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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Yakult Swallows 4 (August 4, 2010)

by on Aug.04, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 15179 | Yakult leads series, 8-6-1 | Time: 3:18

Potential Starters: Daisuke Yamai (CHU) 4-2, 4.47 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 6-8, 3.68

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-5 1: f5, 2: L6, 5: F9, 7: F8, 9: F9
(CF) Kuramoto, Hidenori 1-for-4 1: 1B (SB), 3: G6, 5: G6, 8: G4
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: SO, 6: F6, 8: L1
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-4 1: F4, 3: F9, 6: SO, 8: L5
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: G4, 9: 2B
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 3-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: 1B, 7: DP, 9: F9
(C) Oda, Kohei 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 2B (BrO), 4: f3, 7: 1B
PH Oshima, Yohei 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Yamai, Daisuke 0-for-2 2: G1, 5: SO
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Matsui, Yusuke 1-for-1 7: 1B
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamai, Daisuke, L 5 1/3 119 27 23 8 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 4 4 4.670
Kobayashi, Masato 1/3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.189
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.101
Hirai, Masafumi 2 23 9 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.583
8 148 38 31 10 1 3 3 2 1 0 0 4 4

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: BB, 4: F9, 6: S8, 8: G3
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 6: G4, 8: G5
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: F4, 5: G6
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-1 7: 1B (SB)
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G1
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-3, 1 R 2: F9, 3: G4, 6: HBP, 7: G6
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F7, 7: HBP
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: DP, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 7: G1
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 4-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 1-for-1 3: BB, 4: BB, 6: 1B
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-0 8: S1
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 6 2/3 91 27 27 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.558
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.577
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 18 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.573
9 124 37 36 10 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki strikes out swinging. Tanaka flies out to center. Hatakeyama hits a solo homer. Whitesell grounds out to short.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Wada hits a single to left. T. Donoue hits a single to right, runners on first and second. N. Donoue flies out to center. Oda hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Yamai hits a grounder to the pitcher, Oda thrown out running the bases, Yamai advances to second, runners on second and third. Araki lines out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Kawabata hits a single to right. Ishikawa walks, runners on first and second. Aoki walks to load the bases. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, bases remain loaded. Hatakeyama flies out to second. Whitesell strikes out swinging. Iihara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamai on the mound for Chunichi
Iihara gets hit by a pitch. Aikawa flies out to left. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kawabata hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Ishikawa hits an infield single to load the bases.
Pitching change: M. Kobayashi in for Yamai.
Aoki hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Suzuki in for M. Kobayashi.
Tanaka grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Wada hits a double to left. T. Donoue hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. N. Donoue flies out to right. Oshima, pinch-hitting for Oda, strikes out swinging. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Hirai, walks, runners on first and second. Araki flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Araki fouls out to third. Hidenori hits a single to center and steals second. Morino grounds out to second, runner on third. Blanco flies out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
Aikawa flies out to center. Miyamoto flies out to right. Kawabata hits a double to center. Ishikawa walks, runners on first and second. Aoki flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
T. Donoue hits a single to center. N. Donoue grounds into a double play. Oda hits a single to left. Y. Matsui, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Masubuchi in for Ishikawa.
Araki flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Fukuchi hits a single to left and steals second. Whitesell grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Iihara grounds out to short. Aikawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Miyamoto grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 8th
Kawabata hits a bunt single. Ueda, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Notes

The Swallows won their third game in a row and are now 41-50-2 (4th place). ... The Dragons are 0-4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 50-46-2 (3rd place).

Ishikawa (YAK) won his 5th straight start and is now 7-8 on the year.  Throw in two NDs prior to his 5-straight wins and Ishikawa has not lost a game since 6/19 (vs Hiroshima).  Ishikawa also evened his recorded to 1-1 in four starts against the Chunichi Dragons this season.  Lim (YAK) saved his 22nd game of the year. ... Yamai (CHU) took the loss and is now 4-3.  Against the Swallows, Yamai is 0-2 in three starts.

Home runs
YAK: Hatakeyama (6)