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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 (April 19, 2011)

by on Apr.19, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 0-1, 3.00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 1
Yakult 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 X 4 10 2

Attendance: 7199 | Yakult leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 3:12

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-5 1: SO, 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: SO, 9: SO
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: G1
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: G3, 7: G3
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: BB, 8: F8
(RF) Guzman, Joel 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: SO, 5: F8, 8: SO
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F6, 6: 2B, 8: E3
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: E4, 8: SO
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: F4, 6: G5, 9: HBP
(P) Nakata, Kenichi 0-for-0 2: BB, 4: S2
PH Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-1 6: DP
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Hirai, Masafumi 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 9: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakata, Kenichi, L 5 94 23 19 8 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 4 3 6.545
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Mise, Koji 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hirai, Masafumi 1 10 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 127 34 30 10 1 4 1 0 3 0 0 4 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-3, 1 R 1: SO, 3: G1, 5: BB, 7: G3
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 7: F8
(LF-1B) Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F4, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F8
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: HR, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 8: G6
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: S1, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: G6, 6: L5, 8: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: F4, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-3, 2 R 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: F6
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-0 3: S1, 5: S1
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 6: SO
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 6 122 27 22 5 0 7 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 3.000
Barnette, Tony, H 1 17 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 22 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.800
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 21 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 182 38 32 5 0 12 4 1 1 1 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Wada hits a single to left. Guzman strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Blanco walks, runners on first and second. Oshima hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tanishige strikes out swinging. K. Nakata walks, bases loaded. Araki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Hatakeyama hits a solo homer to left. Aikawa hits an infield single. Balentien hits into a 5-4-3 double play. Miyamoto flies out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Kawabata hits a double and advances to third on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Takeuchi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Kawabata hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Aoki walks, runners on first and second. Tanaka flies out to left. Takeuchi hits an RBI single to right, runner on second advances to third on fielding error (E9), runners on first and third. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Aikawa flies out to center.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Blanco hits a double to center. Oshima reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on first and third. Tanishige drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on first. Fukuda, pinch-hitting for K. Nakata, hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Ibata hits a double to right. Morino flies out to center. Wada walks, runners on first and second. Guzman strikes out looking. Blanco flies out to short.

Top of the 4th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Oshima hits an infield single. Tanishige flies out to second. K. Nakata hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Araki flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
K. Nakata on the mound for Chunichi
Hatakeyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Aikawa. Balentien grounds out to short. Miyamoto grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Wada flies out to center. Guzman strikes out swinging. Blanco reaches and advances to second on a fielding error (E3). Oshima strikes out looking.

Notes

A portion of the lights at Jingu Stadium had to be turned on in the 8th due to overcast skies.

Yakult: Ishikawa has now won 8 straight at Jingu (going back to 7/10/2010). ... Hatakeyama has now hit a homer in two straight games.