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Yokohama Bay Stars 5 – Yakult Swallows 13 (August 24, 2010)

by on Aug.24, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 5 11 2
Yakult 0 0 6 1 0 0 6 0 X 13 14 1

Attendance: 16114 | Yakult leads series, 10-7-0 | Time: 3:38

Potential Starters: Naoyuki Shimizu (YOK) 9-9, 4.96 - Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 8-7, 2.99

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: F4, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 8: DP
(SS) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-5 1: f5, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: HR, 5: f3, 8: 2B
PR-2B Yamazaki, Noriharu 0-for-1, 1 R 9: G5
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: E6, 9: G6
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: F8, 6: F5, 8: 1B
PR-CF Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(CF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: G3, 8: SO
(2B-1B) Castillo, Jose 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F8, 4: 1B, 7: 2B, 8: 2B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F4, 7: G5, 8: 1B
(P) Shimizu, Naoyuki 0-for-1 3: G6
PH Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-1 5: SO
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 7: f2
P Matsuyama, Suguru 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-0 8: BB
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shimizu, Naoyuki, L 4 85 23 18 7 1 5 1 2 2 0 0 7 4 5.079
Ejiri, Shintaro 2 30 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.661
Matsuyama, Suguru 1/3 19 4 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 9.000
Shinohara, Takayuki 2/3 25 6 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 11.700
Kato, Kosuke 1 25 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.147
8 184 45 37 14 1 5 4 2 2 0 0 13 10

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-3, 2 R 1: HBP, 3: 1B, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 7: BB
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: S3, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: f9, 7: 2B
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: S3, 4: SO, 6: F5, 7: 1B
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: HR, 7: F8, 7: F5
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: 2B, 4: F8, 7: 1B
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1, 1 R 7: (SB), 8: G4
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: HBP, 5: G5, 7: BB, 8: G4
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB
PR-SS Onizaki, Yuji 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 2B
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: E1, 5: G4, 7: 1B, 8: 1B
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei 0-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 3: SO, 6: F8, 7: G6
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-1 8: G5
P De La Cruz, Eulo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Muranaka, Kyohei, W 7 1/3 136 35 34 11 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 3 3.029
Matsui, Kosuke 2/3 9 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.436
De La Cruz, Eulo 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
9 152 40 38 11 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 5 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 6 runs, 5 hits
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki hits an infield single. Tanaka hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Iihara hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Whitesell hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Aikawa gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Miyamoto hits an RBI infield single and a second run scores on a throwing error (E4), runners on second and third.  Kawabata reaches on a throwing error (E1) and two runs score, runner on second. Muranaka strikes out swinging. Aoki grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Harper hits a solo homer. Murata hits a single to left. Sledge flies out to center. Shimozono flies out to center. Castillo hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Takeyama flies out to second.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Shimizu on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka strikes out looking. Iihara strikes out looking. Whitesell hits a solo homer. Hatakeyama flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Castillo hits a double to center. Takyema grounds out to third. Niinuma, pinch-hitting for Ejiri, fouls out to the catcher. Uchikawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Fujita strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 6 runs, 4 hits
Matsuyama on the mound for Yokohama
Whitesell flies out to center. Hatakeyama hits a single to center and is replaced by a pinch-runner Fukuchi. Fukuchi steals second. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second. Miyamoto walks to load the bases.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Matsuyama.
Onizaki enters the game a pinch-runner for Miyamoto. Kawabata hits an RBI single to center left, bases loaded. Muranaka drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Aoki walks to reload the bases. Tanaka hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Iihara clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Whitesell flies out to third.

Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Takeuchi takes over at first; Fukuchi takes over in left; Onizaki takes over at short; Kawabata moves from short to third.
Harper hits a double to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Yamazaki. Murata reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Sledge hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Matsumoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Sledge. Shimozono strikes out swinging. Castillo clears the bases with a 2-run double to right, runner on second. Takeyama hits a single to left, runner on first and third.
Pitching change: K. Matsui in for Muranaka.
Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, walks to load the bases. Uchikawa hits into a double play.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Aoki gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Iihara strikes out swinging. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama grounds out to third.

Top of the 2nd
Sledge grounds out to second. Shimozono hits a single to right. Castillo flies out to center. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Takeyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Fukuchi grounds out to second. Aikawa grounds out to second. Onizaki hits a double to right. Kawabata hits an infield single, runners on first and third. D'Antona, pinch-hitting for K. Matsui, grounds out to third.

Notes

The Swallows won their 2nd game in a row and are now 54-54-2 (4th place). ... The Bay Stars lost their 3rd game in a row and are now 37-72-0 (6th place).

Muranaka (YAK) is now 4-0 in 7 starts since his last loss on 7/6 (vs Hanshin).  He's now 9-7 overall and 2-3 in 5 starts against the Bay Stars. ... Shimizu (YOK) took the loss and dropped to 9-10.  Shimizu is now also 0-2 in 2 starts against the Swallows.

This was the 17th time Yokohama surrendered double-digit runs in a game.  That matches the club high that was set in 1950 and 1951.

Home runs
YOK: Harper (12)
YAK: Whitesell (11)