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Yomiuri Giants 6 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 (July 31, 2011)

by on Jul.31, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Jumpei Ono (YOM) 1-0, 3.38 - Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi (YAK) 5-5, 4.62

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 13 0
Yakult 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 6 14 1

Attendance: 24336 | Yakult leads series, 9-4-4 | Time: 3:51

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 0-for-2, 1 RBI 1: F7, 2: S8, 5: f5
SS Furuki, Shigeyuki 1-for-1 7: 1B, 9: S1
(2B) Fujimura, Daisuke 2-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: 1B (SB), 7: S1, 9: G4
(LF) Ramirez, Alex 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 2: F8, 5: S8, 7: 1B (BrO), 9: SO
LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: G4, 5: F7, 7: L1
(RF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 1: f5
PH-RF Omura, Saburo 2-for-3 3: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 0-for-4 1: F7, 3: DP, 6: G3, 8: SO
(3B) Fields, Josh 2-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: f3, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Kubo, Yuya 0-for-0
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G3, 6: F4, 8: SO
(P) Ono, Jumpei 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: SO
PH Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 6: f5
P Ochi, Daisuke 0-for-0
P Takagi, Yasunari 0-for-0
P Romero, Levi 0-for-0
3B Terauchi, Takayuki 1-for-1 9: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ono, Jumpei 5 86 24 21 9 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 3.462
Ochi, Daisuke 2/3 17 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.622
Takagi, Yasunari 0/3 19 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.057
Romero, Levi, H 1 1/3 14 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.453
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 1 20 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.607
Kubo, Yuya 1 17 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.174
9 173 43 38 14 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 6 6

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: G3, 5: 1B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: 1B (BrO), 6: BB, 8: F8
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-5, 3 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G4, 5: F8, 6: 1B, 8: G1
LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: DP, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 6: F8, 8: F8
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: f4, 5: 1B, 7: G3, 9: G5
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: S8, 6: BB, 7: G6, 9: F4
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-3, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: 1B, 6: L4, 8: 1B
(P) Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 2: G3
P Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-0
PH Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-1 4: SO
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 6: F9
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH-SS Kawashima, Keizo 1-for-1, 1 R 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 2 40 12 10 5 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 5 5.092
Akagawa, Katsuki 2 25 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.700
Matsuoka, Kenichi 2 36 9 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.068
Oshimoto, Takehiko 2 33 8 7 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.343
Barnette, Tony 1 14 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.771
9 148 39 34 13 1 5 0 1 2 1 0 6 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 3 runs, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto flies out to left. Fujimura hits a single to center. Ramirez hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Chono hits a 3-run homer to center. Y. Takahashi fouls out to third. Abe flies out to left.

Top of the 2nd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Fields gets hit by a pitch. Ogasawara hits a single to center, runners advance to second and third on throw. Ono hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Sakamoto hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Fujimura strikes out swinging. Ramirez flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Hatakeyama hits a single to center. Whitesell hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Miyamoto fouls out to second. Balentien hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Miyade, pinch-hitting for Akagawa, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Sakamoto fouls out to third. Fujimura hits an infield single. Fujimura steals second and advances to third on a throwing error (E2). Ramirez hits a sac fly to center. Chono flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Furuki takes over at short.
Aoki hits a single to right. Tanaka hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kawabata flies out to center. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Whitesell walks, bases loaded. Miyamoto hits an RBI single to center and Tanaka gets thrown out running the bases.

Bottom of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ochi on the mound for Yomiuri
Balentien walks. Aikawa lines out to second. Iihara, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, flies out to right.
Pitching change: Takagi in for Ochi.
Aoki hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Tanaka walks, bases loaded. Kawabata hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Romero in for Takagi.
Hatakeyama flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Yamaguchi on the mound for Yomiuri
Defensive changes: Terauchi takes over at third.
Aikawa hits a single to center. K. Kawashima, pinch-hitting for Oshimoto, hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Aoki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Tanaka flies out to center. Kawabata drives in a run with a ground out to the pitcher, runner on first. Hatakeyama flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Aoki grounds out to second. Tanaka hits a single to right. Kawabata hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 2nd
Ono on the mound for Yomiuri
Whitesell grounds out to short. Miyamoto grounds out to short. Balentien hits a single to center. Aikawa gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Masubuchi, grounds out to first.

Top of the 6th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Omura hits a single to right. Abe grounds out to first, runner on first. Fields hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Ogasawara flies out to second. Kamei, pinch-hitting for Ono, fouls out to third.

Top of the 7th
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Furuki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujimura. Ramirez hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Chono lines out to the pitcher and Ramirez gets doubled off first.

Top of the 9th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Miwa takes over in left; K. Kawashima takes over at short.
Terauchi hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Furuki. Fujimura grounds out to second, runner on third. Ramirez strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows recorded their 11th tie of the season.  That's a first since they recorded 16 ties in 1981.