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Hanshin Tigers 0 – Yakult Swallows 6 (August 27, 2010)

by on Aug.27, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 28890 | Hanshin leads series, 11-7-0 | Time: 2:27

Potential Starters: Takumi Akiyama (HAN) 0-1, 6.00 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 7-5, 3.66

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 4th, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF-CF) Murton, Matt 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 4: 1B (CS), 7: F9, 9: G4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 7: 1B, 9: L6
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3 2: G3, 4: F8, 7: F7
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: F8, 7: F7
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: F4
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: DP, 8: F8
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-2 3: F8, 6: G4
PH-RF Lin, Wei-Chu 1-for-1 8: 1B
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: SO
P Egusa, Hirotaka 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 0-for-1 8: F7
P Sajikihara, Masashi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, L 6 89 23 20 3 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 4 4 5.468
Egusa, Hirotaka 1 15 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Sajikihara, Masashi 1 24 7 4 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 2 18.000
8 128 34 28 6 2 6 3 1 2 1 0 6 6

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3, 2 R 1: F8, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: HBP
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-2 1: G3, 4: G6, 6: S2, 8: S1
(LF-RF) Iihara, Yasushi 2-for-3, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: G6, 4: BB, 6: HR, 8: 3B
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: G3, 4: HR, 6: G3, 8: 1B
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0
(3B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: BB, 6: F6, 8: BB
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: G1, 7: G6, 8: F4
(RF-1B) Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-4 3: SO, 5: F6, 7: SO, 8: f7
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-2 3: L4, 5: F8
SS Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-1 7: 1B
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 9 104 30 30 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.343
9 104 30 30 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki grounds out to short. Tanaka grounds out to short. Iihara walks. Whitesell hits a 2-run homer. Hatakeyama walks. Aikawa grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Iihara hits a 2-run homer. Whitesell grounds out to first. Hatakeyama flies out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Sajikihara on the mound for Hanshin
Defense: Murton moves from right to center; Lin takes over in right.
Aoki gets hit by a pitch and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Iihara hit an RBI triple to right, runner on third. Whitesell hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Fukuchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Whitesell. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa flies out to second. Takeuchi fouls out to left.

Missed Opportunities

None.

Notes

The Swallows are 4-1 over their last 5 gaes and are now 56-55-2 (4th place). ... The Tigers lost their 2nd game in a row and are now 60-49-2 (2nd place).

Tateyama (YAK) won his 5th start in a row and is 8-5.  He also improved to 2-0 wih a 1.72 ERA in 2 starts against the Tigers this season. ... Messenger (HAN) took the loss and has gone 0-3 in four starts since his last victory on 8/4 (vs Yomiuri). Messenger is 1-1 with a 6.23 ERA in 3 games (2 starts and 1 relief appearance) against the Swallows this year.

Home runs
YAK: Whitesell (13), Iihara (13)