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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 – Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 0 (May 17, 2011)

by on May.17, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters @ Sapporo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 2-1, 2.37 - Yu Darvish (HAM) 4-1, 2.63

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

Attendance: 25721 | Yakult leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:58

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 R 1: S2, 3: S3, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: F9
(DH) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: G4, 5: SO, 7: 2B
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: F9, 6: 2B, 7: f5
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: f3, 8: L4
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: G6
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(SS) Onizaki, Yuji 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G3, 6: G4, 8: F8
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-4 3: F9, 5: G6, 7: F7, 9: F8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 8 108 31 29 6 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.878
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.350
9 119 34 32 6 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Nippon Ham

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 1-for-4 1: G4, 4: F7, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 0-for-3 1: F9, 4: G4, 6: SO
PH-RF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: G2
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 1-for-3 1: G6, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 8: SO
(3B) Koyano, Eiichi 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: F9, 6: F8, 8: G4
(DH) Inaba, Atsunori 2-for-3 2: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: HBP, 9: G5
(LF) Nakata, Sho 0-for-4 2: DP, 5: F7, 7: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Hoffpauir, Micah 1-for-4 3: F8, 5: 2B, 7: F7, 9: F8
(C) Ono, Shota 0-for-3 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: SO
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: F8
PH Imanari, Ryota 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR-SS Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takeda, Masaru, L 7 96 31 28 9 0 4 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 1.756
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Ishii, Yuya 1 18 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 131 38 35 10 0 4 1 0 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Hatekeyama hits a double to left. Balentien fouls out to first. Miyamoto grounds out to short, runner on third. Aikawa hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Onizaki grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Iihara flies out to left. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka grounds out to short, runner on first. Whitesell hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Hatakeyama fouls out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Iihara flies out to right. Aoki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th
M. Takeda on the mound for Nippon Ham
Onizaki grounds out to first. Iihara grounds out to short. Aoki walks. Tanaka hits an infield single, runner on second advances to third on throwing error (E6), runners on first and third. Whitesell strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Inaba hits an infield single. Nakata flies out to left. Hoffpauir hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Ono strikes out swinging. Kaneko flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Imanari, pinch-hitting for Kaneko, hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Iiyama enters the game as a pinch-runner for Imanari. Murata, pinch-hitting for Yang (Yoh), out on interference. Itoi strikes out swinging. Koyano grounds out to second.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows have won 4 in a row.  This was also their 7th shutout victory of the year.

Nippon Ham: The Fighters have scored 0 runs in M. Takeda's last 4 starts. ... Nakata's 12-game hitting streak came to an end.