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Yakult Swallows 9 – Chunichi Dragons 4 (July 15, 2010)

by on Jul.15, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 24181 | Series tied, 6-6-1 | Time: 3:46

Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 5-5, 3.91 - Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 8-4, 3.24

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 4-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: F4, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3, 2 R 1: F9, 3: BB, 5: G2, 6: G5, 9: S3
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G4, 3: 2B, 5: 2B, 7: HBP (CS), 9: BB
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: G3, 5: G3, 7: SO
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1, 1 RBI 9: G4
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 2: F4, 4: G1, 5: F8
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 RBI 7: G6, 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G6, 9: 2B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4, 9: BB
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 3: SO, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO
SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-1 9: F7
(P) Nakazawa, Masato 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: f3
PH Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-1 6: F6
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0, 1 R 9: BB
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakazawa, Masato, W 5 93 21 15 2 1 3 5 0 1 0 0 3 1 3.775
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1 17 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.912
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, H 1 23 5 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.976
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.658
Matsui, Kosuke 1 12 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.250
9 158 38 30 5 1 6 7 0 1 0 0 4 2

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: BB (CS), 5: BB, 7: F5, 9: G4
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: G4, 4: BB, 5: 2B, 7: BB, 9: G4
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: E4, 5: F9, 7: F7
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: f3, 6: SO, 8: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-2 2: BB, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(RF) Cesar, Dionys 0-for-3 2: DP, 4: f3, 6: SO
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 8: L5
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Shimizu, Akinobu 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 5: SO, 6: G6, 9: 1B
PR Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3, 2 R 3: G4, 5: E6, 7: BB, 9: G5
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-1 3: SO, 5: S1
RF Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 7: F6
PH Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-1 9: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, L 6 120 29 28 10 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 3.502
Hirai, Masafumi 1 7 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.696
Mise, Koji 1/3 14 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 11.571
Shimizu, Akinobu 2/3 29 6 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.682
9 179 44 38 13 0 6 4 1 1 1 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Fujimoto strikes out swinging.  Nakazawa strikes out swinging.  Aoki hits a double to left.  Tanaka walks, runners on first and second.  Iihara clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second.  Whitesell grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd- 1 run, 1 hit
Nakazawa on the mound for Yakult
Tanishige hits a solo homer.  N. Donoue grounds out to second.  Yoshimi strikes out swinging.  Araki walks.  Araki gets caught trying to steal second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Hatakeyama grounds out to the pitcher.  Aikawa hits a single to right.  Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Fujimoto drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on second.  Nakazawa fouls out to first.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki hits an infield single.  Tanaka fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first.  Iihara hits a double to left, runners on second and third.  Whitesell grounds out to first.  A wild pitch allows a run to score, runner on third.  Hatakeyama flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Nakazawa on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Fukuchi takes over in left.
Tanishige strikes out swinging.  N. Donoue reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first.  Yoshimi hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Araki walks, runners on first and second.  Oshima clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Morino flies out to right.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Aikawa strikes out swinging.  Miyamoto hits a single to center.  Fujimoto hits a single to right, runners on first and third.  Ueda, pinch-hitting for Nakazawa, flies out to short.  Aoki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third.  Tanaka grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Mise on the mound for Chunichi
Kawamoto, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, walks.  Aoki hits a single to left, runners on first and second.  Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Shimizu in for Mise.
Iihara walks to load the bases.  Takeuchi drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on second and third.  Fukuchi hits a 2-run single to left, runner on first.  Aikawa hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Miyamoto walks, runners on first and second.  Onizaki flies out to left.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Matsui on the mound for Yakult
Tanishige hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Oyama.  N. Donoue grounds out to third, runner on first.  Ibata, pinch-hitting for Nomoto, hits a double to right, runners on second and third.  Araki drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third.  Oshima grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 4th
Oshima walks.  Morino reaches on a throwing error (E4), runners on first and second.  Wada fouls out to first.  Runners advance to second and third on a passed ball.  Blanco walks to load the bases.  Cesar fouls out to first.  Morino is picked off at second.

Bottom of the 7th
N. Donoue walks.  Nomoto flies out to short.  Araki flies out to third.  Oshima walks, runners on first and second.  Morino flies out to left.

Notes

The Swallows took the series, 2-0 (a rain-out canceled the first game).

The Swallows won their 5th game in a row and are now 34-44-2 (4th place). ... The Dragons dropped their second game in a row and are now 42-41-1 (3rd place).

Nakazawa (YAK) got the win and improved to 6-5.  He is also 2-1 in three starts against the Dragons this season. ... Yoshimi (CHU) took the loss and fell to 8-5.  He evened his record out to 1-1 in two starts against the Swallows this year.

Hatakeyama (YAK) started in left tonight.  It was his first Ichi-gun outfield start of his career.

Home runs
CHU: Tanishige (5)