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Hiroshima Carp 2 – Yakult Swallows 5 (July 10, 2010)

by on Jul.10, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 0
Yakult 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 X 5 10 1

Attendance: 19208 | Hiroshima leads series, 5-4-0 | Time: 2:50

Potential Starters: Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 2-4, 4.31 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 2-8, 4.15

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 6th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: F9, 5: G3, 8: G1
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 4: 2B (SB), 6: G6, 8: F9
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 3-for-4 1: G3, 4: 1B (SB) (CS), 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: DP, 8: G4
(1B) Huber, Justin 1-for-3, 1 R 2: F8, 4: BB, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(RF) Mukae, Yuichiro 1-for-3 2: G5, 4: F8, 7: 1B
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: DP
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Aizawa, Toshiaki 0-for-0
P Saito, Yuki 0-for-0
PH Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 3-for-3, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 0-for-0 3: S5, 5: S1
PH-3B Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-1 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, L 6 97 28 25 8 1 4 2 0 1 1 0 4 4 4.563
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2/3 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.913
Aizawa, Toshiaki 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20.250
Saito, Yuki 1 12 4 4 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6.750
8 117 35 32 10 2 6 2 0 1 1 0 5 5

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: L6, 2: G4, 4: HR, 6: F8
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 4: G4, 7: G5
(LF-RF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F8, 4: F8, 7: G6
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: F8
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0
(3B-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: G5, 8: HR
(RF) Nakazawa, Masato 0-for-0
LF Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 1: F9, 3: BB, 5: SO, 8: 1B (CS)
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-4 2: G6, 3: F3, 6: G5, 8: SO
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: S1, 6: G4
3B Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 7 93 27 24 8 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 4.046
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 19 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 19 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.025
9 131 34 31 9 0 4 1 0 2 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki lines out to short.  Tanaka strikes out swinging.  Iihara walks.  Whitesell hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.  Noguchi flies out to right.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka strikes out swinging.  Iihara flies out to center.  Whitesell hits a single to left.  Hatakeyama hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Noguchi walks to load the bases.  A run scores on a wild pitch, runners on second and third.  Kawamoto flies out to first.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Soyogi hits a double to left.  Akamatsu hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Runners execute a successful double steal, a run then scores on a throwing error (E6), Akamatsu to third.  Shima strikes out swinging.  Huber walks, runners on first and third.  Akamatsu gets caught trying to steal home (failed squeeze play), Huber to second.  Mukae flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Onizaki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa.  Aoki hits a 2-run homer.  Tanaka grounds out to second.  Iihara flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Huber hits a single to center.  Mukae hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Kokubo grounds into a double play, runner on third. Ishihara hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Y. Yamamoto grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Saito on the mound for Hiroshima
Hatakeyama hits a solo homer.  Noguchi hits an infield single.  Kawamoto strikes out swinging.  Onizaki strikes out swinging and Noguchi is thrown out trying to steal second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Kokubo grounds out to short.  Ishihara hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shinoda.  Higashide flies out to right.

Top of the 5th
Kokubo strikes out looking.  Ishihara hits a single to left and advances to second on sac bunt by Shinoda.  Runner advances to third on a wild pitch.  Higashide grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 6th
Kawamoto grounds out to third.  Onizaki hits a double to center.  Ishikawa grounds out to second, runner on third.  Aoki flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Higashide grounds out to the pitcher.  Soyogi flies out to right.  Akamatsu hits a double to left.  Shima grounds out to second.

Notes

The Swallows won their second game in a row and are now 31-44-2 (5th place). ... The Carp are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 31-43-2 (4th place).

Ishikawa (YAK) finally picked up his first victory against Hiroshima after going 0-3 in three previous starts against them (this season).  Ishikawa is now 3-8.  Lim (YAK) saved his 16th game of the year.  ... Shinoda's (HIR) 2-game winning streak as a starter came to an end with his second loss of the season (the first loss came as a reliever). He is now 3-2.

Aoki (YAK) extended his hitting streak to 12 games.

Home runs
YAK: Aoki (7), Hatakeyama (3)