Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Attendance: 25115 | Chunichi leads series, 6-5-1 | Time: 3:53
Potential Starters: Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 5-7, 3.25 - Kenichi Nakata (CHU) 2-2, 4.93
Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-2, 1 R||1: F6, 3: BB, 4: BB, 6: 1B (SB), 8: BB|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-3||1: G5, 3: 1B, 4: BB, 6: BB, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||1-for-3, 1 RBI||1: 1B, 3: F6, 4: BB, 6: SO|
|PH||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||0-for-1||8: SO|
|(1B)||Whitesell, Josh||1-for-5, 1 RBI||1: G3, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(LF)||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-4||2: G6, 3: BB, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: f6|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-5||2: SO, 3: G5, 5: F8, 7: 2B, 9: F7|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-4||2: 1B, 4: G3, 5: G6, 7: F9|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||1-for-4, 1 R||2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G3, 8: L5|
|(P)||Muranaka, Kyohei||0-for-3||3: SO, 4: G6, 6: G1|
|PH-RF||Ueda, Tsuyoshi||0-for-1||8: G4|
|Muranaka, Kyohei, W||7||124||26||25||6||0||9||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||3.010|
|Matsuoka, Kenichi, H||1||15||3||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.703|
|Lim, Chang-Yong, S||1||35||6||3||1||0||1||3||0||0||0||0||1||1||1.271|
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st, 7th, 9th)
|(SS)||Araki, Masahiro||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: F8, 5: G4, 8: G1|
|(CF)||Oshima, Yohei||2-for-4||1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F4|
|(3B)||Morino, Masahiko||1-for-3, 1 R||1: DP, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 9: BB|
|(LF)||Wada, Kazuhiro||2-for-4||2: 1B (SB), 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||Blanco, Tony||0-for-2||2: SO, 4: SO, 7: HBP, 9: BB|
|(RF)||Cesar, Dionys||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: F9, 7: SO|
|PH||Nomoto, Kei||0-for-0, 1 RBI||9: BB|
|(C)||Tanishige, Motonobu||1-for-4||2: SO, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: SO|
|(2B)||Donoue, Naomichi||1-for-4||3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: DP, 9: DP|
|(P)||Asakura, Kenta||0-for-1||3: G4|
|PH||Matsui, Yusuke||0-for-1||5: SO|
|RF||Donoue, Takehiro||0-for-1||8: G4|
|Asakura, Kenta, L||3 2/3||85||20||16||5||0||3||4||0||0||0||0||2||2||5.661|
Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Asakura on the mound for Chunichi
Muranaka strikes out swinging. Aoki walks. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Guiel flies out to short. Whitesell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Iihara walks to load the bases. Aikawa grounds out to third.
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Asakura on the mound for Chunichi
Miyamoto grounds out to first. Fujimoto hits a double to right. Muranaka grounds out to short, runner on third. Aoki walks, runners on first and third. Tanaka walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Mise in for Asakura.
Guiel walks in a run, bases loaded. Whitesell strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Takeuchi takes over at first.
Morino walks. Wada hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Blanco walks to load the bases. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Kawahara, walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Oyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Blanco. Tanishige strikes out swinging. N. Donoue hits into a double play.
Bottom of the 2nd
Wada hits a single to center. Blanco strikes out swinging as Wada steals second. Cesar strikes out swinging. Tanishige strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 4th
Oshima hits a single to right. Morino hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Wada flies out to center, runners on first and third. Blanco strikes out swinging. Cesar flies out to right.
Top of the 6th
Fujimoto grounds out to first. Muranaka grounds out to the pitcher. Aoki hits an infield single and steals second. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Guiel strikes out looking.
Top of the 7th
Whitesell strikes out swinging. Iihara strikes out swinging. Aikawa hits a double to left. Miyamoto flies out to right.
Bottom of the 7th
Blanco gets hit by a pitch. Cesar strikes out swinging. Tanishige hits a single to right. N. Donoue grounds into a double play.
Top of the 8th
Fujimoto lines out to third. Ueda, pinch-hitting for Muranaka, grounds out to second. Aoki walks. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Takahashi in for Hirai.
Defense: T. Donoue takes over in right.
Hatakeyama, pinch-hitting for Guiel, strikes out swinging.
The Swallows won their fourth game in a row and are now 33-44-2 (4th place). ... The Dragons are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 42-40-1 (3rd place).
Muranaka (YAK) got the win and is now 6-7 on the year. Muranaka is 2-0 against the Dragons this season and has yet to allow a run over 14 innings of work. Lim (YAK) saved his 18th game of the year. ... Asakura (CHU) dropped his third straight start and is now 3-6. Asakura is now 1-2 against the Swallows in three starts.