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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 – Hanshin Tigers 4 (April 29, 2011)

by on Apr.29, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hitoshi Yamamoto (YAK) 1-0, 0.00 - Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 1-0, 3.00

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

Attendance: 46651 | Hanshin leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:25

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G3, 3: G3, 6: G3, 9: G5
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: G5, 7: 1B, 9: F9
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G1, 7: DP, 9: F7
(3B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 2: F9, 4: F9, 7: G3
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-3 2: G3, 5: SO, 8: 2B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-2 2: G6, 5: F9, 8: BB
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-3 3: G1, 5: F7, 8: SO
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: HR, 6: F9, 8: SO
(P) Yamamoto, Hitoshi 0-for-1 3: G3
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 6: G6
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 0-for-0
PH Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-1 8: F9
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Hitoshi, L 4 2/3 71 22 18 5 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 4 4 3.086
Kyuko, Kentaro 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 1 20 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Matsui, Kosuke 1 7 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 108 34 30 7 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 4 4

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-4, 1 R 1: F9, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 7: 1B
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G3, 4: G3, 5: BB, 7: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-2, 1 R 1: SO, 4: BB, 5: BB, 7: F8
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(1B) Brazell, Craig 0-for-4 2: f5, 4: f5, 5: G3, 8: G3
1B Arai, Ryota 0-for-0
(LF) Lin, Wei-Chu 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: F9, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 8: F9
LF Asai, Ryo 0-for-0
(C) Jojima, Kenji 0-for-4 3: F9, 4: G5, 6: G4, 8: SO
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: f9, 6: G5
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-2 3: S1, 5: F4, 7: SO
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, W 8 103 27 26 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.250
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.286
9 109 30 29 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Kawabata grounds out to the pitcher. Kawamoto hits a solo homer to left. H. Yamamoto grounds out to first. Aoki grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Hirano grounds out to first. Toritani walks. Arai hits a double, runners on second and third. Brazell fouls out to third. Lin clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Jojima grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Shunsuke fouls out to right. Kubo flies out to second. Murton hits a single to left. Hirano walks, runners on first and second. Tortani walks, bases loaded. Arai hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kyuko in for H. Yamamoto.
Brazell grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Jojima flies out to right. Shunsuke hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kubo. Murton flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th
Hashimoto on the mound for Yakult
Kubo strikes out looking. Murton hits a single to left. Hirano hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Toritani flies out to center. Arai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Whitesell hits a double to center. Balentien walks, runners on first and second. Kawabata strikes out swinging. Kawamoto strikes out swinging. Miyamoto, pinch-hitting for Hashimoto, flies out to right.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows dropped their first game since 4/15 (a span in which they went 9-0-2).

Hanshin: Kubo has not lost a game since 8/5/2010 (vs Yomiuri).