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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 (August 9, 2011)

by on Aug.09, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 6-5, 2.73 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 6-7, 3.00

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

Attendance: 20378 | Series tied, 5-5-2 | Time: 3:04

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: G3, 6: F7, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-1 1: S1, 3: BB (CS), 6: F9, 9: S1
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-4 1: F7, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 9: F7
(LF) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: G6, 4: DP, 7: G6, 9: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: F7
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-2 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: HBP (CS)
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3 2: 1B, 5: F9, 8: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3 2: F8, 5: F7, 8: G5
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: G1
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 8: G5
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, L 7 110 27 25 7 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.646
Kyuko, Kentaro 1/3 10 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Matsuoka, Kenichi 2/3 13 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.208
8 133 31 29 8 1 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 2-for-4 1: 1B, 3: F8, 5: G6 (SB), 8: 2B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-3 1: S5, 3: SO, 5: G5, 8: SO
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: 1B
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: F8
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 0-for-3 1: BB, 4: F4, 6: F9, 8: SO
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 1: G4, 4: SO, 6: G3
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 1B (CS), 6: G6
(3B) Barden, Brian 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: HR, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: F9, 5: G5, 7: F9
(P) Bullington, Bryan 1-for-2 2: G4, 5: 1B
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 7: G6
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
LF Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan, W 7 99 24 21 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.166
Imamura, Takeru, H 1 21 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.696
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 14 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.410
9 134 31 27 5 0 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Akamatsu hits an infield single and gets picked off first. Barden hits a solo homer to left-center. Ishihara flies out to right. Bullington grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 1st
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt Kimura. Hirose flies out to center. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Maru grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Barden hits a single to center. Ishihara grounds out to third. Bullington hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Higashide grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Higashide steals second, runners on second and third. Kimura grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 6th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Hirose hits a single to right. Kurihara flies out to right. Maru grounds out to first, runner on second. Akamatsu grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 8th
Kyuko on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a double to left. Kimura fails on 3 sac bunt attempts.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for Kyuko.
T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Hirose, flies out to center. Kurihara strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Amaya takes over in left; Maru moves from left to right.
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Whitesell flies out to left. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows lost their 5th game in a row.  Including a tie on 8/3, they are now 0-5-1 since their last victory on 8/2 (vs Chunichi).  They were also handed their 7th shutout loss of the year. ... Ishikawa took the loss and is now 6-6 on the year.

Hiroshima: The Carp stopped a 3-game losing streak.  They also picked up their 8th shutout victory of the year. ... Bullington won his 2nd straight start and improved to 11-5.  He is also just the 2nd foreign pitcher in franchise history to record double-digit victories in his first season (the other is John Bale in 2004). ... Sarfate saved his 27th game of the year. ... Barden recorded his first NPB homer in his 24th trip to the plate.