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Saitama Seibu Lions 8 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 (June 15, 2011)

by on Jun.15, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Saitama Seibu Lions vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hideaki Wakui (SEI) 4-3, 2.04 - Hitoshi Yamamoto (YAK) 1-3, 2.90

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seibu 0 0 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 8 16 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0

Attendance: 18248 | Seibu leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:47

Seibu

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Kataoka, Yasuyuki 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: L5, 3: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(CF) Kuriyama, Takumi 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (CS), 3: 1B, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: DP
(SS) Nakajima, Hiroyuki 2-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: SO, 3: 2B, 5: F6, 6: 1B, 8: G3
(3B) Nakamura, Takeya 0-for-5 2: F6, 3: F7, 5: F6, 6: F7, 9: SO
3B Hara, Takuya 0-for-0
(1B) Fernandez, Jose 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G6
LF Saito, Shogo 0-for-1 9: G1
(LF-1B) Asamura, Hideto 4-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: 1B, 9: F4
(RF) Kumashiro, Masato 1-for-4 2: 1B, 3: G4, 5: G4, 7: F9
(C) Sumitani, Ginjiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G3, 4: G2, 6: 1B, 7: G4
(P) Nishiguchi, Fumiya 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: G2, 6: S3
PH Goto, Taketoshi 1-for-1 8: 2B
PR Akiyama, Shogo 0-for-0, 1 R
P Matsunaga, Hironori 0-for-0
P Fujita, Taiyo 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nishiguchi, Fumiya, W 7 110 27 26 5 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.414
Matsunaga, Hironori 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Fujita, Taiyo 1 14 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.231
9 136 35 34 7 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G6, 5: G3, 8: F4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: G5, 6: F9, 8: F8
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: f3, 9: 1B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: SO, 9: L6
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: F8, 7: G6
3B Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 9: SO
(SS) Fujimoto, Atsushi 2-for-4 2: F9, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: F8, 5: F9, 7: 1B
C Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Yamamoto, Hitoshi 0-for-1 3: SO
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-1 5: 1B
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1 7: SO
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Hitoshi, L 5 95 25 24 10 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 3.750
Matsui, Kosuke 2 37 10 9 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 5.226
Watanabe, Koki 2 23 7 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4.500
9 155 42 40 16 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 3 runs, 4 hits
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Nishiguchi strikes out looking. Kataoka hits a single to center. Kuriyama hits a single to center, runners advance to second and third on throw. Nakajima clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Nakamura flies out to left, runner on third. Fernandez walks, runners on first and third. Asamura hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Kumashiro grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 2 hits
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Nakajima flies out to short. Nakamura flies out to short. Fernandez hits a single to left. Asamura hits a 2-run homer to left. Kumashiro grounds out to second.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
K. Matsui on the mound for Yakult
Ginjiro hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Nishiguchi. Kataoka grounds out to short. Kuriyama hits an RBI single to center and advances to second on the throw. Nakajima hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Nakamura flies out to left.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Noguchi takes over at third; Kawamoto is the new catcher.
Goto, pinch-hitting for Nishiguchi, hits a double to center and gets replaced by pinch-runner Akiyama. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Kataoka hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kuriyama hits into a 6-4-3 double play. Nakajima grounds out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Nakamura flies out to short. Fernandez grounds out to short. Asamura hits a single to left. Kumashiro hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Ginjiro grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 2nd
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Hatakeyama flies out to right. Balentien walks. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fujimoto flies out to right. Aikawa flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Nishiguchi on the mound for Seibu
Miyamoto flies out to center. Fujimoto hits a single to right. Aikawa flies out to right. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for H. Yamamoto, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Aoki grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th
Fujita on the mound for Seibu
Defensive changes: Hara takes over at third.
Hatakeyama hits a single to center. Balentien lines out to short. Noguchi strikes out swinging. Fujimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kawamoto grounds out to second.

Notes

Seibu: The Lions recorded their 5th shutout victory of the season. ... Asamura recorded his first 4-hit game of his pro career.

Yakult: The Swallows were shutout for the 5th time this season.  Their winning streak at Jingu Stadium ended at 4.