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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 – Yokohama Bay Stars 2 (July 18, 2011)

by on Jul.18, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Shichijo (YAK) 2-0, 3.50 - Kota Suda (YOK) 2-6, 5.07

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

Attendance: 13248 | Yakult leads series, 6-2-2 | Time: 3:33

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5 1: F8, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: E4, 9: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-5 1: G4, 3: SO, 5: L4, 7: G5, 9: G6
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G4, 6: F8, 8: SO
3B Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 1: BB, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: G6
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: G6
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: G5, 4: G5, 6: F9, 9: 1B
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0, 1 R
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G6, 4: G6, 7: 2B, 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: G6, 5: G4, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(P) Shichijo, Yuki 0-for-1 3: SO
P Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-1 5: SO
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
PH Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 7: G3
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 9: SO
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shichijo, Yuki 3 2/3 88 17 11 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.738
Akagawa, Katsuki 2 1/3 30 8 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 20 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.613
Kyuko, Kentaro 1 15 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.656
Barnette, Tony 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.871
9 167 35 29 5 0 8 6 0 0 0 0 2 2

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th, 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: F8, 5: G5, 7: L4
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 4: BB, 5: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F7, 4: BB, 5: 1B, 8: SO
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 1: G5, 4: SO, 5: DP, 8: 1B
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 1-for-4 2: L1, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: 2B, 6: DP, 9: SO
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 0-for-2 2: BB (CS), 4: BB, 6: G6, 9: SO
(C) Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-2, 1 RBI 3: L6, 4: BB, 7: SO
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Suda, Kota 0-for-2 3: SO, 4: F7
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
PH Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-1 7: SO
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
1B Inada, Naoto 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Suda, Kota 6 1/3 108 26 24 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.625
Ohara, Shinji, H 1/3 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.471
Ejiri, Shintaro, H 1/3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.538
Ushida, Shigeki, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.541
Yamaguchi, Shun 1 15 6 6 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.077
9 140 38 36 8 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Shimozono walks. Harper walks, runners on first and second. Murata strikes out swinging. Sledge flies out to left. Kinjo hits an RBI double to right, runners on second and third. Watanabe walks, bases loaded. Niinuma walks in a run, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Akagawa in for Shichijo.
Suda flies out to left.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 1 hit
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Kawabata hits a double to left. Aikawa grounds out to short. Takeuchi enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Akagawa.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Suda.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Takeuchi, grounds out to first, runner on third. Aoki reaches on a fielding error (E4) and a run scores, Aoki to second.
Pitching change: Ejiri in for S. Ohara.
Tanaka grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Inada takes over at first.
Miyamoto hits a single to right and is replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Kawabata hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Aikawa hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Noguchi, pinch-hitting for Kyuko, strikes out looking. Aoki strikes out swinging. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki flies out to center. Tanaka grounds out to second. Whitesell walks. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Ishikawa grounds out to third. Shimozono hits a single to center. Harper hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Murata hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
Suda on the mound for Yokohama
Whitesell flies out to center. Hatakeyama hits a double to center. Balentien strikes out swinging. Miyamoto flies out to right.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows now have 9 ties this season, the most since they recorded 10 in 1985.