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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 – Saitama Seibu Lions 3 (May 28, 2011)

by on May.28, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Saitama Seibu Lions @ Seibu Dome - 14:00
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 3-1, 1.96 - Takayuki Kishi (SEI) 1-1, 2.45

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

Attendance: 27976 | Seibu leads series, 1-0-0 | Time: 2:42

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: G4, 5: 2B, 7: F9
(LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: G4, 5: F9, 8: G6
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: E4, 4: 1B, 6: BB (SB), 8: G5
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B (BrO), 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: 3B
(DH) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4 2: G3, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 2: F9, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 9: BB
PR Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 6: G1, 9: DP
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: F7
PH Guiel, Aaron 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, L 7 100 28 27 8 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2.234
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.293
8 108 31 30 8 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 3

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 4, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2-for-4 1: 1B (CS), 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: SO
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 6: BB, 8: SO
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F8, 3: f5, 6: HR, 8: F9
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: F7
(DH) Fernandez, Jose 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: 1B
(1B) Asamura, Hideto 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: F9, 6: DP
(LF) Takayama, Hisashi 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO
LF Sato, Tomoaki 0-for-0
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: F9, 5: SO, 7: HR
(RF) Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-3 3: G4, 5: F7, 7: F9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kishi, Takayuki, W 7 124 29 28 7 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.500
Hsu, Ming-Chieh, H 2/3 11 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.373
Hoshino, Tomoki, H 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Okamoto, Atsushi, S 1 17 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.872
9 155 36 34 8 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Aoki hits a single to right. Fukuchi strikes out looking. Aoki steals second. Tanaka grounds out to third. Hatakeyama reaches on a throwing error (E4) and a run scores, Hatakeyama to second. Balentien hits an RBI single to left and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 run, 2 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kuriyama walks. Nakajima hits a 2-run homer to left. Nakamura flies out to left. Fernandez hits a single to center. Asamura hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Takayama strikes out looking. Ginjiro hits a solo homer to left. Akiyama flies out to right. Kataoka strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Ginjiro flies out to right. Akiyama grounds out to second. Kataoka hits a single to left. Kuriyama hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Nakajima fouls out to third.

Top of the 4th
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Tanaka grounds out to second. Hatakeyama hits a single to center. Balentien strikes out swinging. Whitesell hits a single to right. Miyamoto grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Morioka strikes out looking. Kawamoto flies out to center. Aoki hits a double to right. Fukuchi hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Tanaka flies out to right.

Top of the 6th
Kishi on the mound for Seibu
Hatakeyama walks. Balentien flies out to center. Whitesell strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama steals second. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Morioka grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th
Ming-Chieh on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Sato takes over in left.
Tanaka grounds out to short. Hatakeyama grounds out to third. Balentien hits a triple to right.
Pitching change: Hoshino in for Ming-Chieh.
Whitesell strikes out swinging.

Notes

Katsumi Hirosawa hit a single to left off Kento Sugiyama during the old timer's ceremonial first AB before the game.

Yakult: Ishikawa dropped his first game since 4/12 (vs Yomiuri).  In between losses, Ishikawa was 3-0- in 5 starts.  Ishikawa is now 13-8 lifetime in Inter-league games.

Seibu: The Lions won their third game in a row. ... Play temporarily stopped after Ginjiro took Whitesell back-swing square in the jaw / kneck in the 6th inning. ... Kishi is now 9-8 lifetime in Inter-league games. ... Nakajima picked up his 4th Inter-league homer (and 31st career Inter-league homer) in the 6th. Nakajima had dinner with Daisuke Matsuzaka last night.

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