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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 – Yomiuri Giants 5 (June 29, 2011)

by on Jun.29, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Koriyama Kaiseizan Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Hitoshi Yamamoto (YAK) 1-4, 3.75 - Norihito Kaneto (YOM) 1-3, 2.89

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Yakult 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 12 1
Yomiuri 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 9 2

Attendance: 14074 | Yakult leads series, 4-2-1 | Time: 3:40

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 2nd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: E5, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: S1, 3: L6, 5: 3B, 7: G3, 9: F7
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F7, 4: HR, 5: G4, 7: 1B
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 7: (BrO)
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 9: G3
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-5 1: SO, 4: F8, 5: L5, 7: L5, 10: F8
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-5 2: f5, 4: G5, 6: G5, 8: SO, 10: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G4, 6: BB, 8: G6, 10: 1B
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 2: DP, 5: F4, 6: S1, 8: G4, 10: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 R 3: G5, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 9: G1, 10: G6
(P) Kato, Mikinori 0-for-2, 1 R 3: G1, 5: G1
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-1, 1 RBI 6: 1B
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Fujimoto, Atsushi 1-for-1 9: 1B
LF Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kato, Mikinori 4 2/3 82 21 18 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 4 6.750
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1/3 7 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.661
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 1 11 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.842
Oshimoto, Takehiko 2 33 8 8 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.323
Barnette, Tony, H 1 13 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.227
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 9 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.367
10 155 44 39 9 1 7 3 1 1 0 0 5 4

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 2: SO, 5: F7, 6: F8, 9: 1B
(3B-RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 2: G4, 5: F8, 7: G5, 9: ギ野
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F8, 2: F9, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: G4 (SB)
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: F9, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: L4
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F7, 5: F7, 7: F7
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-1 10: G6
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G4, 6: HBP, 8: SO, 10: G1
(2B-3B) Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: G3, 6: f7, 8: G4
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 10: SO
(P) Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-2 1: G3, 4: SO
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 6: F8
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
2B Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-1 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneto, Norihito 5 2/3 88 26 22 6 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 4 3.349
Nakamura, Micheal 1/3 11 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Kubo, Yuya, H 2 29 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.440
Romero, Levi 1 19 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.130
10 159 44 40 12 1 4 2 0 2 0 0 5 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kato on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto walks. Kamei hits a 2-run homer to right. Chono flies out to center. Ramirez flies out to right. Ogasawara walks. Tani hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Abe hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Wakiya walks, bases loaded. Kaneto grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Whitesell hits a solo homer to center. Hatakeyama flies out to center. Balentien grounds out to third. Miyamoto grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Kawabata flies out to second. Aikawa hits a single to center. Kato hits a sac bunt and reaches on a catching error (E6), runners on first and second. Aoki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Tanaka clears the bases with a 2-run triple to left, runner on third. Whitesell grounds out to second. Hatakeyama lines out to third.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Kato on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto flies out to left. Kamei flies out to center. Chono hits a single to center.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for Kato.
Ramirez hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ogasawara hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Tani flies out to left.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Balentien grounds out to third. Miyamoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawabata. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Micheal in for Kaneto.
Miyade, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Aoki strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Miwa takes over in left; Hatakeyama moves from left to first.
Kamei grounds out to third. Chono hits a single to right and advances to third on a fielding error (E9). Ramirez hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Ogasawara strikes out swinging. Tani flies out to left.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Aikawa grounds out to the pitcher. Fujimoto, pinch-hitting for Oshimoto, hits a single to left. Aoki hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Tanaka flies out to left. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Miwa, grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Noguchi takes over in left.
Sakamoto hits a single to left. Kamei reaches on a fielder's choice, everyone is safe, runners on first and second. Chono grounds out to second, runners on first and third. Ramirez strikes out swinging as Chono steals second. Ogasawara lines out to second.

Top of the 10th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Suzuki takes over in left.
Hatakeyama flies out to center. Balentien strikes out swinging. Miyamoto hits a single to center. Kawabata hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Aikawa grounds out to short.

Notes

Yakult: Balentien is now hitless in 35 consecutive trips to the plate.

Yomiuri: The Giants are now 2-8-2 in Koriyama. ... Kamei extended his hitting streak to 9 games.