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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 (July 6, 2011)

by on Jul.06, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Norihito Kaneto (YOM) 1-3, 3.35 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 6-1, 1.34

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

Attendance: 20305 | Yakult leads series, 6-2-2 | Time: 3:10

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 3-for-4 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: f3
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: S3, 5: G6, 7: G4
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Albaladejo, Jonathan 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: G5
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 1-for-4 1: DP, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(RF-1B) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-4 2: G3, 3: G6, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: F8, 6: HBP, 8: G1
(1B-3B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: G1, 6: SO, 9: 1B
PR Inzen, Tomoya 0-for-0
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-1 2: SO
P Gonzalez, Dicky 0-for-1 4: SO
PH-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 1-for-2 7: 1B, 9: SO
(P) Kaneto, Norihito 0-for-0
2B Tsuburaya, Hidetoshi 0-for-2, 1 R 3: HBP, 5: SO, 7: f2
PH Omura, Saburo 0-for-1 9: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kaneto, Norihito, L 1 2/3 48 13 10 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 4 4.030
Gonzalez, Dicky 4 1/3 60 16 16 3 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4.021
Ochi, Daisuke 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.797
Albaladejo, Jonathan 1 25 6 4 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.800
8 147 38 33 11 0 11 1 2 1 1 0 4 4

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-3, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: HBP, 3: 振逃, 6: F8, 8: IBB
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-5 1: 1B, 2: 1B, 3: SO, 6: G6, 8: G4
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 2: S9, 4: SO, 7: F6
LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: SO, 2: 1B, 4: F8, 7: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G6, 2: SO, 4: G3, 7: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 1: G3, 3: G3, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 2B (BrO), 8: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: G6, 3: 1B, 5: F6, 8: 1B
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 9 109 36 32 9 1 9 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 1.401
9 109 36 32 9 1 9 0 2 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki hits an infield single. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Whitesell gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Balentien drives in a run with a ground out to short, runners on first and third. Miyamoto ground out to first.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Y. Takahashi grounds out to first. Abe hits a solo homer to right. Ogasawara grounds out to third. Fujimura strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 4 hits
Kaneto on the mound for Yomiuri
Kawabata hits a single to center. Aikawa grounds out to short, runner on second. Tateyama hits an RBI double to right, runner on second. Aoki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits a single to center, bases loaded. Whitesell hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Gonzalez in for Kaneto.
Defensive changes: Tsuburaya takes over at second.
Balentien strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Tsuburaya gets hit by a pitch. Sakamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kamei hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Chono hits a RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Ramirez strikes out swinging. Y. Takahashi grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kamei. Chono hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Ramirez hits a into a 4-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 3rd
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Miyamoto grounds out to first. Kawabata hits a single to center. Aikawa hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tateyama strikes out swinging. Aoki strikes out and reaches on a wild pitch, bases loaded. Tanaka strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Tsuburaya strikes out swinging. Sakamoto hits a double to left. Kamei grounds out to short, runner on third. Chono strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Gonzalez on the mound for Yomiuri
Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Kawabata hits a double to center. Aikawa flies out to short and Kawabata gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 8th
Albaladejo on the mound for Yomiuri
Miyamoto hits a single to center. Kawabata strikes out swinging. Aikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Tateyama hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki gets an intentional walks, bases loaded. Tanaka grounds out to second.

Notes

Silk threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Yomiuri: The Giants have lost 3 games in a row. ... Kaneto took the loss and dropped to 1-4.  He is now 0-4 in 6 starts since his first and only victory of the year on 5/12 (vs Yokohama). ... Sakamoto extended his hitting streak to 5 games.

Yakult: The Swallows have now won 4 in a row. They have also won 6 in a row against the Giants for the first time since July 1997. ... Tateyama got the win and improved to 7-1.  He is now 5-0 in 9 starts since his last last and only loss of the year on 5/5 (vs Chunichi).  This was also his 14th complete game victory of his career.