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Yakult Swallows 3 – Yomiuri Giants 3 (September 1, 2010)

by on Sep.01, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Toyama "Alpen" Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 R H E
Yakult 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 13 1
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 3

Attendance: 21641 | Series tied, 9-9-1 | Time: 4:56

Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 10-8, 3.80 - Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-3, 4.44

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 15, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5 1: E5, 3: F7, 5: 2B (SB), 7: G4, 9: 1B, 10: BB
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4 1: S3, 3: F9, 5: BB (SB), 7: 1B, 9: G4, 10: L5
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-5 1: HBP, 4: G6, 5: SO, 7: L4, 9: 1B, 11: SO
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-6, 1 R 1: f5, 4: 1B, 6: F7, 8: F8, 9: SO, 11: G3
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: BB
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-2, 1 R 8: (SB), 9: G1, 11: F9
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 3-for-6, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: G6, 8: 1B, 10: SO, 12: F7
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 3-for-6, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: 1B, 10: SO, 12: 2B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
3B Araki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-6 2: DP, 5: F6, 6: SO, 8: F7, 10: 1B, 12: G4
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: G4
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 7: F8
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-0 10: BB
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
PH Nitta, Genki 0-for-1 12: SO
P Lee, Hei-Chun 0-for-0
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori 6 87 26 24 8 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.825
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Watanabe, Koki, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 2/3 17 6 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.512
Lim, Chang-Yong, H 2 18 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.432
Lee, Hei-Chun, H 2/3 13 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24.000
Matsui, Kosuke 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.913
12 156 45 43 9 0 11 0 0 1 0 0 3 3

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F9, 5: F6, 7: F8, 10: F4
(RF) Yano, Kenji 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: S1, 3: G6, 5: 3B, 7: F8
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
2B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 10: G3
(3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 8: F9, 10: F8
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S7, 4: F9, 5: G6, 8: G6, 11: SO
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-5 1: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 8: F9, 11: SO
(CF-RF-LF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-5 1: G4, 4: f5, 6: F9, 9: F9, 11: F3
(1B) Gonzalez, Edgar 2-for-4 2: G4, 4: G6, 6: 2B, 9: 2B
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
RF Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 12: SO
(2B-3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-5 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 9: SO, 12: SO
(P) Fujii, Shugo 0-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 5: G1
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
PH-CF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: SO
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 12: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo 5 1/3 96 23 20 5 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 4.291
Kubo, Yuya, H 1 2/3 30 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.422
Ochi, Daisuke 1 30 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.176
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 21 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.549
Kroon, Marc, H 2 39 9 7 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.311
Nakamura, Micheal, H 1/3 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.742
Takagi, Yasunari 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
12 229 54 48 13 0 10 4 1 1 0 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yano. Ogasawa hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Ramirez hits a sac fly to left, runner on first. Abe hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Chono grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Iihara grounds out to short. Whitesell hits a single to right and advances to second on a fielding error (E9). Hatakeyama grounds out to third. Aikawa hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Miyamoto grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Wakiya hits a single to left. Fujii fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, Fujii to second on a throwing error (E6), runner on second. Sakamoto flies out to short. Yano hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Ramirez grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujii on the mound for Yomiuri
Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama hits a double to center.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Fujii.
Aikawa grounds out to short. Miyamoto hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Kawabata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defense: Chono moves from center to right; Matsumoto takes over in center.
Whitesell flies out to center. Hatakeyama walks and is replaced by a pinch-runner Fukuchi. Fukuchi steals second. Aikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Miyamoto hits an RBI infield single, runners advance to second and third on throwing error (E5). Kawabata flies out to left. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Oshimoto, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Aoki reaches on a fielding error (E5) and advances to second. Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runner on third. Iihara gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and third. Whitesell fouls out to third. Hatakeyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 5th
Kawabata flies out to short. Ishikawa grounds out to second. Aoki hits a double to left. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on double steal. Iihara strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th
Abe grounds out to second. Chono flies out to right. E. Gonzalez hits a double to left. Wakiya strikes out looking.

Top of the 9th
Aoki hits an infield single. Tanaka grounds out to second, runner on second. Iihara hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Whitesell strikes out swinging. Fukuchi grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 9th
Chono flies out to right. E. Gonzalez hits a double to left. Wakiya strikes out looking. Matsumoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 10th
Aikawa strikes out looking. Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Kawabata hits a single to right. D'Antona, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, walks, runners on first and second. Aoki walks, bases loaded. Tanaka lines out to third.

Top of the 12th
Aikawa flies out to left. Miyamoto hits a double to left and is replaced by a pinch-runner Noguchi.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Nakamura.
Kawabata grounds out to second, runner on third. Nitta, pinch-hitting for Lim, strikes out swinging.

Notes

The Swallows are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 57-57-3 (4th place). ... The Giants are 1-3-1 over their last 5 games and are now 65-53-1 (2nd place).

Home runs
None.