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Yomiuri Giants 5 – Yakult Swallows 1 (June 22, 2010)

by on Jun.22, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 15131 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-3-0 | Time: 3:47

Potential Starters: Shun Tono (YOM) 8-2, 2.45 - Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 4-5, 3.56

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: F7, 5: G5, 7: BB, 9: F8
(2B-3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 1: HBP (SB), 3: G1, 6: G3, 7: G3
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-2 1: f2, 3: F3
2B-1B Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-2 6: L6, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 4: HR, 6: F9, 8: G1
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 4: SO, 7: BB, 8: SO
(RF-LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B (SB), 4: SO, 7: S3, 9: F9
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-2 2: BB, 4: SO, 7: 1B
PR Kudo, Takahito 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G6, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: HR
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: SO
PH-1B-CF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 7: F6, 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun, W 6 132 26 21 5 0 5 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 2.388
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1/3 20 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.696
Kubo, Yuya, H 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.477
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.662
Kroon, Marc 2/3 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.263
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1/3 13 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.786
9 200 40 34 9 0 7 3 2 1 1 0 1 1

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5, 1 R 1: f7, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: G1, 9: G5
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: S1, 5: 1B (SB), 7: BB, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-3 1: 1B, 3: HBP (BrO), 5: HBP, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: f3, 5: BB, 7: F4
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 5: L5, 8: 1B
PR Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0
SS Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: G6
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: 2B, 4: G3, 6: F8, 8: G4
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: F7, 6: F7
PH D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-1 8: SO
P De La Cruz, Eulo 0-for-0
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G3
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
PH-RF Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-2 7: 1B, 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Muranaka, Kyohei, L 6 1/3 113 25 21 3 1 4 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 3.616
Oshimoto, Takehiko 0/3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.759
Watanabe, Koki 2/3 12 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.647
De La Cruz, Eulo 1 12 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.500
9 150 37 32 6 2 6 3 1 1 1 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Abe grounds out to short.  Tani hits a single to left.  Takahashi walks, runners on first and second.  Runners advance on a wild pitch, Tani scores, Takahashi moves up to second.  Chono grounds out to short, runner on third.  Tono grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez hits a solo homer.  Abe strikes out swinging.  Tani strikes out swinging.  Takahashi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Onizaki flies out to left.  Muranaka grounds out to first.  Aoki hits a double to right.  Fukuchi hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Fukuchi steals second.  Tanaka gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Guiel walks to load the bases.  Hatakeyama  lines out to third.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Abe walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tani.  Takahashi hits a single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Muranaka.
Chono hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Kudo enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takahashi.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Oshimoto.
Kamei, pinch-hitting for Tono, flies out to short.  Sakamoto walks to load the bases.  Wakiya grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
De La Cruz on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Takeuchi takes over at first; Fujimoto takes over at short.
Tani flies out to right.  Furuki hits a single to center.  Chono hits a 2-run homer.  Kamei grounds out to second.  Sakamoto flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Sakamoto grounds out to short.  Wakiya gets hit by a pitch.  Ogasawara fouls out to the catcher.  Wakiya steals second.  Ramirez grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 1st
Aoki fouls out to left.  Fukuchi flies out to center.  Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a wild pitch.  Guiel walks, runners on first and second.  Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Aikawa flies out to center.  Miyamoto hits a double to left.  Onizaki strikes out looking.  Muranaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Aoki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fukuchi.  Tanaka gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Guiel fouls out to first.  Tanaka gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 7th
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, hits a single to left.  Aoki grounds out to the pitcher, runner on first.  Fukuchi walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Yamaguchi.
Tanaka flies out to center.  Guiel flies out to second.

Top of the 8th
Hatakeyama hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Kawamoto.  Aikawa grounds out to short, runner on second.  Miyamoto grounds out to second, runner on third.  D'Antona, pinch-hitting for Onizaki, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Iihara grounds out to short.  Aoki grounds out to third.
Pitching change: Toyada in for Kroon.
Fukuchi hits an infield single.  Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and third.  Takeuchi strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Giants won their second straight game and is now 39-25-0 (1st place). ... The Swallows are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 23-39-2 (5th place).

Tono (YOM) got the win and is now 9-2 on the year. 9 wins establishes a new season career high for Tono. ... Muranaka (YAK) took the loss and is now 4-6.  Muranaka was 2-0 in 2 starts against the Giants this year.

Ramirez (YOM) knocked out his 20th homer of the year and has now hit 20 or more homers in 10 straight seasons.  Ramirez is also the second foreign player behind Tuffy Rhodes to accomplish the feat.

Kroon (YOM) had to leave the game in the middle of the 9th inning because he tweaked his left hamstring. ... Ogasawara (YOM) left the game in the bottom of the 4th with tightness in his back.

Home runs
YOM: Ramirez (20), Chono (9)