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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 (April 23, 2011)

by on Apr.23, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Ryo Hirai (YAK) - Ren Nakata (HIR)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 6 14 0
Hiroshima 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 14 2

Attendance: 20077 | Yakult leads series, 1-0-1 | Time: 4:10

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5 1: G4, 2: SO, 4: F9, 5: G4, 8: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: G3, 8: DP
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-3, 1 R 1: E3 (SB), 3: S2, 5: G6 (SB), 6: SO
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-1 8: 1B
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: S8, 3: F7, 5: 2B, 6: SO, 8: G6
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-5 1: f3, 3: F8, 5: G5, 7: F6, 9: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: G6, 4: SO, 5: 2B, 7: 1B (BrO), 9: HR
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 4-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 5: 2B, 7: 2B, 9: G4
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 2: G4, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: G6, 9: SO
(P) Takaichi, Shun 1-for-1 2: 1B
P Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1, 1 RBI 4: G3
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-1 5: E5
LF Hamanaka, Osamu 0-for-1 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takaichi, Shun 2 1/3 55 14 12 7 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 6 6 23.143
Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 2/3 23 5 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Oshimoto, Takehiko 2 42 9 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Barnette, Tony 2 31 7 7 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 22 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4.909
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
9 187 43 38 14 0 7 3 0 2 2 0 6 6

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 1-for-4, 2 R 1: 2B, 3: G6, 3: G4, 5: F8, 8: S1
(2B) Ishii, Takuro 3-for-3, 1 R 1: S3, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: BB
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: BB, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Tracy, Chad 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F5, 3: 2B, 4: F7, 6: f5, 8: F9
3B Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G4, 3: 2B, 4: F9, 7: SO, 9: G6
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-5 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 7: G3, 9: F7
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-3 2: DP, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(P) Nakata, Ren 2-for-2, 1 RBI 3: 1B, 3: 1B
PH Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 5: G5
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
P Schultz, Mike 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakata, Ren 5 100 28 24 9 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 5 4 7.200
Toyoda, Kiyoshi, H 1 19 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Schultz, Mike, H 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1 19 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sarfate, Dennis 1 16 4 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.400
9 171 44 40 14 1 7 2 0 1 0 1 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 0 hits
Nakata on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki grounds out to second. Tanaka walks. Fukuchi reaches on a throwing error (E3), runners on first and third. Fukuchi steals second, runners on second and third. Hatakeyama hits a sac fly to center, runner on third. Aikawa fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Takaichi on the mound for Yakult
Soyogi hits a double to right and advances to third on a sac bunt by Ishii. Hirose hits an RBI single, runner on first. Tracey flies out to third. Hirose steals second. Kurihara flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd - 5 runs, 6 hits
Takaichi on the mound for Yakult
Nakata hits an infield single. Soyogi grounds out to short, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Ishii hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hirose walks, bases loaded. Tracy hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Kuriahra hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Hashimoto in for Takaichi.
Iwamoto hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Maru strikes out looking. Kura walks, bases loaded. Nakata hits an RBI infield single, bases remain loaded. Soyogi grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Nakata on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien strikes out looking. Miyamoto hits a double to left. Kawabata hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Hashimoto, drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on second. Aoki flies out to right.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Nakata on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka hits a single to center. Fukuchi grounds out to short, runner on first. Fukuchi steals second. Hatakeyama hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Aikawa grounds out to third. Runner advances to third on a balk. Balentien hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Miyamoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Kawabata walks, runners on first and second. Oshimoto reaches on a fielding error (E5), bases loaded. Aoki grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kimura takes over at third.
Aikawa strikes out swinging. Balentien hits a solo homer to left-center. Miyamoto grounds out to second. Kawabata strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Nakata on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien grounds out to short. Miyamoto hits a single to left. Kawabata grounds out to second, runner on second. Takaichi hits a single to left, runner on first and third. Aoki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Nakata on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fukuchi. Hatakeyama flies out to left. Aikawa flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Ishii hits a single to left. Hirose flies out to center. Tracy flies out to left. Kurihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iwamoto flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Maru strikes out looking. Kura hits a single to left. Shima, pinch-hitting for Nakata, grounds out to third, runner on second. Soyogi flies out to center.

Top of the 7th
Schultz on the mound for Hiroshima
Aikawa flies out to short. Balentien hits a single to left. Miyamoto hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Kawabata grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Hamanaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 8th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Aoki, hits a single to right. Amaya enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Soyogi hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Ishii walks, runners on first and second. Hirose strikes out swinging. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Tracy flies out to right.

Notes

The game did not go into extra innings since the game already surpassed the 3 hour and 30 minute time limit for extra innings.

Yakult: Miyamoto collected his 9th 4-hit game of his career. ... Takaichi's at bat and hit in the 2nd were the first of his career.

Hiroshima: Ishii started at second for the first time in his career.