
Fujimoto flies out to left.  Aikawa flies out to right.  Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Lim, hits a single to center.  Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takeuchi.  Takeuchi steals second.  Fukuchi strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Eagles are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 6 games under 500. ... The Swallows lost their 9th game in a row and are now 19 games under 500. ... Kawai (RAK) picked up his first win of the year in his first appearance of the year.  It was also his first win since 6/18/2006 (vs Yomiuri). Kawagishi (RAK) racked up his 8th save. ... Tateyama (YAK) took the loss and is now 0-3 over his last 5 starts.  He is now 2-3. ... Nakamura (RAK) extended his hitting streak to 15 games.