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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 1 – Chunichi Dragons 1 (August 3, 2011)

by on Aug.03, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Shichijo (YAK) 3-0, 3.58 - Wei-Ying Chen (CHU) 3-7, 3.03

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Yakult 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Chunichi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1

Attendance: 27093 | Yakult leads series, 8-1-2 | Time: 3:44

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5 1: 1B, 2: SO, 5: L4, 8: G1, 10: G6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G5, 5: G4, 8: SO
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 1: G4, 3: 3B, 5: F7, 8: G4
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: G6, 6: G6, 9: G6
1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-0
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 1B, 3: G3, 6: BB, 9: G3
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: 2B, 6: DP, 9: G5
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: SO, 10: F7
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: L1, 7: F8, 10: F7
(P) Shichijo, Yuki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: F8, 7: SO
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
LF Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-1 10: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shichijo, Yuki 7 115 25 23 5 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.115
Barnette, Tony, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.750
Lim, Chang-Yong, H 1 21 5 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.328
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 15 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.967
10 163 37 32 6 0 14 4 0 1 0 0 1 1

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 1st, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: F4, 8: SO, 10: F6
(CF) Fujii, Atsushi 1-for-3 1: S1, 4: F9, 6: G4, 9: 2B
(RF) Guzman, Joel 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: F3
PH-1B Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0 9: IBB
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-4 1: DP, 4: F9, 7: SO, 9: DP
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: 1B (BrO), 9: IBB (SB)
(1B) Nakata, Ryoji 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: SO
P Kawahara, Junichi 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: SO, 7: G6, 10: F8
(C) Oyama, Keiji 0-for-2 3: F8, 5: BB, 8: SO
C Tanishige, Motonobu 0-for-1 10: SO
(P) Chen, Wei-Ying 0-for-2 3: SO, 5: SO
PH Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 8: SO
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
RF Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-0 10: BB
PR Kuramoto, Hidenori 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Chen, Wei-Ying 8 116 30 28 6 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.876
Asao, Takuya, H 1 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.583
Kawahara, Junichi, H 2/3 8 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.411
Iwase, Hitoki 1/3 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.418
10 146 37 35 7 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Araki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Fujii. Guzman hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Morino hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Whitesell hits a single to right. Miyamoto flies out to left. Balentien strikes out swinging. Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Shichijo hits an RBI single to center and runners advance to second and third on a throwing error (E8). Aoki strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Kawabata grounds out to second, runner on third. Hatakeyama flies out to right.

Top of the 3rd
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Tanaka grounds out to third. Kawabata hits a triple to center. Hatakeyama grounds out to short. Whitesell grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th
Chen on the mound for Chunichi
Miyamoto hits a double to center. Balentien strikes out swinging. Aikawa lines out to the pitcher. Shichijo flies out to center.

Bottom of the 9th
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Iihara takes over in left; Hatakeyama moves from left to first.
Fujii hits a double to left. Koike, pinch-hitting for Guzman, gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Morino hits into a 1-6-3 double play. Wada gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Wada steals second, runners on second and third. Nakata strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows now have 12 ties this season.

Chunichi: Guzman was responsible for the team's first timely hit in 30 innings.