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Yakult Swallows 16 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (August 6, 2010)

by on Aug.06, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 8 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 1 16 22 0
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4 17 1

Attendance: 14338 | Series tied, 7-7-0 | Time: 3:36

Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 4-5, 4.05 - Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 3-4, 3.68

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 13, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-6, 3 R 1: 1B, 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: G3, 8: G6, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 3-for-6, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 1: 2B, 3: BB, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 8: 1B, 9: G6
(RF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 4-for-5, 3 R, 4 RBI 1: 2B, 1: BB, 3: HR, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 1: G5, 3: SO, 6: G3
1B D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 7: 1B, 8: G6
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 3-for-6, 2 R, 4 RBI 1: HR, 2: 1B, 3: F9, 6: E5, 7: 2B, 9: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: DP, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 7: S9
P Takaichi, Shun 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 9: HR
P Takagi, Hiromitsu 0-for-0
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: f9, 6: SO
SS Onizaki, Yuji 1-for-2, 1 RBI 7: 1B, 9: SO
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 2: 2B, 4: G6, 6: IBB, 7: G4, 9: BB
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO
PH-C Fukukawa, Masakazu 0-for-1 8: SO, 9: HBP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 7 113 34 34 13 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.033
Takaichi, Shun 1 16 7 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4.629
Takagi, Hiromitsu 1 18 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.378
9 147 45 44 17 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 4 4

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 14, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: F3, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 8: 1B
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 3-for-5, 1 R 1: G4, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 8: 2B
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: G3, 7: HR, 8: G2
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: L6, 4: SO, 6: HR, 7: G4, 8: HBP
PR-3B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G3
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH-2B Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-2 7: 1B, 8: G6
(CF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 3-for-5 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: 2B, 9: f7
(2B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F3, 6: 1B, 7: SO
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0
1B Niinuma, Shinji 1-for-1 9: 1B
(C) Hashimoto, Tasuku 1-for-5, 1 R 2: SO, 5: SO, 6: F9, 8: 1B, 9: F6
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-0
P Hata, Yuji 0-for-0
PH Onishi, Hiroaki 1-for-1 3: 1B
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-1 5: G5
PH-CF Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3 6: G4, 8: G5, 9: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oka, Tomokazu, L 1 36 13 11 8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 8 8 4.625
Hata, Yuji 2 48 11 9 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.500
Sakamoto, Yataro 3 48 12 11 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.862
Shinohara, Takayuki 1 30 8 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 10.800
Kato, Kosuke 1 13 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.891
Sanada, Hiroki 1 29 7 5 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4.086
9 204 56 48 22 4 9 6 1 0 0 0 16 16

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 8 runs, 8 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki hits a single to right. Tanaka grounds out to short, runner on second. Takeuchi hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits a 3-run homer. Aikawa hits a single to center. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kawabata grounds out to short, runner on first and third. Tateyama hits a 3-run homer. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Takeuchi walks, runners on first and second. Whitesell grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 1 hit
Hata on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki walks. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Takeuchi hits a 3-run homer. Whitesell strikes out looking. Hatakeyama flies out to right. Aikawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Defense: D'Antona takes over at first; Onizaki takes over at short; Kawabata moves from short to third.
Murata hits a solo homer. Sledge grounds out to first. Shimozono hits a single to center. Castillo hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hashimoto flies out to right, runners on first and third. Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Yataro, grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Shinohara on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Shimozono moves from center to left; Yoshimura takes over in center.
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka hits an infield single. Takeuchi hits a single to center, runners on first and third. D'Antona hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Aikawa hits a sac fly to right, runner on second. Onizaki hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kawabata grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Uchikawa grounds out to second. Ishikawa hits an infield single. Harper hits a 2-run homer. Murata grounds out to second. Fujita, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, hits a single to center. Shimozono hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Castillo strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 3 hits
Takaichi on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Fukukawa is the new catcher.
Hashimoto hits a single to center. Yoshimura grounds out to third, runner on second. Uchikawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Ishikawa hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Harper grounds out to the catcher. Murata gets hit by a pitch to load the bases. Yamazaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Murata. Fujita grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Niinuma takes over at first; Yamazaki takes over at third.
Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Takaichi, hits a solo homer. Onizaki strikes out swinging. Kawabata walks. Fukukawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and seocnd. Aoki hits an infield single, bases loaded. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Hatakeyama hits a single to left. Aikawa grounds into a double play. Miyamoto hits a single to right. Kawabata hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Tateyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Murata lines out to short. Sledge strikes out swinging. Shimozono hits a single to center. Castillo hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hashimoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge hits a double to right. Shimozono flies out to center. Castillo flies out to first.

Bottom of the 5th
Hashimoto strikes out looking. Yataro grounds out to third. Uchikawa hits a single to center. Ishikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Harper grounds out to first.

Top of the 6th
Whitesell grounds out to first. Hatakeyama reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Aikawa hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Kawabata gets an intentional walk to load the bases. Tateyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Fukukawa, pinch-hitting for Tateyama, strikes out swinging. Aoki grounds out to short. Tanaka hits a single to right. Takeuchi hits a single to center, runners on first and second. D'Antona grounds out to short.

Notes

The Swallows won their 4th game in a row and are now 43-50-2 (4th place). ... The Bay Stars lost their second game in a row and are now 33-61-0 (6th place).

Tateyama (YAK) started his first game since 6/23 (vs Yomiuri) and evened his record out to 5-5.  This was also Tateyama's first victory in his second start against the Bay Stars this season. ... Oka (YOK) took the loss and dropped to 3-5 on the year.  Prior to the start, Oka was 2-0 with a 1.17 ERA in 2 starts against the Swallows this season.

The Swallows sent 13 players to the plate in the 1st inning.

Tateyama (YAK) smacked his first ever pro home run in the 1st.

Hitomi Arai from Tokyo Girls' Style (pop group) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Home runs
YAK: Hatakeyama (7), Tateyama (1), Takeuchi (6), Yuichi (1)
YOK: Murata (14), Harper (8)