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Yakult Swallows 9 – Hanshin Tigers 6 (August 13, 2010)

by on Aug.13, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Hanshin Tigers @ Kyocera Dome - 18:00

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

Attendance: 33992 | Hanshin leads series, 9-6-0 | Time: 3:54

Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 5-5, 4.03 - Naoto Tsuru (HAN) 2-3, 3.08

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 2B, 5: G3, 6: IBB, 8: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: S1, 2: G6, 5: 1B, 6: HR, 8: G5
(LF-RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-5 1: G1, 3: F9, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 6: SO, 9: f4
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
(3B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: DP, 6: HBP
PR-SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-2, 1 R 7: G3, 9: G6
(RF-1B) Takeuchi, Shinichi 2-for-3, 2 R 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 7: BB, 9: 2B
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: G6, 6: SO, 7: G3, 9: 1B
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: S8, 7: BB, 9: G5
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: S1, 4: G2, 6: 2B, 7: F8
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 6 2/3 114 28 27 8 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.034
Watanabe, Koki 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.684
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 30 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3.584
Matsuoka, Kenichi, S 1 18 5 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
9 163 41 39 13 1 10 1 1 0 0 0 6 4

Hanshin

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-RF) Murton, Matt 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G1, 6: HR, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: BB, 7: G3, 9: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-5 1: DP, 4: 1B (SB), 6: F8, 8: F9, 9: SO
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: 1B, 9: HBP
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: 1B, 9: F5
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: F8, 7: F3, 8: 1B
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 0-for-2 2: F8, 5: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 7: 1B
P Ando, Yuya 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 8: G6
PR-CF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0
(P) Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
PH-RF Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-2 7: G3, 8: G1
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tsuru, Naoto, L 5 0/3 83 24 20 8 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 5 5 3.528
Kawasaki, Yusuke 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.765
Watanabe, Ryo 1 2/3 50 11 7 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.076
Ando, Yuya 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.062
Fujihara, Masanori 1 16 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
9 169 44 36 13 1 4 4 1 2 1 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanka. Iihara grounds out to the pitcher. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Whitesell hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Hatakeyama hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Takeuchi grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Murton hits a single to right. Hirano hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Toritani grounds into a double play, runner on third. Arai hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Kawabata grounds out to second. Kawamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tateyama. Aoki hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 5 runs, 4 hits
Tsuru on the mound for Hanshin
Hatakeyama gets hit by a pitch. Takeuchi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Onizaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama.
Pitching change: Kawasaki in for Tsuru.
Kawabata strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Kawasaki.
Kawamoto hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Tateyama hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Aoki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits a 3-run homer. Iihara hits a single to center. Whitesell strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Onizaki takes over at short; Kawabata moves from short to third.
Murton hits a solo homer. Hirano walks and advances to second on a bad pick-off throw. Toritani flies out to center. Arai flies out to center. Brazell strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Kanemoto flies out to first. Jojima hits a single to left. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Sakurai, hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Lin, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, grounds out to first, runners on first and third. Murton hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Tateyama.
Hirano grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 8th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Toritani flies out to right. Arai hits a single to left. Brazell hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kanemoto hits an RBI single to center, a second run scores on a fielding error (E8) and Kanemoto advances all the way to third. Jojima hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Sekimoto, pinch-hitting for Ando, grounds out to short, runner on first. S. Fujikawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sekimoto. Lin grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujihara on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Murton moves from center to right; S. Fujikawa takes over in center.
Whitesell fouls out to second. Onizaki grounds out to short. Takeuchi hits a double to left. Kawabata hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kawamoto grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 4th
Takeuchi walks. Kawabata grounds out to short, runner on second. Kawamoto strikes out swinging. Tateyama grounds out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 4th
Toritani hits a single to right and steals second. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell grounds out to second, runner on third. Kanemoto flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Onizaki grounds out to first. Takeuchi walks. Kawabata grounds out to first, runner on first. Kawamoto walks, runners on first and second. Tateyama flies out to center.

Bottom of the 9th
Murton strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to center. Toritani strikes out swinging. Arai gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Brazell flies out to third.

Notes

The Swallows won their 10th game in a row and are now 49-50-2 (4th place). ... The Tigers are 1-4 over their last 5 games 54-43-2 (2nd place).

Tateyama (YAK) won his third start in a row and is now 6-5.  This was also Tateyama's first start against the Tigers this season.  Matsuoka (YAK) saved his 2nd game of the year. ... Tsuru (HAN) took the loss and is now 0-3 in 5 starts since his last victory on 7/3 (vs Yomiuri).  Tsuru is now 2-4 on the year and 0-1 in two starts against the Swallows.

Home runs
YAK: Tanaka (3)
HAN: Murton (12)