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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 1 (June 12, 2011)

by on Jun.12, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Fukuoka Softbank Hawks @ Yahoo Dome - 13:00
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 5-1, 1.52 - Tadashi Settsu (SOF) 5-2, 3.09

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

Attendance: 36735 | Softbank leads series, 2-1-1 | Time: 3:34

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: F9, 7: SO, 9: HBP
(2B) Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-2 1: F7, 3: G4
PH Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1 5: F9
2B Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-2 8: G6, 9: G6
(DH) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: SO, 6: F5, 8: SO
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: G1, 4: F9, 6: SO, 8: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: G6
(LF) Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: F7, 7: G4, 9: 1B
PR-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-0, 1 R 9: (SB)
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 5: F9, 7: 2B, 9: 2B
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 2-for-3, 1 RBI 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: 3B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0, 1 R
SS Morioka, Ryosuke 1-for-1 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3, 1 RBI 3: G6, 5: 1B, 7: S7, 9: f2

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei 3 2/3 58 15 13 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.429
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 1/3 19 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.909
Kyuko, Kentaro, W 1 22 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1 17 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Barnette, Tony, H 1 16 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 20 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.831
9 152 34 31 5 1 8 1 2 0 0 0 1 1

Softbank

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawasaki, Munenori 2-for-4 1: F9, 3: 1B (SB) (BrO), 5: SO, 8: 1B
(2B) Honda, Yuichi 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: SO, 6: BB (SB), 8: SO
(RF) Uchikawa, Seiichi 1-for-4 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: F8, 8: SO
(DH) Kokubo, Hiroki 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F8, 6: F9, 9: G5
(LF) Matsunaka, Nobuhiko 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HBP, 4: F7, 6: G1, 9: HR
(3B) Matsuda, Nobuhiro 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: HBP, 7: SO, 9: F8
(1B) Fukuda, Shuhei 0-for-3 2: F6, 4: G6, 7: SO
PH Tanoue, Hidenori 0-for-1 9: F7
(CF) Hasegawa, Yuya 0-for-3 2: G4, 5: G3, 7: SO
(C) Hosokawa, Toru 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: F4
PH Ortiz, Jose 0-for-1 8: G4
C Yamazaki, Katsuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Settsu, Tadashi, L 7 119 28 26 6 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.032
Morifuku, Masahiko 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.450
Kanazawa, Takehito 1 24 7 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.227
9 153 38 35 9 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 7th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Yuichi grounds out to second. Miyamoto hits a double to right. Fujimoto hits an RBI triple to center, runner on third. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fujimoto. Aikawa hits a sac fly to left. Aoki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kanazawa on the mound for Softbank
Defensive changes: Yamazaki is the new catcher.
Balentien grounds out to short. Yuichi hits a single to left and gets replaced by pinch-runner Fukuchi. Fukuchi steals second. Miyamoto hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Morioka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Aikawa fouls out to the catcher. Aoki gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Fukuchi takes over in left.
Kokubo grounds out to third. Matsunaka hits a solo homer to right-center. Matsuda flies out to  center. Tanoue, pinch-hitting for Fukuda, flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Kokubo grounds out to third. Matsunaka gets hit by a pitch. Matsuda hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fukuda flies out to short. Hasegawa grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 4th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Uchikawa hits a single to center. Kokubo flies out to center. Matsunaka flies out to left. Matsuda gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for Tateyama.
Fukude grounds out to short.

Top of the 5th
Settsu on the mound for Softbank
Miyamoto flies out to right. Fujimoto hits a single to left. Aikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Aoki flies out to right, runners on first and third. Miyade, pinch-hitting for Miwa, flies out to right.

Bottom of the 6th
Kyuko on the mound for Yakult
Honda walks. Uchikawa flies out to center. Honda steals second. Kokubo flies out to right, runner on third. Matsunaka grounds out to the pitcher.

Notes

Ejection: Tateyama (YAK) was ejected from the game when he hit Matsuda (SOF) in the head with a pitch in the 4th inning (a first for Tateyama).  Matsuda was taken to the dugout for treatment but ended up staying in the game.

Yakult: Fujimoto's timely hit in the 7th was the team's first in 40 innings.

Softbank: The Hawks 5-game winning streak came to an end.  They're 10 game winning streak at Yahoo Dome also came to an end. They also drew a season high 36,464 fans.