Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 16496 | Yakult leads series, 10-6-0 | Time: 3:36
Potential Starters: Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 8-6, 3.82 - Eric Stults (HIR) 4-8, 5.12
Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||2-for-5, 1 R||1: F9, 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: G3|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-4, 1 R||1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: G1, 8: 1B|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-4, 1 R||1: BB, 2: 1B, 4: F7, 6: L5, 8: SO|
|(1B)||Whitesell, Josh||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: BB, 2: S8, 4: F8, 7: 1B|
|PR-LF||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-1, 1 R||9: 1B|
|(LF-1B)||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||1: 1B, 2: F4, 5: BB (BrO), 7: L3, 9: F7|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI||1: HR, 2: F7, 5: S1, 7: E6, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Kawamoto, Ryohei||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: G5, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: S8, 9: F4|
|(SS-3B)||Kawabata, Shingo||0-for-5||1: E4, 3: G3, 5: G5, 7: SO, 9: SO|
|(P)||Sato, Yoshinori||0-for-4||1: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: SO|
|Sato, Yoshinori, W||8||144||34||30||7||0||9||3||1||0||1||0||2||2||3.716|
Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)
|(2B)||Higashide, Akihiro||1-for-4||1: G4, 3: BB, 4: F7, 7: 1B, 9: F8|
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||0-for-4||1: BB, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: F8, 9: G5|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-4||1: F7, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: F5|
|(3B)||Kurihara, Kenta||1-for-4||1: G1, 4: G5, 5: 1B, 8: SO|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G4, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 8: SO|
|(CF)||Amaya, Soichiro||2-for-3, 1 R||2: HBP (CS), 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Iwamoto, Takahiro||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: SO, 6: f5, 8: SO|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||1-for-4, 1 RBI||3: G6, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: SO|
|(P)||Stults, Eric||0-for-0||3: BB|
|PH||Maeda, Tomonori||1-for-1, 1 RBI||4: 1B|
|PH||Ishii, Takuro||0-for-1||7: G4|
|PH||Huber, Justin||1-for-1||9: 1B|
|Stults, Eric, L||4||90||22||18||6||1||3||3||0||0||0||0||6||6||5.455|
Top of the 1st - 5 runs, 2 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki flies out to right. Tanaka walks. Iihara walks, runners on first and second. Whitesell walks to load the bases. Hatakeyama hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Miyamoto hits a 3-run homer. Kawamoto grounds out to third. Kawabata reaches on a fielding error (E4), runner on first. Yoshinori strikes out swinging.
Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Stults on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Iihara hits a single to right, bases loaded. Whitesell hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama flies out to second. Miyamoto flies out to left.
Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Kurihara grounds out to third. Hirose hits a single to left. Amaya hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Iwamoto strikes out swinging. Ishihara hits an RBI single to center, runner on first and second. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Stults, hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Higashide flies out to left.
Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Chulk on the mound for Hiroshima
Whitesell hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Fukuchi. Runner advances to second on bad pick-off throw. Hatakeyama lines out to first. Miyamoto reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Kawamoto hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Kawabata strikes out looking.
Bottom of the 1st
Higashide grounds out to second. Soyogi walks. Shima flies out to left. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Kurihara grounds out to the pitcher.
Bottom of the 3rd
Ishihara grounds out to short. Stults walks. Higashide walks, runners on first and second. Soyogi grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Shima flies out to center.
Top of the 5th
Hatakeyama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miyamoto. Kawamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kawabata hits a grounder to third and Hatakeyama gets thrown out trying to score, runners on second and third. Yoshinori strikes out swinging.
Top of the 9th
Fukuchi hits a single to left. Hatakeyama flies out to left. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Onizaki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Miyamoto. Kawamoto flies out to second. Kawabata strikes out swinging.
Yakult took the series, 2-1.
The Swallows won their 2nd game in a row and are now 51-53-2 (4th place). ... The Carp lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 40-64-2 (5th place).
Yoshinori (YAK) won his 4th start in a row and is now 9-6 on the year. He also remained undefeated against the Carp this year, extending his record to 4-0 with a 2.40 ERA in 4 starts. ... Stults (HIR) dropped his second start in a row and fell to 4-9. Staults is also 0-2 with a 6.43 ERA in 3 starts against the Swallows this year.
YAK: Miyamoto (2)