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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 (July 2, 2011)

by on Jul.02, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 14:00
Potential Starters: Hitoshi Yamamoto (YAK) 1-4, 3.75 - Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 2-3, 5.29

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 6 1
Hiroshima 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 X 6 14 0

Attendance: 20476 | Yakult leads series, 3-2-2 | Time: 3:51

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: G6, 9: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 3-for-5, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F8
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3 1: DP, 3: SO, 6: SO
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 7: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 2: f3, 3: G4, 6: HBP, 8: G5
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 2: F4, 3: F9, 6: F7, 8: F8
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: SO, 6: F9, 8: BB
PR-3B Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 8: (SB)
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-1, 2 R 3: BB, 4: G3, 7: BB, 8: BB
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3, 1 R 3: 2B, 4: F3, 7: BB, 8: SO
(P) Yamamoto, Hitoshi 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: 1B
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-1 5: SO
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH-LF Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-2 7: SO, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yamamoto, Hitoshi 3 2/3 67 19 16 7 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 3.857
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 1/3 24 7 7 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4.286
Kyuko, Kentaro, L 1 13 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3.068
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 25 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.042
Watanabe, Koki 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
8 142 39 35 14 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 6 5

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: F8, 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: S5, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G6, 8: G5
(CF-RF-CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 6: 2B, 8: G4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: DP, 5: 1B, 6: 1B
(RF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F7, 5: F8, 6: G1
P Nagakawa, Katsuhiro 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
RF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 4-for-4, 2 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: 1B (BrO)
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: F7, 4: 1B, 5: 3B, 7: L1
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: f2, 5: F8, 7: BB
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 0-for-1 2: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-0 4: BB
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
PH Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 6: F7
CF Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-1 7: G4
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei 2 0/3 41 11 10 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 6.000
Imamura, Takeru 2 30 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.608
Kishimoto, Hideki, W 2 27 7 6 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.596
Nagakawa, Katsuhiro 0/3 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.108
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1 21 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.944
Sarfate, Dennis, S 2 34 8 6 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.761
9 162 38 32 6 0 9 5 1 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 4 runs, 4 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata walks. Aikawa hits a double to left, runners on second and third. H. Yamamoto hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Aoki hits an RBI single to center, runners advance to second and third on throw. Tanaka clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second.
Pitching change: Imamura in for Shinoda.
Whitesell strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama grounds out to second, runner on third. Balentien flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 3 hits
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Matsuyama flies out to left. Kokubo hits a single to center. Amaya hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ishihara fouls out to the catcher. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Imamura, walks, bases loaded. Higashide hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for H. Yamamoto.
Kimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Maru strikes out swinging. Kurihara hits a single to center. Matsuyama flies out to center. Kokubo hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Amaya clears the bases with a 2-run triple to center, runner on third. Ishihara flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kyuko on the mound for Yakult
Io, pinch-hitting for Kishimoto, flies out to let. Higashide hits a double to right and advances to third on a fielding error (E9). Kimura drives in a run with a ground out to short. Maru hits a double to left. Kurihara hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Matsuyama grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Nagakawa on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Akamatsu takes over in center; Maru moves from center to right.
Kawabata walks. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Nagakawa.
Miyade, pinch-hitting for Kyuko, strikes out swinging. Aoki grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Tanaka hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Kawamoto, pinch-hitting for Whitesell, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Higashide walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Maru strikes out swinging. Kurihara strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Matsuyama grounds out to third. Kokubo hits a single to right. Amaya flies out to left. Ishihara hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Shinoda strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 3rd
H. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Higashide flies out to center. Kimura hits a single to center. Maru hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kurihara hits into a 1-4-3 double play.

Top of the 8th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Nakahigashi takes over in right; Maru moves from right to center.
Hatakeyama grounds out to third. Balentien flies out to center. Miyamoto walks and gets replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Miwa steals second. Kawabata walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: Kyuko suffered his first Ichi-gun loss of his career and is now 4-1. ... H. Yamamoto recorded his first Ichi-gun hit and RBI.

Hiroshima: Kishimoto got the win in relief and is now 2-0. ... Sarfate saved his 17th game of the year.