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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 (August 10, 2011)

by on Aug.10, 2011 @ 4:41 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yuki Shichijo (YAK) 3-0, 3.12 - Kenta Maeda (HIR) 6-7, 3.00

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

Attendance: 21580 | Yakult leads series, 6-5-2 | Time: 3:58

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4, 1 R 1: f5, 3: G3, 4: HBP, 6: G6, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: 1B, 4: F9, 7: F4, 9: S1
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: BB, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 7: SO
LF-RF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 9: SO
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: F4, 7: SO, 9: IBB
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 1: SO, 3: DP, 5: F8, 8: BB
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0, 1 R
PH-LF Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1, 2 RBI 9: 3B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: G5, 4: 3B, 5: F9, 8: S1, 9: G4
SS Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-0
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: F7, 6: 1B, 8: G1
(P) Shichijo, Yuki 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: S1, 6: f2
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-1 8: SO
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
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
Shichijo, Yuki, W 7 114 26 26 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.592
Barnette, Tony 2/3 19 5 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.982
Kyuko, Kentaro 0/3 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.250
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1/3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.176
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 21 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.269
9 164 37 36 10 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 1

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-5 1: F8, 3: F8, 6: F8, 8: DP, 9: SO
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 2-for-4, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G4, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4 1: 1B, 4: F9, 6: f4, 8: 1B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: f3, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: F8, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: F8
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 8: G1
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Kishimoto, Hideki 0-for-0
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 1-for-4 2: 1B, 5: F8, 7: F9, 9: G1
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: F8
PH Nakahigashi, Naoki 1-for-1 9: 1B
(P) Maeda, Kenta 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: SO
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH-3B Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-1 8: HBP, 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Maeda, Kenta, L 7 124 31 26 7 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 3 3 3.046
Umetsu, Tomohiro 1 24 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 9.000
Aoki, Takahiro 0/3 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.190
Kishimoto, Hideki 1 19 5 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2.755
9 175 42 33 10 1 6 5 1 3 0 0 6 6

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka hits a single to left. Whitesell hits a 2-run homer to right. Hatakeyama hits a single to center. Balentien hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto hits a triple to center. Kawabata hits an RBI single to right. Aikawa flies out to right. Shichijo hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aoki gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Tanaka flies out to right.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Miyamoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Kawabata hits an RBI infield single, runner on first. Aikawa grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Morioka, pinch-hitting for Shichijo, strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 runs, 4 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Iihara moves from left to right; Miwa takes over in left.
Matsumoto, pinch-hitting for Umetsu, gets hit by a pitch. Higashide hits into a 4-3 double play. Kimura hits a single to left. Hirose hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Kurihara hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kyuko in for Barnette.
Maru hits a single to left, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Matsuoka in for Kyuko.
T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Barden, grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Aoki on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Matsumoto takes over at third.
Aoki hits an infield single.
Pitching change: Kishimoto in for Aoki.
Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Iihara strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama gets an intentional walks, runners on first and second. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Miwa, hits a 2-run triple to center. Miyamoto grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
K. Maeda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki fouls out to third. Tanaka grounds out to second. Whitesell walks. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Hirose flies out to right. Kurihara hits a double to left. Maru flies out to center, runner on third. Barden strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 6th
Shichijo on the mound for Yakult
Higashide flies out to center. Kimura hits a single to center. Hirose fouls out to second. Kurihara hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Maru strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: K. Kawashima takes over at short; Takeuchi takes over in left; Kawabata moves from short to third.
Shima grounds out to the pitcher. Nakahigashi, pinch-hitting for Ishihara, hits a single to right. Matsumoto grounds out to first, runner on second. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows stopped a 5-game losing streak. ... Shichijo got the win and is now 4-0 in 7 starts so far this season. ... Whitesell's homer in the 3rd was the team's first homer in 10 games.

Hiroshima: K. Maeda took the loss and dropped to 6-8.