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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 – Yokohama Bay Stars 1 (July 19, 2011)

by on Jul.19, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 7-1, 1.50 - Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 3-6, 2.58

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 6 16 2
Yokohama 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 9 0

Attendance: 6178 | Yakult leads series, 7-2-2 | Time: 3:31

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 11, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5 1: G4, 2: G6, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: G1
CF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G6, 4: G5, 6: 2B, 8: 1B
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 2: 1B, 5: HBP, 6: G2
LF Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-1 8: 1B
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: 1B, 6: G6, 8: G6
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 4-for-5, 2 R, 5 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: HR, 7: HR, 8: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: S1, 5: F9, 7: G4, 9: G5
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-2 1: G1, 3: G3
SS Fujimoto, Atsushi 0-for-3 5: G1, 7: F4, 9: L6
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-5 1: F9, 3: F8, 5: G6, 7: 1B, 9: G5
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: G6, 6: SO, 7: L1
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 7 123 31 29 8 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.564
Barnette, Tony 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.844
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 16 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.337
9 150 38 36 9 0 12 1 0 0 1 0 3 3

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: G6, 5: SO, 7: 2B, 9: G3
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: f2, 9: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: 1B
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
P Fujie, Hitoshi 0-for-0
PH Fujita, Kazuya 1-for-1 7: 1B
P Hamilton, Clayton 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 3-for-4, 1 R 1: 2B, 4: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-4 1: f5, 4: E6, 5: G3, 8: SO
(RF) Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: S9, 6: G5, 8: F4
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G5, 8: SO
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: G4
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 6: G3
C Niinuma, Shinji 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-1 2: G4
PH-1B Inada, Naoto 1-for-3, 1 R 5: SO, 7: F7, 9: 2B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, L 5 91 26 24 10 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 5 2.893
Shinohara, Takayuki 2/3 19 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
Fujie, Hitoshi 1 1/3 25 6 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.761
Hamilton, Clayton 2 33 8 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.113
9 168 44 42 16 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 5 hits
Takasaki on the  mound for Yokohama
Aoki grounded out to second. Tanaka hits a single to center. Whitesell hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Hatakeyama hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Balentien hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Miyamoto hits an infield single, bases loaded. Kawabata grounds out to the pitcher, bases loaded. Aikawa flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Murata hits a double to left. Kinjo reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Yoshimura hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Watanabe strikes out swinging. Hosoyamada grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 2 hits
Takasaki on the  mound for Yokohama
Whitesell gets hit by a pitch. Hatakeyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Balentien hits a 3-run homer to center. Miyamoto flies out to right. Fujimoto grounds out to the pitcher. Aikawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Inada, pinch-hitting for Takasaki, strikes out swinging. Ishikawa strikes out swinging. Shimozono walks. Harper hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Murata hits an infield single and lead runner advances to third on a throwing error (E6), runners on first and third. Kinjo grounds out to first.

Top of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Fujie on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Niinuma is the new catcher.
Balentien hits a solo homer to center. Miyamoto grounds out to second. Fujimoto flies out to second. Aikawa hits a single to left. Tateyama lines out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 9th - 1 run, 1 hit
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Niinuma strikes out swinging. Inada hits a double to center and advances to third on a wild pitch. Ishikawa drives in a run with a ground out to third. Shimozono strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Ishikawa grounds out to first. Shimozono grounds out to short. Harper hits a single to right. Murata hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Kinjo fouls out to third.

Top of the 2nd
Takasaki on the  mound for Yokohama
Tateyama hits a single to center. Aoki grounds out to short. Tanaka grounds out to short. Whitesell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama strikes out looking.

Top of the 3rd
Takasaki on the  mound for Yokohama
Balentien hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Miyamoto. Kawabata grounds out to first, runner on third. Aikawa flies out to center.

Top of the 6th
Shinohara on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Inada takes over at first.
Tateyama strikes out swinging. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a double to right, runners on second and third. Whitesell grounds out to the catcher.
Pitching change: Fujie in for Shinohara.
Hatakeyama grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Inada flies out to left. Ishikawa hits a double to center. Shimozono fouls out to the catcher. Fujita, pinch-hitting for Fujie, hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Murata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Hamilton on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. Tanaka hits a single to right. Iihara hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama grounds out to short, runners on second and third. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows are now 4-0-1 at Yokohama Stadium so far this year. ... Tateyama got the win and is now 8-1.  He's also 6-0 in 11 starts since his last loss on 5/5 (vs Chunichi) and became the 324th player in NPB history to rack up 1,000 career innings. ... Balentien smacked out his 18th and 19th homers of the season.  It was also his first homer since 7/1 and his 4th multi-homer game of the year.

Yokohama: The Bay Stars are now 0-3-1 since their last victory on 7/15 (vs Hanshin). ... Takasaki took the loss and dropped to 3-8.  His personal 2-game winning streak also came to an end.  And he is now 0-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 3 starts against the Swallows this year. ... The Bay Stars drew a season low 6178 fans to the game.