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Hanshin Tigers 4 – Yakult Swallows 8 (June 27, 2010)

by on Jun.27, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 9 1
Yakult 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 2 X 8 13 1

Attendance: 20748 | Hanshin leads series, 5-3-0 | Time: 3:22

Potential Starters: Casey Fossum (HAN) 2-3, 4.68 - Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 3-5, 4.24

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 3: DP, 5: BB (SB), 6: SO, 9: 1B
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-5 1: L4, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: f5, 9: F8
(CF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G5, 5: 1B, 7: DP, 9: G6
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: SO, 5: 1B, 8: SO
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: BB, 5: F7, 8: SO
(LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 2-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 4: 1B, 5: G3, 8: 1B
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 0-for-2 2: F6, 4: BB, 6: f5
PH Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 8: HR
RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(P) Fossum, Casey 0-for-1 3: BB, 4: SO
P Uezono, Keiji 0-for-0
PH Takahashi, Mitsunobu 0-for-1 6: G4
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: F8
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
P Tsutsui, Kazuya 0-for-0
P Yokoyama, Ryunosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fossum, Casey, L 4 1/3 80 21 17 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 3 4.804
Uezono, Keiji 2/3 11 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.776
Watanabe, Ryo 2 21 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.189
Nishimura, Ken 0/3 8 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.293
Tsutsui, Kazuya 2/3 14 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.407
Yokoyama, Ryunosuke 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 138 39 35 13 2 4 2 1 0 0 0 8 7

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: E6, 5: F4, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: HBP, 5: 1B, 6: DP, 8: 1B
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F9, 3: G1 (CS), 5: 1B, 7: G6, 8: G6
(1B) D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 3: S8, 5: F9, 7: SO
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(LF) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: BB, 4: BB, 5: 3B
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
PH Guiel, Aaron 0-for-1 7: F8
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: f3, 4: F7, 5: 1B, 8: HR
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 3-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: F9, 8: 1B
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: F9, 6: G4, 8: G5
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-2 2: G3, 4: SO
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-2, 1 R 6: 2B, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, W 5 115 25 19 5 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 4.063
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1 9 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 19 5 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.500
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 11 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.806
9 163 40 34 9 1 8 6 0 0 0 0 4 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
D'Antona hits a solo homer.  Whitesell walks.  Aikawa fouls out to first.  Miyamoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Onizaki strikes out swinging.  Yoshinori grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 0 hits
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first.  Tanaka gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Iihara grounds out to the pitcher, runners on first and third.  D'Antona hits a sac fly to center, runner on first.  Iihara gets caught trying to steal second.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Toritani walks.  Hirano strikes out swinging as Toritani steals second and ultimately advances to third on a catching error (E6).  Murton walks, runners on first and third.  Arai hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second.  Jojima flies out to left.  Lin grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Fossum on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki flies out to second.  Tanaka hits a single to right.  Iihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Uezono in for Fossum.
D'Antona flies out to right, runners on first and third.  Whitesell clears the bases with a 2-run triple to left, runner on third.  Aikawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Miyamoto flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Onizaki grounds out to second.  Fukuchi hits a double to right.  Aoki hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.  Tanaka grounds into a double play.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Takeuchi takes over at first.
Brazell strikes out swinging.  Jojima strikes out swinging.  Lin hits a single to right.  Kanemoto, pinch-hitting for Sakurai, hits a 2-run homer.  Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Nishimura on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: S. Fujikawa takes over in right.
Aikawa hits a solo homer.  Miyamoto hits a single to right.
Pitching change: Tsutsui in for Nishimura.
Onizaka fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first.  Fukuchi strikes out swinging.  Aoki hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Tanaka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Yokoyama in for Tsutsui.
Iihara grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Arai hits a single to center.  Brazell strikes out swinging.  Jojima grounds out to short, runner on second.  Lin walks, runners on first and second.  Sakurai flies out to short.

Top of the 4th
Arai grounds out to third.  Brazell strikes out looking.  Jojima walks.  Lin hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Sakurai walks to load the bases.  Fossum strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Whitesell walks.  Aikawa flies out to left.  Miyamoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Onizaki flies out to right.  Yoshinori strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Swallows took the series, 2-1.

The Swallows won their second game in a row and are now 26-41-2 (5th place).  Since the end of Inter-league play, they are 4-4. ... The Tigers dropped their second straight game and are now 36-29-1 (2nd place).  They are 4-3 since the end of Inter-league play.

Yoshinori (YAK) won his third consecutive start and improved to 4-5. ... Fossum (HAN) dropped his second start in a row and is now 0-4 in his last 6 starts.  Fossum is now 2-4 on the year.

Kanemoto (HAN) is the 13th player in NPB history to hit 450 homers.  He's also the oldest player to reach the milestone.

Home runs
HAN: Kanemoto (8)
YAK: D'Antona (11), Aikawa (6)