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Hiroshima Carp 9 – Yakult Swallows 2 (September 9, 2010)

by on Sep.09, 2010 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Carp vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 9 11 1
Yakult 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 1

Attendance: 17859 | Yakult leads series, 11-7-0 | Time: 3:01

Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 12-6, 2.28 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 10-8, 3.82

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 2-for-4, 2 R 1: F7, 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: BB, 9: 1B
(2B) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: S1, 7: f5, 9: HR
(CF-LF) Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-4, 1 R 1: DP, 3: SO, 5: G1, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-2, 2 R 2: HBP, 3: 1B, 5: SO
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1, 3 RBI 7: 2B
PR-3B Ishii, Takuro 0-for-0 9: BB
(LF) Saito, Yuki 0-for-0
LF Shima, Shigenobu 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 2B, 6: L6
PH Huber, Justin 0-for-1 7: G5
CF Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-1 9: 1B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: G4, 6: F4, 8: G5, 9: G6
(1B) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: G1, 6: F7, 8: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F8, 4: G4, 7: 1B, 8: SO
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-3 2: G1, 4: G3, 7: S3, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, W 9 118 33 30 5 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 2.217
9 118 33 30 5 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 2 1

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-4, 2 R 1: 2B, 3: 2B, 5: 2B, 8: F6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S2, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 8: f9
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-4 1: E6, 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: G5
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S8, 3: SO, 6: SO, 9: SO
(LF) D'Antona, Jamie 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 9: BB
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: F9, 6: SO, 9: DP
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 2: 2B, 4: G4, 7: G6
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: F7, 7: f5
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: G3
P Lee, Hei-Chun 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 7: F7
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, L 6 2/3 114 31 25 8 0 4 3 1 2 0 0 7 6 3.830
Lee, Hei-Chun 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.368
Matsui, Kosuke 2 49 10 9 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.785
9 165 42 35 11 1 8 4 1 2 0 0 9 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Iihara reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Whitesell hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. D'Antona strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Kurihara gets hit by a pitch. Shima hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hirose hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Iwamoto hits an RBI single to center and a second run scores on a throwing error (E8), Iwamoto to third. Ishihara flies out to center. K. Maeda grounds out to the pitcher. Soyogi strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Kimura strikes out swinging. Amaya strikes out swinging. Kurihara hits a single to right. Shima hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Hirose grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata flies out to left. Yoshinori grounds out to first. Aoki hits a double to left. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Iihara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Ishihara hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Maeda. Soyogi walks, runners on first and second. Kimura fouls out to third. Amaya walks, bases loaded. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kurihara, clears the bases with a 3-run double to right, runner on second.
Pitching change: Lee in for Yoshinori.
Ishii enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Huber, pinch-hitting for Shima, grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 2 run, 3 hits
K. Matsui on the mound for Yakult
K. Maeda strikes out looking. Soyogi hits a single to center. Kimura hits a 2-run homer. Amaya strikes out swinging. Ishii walks. Akamatsu hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hirose grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Aikawa flies out to right. Miyamoto hits a double to left. Kawabata grounds out to short. Yoshinori strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
Aoki hits a double to left. Tanaka grounds out to second, runner on third. Iihara flies out to short. Whitesell strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Soyogi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Amaya grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Kurihara strikes out swinging.

Notes

The series ended in a 1-1-0 tie.

The Carp are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 49-72-2 (5th place). ... The Swallows are 2-2-1 over their last 5 games and are now 59-59-4 (4th place).

K. Maeda (HIR) got the win, his first since 8/6 (vs Yomiuri), and is now 13-6 on the year.  He's also 3-0 in 4 starts against the Swallows. ... Yoshinori (YAK) took the loss and is now 10-8 on the year.  Against the Carp, Yoshinori suffered his first loss of the year and is now 4-1 in 5 starts.

The homer Kimura (HIR) hit in the 9th was the first of his pro career.

Yoshinori (YAK) started tonight's game on 5 days of rest (a season first).

Home runs
HIR: Kimura (1)