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Yokohama Bay Stars 6 – Yakult Swallows 7 (August 25, 2010)

by on Aug.25, 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 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 6 8 1
Yakult 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 X 7 11 0

Attendance: 18151 | Yakult leads series, 11-7-0 | Time: 3:32

Potential Starters: Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 0-0, 11.81 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 9-8, 3.72

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: HBP, 6: F9, 7: G1, 9: G3
(SS) Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: 2B, 8: HBP, 9: G5
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: HR
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: F7
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G5, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 8: F7
(CF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: G4, 7: f5, 8: 2B
(2B) Castillo, Jose 2-for-3, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 5: F9, 7: 2B, 8: BB
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G4, 7: F3
PH Inada, Naoto 0-for-1 8: f6
C Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-0
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: F4
P Takamiya, Kazuya 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Onishi, Hiroaki 0-for-1 5: G6
P Sakamoto, Yataro 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-1, 2 RBI 7: 1B
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Keijiro 0-for-1 9: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, L 2 2/3 82 18 15 8 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 6 6 14.625
Takamiya, Kazuya 1/3 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Ejiri, Shintaro 1 16 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.570
Sakamoto, Yataro 2 43 9 6 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.893
Sanada, Hiroki 2 23 6 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.610
8 174 39 31 11 0 4 4 2 2 0 0 7 7

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 5th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 4-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: 2B, 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3 1: S2, 2: F8, 3: G5, 6: S2, 8: F9
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: F8, 4: G5, 6: BB, 8: SO
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: 1B
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0 6: (SB)
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-2, 1 R 1: SO, 3: BB, 4: BB, 6: f3
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F4, 3: 1B, 4: F8, 6: F4
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-3, 2 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HBP, 7: F9
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 3: SO, 5: DP, 7: HBP
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 1-for-3, 2 RBI 2: G6, 3: 1B, 5: F8
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 7: DP
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 6 2/3 106 27 25 6 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 3.798
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.293
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 18 7 5 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2.012
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.537
9 135 38 34 8 2 6 2 2 0 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Murata hits a single to right. Sledge grounds out to third, runner on second. Shimozono grounds out to short. Castillo hits a 2-run homer. Niinuma strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Aikawa flies out to second. Miyamoto hits a single to center. Kawabata hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Ishikawa grounds out to short. Aoki hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Tanaka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Iihara flies out to center. Whitesell hits a single to center and advances to second on a wild pitch. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Miyamoto hits a single to right, bases loaded. Kawabata strikes out looking. Ishikawa hits a 2-run single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Takamiya in for Takasaki.
Aoki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yataro on the mound for Yokohama
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 an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Fukuchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Whitesell. Fukuchi steals second, runners on second and third. Hatakeyama fouls out to first. Aikawa flies out to second.

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Fukuchi takes over in left; Hatakeyama moves from left to first.
Sledge hits a single to right. Shimozono fouls out to third. Castillo hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Niinuma flies out to first. Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Yataro, hits a 2-run single to left, runner on first.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Ishikawa.
Uchikawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Fujita gets hit by a pitch. Harper hits a 2-run homer. Murata flies out to left. Sledge flies out to left. Shimozono hits a double to left. Castillo walks, runners on first and second. Inada, pinch-hitting for Niinuma, fouls out to the catcher.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Aoki hits a double to left and advances to third on sac bunt by Tanaka. Iihara grounds out to third. Whitesell walks, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 6th
Uchikawa files out to right. Fujita hits a double to right. Harper flies out to left. Murata strikes out looking.

Notes

The Swallows won their 3rd game in a row and are now 55-54-2 (4th place). ... The Bay Stars lost their 4th game in a row and are now 37-73-0 (6th place).

Ishikawa (YAK) won his 8th straight start and is now 10-8.  This was Ishikawa's first start against the Bay Stars this year.  Lim (YAK) saved his 27th game of the year. ... Takasaki (YOK) started his first game of the year and picked up his first loss of the season.  Takasaki is 0-1 on the year.

Home runs
YOK: Castillo (14), Harper (13)