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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 4 (June 11, 2011)

by on Jun.11, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 4-2, 2.11 - Toshiya Sugiuchi (SOF) 3-2, 1.45

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

Attendance: 35181 | Softbank leads series, 2-0-1 | Time: 2:30

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G6, 3: G6, 6: DP, 8: G6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: f3, 6: SO, 9: G5
(DH) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: F8, 7: G4, 9: G4
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: BB, 7: G4, 9: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: F9, 7: HR
(LF) Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-3 2: G3, 5: G6, 7: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-2 2: F9, 5: G5, 8: HBP
PR-3B Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-3 3: F7, 5: SO, 8: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: BB, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, L 7 112 29 25 5 2 6 3 0 1 0 0 4 4 2.455
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.362
8 124 32 28 5 2 7 3 0 1 0 0 4 4

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 2: L6, 4: F8, 7: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-3 1: S1, 2: F8, 5: G3, 7: G6
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: f2, 8: G6
CF Kidokoro, Ryuma 0-for-0
(DH) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 5: F8, 8: f2
(1B) Cabrera, Alex 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: BB, 6: F7, 8: SO
1B Imamiya, Kenta 0-for-0
(LF) Ortiz, Jose 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: G5, 6: F4
RF Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-0
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 0-for-2 1: BB (SB), 4: SO, 6: SO
(CF-LF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: F8, 7: SO
(C) Yamazaki, Katsuki 1-for-3 2: G6, 4: 1B, 7: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sugiuchi, Toshiya, W 7 96 24 22 2 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.435
Falkenborg, Brian, H 1 22 4 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Mahara, Takahiro, S 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
9 133 31 28 2 1 9 2 1 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 4 runs, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kawasaki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Honda. Uchikawa hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Kokubo strikes out looking. Cabrera hits a 2-run homer to right. Oritz hits a solo homer to left. Matsuda walks and steals second. Hasegawa strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Sugiuchi on the mound for Softbank
Whitesell grounds out to second. Hatakeyama grounds out to second. Balentien hits a solo homer to right-center. Miyade strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 8th
Falkenborg on the mound for Softbank
Miyamoto gets hit by a pitch and is replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Morioka strikes out swinging. Miwa steals second. Aikawa strikes out swinging. Aoki grounds out to short.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows 8-game winning streak, in games Balentien hits a homer in, came to an end. ... Ishikawa is now 14-9 during Inter-league play (career).

Softbank: The Hawks won their 6th in a row and are now 22 games above .500 for the first time since 9/24/2006. They have also won 10 in a row at Yahoo Dome. ... Sugiuchi notched his 99th career victory and 18th career Inter-league victory. ... Uchikawa has driven in at least one run in each of his last 5 games. ... Cabrera recorded his 34th career Inter-league homer.