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Yakult Swallows 11 – Yokohama Bay Stars 4 (August 8, 2010)

by on Aug.08, 2010 @ 9:58 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 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 3 1 11 16 1
Yokohama 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 13 2

Attendance: 15863 | Yakult leads series, 9-7-0 | Time: 4:05

Potential Starters: Tony Barnette (YAK) 3-5, 5.89 - Daisuke Miura (YOK) 3-7, 6.47

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 1st, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3 1: 1B (BrO), 2: G4, 3: SO
RF Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-2, 1 R 5: F7, 7: HBP, 9: 2B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5, 3 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 4: E7, 5: G6, 7: SO, 9: F9
(RF-CF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: F9, 4: F4, 6: SO, 8: HBP, 9: G3
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 4: F5, 6: f5, 8: BB, 9: 2B
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: G6, 4: BB, 6: SO
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1 8: S5, 9: G3
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 3-for-5, 2 R, 7 RBI 1: G6, 3: HR, 4: 1B, 7: G4, 8: HR
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: F8, 3: BB, 4: G6, 7: G4, 8: 1B
PR-SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-0
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 4-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: 2B, 8: 1B
(P) Barnette, Tony 1-for-2 2: SO, 3: S1, 5: 1B
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 2B
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
PH D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-1 8: DP
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Yoshikawa, Masahiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Barnette, Tony, W 5 2/3 112 28 26 10 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 5.930
Watanabe, Koki 0/3 7 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1/3 9 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.533
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, H 1 22 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.872
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.510
Yoshikawa, Masahiro 1 29 6 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10.800
9 188 45 39 13 0 8 4 1 1 0 0 4 4

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 14, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-5 1: 1B, 2: G4, 5: G4, 6: L6, 8: SO
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-3, 1 R 1: S2, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: F7
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-5, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: G3, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F7
1B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 6: BB, 9: HBP
PR Nonaka, Shingo 0-for-0
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-5 1: E5, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 6: G4, 9: F9
(2B) Castillo, Jose 0-for-2 1: F4, 3: DP
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-1 6: SO
P Ota, Atori 0-for-0
PH Niinuma, Shinji 1-for-1 7: 2B
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Hata, Yuji 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-1 9: 1B
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 2-for-5, 1 R 2: 1B (SB), 4: SO, 6: 2B, 7: G3, 9: f5
(C) Hashimoto, Tasuku 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F7, 6: 2B, 7: SO, 9: BB
(P) Oka, Tomokazu 0-for-1 2: L3
PH-2B Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-4, 1 R 4: F8, 6: 1B, 7: G4, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Oka, Tomokazu, L 4 91 25 20 8 1 2 4 0 1 0 0 6 4 4.855
Ejiri, Shintaro 2 33 7 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.109
Ota, Atori 1 20 6 5 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
Shinohara, Takayuki 1/3 15 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 12.706
Hata, Yuji 1 2/3 31 9 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.586
9 190 50 41 16 2 5 5 2 2 0 0 11 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Takeuchi flies out to left and Aoki is doubled off second, runner on first. Whitesell hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 3 hits
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka walks. Takeuchi flies out to right. Whitesell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama drives in a run with a grounder to short, everyone is safe on error (E4), runners on first and third. Aikawa hits a 3-run homer. Miyamoto walks. Kawabata hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Barnette hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Ishikawa hits a double to left. Harper grounds out to first, runner on third. Murata hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Sledge hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Castillo grounds into a double play.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka reaches and advances to second on a fielding error (E7). Takeuchi flies out to second. Whitesell flies out to third. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Miyamoto grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Fukuchi takes over in left.
Onishi, pinch-hitting for Ejiri, strikes out swinging. Shimozono hits a double to left. Hashimoto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Fujita hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Uchikawa lines out to short.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Barnette.
Ishikawa walks to load the bases. Harper hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Watanabe.
Murata walks to load the bases. Sledge grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Atori on the mound for Yokohama
Aikawa grounds out to second. Miyamoto grounds out to second. Kawabata hits a double to right. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Oshimoto, hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Iihara gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Tanaka strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Shinohara on the mound for Yokohama
Takeuchi gets hit by a pitch. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Fukuchi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Hata in for Shinohara.
Aikawa hits a 3-run homer. Miyamoto hits an infield single and is replaced by pinch-runner Onizaki. Kawabata hits a single to right, runners on first and second. D'Antona, pinch-hitting for Masubuchi, hits into a double play.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hata on the mound for Yokohama
Defense: Yamazaki takes over at first.
Iihara hits a double to left. Tanaka flies out to right, runner on third. Takeuchi drives in a run with a ground out to first. Whitesell hits a double to right, runner on second. Fukuchi grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Uchikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Harper strikes out swinging. Murata walks, runners on first and second. Sledge reaches on a fielding error (E5), bases loaded. Castillo flies out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Shimozono hits a single to center. Hashimoto strikes out swinging as Shimozono steals second. Oka lines out to first. Uchikawa grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Uchikawa grounds out to second. Ishikawa hits a single to center. Harper hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th
Niinuma, pinch-hitting for Atori, hits a double to center. Shimozono grounds out to first, runner on third. Hashimoto strikes out swinging. Fujita grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 9th
Murata gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Nonaka. Sledge flies out to right. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Hata, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Shimozono fouls out to third. Hashimoto walks, bases loaded. Fujita strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult swept the series, 3-0.

The Swallows won their sixth game in a row and are now 45-50-2 (4th place). ... The Bay Stars dropped their third game in a row and are now 33-63-0 (6th place).

Barnette (YAK) got the win and is now 4-5 on the year.  He is also now 2-0 in three starts against Yokohama this year. ... Oka (YOK) lost his second start in a row and dropped to 3-6.  Oka is 2-2 in 4 starts against the Swallows this season.

The Swallows tied a franchise record of three straight games of double-digit runs scored.

Aoki (YAK) fouled a ball off his right shin in the 3rd inning and was taken out of the game on defense in the 4th as a precaution.  Aoki had his right leg checked out at a hospital and was diagnosed with a contusion.

Home runs
YAK: Aikawa (9, 10)