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Chunichi Dragons 4 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 (July 12, 2011)

by on Jul.12, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-4, 2.06 - Yuki Shichijo (YAK) 1-0, 2.77

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chunichi 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 11 0
Yakult 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 X 6 13 0

Attendance: 14327 | Yakult leads series, 6-1-0 | Time: 3:13

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F9, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 6: L4, 9: G4
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 2-for-5 1: 2B, 3: F8, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 9: G6
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: F7
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: L4, 5: G3, 7: SO
(RF) Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: G4, 4: F5, 5: SO
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
P Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-0
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 7: F9
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Muto, Yuta 0-for-0
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F6, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: F4
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B (CS), 4: 2B, 6: G4, 8: F3
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: f3, 4: 1B
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1, 1 RBI 6: G6
C Oyama, Keiji 0-for-1 8: SO
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-2 3: G1, 4: G1
RF Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-1 6: BB, 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 4 70 21 19 8 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 5 5 2.415
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 19 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0.844
Soto, Enyelbert 1 10 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.794
Kawahara, Junichi 1 18 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.176
Muto, Yuta 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
8 129 37 34 13 0 7 0 1 2 1 0 6 6

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: G5, 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: G5, 8: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G5, 2: F8, 4: 1B, 6: SO
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4 1: F7, 3: F7, 4: SO, 6: 1B
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 6: (CS)
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: f5
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: F9, 5: S3, 7: 1B
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: 2B, 4: F9, 5: 1B, 7: G3
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: HBP, 5: G1, 8: SO
(P) Shichijo, Yuki 0-for-1 2: S1, 4: SO
PH Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-1 5: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 8: G3
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, W 5 73 23 22 8 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.500
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1 23 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.963
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 13 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.030
Barnette, Tony, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.964
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 15 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.705
9 135 39 37 11 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 3 runs, 5 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Hatakeyama grounds out to short. Balentien hits a single to center. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kawabata clears the bases with a 2-run double to center, runner on second. Kawamoto hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Shichijo hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Tanaka flies out to center.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Nelson grounds out to the pitcher. Oshima hits a double to left. T. Iwasaki flies out to center. Morino hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Wada lines out to second.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
T. Donoue flies out to third. Koike grounds out to third. Araki hits a double to left. Oda hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Nelson grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Kawabata flies out to right. Kawamoto gets hit by a pitch. Shichijo fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Aoki hits an RBI double to right and advances to third on throw. Tanaka hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Whitesell strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Oshima hits a single to center. T. Iwasaki hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Morino strikes out swinging. Wada drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on third. T. Donue strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Hirata takes over in right.
Hatakeyama hits a single to right. Balentien hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Miyamoto hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kawabata hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Kawamoto hits a grounder to the pitcher and Balentien gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Fujimoto, pinch-hitting for Shichijo, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Koike hits a double to left. Araki grounds out to second, runner on third. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Oda, drives in a run with a ground out to short. Hirata walks. Oshima lines out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Oshima flies out to right. T. Iwasaki hits a double to left. Morino grounds out to first, runner on third. Wada walks, runners on first and third. T. Donoue grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 3rd
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama hits a single to right. Balentien strikes out swinging. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Miyamoto flies out to right.

Notes

Chunichi: The Dragons lost their 2nd in a row. ... Nelson took the loss and is now 6-5.  He's also 0-4 in his last 4 starts against the Swallows (going back to last season). ... Araki started at second for the first time this season.

Yakult: The Swallows won their 2nd in a row. Every starting position player had at least one hit. ... Shichijo won the game an is now 2-0 in 3 starts so far this year. ... Lim saved his 18th game of the year.