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Chunichi Dragons 0 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (April 21, 2011)

by on Apr.21, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 13:30
Potential Starters: Yudai Kawai (CHU) 0-0, 0.00 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 0-0, 7.50

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

Attendance: 8290 | Yakult leads series, 3-0-0 | Time: 2:43

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 4th, 8th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-3 1: f2, 3: G5, 5: SO, 8: BB
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: F3, 6: G4, 8: DP
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G3, 6: F7, 9: F8
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: G5, 4: BB, 6: F9, 9: f2
(1B) Blanco, Tony 0-for-3 2: f3, 4: DP, 7: BB, 9: G6
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: SO, 7: DP
(RF) Guzman, Joel 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-3 2: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F9
(P) Kawai, Yudai 1-for-1 3: 1B, 5: S1
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 8: G4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawai, Yudai, L 5 87 21 20 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.176
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 0/3 14 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Mise, Koji 1 9 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000
Asao, Takuya 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
8 122 31 28 5 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 2 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G6, 5: G4, 7: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: F7, 8: SO
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-4 1: G5 (SB), 3: SO, 5: G4, 8: G1
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: f2
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F9
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F7, 4: HR, 6: G1
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-2 2: G6, 4: 1B, 7: BB
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G4, 7: G5
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-2 2: G3, 4: G4, 7: S5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 9 123 32 28 5 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.000
9 123 32 28 5 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Hatakeyama walks. Aikawa strikes out looking. Balentien hits a 2-run homer. Miyamoto hits a single to right. Kawabata grounds out to second, runner on first. Tateyama grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka hits a single to left. Fukuchi grounds out to third, runner on first. Fukuchi steals second. Hatakeyama flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Kawai on the mound for Chunichi
Aikawa hits a single to center. Balentien flies out to left. Miyamoto grounds out to short, runner on first. Kawabata hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Tateyama grounds out to first.

Top of the 3rd
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Kawai hits a single to left. Araki grounds out to third, runner on second. Ibata flies out to first. Morino grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Guzman strikes out swinging. Tanishige hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawai. Araki strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Miyamoto walks.
Pitching change: Mise in for Suzuki.
Kawabata grounds out to third, runner on first. Tateyama hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki grounds out to second.

Notes

Yakult: The last time the Swallows won on back-to-back shutouts (more than 1 pitcher) was back on 8/15 and 8/16/2008. The last time they won on back-to-back complete game shutouts: 7/14 (Terry Bross) and 7/16/1996 (Kazuya Tabata). ... Tateyama recorded the 8th shutout of his career. He has also won 5 straight at Jingu Stadium (going back to 6/23/2010 vs Yomiuri).