Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 13:30
Attendance: 23175 | Hiroshima leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:19
Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 4-3, 3.67 - Kan Otake (HIR) 1-0, 3.46
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: F9, 6: G3, 8: 2B, 9: G4|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-2, 1 R||1: S1, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: BB, 9: BB|
|(RF-1B)||Takeuchi, Shinichi||1-for-5||1: G4, 3: SO, 6: DP, 8: SO, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-3, 1 RBI||1: G4, 4: SO, 7: G4, 8: BB|
|PR-RF||Ueda, Tsuyoshi||0-for-1, 1 R||9: SO|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-1||2: 1B|
|LF||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-3, 1 RBI||4: G4, 7: F7, 8: 1B (BrO)|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-3, 2 RBI||2: G3, 4: SO, 7: BB, 8: 1B|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-4||2: F9, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 8: F9|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||0-for-4||2: G4, 5: G3, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(P)||Sato, Yoshinori||0-for-2||3: SO, 5: SO|
|PH||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-0, 1 R||8: BB|
|PH||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|Sato, Yoshinori, W||7||102||30||23||5||0||3||5||0||1||0||0||2||1||4.241|
|Matsuoka, Kenichi, H||1||13||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.000|
|Lim, Chang-Yong, S||1||13||3||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.931|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||3-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 2: 1B, 5: BB, 7: 1B|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-2||1: BB, 2: F8, 5: S1, 7: F3|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-2, 1 RBI||1: F1, 3: BB, 5: S7, 7: F8|
|(1B)||Huber, Justin||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: f3, 5: 1B, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||0-for-4||1: G1, 3: G6, 5: F3, 8: G4|
|(CF)||Akamatsu, Masato||0-for-4||2: G6, 3: G5, 6: G4, 8: F4|
|(3B)||Ishii, Takuro||1-for-3, 1 R||2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: BB (CS), 9: SO|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-2||2: BB, 4: G4, 6: SO|
|PH||Amaya, Soichiro||0-for-1||9: SO|
|(P)||Alvarado, Giancarlo||0-for-3||2: G4, 4: G6, 7: G6|
|PH||Maeda, Tomonori||0-for-1||9: F7|
|Takahashi, Ken, L||1/3||23||4||2||1||0||1||2||0||0||0||0||3||3||9.404|
Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Akamatsu grounds out to short. Ishii hits a single to left. Ishihara walks, runners on first and second. Alvarado grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Higashide hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Soyogi flies out to center.
Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Higashide walks, advances to second on a bad pick-off throw, and moves up to third on sac bunt by Soyogi. Shima hits a sac fly to left. Huber hits a single to left. Hirose flies out to first.
Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Takahashi on the mound for Hiroshima
Defense: Mukae takes over in left.
Guiel, pinch-hitting for Yoshinori, walks. Aoki hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Tanaka walks to load the bases. Takeuchi strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Takahashi.
D'Antona walks in a run, bases loaded. Ueda enters the game as a pinch-runner for D'Antona. Fukuchi hits an RBI single to right, bases loaded. Aikawa hits a 2-run single to left, Fukuchi gets thrown out trying to advance to third, runner on first. Miyamoto flies out to right.
Top of the 1st
Aoki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Takeuchi grounds out to third, runner on third. D'Antona grounds out to third.
Bottom of the 1st
Higashide hits a single to right. Soyogi walks, runners on first and second. Shima flies out to the pitcher. Huber strikes out swinging. Hirose grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 2nd
Iihara hits a single to center and advances to second on a balk. Aikawa grounds out to first, runner on third. Miyamoto flies out to right. Fujimoto grounds out to second.
Top of the 3rd
Yoshinori strikes out swinging. Aoki flies out to right. Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a balk. Takeuchi strikes out swinging.
Top of the 7th
D'Antona grounds out to second. Fukuchi flies out to left. Aikawa walks. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Fujimoto strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th
Fujimoto strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, hits a single to center. Aoki grounds out to second, runner on second. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Takeuchi hits a single to center, bases loaded. Ueda strikes out swinging.
The series ended in a 1-1 tie due to a rain-out on Friday.
The Swallows stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 23-38-2 (5th place). ... Hiroshima's 4-game winning streak came to an end. They are now 26-35-2 (4th place).
Yoshinori (YAK) won his second straight start and is now 3-5. Lim picked up his 11th save of the year. ... Takahashi (HIR) took the loss and has not won a game in relief since 5/2 (vs Chunichi). He is now 4-5.