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Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 4 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 (June 6, 2011)

by on Jun.06, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Satoshi Nagai (RAK) 3-1, 2.82 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 4-1, 1.58

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

Attendance: 14307 | Series tied, 2-2-0 | Time: 2:46

Rakuten

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Tsuchiya, Teppei 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G5 (SB) (BrO), 6: G3, 8: G4
(CF) Hijirisawa, Ryo 1-for-4 1: G6, 3: 1B, 6: G5, 9: G1
(SS) Matsui, Kazuo 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: 1B, 7: F8, 9: SO
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 0-for-3 2: F8, 4: DP, 7: F3, 9: BB
PR Nishimura, Wataru 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Nakamura, Masato 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G1, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(2B) Takasu, Yosuke 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: L4, 7: G4, 9: 1B
PR Uchimura, Kensuke 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Kusano, Daisuke 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: F8, 5: F9, 8: HR, 9: 1B
PR Shiokawa, Tatsuya 0-for-0
(C) Nakatani, Jin 0-for-1 3: SO
C Ishimine, Tadashi 0-for-3 5: G4, 8: F6, 9: SO
(P) Nagai, Satoshi 1-for-1 3: 1B
PH Yokogawa, Fuminori 0-for-1 6: F6
P Aoyama, Koji 0-for-0
PH Hiraishi, Yosuke 0-for-1 8: F7
P Mima, Manabu 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nagai, Satoshi, L 5 82 22 19 6 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 4 2 2.893
Aoyama, Koji 2 26 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.812
Mima, Manabu 1 14 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.661
8 122 33 30 9 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 5 3

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: BB, 7: DP
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 R 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: S1, 7: G6
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: SO, 5: F9, 8: F8
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 2 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: HR
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 2B (BrO), 3: 2B, 6: SO, 8: F9
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F7, 6: 1B, 8: F9
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-3 2: G4, 4: F8, 6: F7
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: F7
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: F4, 7: 1B
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
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
Tateyama, Shohei, W 8 99 28 28 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.517
Kyuko, Kentaro 2/3 23 4 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.320
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1/3 13 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.528
9 135 35 33 8 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Aoki flies out to left. Tanaka grounds out to short. Whitesell walks. Hatakeyama hits a 2-run homer. Balentien hits a double to left. Miyamoto hits a single to left and Balentien gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Aoki hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E6). Tanaka hits an infield single and a run scores on a throwing error (E2), Tanaka to second. Whitesell strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Balentien hits an RBI double to left, runner on second.
Defensive changes: Ishimine is the new catcher.
Miyamoto flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Kusano hits a solo homer to left. Ishimine flies out to short. Hiraishi, pinch-hitting for Aoyama, flies out to left. Teppei grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Mima on the mound for Rakuten
Whitesell flies out to center. Hatakeyama hits a solo homer. Balentien flies out to right. Miyamoto flies out to right.

Top of the 9th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Kyuko on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Fukuchi takes over in left; Hatakeyama moves from left to first.
Hijirisawa grounds out to the pitcher. Matsui strikes out looking. Yamasaki walks and gets replaced by pinch-runner Nishimura. Nakamura walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Lim in for Kyuko.
Takasu hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Uchimura enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takasu. Kusano hits a 2-run single to right, runner on first. Shiokawa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kusano. Ishimine strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 3rd
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Nakatani strikes out looking. Nagai hits a single to center. Teppei grounds out to third, runner on first. Teppei steals second. Hijirisawa hits a single to right and Teppei gets thrown out at home.

Bottom of the 5th
Nagai on the mound for Rakuten
Aoki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell flies out to right, runner on third. Hatakeyama grounds out to third.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows won their 3rd straight game. ... Hatakeyama became the first player to 30 RBI in the CL.  He also recorded his 2nd 2-home run game of the year (and 3rd of his career). ... Tateyama recorded his 17th career Inter-league win.

Rakuten: The Eagles dropped their 4th straight game.