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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 – Chunichi Dragons 0 (August 2, 2011)

by on Aug.02, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 5-5, 2.95 - Maximo Nelson (CHU) 6-7, 2.50

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

Attendance: 27248 | Yakult leads series, 8-1-1 | Time: 3:01

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-2, 1 R 1: G6, 3: BB, 5: F7, 7: IBB, 9: IBB
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 7: F8, 9: f2
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-3 1: G5, 3: BB, 5: F9, 8: G6
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: L5, 3: S8, 6: F9, 8: F4
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 0-for-2 2: BB, 3: F8, 6: SO, 8: BB
PR-LF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-0 8: (BrO)
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: DP, 4: F8, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 7: HBP, 9: F8
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: G2, 9: BB
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-2 3: G6, 4: G6, 7: S5
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-0 9: S2
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
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 8 117 34 26 6 0 6 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 2.733
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 12 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.389
9 129 38 30 7 0 7 5 0 3 0 0 0 0

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-3 1: BB, 2: F9, 5: SO, 7: S5, 9: G6
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-4 1: S1, 3: SO, 5: G5, 7: F7, 9: f3
(RF) Guzman, Joel 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: SO, 5: F8, 7: G5
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: G3, 6: 1B, 8: G4
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-3 1: F7, 4: BB, 6: F9, 8: G5
(1B) Nakata, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: G6, 4: DP, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: F9
(C) Oda, Kohei 1-for-1 2: 1B, 4: BB
PH Koike, Masaaki 0-for-1 6: SO
C Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-1 9: 1B
PR Oyama, Keiji 0-for-0
(P) Nelson, Maximo 0-for-1 2: S5, 4: SO
PH Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0 7: BB
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nelson, Maximo, L 7 108 29 21 3 0 2 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.435
Asao, Takuya 1 11 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.596
Suzuki, Yoshihiro 1 16 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.080
9 135 38 26 4 0 2 8 1 2 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 1 run, 1 hit
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Ishikawa grounds out to short. Aoki walks. Tanaka hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Kawabata walks, bases loaded. Hatakeyama hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Whitesell flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Hirata walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Araki. Guzman flies out to right, runner on third. Morino walks, runners on first and third. Wada flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
R. Nakata grounds out to short. N. Donoue hits a single to left. Oda hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Nelson hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Hirata flies out to right.

Bottom of the 4th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Wada walks. R. Nakata hits into a 4-6-3 double play. N. Donoue hits a double to left. Oda walks, runners on first and second. Nelson strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Morino hits a single to right. Wada flies out to right. R. Nakata hits a single to right, runners on first and third. N. Donoue strikes out swinging. Koike, pinch-hitting for Oda, strikes out looking.

Top of the 7th
Nelson on the mound for Chunichi
Defensive changes: Tanishige is the new catcher.
Balentien gets hit by a pitch. Aikawa fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Tanaka flies out to center.

Bottom of the 7th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Hidenori, pinch-hitting for Nelson, walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Hirata. Araki flies out out left. Guzman grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Suzuki on the mound for Chunichi
Balentien flies out to center. Aikawa walks. Morioka, pinch-hitting for Ishikawa, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Tanaka fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 9th
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Tanishige hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Oyama. Nomoto enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Suzuki. Runner advances to second on a bad pick-off throw (E1). Nomoto strikes out swinging. Hirata grounds out to short, runner on third. Araki fouls out to first.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows are 2-0-2 since their last loss on 7/28 (vs Hiroshima) and are 3-0 in their last 3 games at Nagoya Dome.  They also recorded their 11th shutout victory of the season. ... Ishikawa recorded his first win since 6/26 (vs Yokohama) and improved to 6-5. ... Lim saved his 21st game of the year. ... Junji Ogawa recorded his 100th career managerial victory in his 176th game, making him the quickest in franchise history to 100 wins.

Chunichi: The Dragons have lost 3 games in a row and 5 straight at Nagoya Dome.  They were also handed their 14th shutout loss of the year. ... Nelson lost his 4th straight start and dropped to 6-8.