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Yakult Swallows 2 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (August 21, 2010)

by on Aug.21, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 15:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0
Chunichi 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 4 0

Attendance: 32687 | Yakult leads series, 10-7-1 | Time: 2:52

Potential Starters: Masato Nakazawa (YAK) 7-6, 4.72 - Masahiro Yamamoto (CHU) 1-0, 1.64

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 4: F7, 7: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S1, 2: 1B, 5: L4, 7: SO
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-3 1: BB (BrO), 2: G4, 5: F6, 8: G4
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 3-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (BrO), 8: F8
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: F9, 8: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: BB, 9: F9
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-4 2: F8, 3: G4, 6: G5, 9: G4
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: SO
PH D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-1 6: SO
SS Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-0
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Nakazawa, Masato 0-for-1, 1 R 2: BB, 4: G1
PH Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 7: SO
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
P Yamagishi, Minoru 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakazawa, Masato, L 6 86 22 20 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.704
Matsui, Kosuke 1 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.938
Yamagishi, Minoru 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 108 28 26 4 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 1, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: F6, 8: F7
(CF) Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-3 1: F7, 3: L4, 6: G4
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: F7, 6: f3
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: F4
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: DP, 7: f7
(RF) Fujii, Atsushi 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: BB, 7: F8
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: F9, 7: G6
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-2, 1 RBI 2: S9, 5: G6, 8: SO
(P) Yamamoto, Masahiro 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 8: SO
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Masahiro, W 5 2/3 96 25 21 8 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.160
Takahashi, Akifumi, H 1 1/3 17 4 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.812
Asao, Takuya, H 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.723
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 18 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.846
9 145 35 31 8 0 8 3 0 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Iihara walks, runners on first and second. Whitesell hits a single to center, bases loaded. Hatakeyama strikes out looking. Aikawa hits an RBI single to right and Iihara gets thrown out running the bases.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Yamamoto on the mound for Chunichi
Miyamoto flies out to center. Kawabata grounds out to short. Nakazawa walks. Aoki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Iihara grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 run, 3 hits.
Nakazawa on the mound for Yakult
Morino hits a double to right. Blanco hits a 2-run homer. Fujii hits a double to left. N. Donoue  flies out to center, runner on third. Oda hits a sac fly to right. M. Yamamoto strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

None.

Notes

The Dragons are 4-1 over their last 5 games and are now 61-50-2 (3rd place). ... The Swallows are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 52-54-2 (4th place).

M. Yamamoto (CHU) picked up his second victory in his third start of the year.  He is now 2-0.  Iwase (CHU) notched his 33rd save of the year. ... Nakazawa (YAK) took the loss and is now 7-7 on the year. Nakazawa is also 2-2 in 4 starts against the Dragons this year.

Home runs
CHU: Blanco (25)