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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 (May 8, 2011)

by on May.08, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Botchan Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 2-1, 4.78 - Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi (YAK) 1-1, 3.72

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

Attendance: 15096 | Yakult leads series, 2-1-2 | Time: 3:37

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Soyogi, Eishin 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: BB, 2: BB, 4: F8, 7: S1, 8: SO
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-5 1: F8, 2: G6, 4: G4, 7: G4, 9: F7
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-4, 1 R 1: DP, 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: BB, 9: SO
(3B) Tracy, Chad 1-for-5 2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: G4, 9: SO
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4 2: F4, 3: F7, 5: F7, 8: 1B
(LF) Iwamoto, Takahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F5, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SE
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: F9, 6: F4, 8: SO
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-1 2: BB, 4: SO
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-0 7: BB
PR Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: SO
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
3B Kimura, Shogo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta 6 98 26 22 6 0 6 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 4.175
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 15 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.231
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1/3 10 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9.000
Ueno, Hirofumi, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.870
Sarfate, Dennis 1 19 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.769
9 155 38 33 10 0 8 2 0 3 1 0 3 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5 1: F7, 3: G1, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: 1B
PR Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: S1
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 4: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 2B
PR Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0, 1 R
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: F8, 7: G6
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-4 2: G4, 4: F9, 6: F9, 8: G6
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-4, 1 R 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G4
(P) Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0 3: S3, 5: S1
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH-LF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-2 7: G5, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 6 2/3 111 30 24 6 0 4 5 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.808
Kyuko, Kentaro 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Barnette, Tony, H 1 25 6 5 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.844
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
9 148 40 33 8 0 9 5 0 2 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Tracy strikes out looking. Kurihara flies out to second. Iwamoto hits a single to right. Maru hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Ishihara hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. K. Maeda walks, bases loaded. Soyogi walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Higashide grounds out to short.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Hirose hits a single to left. Tracy hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to left. Iwamoto flies out to third. Maru hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Ishihara flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Masubuchi. Aoki hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Tanaka drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on first. Whitesell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Kyuko, grounds out to third. Aoki strikes out swinging. Tanaka hits a single to center. Whitesell hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Miwa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Whitesell.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Aoki.
Hatakeyama hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Runners advance on wild pitch, one run scores, runner on second. Balentien grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Masubuchi. Aoki grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Tanaka strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Whitesell flies out to center. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Balentien walks. Miyamoto hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Aikiawa flies out to right.

Top of the 7th
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Ishii, pinch-hitting for K. Maeda walks. Amaya enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ishii. Soyogi hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Higashide grounds out to second, runner on third. Hirose walks, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kyuko in for Masubuchi.
Tracy grounds out to second.

Top of the 8th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Hatakeyama moves from left to first; Iihara takes over in left.
Kurihara hits a single to left. Iwamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Maru reaches on an error (E1), bases loaded. Ishihara strikes out swinging. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Umetsu, strikes out swinging. Soyogi strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kimura takes over at third.
Iihara strikes out looking. Aoki hits a single to left and is replaced by a pinch-runner Fukuchi. Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kawamoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Lim. Fukuchi gets picked off second.

Notes

This was the second time the Carp and Swallows played out to a tie this year.

Hiroshima: The Carp's streak of 5 straight games with 10 or more hits came to an end.