Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Attendance: 29190 | Yakult leads series, 13-8-0 | Time: 3:14
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 10-6, 3.42 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 14-6, 2.25
Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-5||1: 1B, 3: G5, 6: G6, 7: G6, 9: G6|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||0-for-4||1: G6, 4: G5, 6: G6, 8: f9|
|(LF)||Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro||0-for-3||1: G5, 4: F9, 6: SO|
|LF||Fukuchi, Kazuki||0-for-1||8: f5|
|(1B)||Whitesell, Josh||1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: G6, 4: HR, 7: BB|
|PR||Noguchi, Yoshiyuki||0-for-0, 1 R||7: (SB)|
|1B||Takeuchi, Shinichi||1-for-1||8: 1B|
|(RF)||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-4||2: G4, 4: G5, 7: SO, 8: 振逃|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||1-for-4||2: 振逃, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 8: SO|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||0-for-3, 1 R||2: F4, 5: F9, 7: BB, 9: G5|
|(SS)||Onizaki, Yuji||2-for-4, 1 RBI||3: G4, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 9: 1B|
|(P)||Tateyama, Shohei||1-for-3||3: SO, 5: G5, 7: 1B, 9: S1|
|Tateyama, Shohei, W||9||125||35||32||6||0||5||1||1||1||0||0||0||0||3.188|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 6th)
|(SS)||Soyogi, Eishin||3-for-4||1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: F8|
|(2B)||Kimura, Shogo||0-for-2||1: S5, 3: F6, 5: SO, 8: BB|
|(CF)||Amaya, Soichiro||1-for-4||1: F6, 3: F8, 6: SO, 8: 1B|
|(1B)||Kurihara, Kenta||1-for-4||1: G6, 4: E5, 6: 1B, 8: G1|
|(LF)||Shima, Shigenobu||0-for-4||2: SO, 4: F9, 6: DP, 9: f5|
|(RF)||Hirose, Jun||0-for-4||2: F7, 4: G5, 7: G1, 9: G3|
|(3B)||Ishii, Takuro||1-for-4||2: G4, 4: F8, 7: F4, 9: 1B|
|(C)||Ishihara, Yoshiyuki||0-for-3||3: HBP, 5: F7, 7: G6, 9: SO|
|(P)||Maeda, Kenta||0-for-2||3: F3, 5: G4|
|PH-CF||Maru, Yoshihiro||0-for-1||8: SO|
|Maeda, Kenta, L||8||133||33||31||6||1||6||2||0||0||1||0||3||2||2.254|
Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka grounds out to third. Hatakeyama flies out to right. Whitesell hits a solo homer. Iihara grounds out to third.
Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Whitesell walks and is replaced by a pinch-runner Noguchi. Iihara strikes out swinging. Aikawa flies out to left. Noguchi steals second. Miyamoto walks, runners on first and second. Onizaki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Tateyama hits an infield single and a run scores on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and second. Aoki grounds out to short.
Top of the 1st
Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka grounds out to short, runner on second. Hatakeyama grounds out to third. Aoki gets picked off second.
Bottom of the 1st
Soyogi hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Amaya flies out to short. Kurihara grounds out to short.
Bottom of the 3rd
Ishihara gets hit by a pitch. K. Maeda flies out to first. Soyogi hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kimura flies out to short. Amaya flies out to center.
Top of the 8th
Tanaka fouls out to right. Fukuchi fouls out to third. Takeuchi hits a single to center. Iihara reaches on a dropped third strike, runners on first and second. Aikawa strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 8th
Maru, pinch-hitting for K. Maeda, strikes out swinging. Soyogi flies out to center. Kimura walks. Amaya hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kurihara grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 9th
Miyamoto grounds out to third. Onizaki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tateyama. Aoki grounds out to short.
Yakult took the series, 2-1.
The Swallows won their 2nd game in a row and are now 66-64-4 (4th place). ... The Carp dropped their 2nd game in a row and are now 54-79-2 (5th place).
Tateyama (YOK) won his third straight start and is 11-6. He's also now 2-0 in 3 starts against Hiroshima. ... K. Maeda (HIR) took the loss and is now 14-7. Coming into today's game, K. Maeda had won his last two starts and was 3-0 in 4 starts with a 0.56 ERA against the Swallows this year.
YAK: Whitesell (15)