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Yomiuri Giants 4 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 (July 5, 2011)

by on Jul.05, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Shizuoka Kusanagi Baseball Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Seth Greisinger (YOM) 1-3, 3.21 - Yuki Shichijo (YAK) 1-0, 0.00

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

Attendance: 18047 | Yakult leads series, 5-2-2 | Time: 3:54

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-5 1: 1B (CS), 3: f3, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: F6
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 1: F7
RF Omura, Saburo 0-for-3 3: f3, 5: F4, 7: G6
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
LF Inzen, Tomoya 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: SO, 3: HR, 5: 1B (BrO), 8: SO
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 0-for-4 2: F4, 3: f2, 6: G4, 8: SO
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(RF-1B-RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 1-for-3, 2 R 2: HBP, 4: 2B, 6: F8, 8: SO
C Tsuruoka, Kazunari 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 3-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: BB, 9: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(1B-3B-1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 2-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: S8, 6: 1B, 9: 1B
1B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-0
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: 2B, 4: G4, 6: G6, 9: f2
(P) Greisinger, Seth 0-for-2 2: G4, 4: F9
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH-3B Wakiya, Ryota 0-for-2 7: F8, 9: G9

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Greisinger, Seth 4 1/3 101 24 21 8 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.553
Ochi, Daisuke, H 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.984
Takagi, Yasunari, H 1 18 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.462
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 1/3 18 6 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.862
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, L 1 18 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.500
Kubo, Yuya 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.667
8 2/3 172 43 38 12 1 7 4 0 1 0 0 5 5

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G3, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: G6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: F7, 5: F9, 6: SO, 8: G4
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 6: G3, 9: 1B
PR Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-0
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 3-for-4, 1 R 1: E5, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: 2B
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-1, 2 R 9: G1
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: G4, 9: BB
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: F4, 3: SO, 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: F8
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: SO, 5: F6, 7: f3, 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 5: F9, 8: SO
(P) Shichijo, Yuki 0-for-1 2: L4, 4: S1
PH Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-0
PH Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 6: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 1-for-1 8: 2B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 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
Shichijo, Yuki 6 90 26 23 8 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 2.769
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 15 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.919
Barnette, Tony, H 1 16 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.080
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 2/3 8 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.755
Lim, Chang-Yong, W 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.884
9 131 37 34 10 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki grounds out to second. Tanaka grounds out to short. Whitesell hits a solo homer to right. Hatakeyama reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Kawabata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez flies out to second. Y. Takahashi gets hit by a pitch. Abe hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ogasawara strikes out looking. Fujimura clears the bases with a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Greisinger grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto fouls out to first. Omura fouls out to first. Chono hits a solo homer to right. Ramirez fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Y. Takahashi hits a double to center. Abe hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Ogasawara hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Fujimura grounds out to second, runner on second. Greisinger flies out to right.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanaka flies out to right. Whitesell hits a single to left. Hatakeyama hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Kawabata hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Ochi in for Greisinger.
Balentien flies out to short. Aikawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Y. Takahashi moves from first to right; Ogasawara moves from third to first; Wakiya takes over at third.
Hatakeyama hits a double to left and gets replaced by a pinch-runner Miwa. Kawabata grounds out to second, runner on third. Miyamoto drives in a run with a ground out to third. Balentien fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Tsuruoka is the new catcher; Chono moves from center to right; Suzuki takes over in center.
Whitesell hits an infield single and gets replaced by a pinch-runner Morioka. Miwa fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Kawabata walks, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kubo in for Yamaguchi.
Miyamoto flies out to center, runner on first and third. Balentien hits a walk-off RBI single to left.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka flies out to left. Whitesell walks. Hatakeyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Kawabata walks, bases loaded. Miyamoto strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Greisinger on the mound for Yomiuri
Balentien strikes out swinging. Aikawa hits an infield single. Shichijo hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez grounds out second. Y. Takahashi flies out to center. Abe walks. Ogasawara hits a single to right, runner on first and second. Fujimura grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Aikawa strikes out swinging. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Barnette, hits a double to left. Noguchi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Yuichi.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Albaladejo.
Defensive changes: Inzen takes over in left.
Aoki grounds out to short, runner on third. Tanaka grounds out to second.

Top of the 9th
Kyuko on the mound for Yakult
Abe hits a single to right and gets replaced by pinch-runner Suzuki. Ogasawara hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Fujimura fouls out on a sac bunt attempt. Wakiya grounds out to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Lim in for Kyuko.
Sakamoto flies out to short.

Notes

Yomiuri: Yamaguchi took the loss and is now 1-1. ... Fujimura recorded his first Ichi-gun extra base hit (a double) in the 2nd inning. ... This was Abe's first 3-hit game since 9/21/2010.

Yakult: The Swallows are 5-0-2 since their last loss against the Giants (4/13). ... Lim got the win in relief and improved to 3-0.