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Yakult Swallows 8 – Yomiuri Giants 14 (July 19, 2010)

by on Jul.19, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 14:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 8 12 0
Yomiuri 0 3 0 0 1 7 3 0 X 14 11 1

Attendance: 44748 | Yomiuri leads series, 8-4-0 | Time: 3:09

Potential Starters: Tony Barnette (YAK) 3-5, 5.87 - Dicky Gonzalez (YOM) 3-8, 5.19

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5 1: G6, 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: 1B (SB)
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: G5, 4: DP, 6: F8, 8: L4
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: G5, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: SO
P Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 0-for-0
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-4, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: HR, 4: BB, 7: HR, 9: G4
(RF) Guiel, Aaron 2-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B, 4: HR, 7: SO, 9: f5
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F4, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HBP, 3: 2B, 5: G1, 7: SO
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 2B, 5: F9, 8: SO
(P) Barnette, Tony 0-for-2 2: S1, 3: SO, 5: SO
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Takaichi, Shun 0-for-0
PH-LF Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1 8: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Barnette, Tony 5 0/3 86 22 21 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 7 7 6.443
Watanabe, Koki, L 0/3 9 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 8.308
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1/3 12 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.566
Takaichi, Shun 1 2/3 32 8 7 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.655
Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.974
8 146 39 34 11 2 6 3 1 1 0 0 14 14

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 1, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: SO, 6: S1, 8: L6
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G3, 3: F8, 6: 2B, 6: G4, 8: G4
(3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F8
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 7: 1B
LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-2, 3 R 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: HBP, 7: BB
(1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-2, 3 R, 4 RBI 2: BB, 4: F8, 6: BB, 7: HR
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 3-for-4, 3 R, 5 RBI 2: HR, 5: 2B, 6: 1B, 7: F9
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G4, 5: G3, 6: 3B, 7: G3
(P) Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-1 2: G6
P Hoshino, Masumi 0-for-0
PH Kudo, Takahito 0-for-1, 1 RBI 5: G3
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1, 1 RBI 6: 1B
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH-1B Gonzalez, Edgar 0-for-1 7: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Gonzalez, Dicky 3 2/3 68 21 18 8 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 5 5 5.481
Hoshino, Masumi 1 1/3 24 6 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.323
Nakamura, Micheal, W 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 24 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.759
Kubo, Yuya 1 19 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Romero, Levi 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 159 42 38 12 3 11 2 1 1 0 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 2 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez flies out to left.  Abe hits a double to center.  Takahashi walks, runners on first and second.  Chono hits a 3-run homer.  Wakiya grounds out to second.  Gonzalez grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanaka grounds out to third.  Iihara grounds out to third.  Whitesell hits a solo homer.  Guiel hits a single to right.  Aikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and second.  Hatakeyama hits a 2-run double to center, runner on second.  Onizaki hits an RBI double to center, runner on second.  Barnette strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki hits a single to left.  Tanaka grounds into a double play.  Iihara hits a single to left.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Gonzalez.
Whitesell walks, runners on first and second.  Guiel hits a 3-run homer.  Aikawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Chono hits a double to left.  Wakiya grounds out to first, runner on third.  Kudo, pinch-hitting for Hoshino, drives in a run with a ground out to first.  Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 7 runs, 6 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Matsumoto hits a double to center.  Ogasawara hits a single to left, runners on first and third.  Ramirez hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Barnette.
Abe gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded.  Takahashi walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Watanabe
Chono hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second.  Wakiya clears the bases with a 2-run triple to center, runner on third.  Tani, pinch-hitting for Nakamura, hits an RBI single to left, runner on first.  Sakamoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Takaichi in for Oshimoto.
Matsumoto grounds out to second, runner on third.  Ogasawara strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Whitesell hits a solo homer.  Guiel strikes out looking.  Aikawa strikes out swinging.  Hatakeyama strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Takaichi on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez hits a single to left.  Abe walks, runners on first and second.  Takahashi hits a 3-run homer.  Chono flies out to right.  Wakiya grounds out to first.  E. Gonzalez, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Aoki grounds out to short.  Tanaka hits a single to right.  Iihara walks, runners on first and second.  Whitesell strikes out swinging.  Guiel hits a grounder to the pitcher, everyone is safe on a catching error (E3).  Aikawa flies out to second.

Top of the 2nd
Hatakeyama gets hit by a pitch.  Onizaki strikes out looking.  Barnette hits a sac bunt, runner on second.  Aoki grounds out to first.

Top of the 8th
Onizaki strikes out swinging.  Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Takaichi, hits a double to right.  Aoki hits as ingle to left, runners on first and third.  Tanaka lines out to second.  Aoki steals second, runners on second and third.  Iihara strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Giants stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 49-36-0 (1st place). ... The Swallows dropped their third game in a row and are now 35-47-2 (4th place).

Nakamura (YOM) picked up his first victory of the season in his 9th relief appearance of the season.  He is 1-0. ... Watanabe (YAK) took the loss, his first of the season.  He is 0-1.

The Giants wore uniforms designed by a middle school student from Saitama tonight.  Her design was one of 13,000 that were submitted to the team.  They will be wearing the same uniform throughout the rest of the series (Tuesday and Wednesday).

Home runs
YAK: Whitesell (3, 4), Guiel (16)
YOM: Chono (15), Takahashi (10)