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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Yakult Swallows 4 (June 23, 2010)

by on Jun.23, 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 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1
Yakult 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 X 4 10 0

Attendance: 14515 | Yomiuri leads series, 6-4-0 | Time: 3:00

Potential Starters: Kentaro Nishimura (YOM) 4-4, 3.92 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 3-5, 4.01

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 3, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 3: 1B (CS), 5: 1B, 8: G5
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: G3
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: F3, 6: f2, 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: F9
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: f2, 4: HR, 6: BB, 9: F8
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F4
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: SO
P Obispo, Wirfin 0-for-0
PH-CF Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1 7: G3
(2B) Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO
(P) Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: G6
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
CF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 5: G3, 7: F8
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishimura, Kentaro, L 3 0/3 59 16 14 5 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 3 4.154
Hoshino, Masumi 2/3 13 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.531
Obispo, Wirfin 2 1/3 39 9 7 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.950
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1 15 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.226
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 11 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.576
8 137 38 32 10 1 4 3 2 1 1 0 4 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: F4, 3: F8, 4: HBP, 6: L4, 8: F9
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 4: G6, 6: BB (CS), 8: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 4: G4, 7: 1B
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 4: BB, 5: G6, 7: 1B
PR-RF Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0
(RF-1B) Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-2, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: HBP, 5: BB, 7: G2
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: G5, 7: L3
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F6, 5: G6
PH Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-1 8: 1B
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: S1, 6: 2B (BrO)
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH-SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-1 8: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 6 93 24 23 6 1 8 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 4.050
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.571
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.964
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.885
9 127 33 32 6 1 10 1 0 0 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto hits a double to right.  Wakiya hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  A run scores on a wild pitch, Wakiya advances to third.  Takahashi drives in a run with a ground out to second.  Ramirez flies out to left.  Abe fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
Takeuchi hits a solo homer.  Aikawa grounds out to short.  Miyamoto strikes out swinging.  Fujimoto hits a single to center.  Tateyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Takahashi flies out to first.  Ramirez strikes out swinging.  Abe hits a solo homer.  Tani hits a single to right.  Chono strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 2 hits
K. Nishimura on the mound for Yomiuri
D'Antona walks.  Takeuchi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch.  Aikawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.  Miyamoto hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for K. Nishimura.
Fujimoto flies out to short.  Tateyama hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Aoki gets hit by a pitch to load the bases.  Fukuchi drives in a run with a ground out to short, everyone is safe on an error (E3), bases loaded.
Pitching change: Obispo in for Hoshino.
Defense: Kamei takes over in center.
Tanaka grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
D'Antona grounds out to short.  Takeuchi walks.  Aikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Miyamoto grounds out to short, runners on first and third.  Fujimoto grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th
Tateyama hits a double to left.  Aoki lines out to second and Tateyama is doubled off second.  Fukuchi walks and gets caught trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 7th
Tanaka hits a single to center.  D'Antona hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Ueda enters the game as a pinch-runner for D'Antona.  Takeuchi fails to advances the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second.  Aikawa strikes out looking.  Miyamoto lines out to short.

Notes

The Swallows are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 24-39-2 (5th place). ... The Giants' 2-game losing streak came to an end.  They are now 39-26-0 (1st place).

Tateyama (YAK) got the win and improved to 4-5.  Lim (YAK) saved his 12th game of the year. ... K. Nishimura (YOM) dropped his third straight start and is now 4-5.  K. Nishimura's last win came on 5/30 (vs Seibu).

Abe (YOK) now has 10 homers in June.

Home runs
YOM: Abe (22)
YAK: Takeuchi (4)