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Yakult Swallows 3 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (August 14, 2010)

by on Aug.14, 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 8 1
Hanshin 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 X 4 8 0

Attendance: 34179 | Hanshin leads series, 10-6-0 | Time: 3:23

Potential Starters: Katsuki Akagawa (YAK) - Jason Standridge (HAN) 7-2, 3.44

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: F7, 7: F8, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: F9, 6: 1B, 7: S7, 9: DP
(RF) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-0
PH-RF Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: G6, 6: F7, 7: F9
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
LF Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-0
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: 2B, 6: BB, 8: HR
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F3, 6: F9, 8: F9
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB, 8: F8
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-2 2: DP, 5: L1
PH D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-1, 1 RBI 7: 2B
PR-SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-2 3: F7, 5: SO
P Yoshikawa, Masahiro 0-for-0
PH-RF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-0 7: BB, 9: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Akagawa, Katsuki, L 5 1/3 80 24 20 7 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 4 4 6.750
Yoshikawa, Masahiro 2/3 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.000
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
Watanabe, Koki 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
8 104 32 28 8 0 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 4

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 3rd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF-LF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: S3, 5: f6, 7: F6
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: E3, 8: G4
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 8: F9
(1B) Brazell, Craig 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 3: 1B (BrO), 6: G4, 8: F9
1B Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-0
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3 1: G4, 3: L3, 6: 2B
PR-RF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(C) Jojima, Kenji 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: 1B (CS)
(RF) Sakurai, Kodai 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: DP, 6: F4
CF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(P) Standridge, Jason 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Kawasaki, Yusuke 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-1 7: F7
P Kubota, Tomoyuki 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Standridge, Jason, W 6 0/3 124 25 22 5 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.412
Kawasaki, Yusuke 0/3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.765
Nishimura, Ken, H 1 19 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.036
Kubota, Tomoyuki, H 1 15 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.776
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 13 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.246
9 174 38 32 8 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Takeuchi takes over in right.
Murton hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Arai drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Brazell gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Kanemoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Murton hits a single to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Hirano. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Brazell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Kanemoto lines out to first and Brazell gets doubled off first.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Brazell grounds out to second. Kanemoto hits a double to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner S. Fujikawa.
Pitching change: Yoshikawa in for Akagawa.
Jojima hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Jojima gets thrown out trying to steal second. Sakurai flies out to second.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Standridge on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Asai takes over in center; Murton moves from center to left; S. Fujikawa takes over in right.
Aikawa hits a single to left. Miyamoto walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kawasaki in for Standridge.
D'Antona, pinch-hitting for Kawabata, hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Onizaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for D'Antona.
Pitching change: Nishimura in for Kawasaki.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Yoshikawa, walks to load the bases. Aoki flies out to center. Tanaka hits a sac fly to left, runners on first and second. Takeuchi flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kubota on the mound for Hanshin
Whitesell hits a solo homer. Hatakeyama flies out to right. Aikawa strikes out swinging. Miyamoto flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Hatakeyama hits a single to center. Aikawa grounds out to second, runner on second. Miyamoto hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kawabata hits into a double play.

Top of the 4th
Takeuchi grounds out to short. Whitesell hits a double to right. Hatakeyama flies out to first. Aikawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Aoki flies out to left. Tanaka hits a single to center. Takeuchi flies out to left. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama flies out to right.

Top of the 9th
Onizaki strikes out swinging. Iihara walks. Aoki hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds into a double play.

Notes

The Tigers are 2-3 over their last 5 games and are now 55-43-2 (2nd place). ... The Swallows 10-game winning streak came to an end.  They are now 49-51-2 (4th place)

Standridge (HAN) got the win and improved to 8-2.  He's also 2-0 in 2 starts against the Swallows this season.  Fujikawa (HAN) notched his 20th save of the year. ... Akagawa (YAK) got his first start of the season (and of his career) and took the loss. This was also Akagawa's second pro game of his career.

Home runs
YAK: Whitesell (10)