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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 (July 3, 2011)

by on Jul.03, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 13:30
Potential Starters: Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi (YAK) 3-4, 5.24 - Kyohei Nakamura (HIR) 0-0, 0.00

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 8 0
Hiroshima 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 1

Attendance: 20801 | Yakult leads series, 4-2-2 | Time: 3:42

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 3B, 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: G4
PH-CF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-1 8: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G6, 2: BB, 4: G4, 7: BB, 9: 1B
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-5 1: F7, 2: F7, 5: F7, 7: DP, 9: 1B
PR Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0, 1 R 9: (SB)
LF Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-0
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: G5, 5: f2, 7: BB
PR-LF-1B Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1, 1 RBI 9: G6
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: G6, 5: f2, 7: BB, 9: S9
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3, 1 R 2: BB, 3: F7, 6: BB, 7: 1B, 9: F9
3B Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-0
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G6, 6: S1, 7: F7
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G5, 6: F9, 8: SO
(P) Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: G1
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 6: E6
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-1 8: F4
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, W 5 98 24 22 8 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 5.250
Watanabe, Koki, H 1 18 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.800
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 1 22 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.872
Barnette, Tony, H 1 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.125
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 20 6 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.906
9 164 39 35 11 0 8 4 0 0 0 0 3 3

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 7th, 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 4-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: SO, 4: 1B, 7: 1B (CS), 9: 1B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: SO, 4: G6
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 7: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Ueno, Hirofumi 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-0 9: BB
PR Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: G3
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-2 1: F5, 3: BB, 5: BB, 8: 1B
(RF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 1-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 2B (BrO), 3: SO, 5: F8, 8: DP
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: F9, 8: G1
(LF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F8, 6: SO, 9: F7
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 2-for-3 2: 2B, 4: 1B, 6: G4
PH Iwamoto, Takahiro 0-for-0 9: BB
(P) Nakamura, Kyohei 0-for-0
P Soriano, Dioni 0-for-1 2: SO
PH-SS Ishii, Takuro 0-for-3 4: F9, 6: G6, 9: L6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nakamura, Kyohei, L 1 0/3 31 10 8 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 7.105
Soriano, Dioni 3 36 10 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.189
Kishimoto, Hideki 2 32 8 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.328
Aoki, Takahiro 1 27 6 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.815
Imamura, Takeru 1 2/3 26 7 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5.800
Ueno, Hirofumi 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.704
9 156 42 33 8 0 1 7 0 1 0 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Nakamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits a triple to center. Tanaka drives in a run with a ground out to short. Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama hits a single to left. Balentien grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 1st - 2 runs, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a single to center. Kimura strikes out swinging. Maru hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to third. Matsuyama clears the bases with a 2-run double to right and gets thrown out trying to advance to third.

Top of the 2nd - 4 runs, 3 hits
K. Nakamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto walks. Kawabata hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits a single to left, bases loaded. Masubuchi walks in a run, bases loaded. Aoki hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Soriano in for K. Nakamura.
Tanaka walks in a run, bases loaded. Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama drives in a run with a ground out to third, runners first and third. Balentien grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Kokubo hits a single to right. Amaya flies out to center. Kura hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Soriano, flies out to right. Higashide hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Kimura grounds out to short.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka hits a single to right. Whitesell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kawamoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Whitesell. Kawamoto steals second, runners on second and third. Noguchi drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Balentien hits a sac fly to right.
Pitching change: Ueno in for Imamura.
Miyamoto flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Kokubo grounds out to short. Amaya hits a single to center. Kura hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Soriano strikes out swinging. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawabata. Aikawa flies out to right. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Masubuchi, reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Aoki grounds out to second.

Top of the 7th
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka walks. Whitesell hits a into a 4-6-3 double play. Hatakeyama walks. Balentien walks, runners on first and second. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. Miyamoto hits a single to center, bases loaded. Kawabata flies out to left.

Bottom of the 9th
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Miyade takes over in left; Morioka takes over at third; Noguchi moves from left to first.
Amaya flies out to left. Iwamoto , pinch-hitting for Kura, walks. Ishii lines out to short. Higashide hits a single to center, runners on first and second. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Ueno, walks, bases loaded. Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Maru grounds out to first.

Notes

Injuries: A pinch-hitter was sent in for Aoki in the 8th inning because he suffered a minor left ankle sprain while running the bases earlier in the game.

Yakult: The Swallows became the first time in the CL to win 30 games. ... Masubuchi got the win and evened his record to 4-4. ... Aoki extended his hitting streak to 11 games.

Hiroshima: K. Nakamura made his second start of the year (and career) and recorded his first decision, a loss.  He is now 0-1.