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Yomiuri Giants 3 – Yakult Swallows 2 (September 25, 2010)

by on Sep.25, 2010 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00

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

Attendance: 25869 | Yomiuri leads series, 12-10-1 | Time: 4:01

Potential Starters: Shugo Fujii (YOM) 6-3, 4.07 - Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 10-9, 3.58

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-2, 2 R 1: BB, 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 8: BB
(CF-RF) Yano, Kenji 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: F9, 5: E4, 6: F9, 8: F9
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 1: BB, 3: F6, 5: F4, 7: F7, 9: 1B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0 9: (SB)
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: F9, 7: HR, 9: F7
P Kroon, Marc 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-5 1: SO, 4: G4, 5: 振逃, 7: SO, 9: F7
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-3 1: SO, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: F8
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
PH-1B Lee, Seung-Yeop 0-for-0 9: BB
(2B) Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: 1B
PH Omichi, Noriyoshi 0-for-1 5: F9
2B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-2 8: L5, 9: f3
(3B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-4 2: L3, 4: SO, 6: f5, 8: 1B
(P) Fujii, Shugo 1-for-2 2: 2B, 4: SO
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-1 6: SO
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
CF Matsumoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0 8: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fujii, Shugo 4 2/3 81 19 19 6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.902
Nakamura, Micheal 2/3 19 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1.976
Kubo, Yuya 2/3 8 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.751
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, W 1 19 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.189
Ochi, Daisuke, H 1 20 6 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.186
Kroon, Marc, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.965
9 160 41 37 12 0 9 2 1 1 0 0 2 1

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G5, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 8: HBP
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5 1: G1, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 8: G4
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F7, 6: F8, 7: 1B
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: G4
1B D'Antona, Jamie 1-for-3, 1 R 6: 2B, 7: F8, 9: SO
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi 2-for-5, 1 R 1: G3, 4: 1B (SB), 6: 1B, 7: F8, 9: G4
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 3-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 1B (BrO), 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F2, 6: G6, 8: S1
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: G4
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0 6: IBB
P Lee, Hei-Chun 0-for-0
P Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
PH-SS Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-1 6: L1, 8: BB

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Muranaka, Kyohei 6 123 29 24 5 0 9 4 0 1 2 0 2 1 3.503
Lee, Hei-Chun, L 1 2/3 25 7 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 6.585
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1/3 6 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 18 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.945
9 172 43 35 8 1 10 6 0 2 2 0 3 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Yano. Ogasawara walks, runners on first and second. Ramirez hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Abe strikes out swinging. Tani strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto hits a single to left. Yano reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on first and second. Ogasawara flies out to second. Ramirez flies out to right, runners on first and third. Abe reaches on a dropped third strike (wild pitch) and a run scores, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Tani walks, bases loaded. Omichi, pinch-hitting for Furuki, flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nakamura on the mound for Yomiuri
Hatakeyama flies out to center. D'Antona hits a double to left. Iihara hits a single to center and the runners advance to second and third on fielding error (E8).
Pitching change: Kubo in for Nakamura.
Aikawa clears the bases with a 2-run single to center, Aikawa to second on the throw. Miyamoto grounds out to short, runner on third. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Onizaki, gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Kawabata, pinch-hitting for Muranaka, lines out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Lee on the mound for Yakult
Defense: Kawabata takes over at short.
Ogasawara flies out to left. Ramirez hits a solo homer. Abe strikes out swinging. Tani flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka fails on a sac bunt attempt, runner on first. Hatakeyama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Whitesell strikes out swinging. Iihara grounds out to first.

Top of the 2nd
Furuki strikes out swinging. Wakiya lines out to first. Fujii hits a double to center. Sakamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Aikawa hits a single to right. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Onizaki hits a grounder to first, Onizaki out at first and Aikawa gets thrown out trying to score, runner on second. Muranaka strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th
Abe grounds out to second. Tani hits a single to center. Furuki hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Wakiya strikes out swinging. Fujii strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th
Whitesell grounds out to second. Iihara hits a single to left. Aikawa strikes out swinging. Iihara steals second. Miyamoto pops out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 7th
Aoki strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits a single to center. Hatakeyama hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fukuchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. D'Antona flies out to center, runners on first and third. Iihara flies out to center.

Top of the 8th
Terauchi lines out to third. Wakiya hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Matsumoto.
Pitching change: Masubuchi in for Lee.
Sakamoto walks, runners on first and second. Yano flies out to right.

Bottom of the 8th
Aikawa hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miyamoto. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Masubuchi, strikes out swinging. Kawabata walks, runners on first and second. Aoki gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Tanaka grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Ogasawara hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Ramirez flies out to left. Suzuki steals second. Abe flies out to left. Lee, pinch-hitting for Ochi, walks, runners on first and second. Terauchi fouls out to first.

Notes

The Giants are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 75-61-1 (3rd place). ... The Swallows are 3-2 over their last 5 games and are now 66-65-4 (4th place).

Yamaguchi (YOM) got the win in relief and improved to 8-3. Kroon (YOM) saved his 23rd game of the year. ... Lee (YAK) took the loss in relief and dropped to 0-1.

Home runs
YOM: Ramirez (44)