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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (June 24, 2011)

by on Jun.24, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shogo Yamamoto (YOK) 2-8, 4.92 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 6-1, 1.26

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Yokohama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1x 2 8 0

Attendance: 14407 | Yakult leads series, 5-1-1 | Time: 3:07

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 2, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-4 1: 1B, 4: G5, 6: SO, 9: G4
(CF) Morimoto, Hichori 0-for-4 1: DP, 4: F8, 7: G6, 9: F9
(RF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-4 1: f2, 4: F8, 7: G5, 9: G3
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G5, 10: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 2: G3, 5: G3, 8: f5, 10: G4
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 8: F6
1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-1 10: F8
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-3, 1 R 3: L4, 5: G4, 8: 1B
(C) Takeyama, Shingo 0-for-2 3: G6, 6: SO
PH Yoshimura, Yuki 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 2B
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-2 3: SO, 6: G3
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1 8: SO
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro 7 97 28 24 6 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.817
Ushida, Shigeki, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.038
Yamaguchi, Shun, L 1 2/3 30 8 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.219
9 2/3 139 39 33 8 1 6 4 0 2 0 0 2 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5 1: 1B (CS), 3: 2B, 5: G6, 7: G3, 10: F6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-5 1: F2, 3: F8, 5: G5, 8: SO, 10: G6
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 4: G4, 6: G3, 8: SO, 10: HR
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-1 2: F9, 4: BB, 6: BB, 9: BB
PR-RF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 9: S1
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: BB (BrO), 6: G4, 9: F7
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: F8
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0 9: (SB)
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: S2, 7: G1
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
PH-C Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 9: G5

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei 8 114 27 27 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.248
Barnette, Tony 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.421
Lim, Chang-Yong, W 1 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.543
10 133 33 33 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Sledge fouls out to third. Harper flies out to short. Watanabe hits a single to center. Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Takeyama, hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Nakamura, pinch-hitting for Takasaki, strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Balentien walks and gets replaced by a pinch-runner Miwa. Miyamoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kawabata flies out to left. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Aikawa, hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yuichi, Noguchi steals second. Runner advances to third on a passed ball. Kawamoto, pinch-hitting for Barnette, grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 10th - 1 run, 1 hit
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki flies out to short. Tanaka grounds out to short. Whitesell hits a walk-off solo homer.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Aikawa strikes out looking. Tateyama strikes out swinging. Aoki hits a double to right. Tanaka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 5th
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Kawabata walks. Aikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Tateyama hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki hits a grounder to short and Kawabata gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Whitesell grounds out to first. Hatakeyama hits an infield single and gets thrown out trying to advance to second. Balentien walks. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kawabata grounds out to second.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars suffered their 2nd walk-off loss of the year. ... Yamaguchi dropped his second game of the year and is now 1-2. ... Takasaki celebrated his 26th birthday.

Yakult: The Swallows recorded their 3rd walk-off victory of the year.  They've also won 5 in a row against the Bay Stars. ... Lim got the win and improved to 2-0. ... Whitesell is the first foreign Swallow to record a walk-off homer since Aaron Guiel on 7/10/2009.