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Yomiuri Giants 2 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (July 30, 2011)

by on Jul.30, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shun Tono (YOM) 3-8, 3.62 - Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi (YAK) 5-5, 4.62

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

Attendance: 28315 | Yakult leads series, 9-4-3 | Time: 3:53

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 2: F9, 5: F7, 7: F8, 9: SO
(3B) Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 1: S3, 3: G6, 5: F8, 7: G3
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH-LF Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-5 1: G4, 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: F8, 9: G4
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-0
(CF-RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-3 1: BB (SB), 3: 1B, 6: F7, 8: SO
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 2-for-3 1: BB, 3: DP, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: HBP, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: L3
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F7, 4: F7, 6: f5, 9: F7
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-3, 1 R 2: G4, 4: SO, 7: G4, 9: BB
(P) Tono, Shun 0-for-2 2: SO, 5: SO
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
PH-3B Fields, Josh 2-for-2 7: 1B, 9: 1B
PR-CF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tono, Shun 5 2/3 114 29 22 7 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 3.496
Takagi, Yasunari 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.547
Romero, Levi 1 21 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.622
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Kubo, Yuya 1 14 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.205
9 164 42 32 8 0 4 6 0 3 0 0 2 1

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 13, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-3 1: G5, 2: BB, 4: G4, 6: IBB, 8: F7
(SS) Kawashima, Keizo 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 2: G4, 5: G6, 6: S9
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-0
(3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 1: f7, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 9: S1
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: BB, 3: G6, 5: F7, 7: G6, 9: IBB
PR Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-0
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: BB
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 9: G4
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: G1, 7: G4, 9: G4
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: SO, 6: E5, 7: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-1 2: F8, 4: S5, 6: S2
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
PH Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 8: SO
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori 6 2/3 102 28 23 5 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.527
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.492
Barnette, Tony, H 1 10 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.794
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 27 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.455
9 141 39 33 8 0 5 4 1 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 0 hits
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kamei. Ramirez grounds out to second, runner on third. Chono walks, runners on first and third. Chono steals second, runners on second and third. Y. Takahashi walks, bases loaded. Abe gets hit by a pitch and a run scores, bases loaded. Ogasawara flies out to left.

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki grounds out to third. K. Kawashima hits a single to center. Kawabata fouls out to left. K. Kawashima steal second. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Whitesell hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Tanaka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Balentien reaches on a throwing error (E5), runner on first. Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Yoshinori hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki gets an intentional walk, bases loaded. K. Kawashima hits a sac fly to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Tono.
Kawabata grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Ogasawara flies out to left. Fujimura walks. Fields hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Suzuki enters the game as a pinch-runner for Fields. Sakamoto strikes out swinging. Tani, pinch-hitting for Yamaguchi, hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Ramirez grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 2nd
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Balentien hits a double to left. Aikawa grounds out to short. Yoshinori flies out to center. Aoki walks, runners on first and second. K. Kawashima grounds out to second.

Top of the 3rd
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Kamei grounds to short. Ramirez hits a single to center. Chono hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Y. Takahashi hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 4th
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
Tanaka hits a single to center. Balentien strikes out swinging.  Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Yoshinori hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Tono on the mound for Yomiuri
K. Kawashima grounds out to short. Kawabata hits a single to left. Hatakeyama flies out to left. Whitesell walks, runners on first and second. Tanaka grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 6th
Yoshinori on the mound for Yakult
Ramirez hits a single to left. Chono flies out to left. Y. Takahashi hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Abe grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Ogasawara fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 7th
Romero on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Fields takes over at third.
Hatakeyama grounds out to short. Whitesell walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Tanaka grounds out to second, runner on second. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Kubo on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at third; Tani takes over in left; Chono moves from center to right; Suzuki takes over in center.
Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for K. Kawashima, hits a single to center. Kawamoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takeuchi. Kawabata hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Hatakeyama gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Morioka enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. Yuichi, pinch-hitting for Miwa, grounds out to second. Tanaka grounds out to second.

Notes

The game was temporarily suspended due to rain (about 19 minutes).

Yakult: Yoshinori made his first start since 6/9. ... Lim blew his 4th save opportunity of the year.