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Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 (June 4, 2011)

by on Jun.04, 2011 @ 4:03 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 15:00
Potential Starters: Mitsuo Yoshikawa (HAM) 0-0, 0.00 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 3-2, 2.23

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nippon Ham 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
Yakult 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 X 5 11 0

Attendance: 26559 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 3:15

Nippon Ham

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Kensuke 2-for-3 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G4
(3B) Iiyama, Yuji 0-for-1 1: S5, 3: S2, 5: SO
PH-3B Imanami, Takahiro 1-for-1 8: 1B
(CF) Itoi, Yoshio 0-for-2 1: G4, 3: BB, 6: BB, 8: G4
(LF) Nakata, Sho 2-for-4 1: SO, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(1B) Inaba, Atsunori 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G5, 6: F7, 8: SO
(RF) Yang, Dai-Kang 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: F8, 8: SO
(SS) Kaneko, Makoto 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F6, 6: SO
PH Imanari, Ryota 0-for-1 9: F9
(C) Tsuruoka, Shinya 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B (CS), 5: G1
PH Nioka, Tomohiro 0-for-1 7: SO
P Sakakibara, Ryo 0-for-0
P Ishii, Yuya 0-for-0
PH Hoffpauir, Micah 0-for-1 9: F9
(P) Yoshikawa, Mitsuo 0-for-1 2: SO
PH Ugumori, Atsushi 0-for-1 5: G6
P Tadano, Kazuhito 0-for-0
PH-C Ono, Shota 0-for-1 7: F2
PH Murata, Kazuya 0-for-1 9: G4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshikawa, Mitsuo, L 4 103 23 19 8 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 3.375
Tadano, Kazuhito 2 34 7 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Sakakibara, Ryo 1 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ishii, Yuya 1 14 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.800
8 167 38 33 11 2 4 5 0 0 0 0 5 5

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-5 1: G6, 2: G5, 3: SO, 6: G4, 8: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5, 1 R 1: f3, 3: 1B, 4: G1, 6: SO, 8: G5
(LF) Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 4: F7, 6: F9
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G5, 3: 1B (BrO), 4: HR, 7: 3B
PR-1B Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 3: 1B, 4: F6, 7: G5
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 7: G6
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-2 2: BB, 3: G3, 5: BB (CS), 7: SO
SS Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: F7, 3: IBB, 5: 1B, 8: f9
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 3: BB, 5: F7
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 8: HR
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 7 116 28 23 6 0 6 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 2.114
Barnette, Tony 1/3 15 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 1/3 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.348
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1/3 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.038
9 157 36 31 8 0 8 3 0 2 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Inaba flies out to center. Yang (Yoh) hits a single to center. Kaneko hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Tsuruoka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Tsuruoka gets caught trying to steal second, runner on third. Yoshikawa strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tanaka hits a single to center. Miyade walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Balentien hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third. Miyamoto hits a single to right and Hatakeyama gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Fujimoto grounds out to first, runners on second and third. Aikawa gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. Ishikawa walks in a run, bases remain loaded. Aoki strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher. Miyade flies out to left. Hatakeyama hits a solo homer to left. Balentien flies out to short.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishii on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Imanami takes over at third.
Aikawa fouls out to right. Whitesell, pinch-hitting for Oshimoto, hits a solo homer to right-center. Aoki grounds out to second. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Tanaka walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Itoi grounds out to second, runner on third. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Yoshikawa on the mound for Nippon Ham
Balentien strikes out swinging. Miyamoto hits a single to center. Fujimoto walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa flies out to left. Ishikawa hits an infield single, bases loaded. Aoki grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Tanaka hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iiyama. Itoi walks, runners on first and seocnd. Nakata hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Itoi walks. Nakata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Inaba flies out to left. Yang (Yoh) flies out to center. Kaneko strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Sakakibara on the mound for Nippon Ham
Defensive changes: Ono is the new catcher.
Hagakeyama hits a triple. Balentien grounds out to third. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. Miyamoto grounds out to short. Fujimoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Morioka takes over at short; Noguchi takes over at first.
Imanami, pinch-hitting for Iiyama, hits a single to center. Itoi grounds out to second, runner on second. Nakata hits a single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Kyuko in for Barnette.
Inaba strikes out looking.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Kyuko.
Yang (Yoh) strikes out swinging.

Notes

Shiro Ito threw out the ceremonial first pitch, wearing the uniform number 11046 (for Ito Shiro).

Nippon Ham: The Fighters failed to record their 6th straight shutout victory.  They're scoreless inning streak also came to an end at 52 inning. ... Yoshikawa has not won a game since 5/1/2008 (vs Lotte).  That's 0-7 in 11 starts and 4 relief appearances.

Yakult: Hatakeyama's homer in the 4th was the first hit by a Japanese player since Ryohei Kawamoto hit one out on 4/29. ... Ishikawa recorded his 14th career Inter-league victory.  He's also 9-0 in 11 starts since his last loss on 6/5 (vs Seibu).