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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 (July 26, 2011)

by on Jul.26, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kenta Maeda (HIR) 5-6, 3.17 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 5-4, 2.56

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 6 15 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 11 1

Attendance: 20491 | Yakult leads series, 4-3-2 | Time: 3:26

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 3-for-5, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 3: G6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F7, 3: 2B, 4: G6, 6: 3B, 8: S5
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: F7, 6: F7, 8: G1
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-4 2: F8, 3: f2, 5: F7, 7: G5, 8: BB
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 0-for-3 2: f3, 3: F9, 5: F4
LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 7: BB, 8: SO
(3B) Kokubo, Tetsuya 3-for-5, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: G6, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 4-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B (SB), 4: 1B, 6: 2B, 7: 1B, 9: S1
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4, 1 R 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 7: F5, 9: F7
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: 1B
PH Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-1 6: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-1 7: SO
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 9: F9
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, W 5 94 23 21 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.000
Imamura, Takeru 2 30 7 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5.094
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 21 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.363
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 13 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.673
9 158 40 36 11 0 4 3 0 0 1 0 3 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G3, 3: G4, 5: 1B, 7: F8, 9: G6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-5 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: 1B, 7: f4, 9: 1B
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-5 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 7: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: F6, 5: G5, 8: 2B, 9: F2
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 1: F6, 4: G6, 5: F3, 8: G6
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 8: 1B
PR-3B Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0, 1 R
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: F9, 6: BB
P Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-0
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1, 1 RBI 8: 1B
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 2B, 4: BB, 6: DP, 8: S9
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: G6
P Sato, Masaru 0-for-0
SS Kawashima, Keizo 1-for-2 7: 1B, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, L 5 2/3 91 28 27 10 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 6 6 2.950
Sato, Masaru 1/3 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Akagawa, Katsuki 2 43 11 8 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.176
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 9 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.418
9 150 45 40 15 0 6 3 0 2 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kurihara flies out to center. Io fouls out to first. Kokubo hits a double to left. Akamatsu hits an RBI single tor right, runner on first.  Akamatsu steals second and advances to third on a throwing error (E2). Ishihara walks, runners on first and third. Alvarado strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide grounds out to short. Kimura hits a double to right. Maru hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Kurihara fouls out to the catcher. Io flies out to right.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kokubo strikes out swinging. Akamatsu hits a single to center. Ishihara flies out to right. Alvarado hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Higashide hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second. Kimura grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 2 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits a single to left. Tanaka hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Whitesell flies out to center, runners on second and third. Hatakeyama drives in a run with a ground out to third, runner on third. Balentien flies out to first.

Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kokubo grounds out to short. Akamatsu hits a double to left. Ishihara hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yamamoto, pinch-hitting for Alvarado, strikes out swinging. Higashide hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: M. Sato in for Ishikawa.
Kimura clears the bases with a 2-run triple to right, runner on third. Maru flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Kishimoto on the mound for Hiroshima
Hatakeyama hits a double to left. Balentien grounds out to short. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Miwa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Miyamoto. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Akagawa, hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Aikawa hits a sac fly to right, runner on first. Kawashima strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka strikes out looking. Whitesell hits a double to left. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Balentien flies out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto grounds out to second. Kawabata grounds out to third. Aikawa hits a double to right. Ishikawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien grounds out to short. Miyamoto hits a single to center. Kawabata flies out to right. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second. Ishikawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: K. Kawashima takes over at short.
Kurihara grounds out to third. Amaya walks. Kokubo hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Akamatsu hits a single to left, bases loaded. Ishihara flies out to third. Imamura strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
K. Kawashima hits an infield single. Aoki flies out to center. Tanaka fouls out to second. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Whitesell strikes out looking.

Top of the 8th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Maru grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Kurihara walks, runners on first and third. Amaya strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Miwa takes over at third.
Kokubo hits an infield single and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akamatsu. Ishihara flies out to left. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kishimoto, flies out to right.

Notes

Yuki Asada (model) threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Hiroshima: The Carp won their 2nd game in a row. ... Alvarado notched his first victory of the year and is now 1-3. ... Sarfate saved his 23rd game of the year.

Yakult: The Swallows collected a hit in every inning except the 6th.  Their 4-game winning streak at Jingu Stadium also came to an end. ... Ishikawa took the loss and is now 5-5.