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Hiroshima Carp 2 – Yakult Swallows 3 (July 11, 2010)

by on Jul.11, 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
Yakult 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 3 11 0

Attendance: 17074 | Series tied, 5-5-0 | Time: 3:25

Potential Starters: Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 2-4, 4.31 - Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 4-5, 4.35

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: BB, 5: F8, 7: F8, 9: f5
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-3 1: S1, 2: BB, 5: SO, 7: F3, 9: G4
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 2: G1, 5: HR, 8: 1B
(LF-RF) Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-3 1: HBP, 3: f2, 5: SO, 8: F3
(1B) Huber, Justin 0-for-2 1: F4, 3: F9, 6: BB
PR-RF-LF Kimura, Shogo 1-for-1 8: 1B
(RF-1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Ishii, Takuro 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 2: BB (SB), 4: G6, 6: F9, 9: 2B
(P) Stults, Eric 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 7: SO
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Oshima, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Stults, Eric, L 5 99 24 19 9 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 3 2 5.217
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 18 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5.897
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 1/3 28 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.699
Oshima, Takayuki 2/3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.355
8 149 36 26 11 1 5 4 1 4 0 0 3 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st, 2nd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: DP, 5: 1B, 6: BB
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-2 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: SE, 6: G5
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-2 1: DP, 3: 1B (CS), 5: S2, 7: BB
(LF) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: f7, 5: 1B, 7: f3
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: S9, 7: DP
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: SO, 5: G6, 8: F7
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 4-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: S3, 8: S1
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G6
PH Guiel, Aaron 0-for-1 6: SO
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0 8: HBP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, W 6 107 26 20 4 1 7 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 4.251
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, H 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.048
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 14 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.750
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 8 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.988
9 146 38 32 7 1 9 4 1 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Soyogi.  Akamatsu hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.  Akamatsu steals second.  Shima gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.  Huber flies out to second.  Iwamoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits an infield single.  Tanaka hits an infield single, runners on first and third.  Iihara hits into a double play, a run scores.  Whitesell walks.  Hatakeyama grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Aikawa hits a solo homer.  Miyamoto hits a single to center.  Onizaki hits a single to right, runners on first and second.  Yoshinori fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second.  Aoki grounds into a double play.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Higashide flies out to center.  Soyogi strikes out looking.  Akamatsu hits a solo homer.  Shima strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits a single to center.  Tanaka hit a sac bunt and reaches on an error (E1), runners on first and second.  Iihara hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.  Whitesell hits an infield single, bases loaded.  Hatakeyama hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third.  Aikawa grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Ishii strikes out looking.  Ishihara walks.  Stults strikes out swinging.  Ishihara steals second.  Higashide walks, runners on first and second.  Soyogi walks to load the bases.  Akamatsu grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 3rd
Tanaka walks.  Iihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Whitesell fouls out to left.  Runners execute a double steal, Tanaka steals third, Iihara gets caught trying to steal second, runner on third.  Hatakeyama strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th
Miyamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Onizaki.  Guiel, pinch-hitting for Yoshinori, strikes out looking.  Aoki walks, runners on first and second.  Tanaka grounds out to third.

Top of the 8th
Akamatsu hits an infield single.  Shima flies out to first.  Kimura hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Iwamoto strikes out swinging.  Ishii flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Aikawa flies out to left.  Miyamoto hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Oshima in for Umetsu.
Onizaki hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Fukuchi gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.
Defense: Shima moves from left to right; Kimura moves from right to left.
Miyamoto gets picked off second.

Top of the 9th
Ishihara hits a double to center.  H. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Oshima, flies out to right, runner on third.  Higashide fouls out to third.  Soyogi grounds out to second.

Notes

The Swallows swept the series, 2-0 (there was one rain-out).

The Swallows won their third game in a row and are now 32-44-2 (4th place). ... The Carp dropped their second game in a row and are now 31-44-2 (5th place).

Yoshinori (YAK) got the win and evened out his record to 5-5.  He is now 4-0 in 6 starts since a loss on 5/30 (vs Orix).  Yoshinori is also 2-0 in two starts against Hiroshima this year.  Lim (YAK) notched his 17th save of the season. ... Stults (HIR) lost his third consecutive start and has not won game since 6/4 (vs Softbank).  This was his first start against the Swallows this season.  Stults fell to 3-6 on the year.

Yoshinori (YAK) tied a career high of 157km/h on the radar gun.

Aikawa (YAK) celebrated his 34th birthday with his 8th homer of the season.

Home runs
HIR: Akamatsu (3)
YAK: Aikawa (8)