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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 9 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 (June 3, 2011)

by on Jun.03, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Bobby Keppel (HAM) 4-1, 2.86 - Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 5-2, 1.76

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 9 14 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Attendance: 19803 | Nippon Ham leads series, 2-1-0 | Time: 3:04

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 3-for-6, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G1, 3: HR, 4: SO, 6: G4, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(SS) Iiyama, Yuji 1-for-5 1: BB, 3: SO, 4: G6, 6: SO, 7: L6, 9: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 3-for-4, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 4: BB, 7: HR, 8: 1B, 9: f5
(LF) Nakata, Sho 1-for-1 1: BB, 3: 1B, 4: HBP, 7: HBP
PR-LF Murata, Kazuya 0-for-1, 1 R 7: (SB), 8: G4
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 3: G6, 4: F9, 7: 1B
PR-1B Iwadate, Manabu 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: 1B
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: G6, 7: SO, 8: SO
(3B) Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F8, 3: BB, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 8: L6
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 1-for-4, 3 RBI 2: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: S9, 9: F9
(P) Keppel, Bobby 1-for-4 2: SO, 3: F8, 6: SO, 7: 1B
P Tanimoto, Keisuke 0-for-0
PH Imanari, Ryota 0-for-1 9: G6
P Ishii, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Keppel, Bobby, W 7 92 29 23 4 0 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 2.471
Tanimoto, Keisuke 1 13 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Ishii, Yuya 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
9 115 35 29 4 0 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3 1: 1B, 2: G6, 4: G4, 7: BB
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3 1: S2, 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: G3
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: HBP, 5: SO, 8: SO
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: G5, 3: G6, 5: SO, 8: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: BB, 6: G5, 8: G4
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 2: 1B, 3: G3, 6: G4
C Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS-3B) Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: G5, 6: F8
PH Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1 9: F8
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: G4
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Onodera, Chikara 0-for-0
PH Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 9: f5
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-1 2: S2, 4: SO
P Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 0-for-0
PH-SS Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-1 7: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, L 6 0/3 121 32 25 7 3 7 5 2 0 0 0 7 7 2.684
Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 1 19 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.350
Barnette, Tony 1 27 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.976
Onodera, Chikara 1 17 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
9 184 48 40 14 3 9 5 2 0 0 0 9 9

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 5 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Tanaka hits a solo homer to right. Iiyama strikes out swinging. Itoi hits a solo homer. Nakata hits a single to center. Inaba grounds out to short, runner on first. Yang (Yoh) hits a double to  center, runners on second and third. Imanami walks, bases loaded. Tsuruoka hits a 2-run single to left, runners on first and second. Keppel flies out to center.

Top of the 7th - 4 run, 5 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Itoi hits a solo homer to left. Nakata gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Murata. Murata steals second. Inaba hits an RBI single to right, runner on first.
Pitching change: Hashimoto in for Yoshinori.
Iwadate enters the game as a pinch-runner for Inaba. Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging. Imanami hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Tsuruoka hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Keppel hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Iiyama lines out to short.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Kawamoto is the new catcher; Morioka moves from short to third; Fujimoto takes over at short.
Itoi hits a single to left. Murata grounds out to second, runner on second. Iwadate hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Yang (Yoh) strikes out looking. Imanami lines out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher. Iiyama walks. Itoi walks, runners on first and second. Nakata walks, bases loaded. Inaba flies out to left. Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Aoki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama grounds out to third, runners on first and third. Balentien flies out to center.

Bottom of the 2nd
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Miyamoto hits a single to right. Morioka grounds out to second, runner on first. Aikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Yoshinori hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Keppel on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tanaka flies out to center. Whitesell gets hit by a pitch. Hatakeyama grounds out to short, runner on first. Balentien walks, runners on first and second. Miyamoto grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Tanaka strikes out swinging. Iiyama grounds out to short. Itoi walks. Nakata gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Inaba flies out to right.

Top of the 9th
Onodera on the mound for Yakult
Tsuruoka flies out to right. Imanari, pinch-hitting for Tanimoto, grounds out to short. Tanaka hits a single to center. Iiyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Itoi fouls out to third.

Notes

Nippon Ham: The Fighters picked up their 5th consecutive shutout victory and tied the NPB record originally set by the Chunichi Dragons in July 2010.  They also extended their scoreless inning streak to 50. ... Everyone in the starting line-up managed to collect at least one hit. ... Nakata was taken out of the game after he was hit a second time in back-to-back at bats.

Yakult: The Swallows were shutout for the 3rd time this season.