Rakuten Eagles vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 13813 | Rakuten leads series, 1-0-1 | Time: 4:34
Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 3-3, 3.82 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 0-6, 4.03
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 6th, 11st)
|(2B)||Takasu, Yosuke||0-for-4, 1 R||1: F4, 3: G6, 5: G6, 7: SO|
|2B||Uchimura, Kensuke||0-for-1||10: BB, 12: SO|
|(C)||Shima, Motohiro||0-for-3||1: G1, 3: BB, 5: G6, 8: SO, 10: S1, 12: BB|
|(3B)||Nakamura, Norihiro||2-for-6, 1 RBI||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 8: G4, 10: G5, 12: 1B|
|(1B)||Yamasaki, Takeshi||1-for-6||2: SO, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 8: f2, 10: SO, 12: G6|
|(CF-RF)||Tsuchiya, Teppei||3-for-4, 1 R||2: BB, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 9: 2B, 11: 1B|
|(LF)||Linden, Todd||0-for-5||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: f3, 9: F9, 11: DP|
|(RF)||Miyade, Ryuji||0-for-2, 1 R||2: G6, 4: BB, 6: DP|
|CF||Hijirisawa, Ryo||1-for-2, 1 RBI||9: 1B (CS), 11: SO|
|(SS)||Watanabe, Naoto||1-for-2, 1 RBI||3: BB (BrO), 4: 2B, 7: SO|
|PH||Kusano, Daisuke||1-for-1||9: 2B|
|PR-SS||Nishimura, Wataru||0-for-1||12: SO|
|(P)||Nagai, Satoshi||0-for-2||3: S3, 4: SO, 7: SO|
|PH||Kawaguchi, Kenshi||0-for-1||9: F9|
|LF||Hiraishi, Yosuke||0-for-0||12: BB|
|Nagai, Satoshi||6 1/3||92||26||20||3||0||4||4||1||1||1||0||3||3||3.857|
|Katayama, Hiroshi||1 2/3||28||6||6||1||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.025|
|Koyama, Shinichiro, H||2||27||8||6||1||0||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||2.554|
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 4th)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-5||1: G6, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 7: G6, 10: S5, 12: G4|
|(LF)||Ueda, Tsuyoshi||0-for-3||1: F7, 4: F9, 6: G4|
|PH-LF||Fukuchi, Kazuki||2-for-3||8: 1B (SB), 10: G3, 12: 1B|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-4||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: SO, 10: IBB (SB), 12: BB|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-1||2: SO, 4: BB, 7: BB|
|PR-1B||Noguchi, Yoshiyuki||0-for-2, 1 R||8: G1, 10: SO|
|PH||Fukukawa, Masakazu||0-for-1||12: G6|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3, 1 R||2: HBP, 4: DP, 7: BB, 8: SO, 11: F9|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-4||2: G5, 5: G6, 7: S3, 9: SO, 11: F7|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||0-for-3, 1 R||2: F6, 5: G4, 7: BB, 9: SO, 11: BB|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-5, 3 RBI||3: SO, 5: F8, 7: 2B, 9: SO, 11: SO|
|(P)||Muranaka, Kyohei||0-for-1||3: SO|
|PH||Morioka, Ryosuke||0-for-1||6: G4|
|PH||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-1||7: L5|
|PH||Kinugawa, Atsushi||1-for-1||10: 1B|
|PH||Yoshimoto, Ryo||0-for-1||12: G6|
|Oshimoto, Takehiko, H||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.842|
|Kawashima, Ryo, H||1||18||4||2||0||0||1||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||3.000|
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
N. Watanabe walks and advances to second on sac bunt by Nagai. Takasu hits a ground to short, N. Watanabe thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Shima walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits an RBI single to right, runners on second and third on throw. Yamasaki strikes out looking.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Teppei flies out to short. Linden strikes out swinging. Miyade walks. N. Watanabe hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Nagai strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 7 - 3 runs, 1 hit
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Defense: Uchimura takes over at second.
D'Antona walks. Guiel walks, runners on first and second. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for D'Antona. Miyamoto hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Fujimoto walks to load the bases. Aikawa clears the bases with a 3-run double to center, runner on second.
Pitching change: Katayama in for Nagai.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Masubuchi, lines out to third. Tanaka grounds out to short.
Top of the 9th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Fukuchi takes over in left.
Teppei hits a double to right. Linden flies out to right. Hijirisawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kusano enters the game as a pinch-hitter for N. Watanabe. Hijirisawa is caught trying to steal second. Kusano hits a double to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Kenshi, pinch-hitting for Katayama, flies out to right.
Bottom of the 4th
Ueda flies out to right. Aoki hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. D'Antona walks, runners on first and second. Guiel grounds into a double play.
Top of the 6th
Yamasaki hits a single to left. Teppei hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Linden fouls out to first. Miyade grounds into a double play.
Bottom of the 6th
Morioka, pinch-hitting for Muranaka, grounds out to second. Tanaka hits a single to left. Ueda grounds out to second, runner on second. Aoki grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 8th
Fukuchi, pinch-hitting for Ueda, hits a single to right. Aoki strikes out swinging as Fukuchi steals second. Noguchi grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Guiel strikes out swinging.
Top of the 10th
Uchimura walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shima. Nakamura grounds out to third. Yamasaki strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 10th
Kinugawa, pinch-hitting for R. Kawashima, hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Fukuchi grounds out to first, runner on third. Aoki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Aoki steals second, runners on second and third. Noguchi strikes out swinging.
Top of the 12th
Nishimura strikes out swinging. Hiraishi walks. Uchimura strikes out swinging. Shima walks, runners on first and second. Nakamura hits a single to left, bases loaded. Yamasaki grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 12th
Yoshimoto, pinch-hitting for Barnette, grounds out to short. Tanaka grounds out to second. Fukuchi hits a single to right. Aoki walks, runners on first and second. Fukukawa, pinch-hitting for Noguchi, grounds out to short.
The Eagles remain 6 games under 500. ... The Swallows remain 19 games under 500.
This was Junji Ogawa's first game as interim manager.