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Yu Darvish’s exhibition game start against the Yakult Swallows (3/3/2011)

by on Mar.03, 2011 @ 8:31 pm, under NPB

Yu Darvish started an exhibition game against the Yakult Swallows tonight and tossed 4 shutout innings while giving up 2 hits and 1 walks; he also struck out 5.

Nikkan Sports carried a list of all 70 pitches he threw.  I've provided a translation of the list below:

# Inn Batter Velocity Pitch Type Result
1 1 Aoki 154 fastball ball
2 151 fastball foul
3 153 fastball foul
4 135 slider strikeout
5 1 Tanaka 155 fastball strike
6 152 fastball strike swinging
7 156 fastball ball
8 135 slider ball
9 134 slider foul
10 152 fastball foul
11 134 slider ball
12 131 slider single to center
13 1 Balentien 154 fastball strike
14 130 slider strike swinging
15 132 slider strikeout swinging
16 1 Whitesell 154 fastball ball
17 116 fork ball
18 147 fastball strike
19 150 fastball strike swinging
20 137 slider ball
21 152 fastball single to center;
runners on first and third
22 1 Hatakeyama 151 fastball strike
23 152 fastball fly out to short
24 2 Takeuchi 152 fastball foul
25 112 fork foul
26 151 fastball foul
27 152 fastball ball
28 152 fastball foul
29 133 slider fly out to short
30 2 Kawabata 153 fastball foul
31 109 curve ball
32 128 fork strike
33 131 slider ball
34 134 slider foul
35 152 fastball ground out to first
36 2 Kawamoto 154 fastball ball
37 128 fork strike
38 133 slider ground out to short
39 3 Kawashima 152 fastball strike
40 109 curve ball
41 152 fastball ball
42 152 fastball strikeout looking
43 3 Aoki 100 curve foul
44 151 fastball ball
45 105 curve ball
46 151 fastball ball
47 149 fastball ball four
48 3 Tanaka 149 fastball strike
49 148 fastball foul
50 152 fastball ball
51 147 fastball ground out to short;
runner to third
52 3 Balentien 134 slider ball
53 152 fastball strike
54 151 fastball strike
55 151 fastball ball
56 151 fastball strikeout looking
57 4 Whitesell 148 fastball ball
58 149 fastball foul out to third
59 4 Hatakeyama 150 fastball strike
60 138 shuto ball
61 131 slider strike
62 135 shuto foul
63 151 fastball pop out to catcher
64 4 Takeuchi 142 two-seamer strike swinging
65 141 two-seamer foul
66 137 slider foul
67 152 fastball foul
68 123 slider foul
69 131 slider foul
70 150 fastball strikeout swinging