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Hanshin Tigers 9 – Yakult Swallows 4 (June 25, 2010)

by on Jun.25, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 12 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 10 0

Attendance: 19049 | Hanshin leads series, 5-1-0 | Time: 2:53

Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 6-4, 2.98 - Tony Barnette (YAK) 3-4, 4.94

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-2, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: BB, 3: 2B, 6: BB, 8: G4
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S3, 2: G1, 3: 1B (BrO), 6: S5, 8: G4
(CF-LF) Murton, Matt 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: F7
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: BB, 4: F7, 6: 2B, 9: G3
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 2: S8, 4: G4, 6: 2B
PR-1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-5 1: F7, 2: G5, 4: F7, 6: F7, 9: G5
(LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 2B, 5: F9, 7: G3
CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: G6
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-1 7: SO
RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: G3, 5: SO, 7: SO
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 8 128 35 32 10 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 3.098
Kubota, Tomoyuki 1 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.586
9 132 38 35 10 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 4 4

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-5, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G3, 5: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-5 1: SO, 3: G6, 5: F8, 7: G1, 9: G4
(RF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-3 1: F8, 4: F8, 5: BB, 8: G4
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 3-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: 2B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: F8, 4: G5, 6: BB, 8: 2B
(3B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 5: G5, 6: DP, 8: F9
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F7, 5: HBP, 7: L4, 8: G4
(P) Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Takaichi, Shun 0-for-1 3: G5
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-1, 1 R 5: 2B
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH Guiel, Aaron 0-for-1 7: F6
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Barnette, Tony, L 2 2/3 67 19 14 8 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 7 7 5.870
Takaichi, Shun 2 1/3 29 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Matsui, Kosuke 2 30 9 7 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 5.625
Watanabe, Koki 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.494
9 149 42 35 12 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 4 runs, 5 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Toritani walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano.  Murton hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Arai hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Brazell hits a single to center, bases loaded.  Jojima flies out to left.  Lin hits a 2-run double to left, runners on second and third.  Sakurai hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third.  Kubo flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Toritani walks.  Hirano fails to move the runner up on a sac bunt, runner on first.  Murton hits a single to center, runners on first and second.  Arai walks to load the bases.  Brazell hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second.  Jojima grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Lin hits a double to right.  Sakurai grounds out to short.  Kubo grounds out to first, runner on third.  Toritani hits an RBI double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Takaichi in for Barnette.
Hirano hits an RBI single to right and Hirano is thrown out trying to stretch his single into a double.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Hatakeyama grounds out to third.  Fujimoto gets hit by a pitch.  Kawamoto, pinch-hitting for Takaichi, hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Aoki clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second.  Tanaka flies out to center.  Takeuchi walks, runners on first and second.  Takeuchi gets picked off first.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Matsui on the mound for Yakult
Toritani walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano.  Murton grounds out to short.  Arai hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Brazell hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Sekimoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell.  Jojima flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Takeuchi grounds out to second.  D'Antona hits a single to center.  Iihara hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Aikawa clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second.  Hatakeyama flies out to right, runner on third.  Fujimoto grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Aoki hits a single to center.  Tanaka strikes out looking.  Takeuchi flies out to center, runner on second.  D'Antona flies out to right.

Top of the 4nd
Murton hits a single to right.  Arai flies out to left.  Brazell grounds out to second, runner on second.  Jojima flies out to left.

Bottom of the 6th
D'Antona grounds out to short.  Iihara hits a double to center.  Aikawa walks, runners on first and second.  Hatakeyama grounds into a double play.

Notes

The Tigers won their third straight game and are now 36-27-1 (2nd place). ... The Swallows lost their second consecutive game and are now 24-41-2 (5th place).

Kubo (HAN) won his fourth start in a row and has not lost a game since 5/12 (vs Nippon Ham).  Kubo is now 7-4. ... Barnette (YAK) took the loss and is now 3-5 on the year.

This was the Tigers' 8th straight double-digit hit game.