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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 (July 13, 2011)

by on Jul.13, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 7-2, 1.51 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 7-1, 1.40

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Chunichi 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 14 1
Yakult 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1x 6 11 2

Attendance: 16548 | Yakult leads series, 7-1-0 | Time: 4:08

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 12, DPs in: 4th, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-5 1: F4, 2: 1B, 4: DP, 6: SO, 8: G6, 10: BB
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 2-for-6, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: E1, 2: 1B, 5: SO, 7: E6, 9: 1B, 10: F7
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 4-for-5, 2 R, 4 RBI 1: HR, 2: F7, 5: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: HR
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-5 1: G5, 3: L4, 5: DP, 7: F7, 9: F3
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-5 1: 3B, 3: SO, 6: F4, 7: F7, 9: F9
(1B) Koike, Masaaki 2-for-4 1: f3, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 7: SO
P Muto, Yuta 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: F4
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 3-for-5 2: 1B, 3: F8, 6: 1B, 8: f3, 10: 1B
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-2 2: F9, 4: SO, 6: BB
PH Nomoto, Kei 1-for-1 8: 1B
C Oda, Kohei 0-for-0 10: S1
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-1, 1 R 2: G1, 4: BB
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 6: F8
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
1B Carrasco, Felix 0-for-2 8: SO, 10: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki 5 83 23 21 8 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 5 3 1.711
Kawahara, Junichi 1 13 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.919
Mise, Koji 2/3 18 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.339
Muto, Yuta 1 1/3 22 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Asao, Takuya, L 1 2/3 37 7 6 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.736
Iwase, Hitoki 0/3 9 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.115
9 2/3 182 44 38 11 1 8 5 0 1 0 0 6 4

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-5 1: G6, 3: G4, 4: F3, 7: G3, 9: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B (BrO), 5: 1B, 7: G5, 9: F9
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 4: BB, 5: 1B, 7: BB
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-1 10: SO
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 5: DP, 7: BB, 10: BB
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0 10: (BrO)
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 4: G5, 5: G5, 7: F8, 10: 1B (SB)
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-5, 1 R 2: F9, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 8: F9, 10: G5
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4, 1 R 2: SO, 4: 2B, 6: G4, 8: G6
PH Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-0 10: BB
PR Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: E6, 6: 1B, 8: F7, 10: 1B
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-1 3: SO, 4: S1
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 6: SO
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
PH Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-1 9: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei 6 95 28 26 9 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 2 1.495
Kyuko, Kentaro 0/3 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.893
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Barnette, Tony, H 1 14 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.931
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 15 5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.204
Oshimoto, Takehiko, W 1 17 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.859
10 157 47 43 14 2 7 3 0 1 0 0 5 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Oshima flies out to second. T. Iwasaki reaches on a throwing error (E1), runner on first. Morino hits a 2-run homer to center. Wada grounds out to third. Hirata hits a triple to left. Koike fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki grounds out to short. Tanaka hits a single to center. Whitesell hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Balentien strikes out looking.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Araki hits a single to center. Oyama flies out to right. Yoshimi fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt attempt, runner on first. Oshima hits a single to center, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Morino flies out to left.

Bottom of the 4th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Whitesell walks. Hatakeyama hits a 2-run homer to left. Balentien grounds out to third. Miyamoto hits an infield single. Kawabata hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Aikawa reaches on a fielding error (E6) and 2 runs score, runner on first. Tateyama hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki flies out to first.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Lim on the mound for Yakult
T. Iwasaki hits a single to right. Morino hits a 2-run homer to right. Wada flies out to first. Hirata flies out to right. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Muto, flies out to second.

Bottom of the 10th - 1 run, 2 hits
Asao on the mound for Chunichi
Miwa strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Noguchi. Balentien hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Balentien steals second, runners on second and third. Miyamoto hits a grounder to third and Noguchi gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Iwase in for Asao.
Miyade, pinch-hitting for Kawabata, walks, bases loaded. Kawamoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Miyade. Aikawa hits walk-off RBI single to right.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 5th
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Tanaka hits a single to center. Whitesell hits an infield singe, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits into a 4-6-3 double play, runner on third. Balentien grounds out to third.

Top of the 6th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Hirata flies out to second. Koike hits a single to right. Araki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Oyama walks, bases loaded. Saeki, pinch-hitting for Yoshimi, flies out to center. Oshima strikes out swinging.

Top of the 7th
Kyuko on the mound for Yakult
T. Iwasaki reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner on first. Morino hits a single to right, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for Kyuko.
Wada flies out to left. Hirata flies out to left, runners on first and third. Koike strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 7th
Mise on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka grounds out to third. Whitesell walks and is replaced by a pinch-runner Miwa.
Pitching change: Muto in for Mise.
Defensive changes: Carrasco takes over at first.
Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Balentien flies out to center.

Top of the 10th
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Araki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Oda. Carrasco strikes out swinging. Oshima walks, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki flies out to left.

Notes

Fuji TV pop trio (er, reporters) group Early Morning sang a song from their newest single and threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Chunichi: The Dragons lost their last 3 games in a row. This was their 3rd walk-off loss of the season. The Dragons also became the 2nd team in NPB history, behind the Yomiuri Giants, to reach 8,000 franchise homers. ... Asao took the loss and is now 3-2. ... This was Morino first 2-homer game since 8/1/2010 and first 4-hit game since 9/12/2010.

Yakult: The Swallows won their 3rd straight game. This was also their 6th walk-off victory of the year. ... Oshimoto got the win and evened his record to 1-1. ... Aikawa recorded his 5th career walk-off hit.