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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 – Yomiuri Giants 4 (June 30, 2011)

by on Jun.30, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 6-1, 1.25 - Shun Tono (YOM) 2-7, 3.53

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

Attendance: 38715 | Yakult leads series, 4-2-2 | Time: 3:51

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B (BrO), 3: G6, 5: BB, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S1, 3: 2B, 5: 2B, 7: DP, 9: L4
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: S9, 8: G4
LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-1 10: G4
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: BB, 4: F4, 5: G1, 8: G5, 10: G6
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3 1: f9, 4: 2B, 6: F6, 8: BB, 10: BB
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-5 2: G5, 4: G4, 6: L3, 8: F9, 10: G4
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 2: F6, 4: SO, 6: G2, 9: F8
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3, 2 R 2: f3, 5: G3, 7: 2B, 9: BB
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-1, 1 R 3: F8, 5: BB, 7: S1
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0 9: (CS)
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei 8 102 30 29 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.340
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 12 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1.976
Barnette, Tony 1 17 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.174
10 131 40 37 9 1 6 2 0 0 1 0 4 4

Yomiuri

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-5 1: G5, 3: F4, 5: G6, 8: SO, 10: G5
(3B-1B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B (SB), 3: F6, 6: 1B, 8: SO, 10: G4
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: DP, 8: F9, 10: BB
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G5, 6: G6, 9: 1B
PR-2B Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-0, 1 R
PH Takahashi, Shinji 0-for-1 10: F4
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-4 1: F7, 4: 1B, 7: G4, 9: 1B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0, 1 R
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-3 2: f5, 4: BB, 7: G1, 9: SO
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: G3, 4: G3, 7: HR, 9: 1B
PR-3B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0
(2B) Wakiya, Ryota 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G6, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: S8
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: SO
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 7: G3
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Nakamura, Micheal 0-for-0
PH Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 9: F9
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun 6 1/3 115 27 21 6 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 3 3 3.592
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 2/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.200
Takagi, Yasunari 2/3 15 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.273
Nakamura, Micheal 1 1/3 26 6 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.400
Kubo, Yuya 1 20 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.385
10 183 42 33 9 0 2 6 0 2 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto grounds out to third. Kamei hits a single to right and steals second. Chono grounds out to second, runner on third. Ramirez hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Ogasawara flies out to left.

Top of the 5th - 2 run, 1 hit
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Aikawa grounds out to first. Tateyama walks. Aoki walks, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Whitesell hits a sac fly to right, runner on third. Hatakeyama grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Aikawa hits a double to left and advances to third on a sac bunt by Tateyama.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Tono.
Aoki hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tanaka hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Ogasawara grounds out to second. Y. Takahashi grounds out to the pitcher. Abe hits a solo homer to right. Wakiya hits a single to center. Yano, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Micheal on the mound for Yomiuri
Balentien flies out to center. Aikawa walks. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Tateyama, hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yuichi. Aoki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Noguchi gets thrown out at third (on a failed squeeze bunt attempt?), Aoki to second. Tanaka lines out to second.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez hits a single to center and gets replaced by a pinch-runner Fujimura. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Ogasawara hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Ogasawara. Y. Takahashi strikes out swinging. Abe hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Furuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Abe. Wakiya hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Tani, pinch-hitting for Micheal, flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell hits a single to right and Aoki gets thrown out running the bases, Whitesell to second. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Kawabata fouls out to right.

Top of the 3rd
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Tateyama flies out to center. Aoki grounds out to short. Tanaka hits a double to left. Whitesell strikes out looking.

Top of the 4th
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Hatakeyama flies out to second. Kawabata hits a double to right. Miyamoto grounds out to second, runner on third. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Chono strikes out swinging. Ramirez grounds out to third. Ogasawara hits a single to right. Y. Takahashi walks, runners on first and second. Abe grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 10th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto grounds out to third. Kamei grounds out to second. Chono walks. S. Takahashi enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Fujimura. Runner advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1). S. Takahashi flies out to second.

Notes

Yakult: The last time the Swallows recorded two ties in a row was in 1987 (8/6 and 8/8).

Yomiuri: The last time the Giants recorded two ties in a row was in 2009 (6/2 and 6/3).