Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 26161 | Hiroshima leads series, 5-2-0 | Time: 2:57
Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 4-3, 3.67 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 8-2, 1.56
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-4||1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 8: 1B (SB)|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||1-for-4||1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: F7|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-3||1: SO, 3: HBP, 6: G3, 8: SO|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-4||2: F8, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 9: SO|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||0-for-3||2: G6, 4: DP, 7: G4, 9: BB|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-4||2: F9, 4: F9, 7: F9, 9: G5|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||1-for-3||3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: G3|
|PH||Yoshimoto, Ryo||0-for-1||9: F8|
|(P)||Ishikawa, Masanori||0-for-2||3: G1, 5: SO|
|P||De La Cruz, Eulo||0-for-0|
|PH-1B||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI||8: HR|
|Ishikawa, Masanori, L||5 1/3||79||24||22||7||3||4||0||1||0||0||0||5||5||4.355|
|De La Cruz, Eulo||1||10||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.000|
Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4, 1 R||1: 2B, 3: F8, 5: G4, 7: G3|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: G4, 6: G6, 7: SO|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: S9, 3: G4, 6: HR, 8: BB|
|(1B)||Huber, Justin||1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: SO, 4: F3, 6: HR, 8: BB|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G5, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: F6|
|(CF)||Akamatsu, Masato||2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: HR, 8: F8|
|(3B)||Kokubo, Tetsuya||0-for-3||2: F8, 5: G6, 6: G6|
|PH||Maeda, Tomonori||0-for-1||8: F7|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||1-for-2||2: 1B, 5: HBP, 6: G5|
|(P)||Maeda, Kenta||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: G5|
|PH||Amaya, Soichiro||0-for-1||7: G4|
|Maeda, Kenta, W||7||110||26||25||5||0||5||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||1.459|
Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a double to left. Soyogi grounds out to second, runner on third. Shima hits a sac fly. Huber strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 6th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Soyogi grounds out to short. Shima hits a solo homer. Huber hits a solo homer. Hirose hits a single to left. Akamatsu hits a 2-run homer.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Ishikawa.
Kokubo grounds out to short. Ishihara grounds out to third.
Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oshima on the mound for Hiroshima
Hatakeyama, pinch-hitting for De La Cruz, hits a solo homer. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka flies out to left. Guiel strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Oshima.
Aoki steals second. D'Antona strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 2nd
Hirose grounds out to third. Akamatsu hits a single to left. Kokubo flies out to center. Ishihara hits a single to right, runners on first and third. K. Maeda strikes out swinging.
Top of the 3rd
Fujimoto flies out to center. Ishikawa grounds out to the pitcher. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Guiel gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. D'Antona strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Kokubo grounds out to short. Ishihara gets hit by a pitch. K. Maeda fails to move up the runner on a sac bunt attempt, Ishihara out at second, throwing error (E6) allows K. Maeda to advance to second. Higashide grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 8th
Shima walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Mukae. Huber walks, runners on first and second. Hirose flies out to short. Akamatsu flies out to center. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kokubo, flies out to left.
Hiroshima won their fourth straight game and are now 26-34-2 (4th place). This is Hiroshima's first 4-game winning streak this season. ... The Swallows dropped their second straight game and are now 22-38-2 (5th place).
K. Maeda (HIR) got the win and is 4-0 in 6 starts since his last loss on 5/9 (vs Hanshin). ... Ishikawa (YAK) took the loss and is now 2-8 on the year.
YAK: Hatakeyama (1)
HIR: Shima (4), Huber (4), Akamatsu (1)