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Yakult Swallows 14 – Hiroshima Carp 5 (August 18, 2010)

by on Aug.18, 2010 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 4 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 14 21 0
Hiroshima 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 11 1

Attendance: 19582 | Yakult leads series, 9-6-0 | Time: 3:32

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 4-for-6, 4 RBI 1: F5, 2: 1B (SB), 3: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: BB, 3: BB, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 9: 1B
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: E3, 2: S8, 3: SO, 5: HBP, 6: F5, 9: SO
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: F4, 3: F8, 5: 2B, 7: 2B
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G3
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-5, 2 R, 4 RBI 1: HR, 3: 2B, 3: F8, 5: F8, 7: SO
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1, 1 R 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-6, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 4: F4, 5: F9, 7: f9, 9: 2B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-5, 1 R 1: F9, 3: 1B, 4: F8, 5: G4, 7: G4
SS Onizaki, Yuji 1-for-1 9: 1B
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 3-for-6, 3 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: F7, 9: SO
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: S5, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 9 137 38 35 11 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 5 3.724
9 137 38 35 11 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 5

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 4-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: 1B (SB), 6: HR, 9: SO
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S5, 2: G5, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F8
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: F3
(3B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 1: BB, 2: F7, 4: DP, 7: G3
(1B) Huber, Justin 1-for-4 1: F9, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: G4
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: DP, 5: G1, 8: f3
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 2: G4, 3: 1B, 5: F8
P Saito, Yuki 0-for-0
LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 8: G3
(LF-1B) Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G4, 6: SO, 8: SO
(P) Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-0, 1 R 2: HBP
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-1 4: G4
P Chulk, Vinnie 0-for-0
C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 6: F7, 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Imamura, Takeru, L 2 49 13 9 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 5 4 18.000
Aoki, Takahiro 0/3 16 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 6.407
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2 30 10 9 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.857
Chulk, Vinnie 1 18 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 12.706
Saito, Yuki 2 43 9 9 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.316
Kishimoto, Hideki 2 34 10 10 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.875
9 190 53 47 21 1 6 3 1 1 0 0 14 13

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 4 runs, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki flies out to third. Tanaka hits a single to right. Iihara reaches on a fielding error (E3), runners on first and second. Whitesell walks to load the bases. Hatakeyama hits a grand slam. Aikawa flies out to left. Miyamoto flies out to right.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Aoki hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Aoki steals second, runners on second and third. Tanaka walks to load the bases. Iihara hits a sac fly to center. Whitesell flies out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Akamatsu hits a single to left. Ishihara grounds out to second. Y. Yamamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Shima, pinch-hitting for Imamura, gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Soyogi hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Higashide grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Hirose hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to left.

Top of the 3rd - 5 runs, 6 hits
T. Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Hatakeyama hits a double to left. Aikawa hits an RBI single to center. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kawabata hits an infield single, bases loaded. Ishikawa hits an RBI single to center, bases loaded. Aoki clears the bases with a 3-run double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for T. Aoki.
Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Iihara strikes out swinging. Whitesell flies out to center. Hatakeyama flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Aikawa flies out to second. Miyamoto flies out to center. Kawabata hits a single to right. Ishikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Aoki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Iwamoto, pinch-hitting for Umetsu, grounds out to second. Soyogi hits a single to left and steals second. Higashide hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Hirose hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kurihara grounds into a double play.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chulk on the mound for Hiroshima
Iihara gets hit by a pitch. Whitesell hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hatakeyama flies out to center. Aikawa flies out to right. Miyamoto grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Y. Yamamoto strikes out swinging. Kura flies out to left. Soyogi hits a solo homer. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Tanaka hits a single to center. Iihara strikes out swinging. Fukuchi grounds out to first, runner on first. Takeuchi hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Aikawa clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Onizaki hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Kawabata strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Soyogi hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Higashide. Hirose grounds out to third. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Huber flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Kawabata flies out to center. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Aoki hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iihara flies out to third.

Top of the 7th
Whitesell hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Fukuchi. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Aikawa fouls out to right. Miyamoto grounds out to second.

Notes

The Swallows stopped a 3-game losing streak and are now 50-53-2 (4th place). ... Hiroshima is 1-4 over their last 5 games and are now 40-63-2 (5th place).

Ishikawa (YAK) won his 7th straight start and is now 9-8 on the year.  He also evened his record out to 3-3 with a 4.39 ERA in 6 starts against the Carp this season. ... Imamura (HIR) started his first pro game of his career and took the loss.

Home runs
YAK: Hatakeyama (9)
HIR: Soyogi (9)