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Chunichi Dragons 8 – Yakult Swallows 5 (July 4, 2010)

by on Jul.04, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yakult Swallows @ Komachi Stadium - 13:00

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

Attendance: 15071 | Chunichi leads series, 6-4-1 | Time: 3:52

Potential Starters: Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 2-2, 4.12 - Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 4-5, 4.06

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F5, 2: 1B, 4: 1B (SB), 6: E6, 8: F4
(CF) Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-5 1: G4, 2: G4, 4: E6 (SB), 6: SO, 8: G4
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: BB, 4: SO, 6: SO, 8: F6
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: BB, 3: 2B, 5: F4, 6: 1B, 9: F8
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 3: G4, 5: F8, 6: SO, 9: f3
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: G1
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-1 2: SO
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 3: G3
C Oda, Kohei 0-for-1 5: F8, 7: S2
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 7: G6
(P) Nakata, Kenichi 0-for-1 2: G6
P Hisamoto, Yuichi 0-for-0
PH Arai, Ryota 0-for-1 4: G6
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0, 1 R 6: BB
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-1 7: SO
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakata, Kenichi 2 0/3 44 12 10 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 5 5 4.927
Hisamoto, Yuichi 1 17 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.500
Shimizu, Akinobu, W 2 31 8 7 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.541
Hirai, Masafumi, H 1 1/3 17 5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Takahashi, Akifumi 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.430
Asao, Takuya, H 1 23 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.600
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.423
9 154 39 36 9 0 6 2 1 0 1 0 5 5

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4 1: G3, 2: G6, 4: HBP, 6: 2B, 9: G1
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G1, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: G6
(LF-RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F8, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: G6, 9: G6
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 0-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F5, 5: G3
PH-1B D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-1 7: F9
(1B-LF) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F6, 5: G3, 7: G4
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 3-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 8: G6
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-3 2: SO, 3: G4, 6: SO
PH Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1 8: SO
SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-0
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 1-for-1, 2 RBI 2: 1B
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-1 4: G6
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
PH Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-1 6: G4
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Takaichi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori 3 2/3 79 20 17 5 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 5 4 4.355
Oshimoto, Takehiko, L 1 2/3 36 9 8 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.194
Watanabe, Koki, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1/3 8 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.308
Matsui, Kosuke 2 25 7 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4.909
Takaichi, Shun 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 165 42 37 9 0 7 4 0 1 1 0 8 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Wada walks.  Blanco walks, runners on first and second.  Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch.  Cesar clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Oyama strikes out looking.  N. Donoue hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  K. Nakata grounds out to short, runners on second and third.  Araki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Hidenori grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 2 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Guiel walks.  Whitesell walks, runners on first and second.  Aikawa flies out to right, runners on first and third.  Miyamoto hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Runner on first advances to second on wild pitch, runners on second and third.  Fujimoto strikes out swinging.  Yoshinori clears the bases with a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Aoki gounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Morino walks.  Wada hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Blanco drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third.  Cesar strikes out swinging.  T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Oyama, grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 4 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Defense: Oda is the new catcher.
Tanaka hits a single to right.  Iihara hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Hisamoto in for K. Nakata.
Guiel flies out to third.  Whitesell flies out to short.  Aikawa hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Miyamoto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.  Fujimoto grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
N. Donoue grounds out to short.  Arai, pinch-hitting for Hisamoto, grounds out to short.  Araki hits as single to center and steals second.  Hidenori reaches on a fielding error (E6) and a run scores, runner on first.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Yoshinori.
Hidenori steals second.  Morino strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
N. Donoue hits a single to left.  Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Shimizu, walks, runners on first and second.  Araki reaches on a fielding error (E6), bases loaded.  Hidenori strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Oshimoto.
Morino strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Masubuchi in for Watanabe.
Wada hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.  Blanco strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Matsui on the mound for Yakult
Cesar hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Oda.  N. Donoue drives in a run with a grounder to short.  Hirai strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Fujimoto strikes out swinging.  Ueda, pinch-hitting for Masubuchi, grounds out to second.  Aoki hits a double to left.  Tanaka grounds out to second.

Notes

Series ends in a 1-1 tie.

The Dragons stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 38-38-1 (3rd place). ... The Swallows' 5-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 29-42-2 (5th place).

Shimizu (CHU) got the win, his first of the season.  Iwase (CHU) saved his 23rd game of the season. ... Oshimoto (YAK) took the loss for the Swallows and is now 1-4 on the season.

Aoki (YAK) recorded his 1,000th career hit in the 6th inning off Hirai (CHU).

Home runs
None