Yakult Swallows vs Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 20493 | Yakult leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:20
Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 3-3, 3.35 - Kazuhito Tadano (HAM) 0-1, 5.19
Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 7th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-5||1: SO, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: F8|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||4-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: G5|
|(DH)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3||1: BB, 3: SO, 5: F8, 6: G3, 8: BB|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||1-for-3, 1 R||1: F9, 3: f2, 5: BB, 7: 1B|
|PR-1B||Takeuchi, Shinichi||1-for-1, 1 R||8: 1B|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-5||2: F8, 3: F9, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 9: G4|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: SO, 4: HR, 5: 1B, 7: S1, 9: F9|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||2-for-5, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: G5, 5: F4, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(SS)||Onizaki, Yuji||2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: G4|
|PH||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||0-for-1||7: DP|
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-4, 1 R||2: F7, 4: G3, 6: E5 (SB), 8: 1B (BrO)|
|Nakazawa, Masato, W||5 1/3||81||21||21||6||1||3||0||0||0||0||0||4||4||3.675|
|Oshimoto, Takehiko, H||2/3||18||4||4||2||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4.183|
|Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, H||1||12||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2.903|
|Matsuoka, Kenichi, H||1||16||4||4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.141|
|Lim, Chang-Yong, S||1||11||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.102|
Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 2nd)
|(2B)||Tanaka, Kensuke||1-for-4, 1 R||1: F6, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: F7|
|(LF)||Morimoto, Hichori||2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: F7, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: G4|
|(RF)||Inaba, Atsunori||1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: G6, 4: F8, 6: HR, 8: G4|
|(3B)||Koyano, Eiichi||2-for-4||2: F3, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: 1B|
|(CF)||Itoi, Yoshio||1-for-4||2: 1B, 5: G3, 6: G4 (SB), 8: F6|
|(1B)||Nioka, Tomohiro||1-for-4||2: DP, 5: SO, 6: 1B, 9: G1|
|(DH)||Ugumori, Atsushi||0-for-4||3: F8, 5: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO|
|(C)||Ono, Shota||0-for-2||3: F8, 6: F5|
|PH||Sato, Kenji||0-for-1||7: F9|
|PH||Konta, Toshimasa||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(SS)||Kaneko, Makoto||1-for-3, 1 R||3: F9, 6: 1B, 7: SO|
|Yanuki, Toshiyuki, L||5||89||25||23||9||2||4||2||0||0||0||0||4||2||3.600|
|Miyanishi, Naoki||1 2/3||22||6||5||2||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.818|
Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yanuki on the mound for Nippon Ham
Aikawa hits a solo homer. Miyamoto grounds out to third. Onizaki hits a solo homer. Fukuchi grounds out to first. Aoki strikes out swinging.
Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yanuki on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tanaka hits a single to center. Guiel flies out to center. D'Antona walks, runners on first and second. Iihara drives in a run with a ground out to second, Iihara out at first, D'Antona advances to third on throwing error (E3). Aikawa hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Miyamoto flies out to second.
Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hayashi on the mound for Nippon Ham
Onizaki grounds out to second. Fukuchi reaches on a fielding error (E5) and steals second. Aoki grounds out to short, runner on third. Tanaka hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Guiel grounds out to first.
Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 6 hits
Nakazawa on the mound for Yakult
Ono flies out to third. M. Kaneko hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Morimoto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Inaba hits a 3-run homer.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Nakazawa.
Koyano hits a single to right. Itoi grounds out to second, runner on first. Itoi steals second. Nioka hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Ugumori strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kida on the mound for Nippon Ham
D'Antona hits a single to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner Takeuchi. Iihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Miyamoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Miyanishi in for Kida.
Hatakeyama, pinch-hitting for Onizaki, grounds into a double play.
Top of the 2nd
Iihara flies out to center. Aikawa strikes out looking. Miyamoto hits an infield single. Onizaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fukuchi flies out to left.
Top of the 3rd
Aoki hits an infield single. Tanaka hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Guiel strikes out swinging. D'Antona fouls out to the catcher. Iihara flies out to right.
Bottom of the 4th
Tanaka strikes out looking. Morimoto hits a double to center. Inaba flies out to center. Koyano flies out to right.
Top of the 8th
Fukuchi hits a single to center. Aoki flies out to center. Tanaka grounds out to third, runner on second. Guiel walks, runners on first and second. Ueda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Guiel. Takeuchi hits a single to center and Fukuchi gets thrown out trying to score.
The Swallows won their second game in a row and are now 17 games under 500. This is their first 2-game winning streak since they won two in a row in April (4/2 and 4/3). ... The Fighters lost the second game in a row and are now 11 games under 500.
Nakazawa (YAK) stopped a personal 3-game losing streak and won his first game since 5/1 (vs Yokohama). He is now 4-3. Lim (YAK) recorded his 8th save of the year. ... Yanuki (HAM) made his first pro start of his career and took the loss.