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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2- Yokohama Bay Stars 0 (May 14, 2011)

by on May.14, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 2-1, 2.52 - Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 1-3, 2.53

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

Attendance: 17502 | Yakult leads series, 3-1-1 | Time: 2:44

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G1, 3: 1B (BrO), 5: E6, 7: BB, 9: HBP
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-5 1: 2B, 3: F4, 5: 2B, 7: F4, 9: F3
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: 2B, 5: S9, 7: G3
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: F7, 8: f2
LF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-0
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: HR
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-4 2: DP, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: G4
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G4, 9: F8
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 8 2/3 107 30 30 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.871
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
9 108 31 31 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yokohama

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 4: L1, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G4, 7: G4, 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 2: G4, 5: F9, 7: 1B, 9: G6
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: SO, 7: DP
(CF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3 2: G6, 5: F4, 8: G4
(RF) Ide, Shotaro 0-for-3 3: G6, 6: F9, 8: G1
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: G6
PH Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-1 8: f2
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-0
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 1-for-2 3: G4, 6: 1B
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Kaga, Shigeru 0-for-0
PH Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-1 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, L 8 117 34 30 8 1 8 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 2.250
Ohara, Shinji 2/3 16 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.500
Kaga, Shigeru 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.115
9 135 38 33 8 1 9 3 1 0 0 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Aoki reaches on fielding error (E6). Tanaka hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Whitesell hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Hatakeyama flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Hatakeyama fouls out to the catcher. Balentien hits a solo homer to left-center. Miyamoto grounds out to second. Aikawa strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. Tanaka hits a double to left. Whitesell flies out to right. Hatakeyama grounds out to short.

Top of the 2nd
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Balentien hits a single to center. Miyamoto hits into a double play. Aikawa walks. Kawabata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ishikawa strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki hits an infield single and gets thrown out trying to stretch the single into a double. Tanaka flies out to second. Whitesell hits a double to right. Hatakeyama strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Watanabe hits a single to center. Sledge grounds out to second, runner on second. Murata hist a single to left, runners on first and third. Harper hits into a 5-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 9th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Takeuchi takes over at first.
Kinjo, pinch-hitting for Kaga, hits a single to left. Ishkawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Watanabe strikes out swinging. Sledge strikes out looking.
Pitching change: Lim in for Ishikawa.
Murata grounds out to short.

Notes

Mai Shoji (actress) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Yakult: Ishikawa recorded his 100th career victory.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars have now been shutout 5 times this season (twice against Yakult).