Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 14044 | Yakult leads series, 12-9-0 | Time: 3:17
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 8-5, 3.34 - Tomokazu Oka (YOK) 5-7, 4.28
Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 9th)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||3-for-5, 1 R||1: 1B, 3: f6, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||2-for-5, 1 R||1: G5, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: DP|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: f3, 3: f3, 6: F9, 7: 2B|
|(1B)||Whitesell, Josh||1-for-4, 1 RBI||1: SO, 3: SO, 6: 1B, 7: G4|
|(LF-3B)||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: F3, 4: HR, 6: SO, 7: G6|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: G6|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-3||2: 1B, 4: F4, 6: G4|
|PH||Takeuchi, Shinichi||0-for-1||8: F7|
|(SS)||Kawabata, Shingo||1-for-4, 1 R||2: SO, 4: G4, 7: 2B, 8: SO|
|(P)||Tateyama, Shohei||0-for-2||2: SO, 5: SO|
|PH-LF||Matsumoto, Yuichi||1-for-2, 1 RBI||7: 1B (BrO), 9: SO|
|Tateyama, Shohei, L||5 2/3||75||26||24||8||0||5||0||1||1||0||0||7||7||3.741|
Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 6th)
|(RF)||Uchikawa, Seiichi||3-for-4, 3 R, 4 RBI||1: G3, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 6: HR|
|(SS)||Ishikawa, Takehiro||1-for-3, 1 R||1: SO, 4: S1, 6: 1B, 6: G5|
|(1B)||Harper, Brett||2-for-4, 2 RBI||1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: G3|
|(3B)||Murata, Shuichi||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: G6, 6: DP, 7: BB|
|(LF)||Sledge, Terrmel||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G4, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 7: F7|
|(CF)||Shimozono, Tatsuya||1-for-4, 1 R||2: G6, 5: G4, 6: 1B, 7: SO|
|(2B-1B)||Castillo, Jose||0-for-3, 1 R||3: F9, 5: E1, 6: HBP, 8: G4|
|(C)||Takeyama, Shingo||1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI||3: SO, 5: f3, 6: 1B, 8: F9|
|(P)||Oka, Tomokazu||0-for-2||3: G5, 5: SO|
|PH||Kinjo, Tatsuhiko||0-for-0, 1 R||6: BB|
|2B||Fujita, Kazuya||0-for-1||8: F7|
|Oka, Tomokazu, W||6||99||25||25||7||1||7||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||4.120|
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Oka on the mound for Yokohama
Hatakeyama hits a solo homer. Aikawa flies out to right. Miyamoto flies out to second. Kawabata grounds out to second.
Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Uchikawa hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Harper hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Murata grounds out to short, runner on first. Sledge flies out to left.
Bottom of the 6th - 8 runs, 7 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Uchikawa hits a single to center. Ishikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Harper hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Murata hits into a double play, runner on third. Sledge hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Shimozono hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Castillo gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Takeyama hits a 2-run single to right, runners advance to second and third on throw.
Pitching change: K. Matsui in for Tateyama.
Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Oka, walks to reload the bases. Uchikawa hits a grand slam. Ishikawa grounds out to third.
Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 5 hits
Yataro on the mound for Yokohama
Kawabata hits a double to right. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for K. Matsui, hits an RBI single to right and gets thrown out trying to get to second. Aoki hits an infield single. Tanaka hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Iihara hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Kato in for Yataro.
Whitesell drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for Kato.
Hatakeyama grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Aoki hits a single to right. Tanaka grounds out to third, runner on second. Iihara fouls out to first. Whitesell strikes out looking.
Top of the 2nd
Hatakeyama flies out to first. Aikawa hits a single to right. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kawabata strikes out swinging. Tateyama strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 5th
Shimozono grounds out to second. Castillo reaches on a throwing error (E1) and advances all the way to second. Takeyama fouls out to first. Oka strikes out looking.
Top of the 6th
Iihara flies out to right. Whitesell hits a single to left. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Aikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Miyamoto grounds out to second.
The Bay Stars stopped a 4-game losing streak and are now 41-78-0 (6th place). ... The Swallows are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 58-58-3 (4th place).
Oka (YOK) won his second start in a row and is now 6-7 on the year. He's also 3-2 in 5 starts against the Swallows. ... Tateyama (YAK) dropped his first game since 6/15 (vs Nippon Ham) and is now 8-6 on the year. In between losses, Tateyama went 5-0 in 5 starts.
Tateyama's (YAK) scoreless inning streak ended at 21 innings.
Iihara's (YAK) double in the 7th was originally ruled a 3-run homer until umps checked the replays and found that the ball bounced in front of the outfield fence running along the top of the cushioned walls.
YAK: Hatakeyama (11)
YOK: Uchikawa (9)