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Chunichi Dragons 2 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (July 14, 2011)

by on Jul.14, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 3-6, 2.70 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 5-4, 2.57

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

Attendance: 15261 | Yakult leads series, 7-1-1 | Time: 3:48

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: L5, 3: F9, 5: G5, 8: S1, 10: G6
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: L6, 8: F6, 10: G4
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 2-for-5 1: G6, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: 1B, 10: 1B
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 4: G4, 6: SO, 8: G5, 10: SO
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 7: 1B, 9: SO
1B Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(1B-LF) Koike, Masaaki 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: G5, 7: S1, 9: F4
(SS) Iwasaki, Tatsuro 1-for-4 2: G5, 5: G1, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: F5, 7: f2
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-0 9: HBP
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 1-for-2 3: F8, 5: 1B
PH Mizuta, Keisuke 0-for-0 8: BB
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 9: G4
C Oda, Kohei 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying 7 124 29 27 7 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.688
Kobayashi, Masato, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.711
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, H 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.818
Kawahara, Junichi, H 1 22 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Iwase, Hitoki, H 2/3 11 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Asao, Takuya 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.730
10 173 40 38 9 1 8 1 0 1 0 0 2 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5 1: 1B, 2: G5, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 10: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 1 R 1: S1, 3: G6, 6: 1B, 7: G6, 10: 1B
PR Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-0
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: f5, 3: SO, 6: HR, 8: SO, 10: F9
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G5, 6: F9, 8: f2
LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
PH Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1 10: G4
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 1: f5, 4: SO, 6: F7, 8: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F5, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F5, 6: G4, 9: F7
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: 1B, 5: L3, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-3 2: G1, 5: SO, 7: G5
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 9: G6
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori 7 1/3 113 28 25 5 1 5 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 2.558
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 2/3 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.750
Barnette, Tony, H 1 13 5 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.900
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 2/3 13 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.793
Kyuko, Kentaro 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.842
10 151 40 36 8 1 7 1 1 2 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Morino hits a solo homer to center. Wada grounds out to second. Koike grounds out to third. T. Iwasaki grounds out to third.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Oshima hits an infield single. Hirata flies out to center. Morino grounds out to second, runner on second. Wada hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Koike grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Tanaka hits a single to center. Whitesell hits a 2-run homer to left. Hatakeyama flies out to right. Balentien flies out to left. Miyamoto hits a single to left. Kawabata grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell fouls out to third. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Balentien fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 2nd
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Miyamoto hits a single to center. Kawabata grounds out to third, runner on first. Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ishikawa fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. Aoki grounds out to third.

Top of the 7th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Wada hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Koike. T. Iwasaki strikes out swinging. Oyama fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 8th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Mizuta, pinch-hitting for Chen, walks. Araki hits a sac bunt, runner on second.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for Ishikawa.
Oshima flies out to short. Hirata hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Morino grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Miwa takes over in left.
Wada strikes out swinging. Koike files out to second. T. Iwasaki hits a single to center. Nomoto, pinch-hitting for Oyama, gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. T. Donoue, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, grounds out to second.

Notes

Chunichi: Morino batted 4th for the first time this season.  He has also hit homers in back-to-back games/at bats (he hit 2 homers yesterday, his second coming in his last at bat of the game).

Yakult: This was the 8th time a game ended in a tie this year.  That's a first since 1987.