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Hanshin Tigers 8 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7 (August 14, 2011)

by on Aug.14, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Minoru Iwata (HAN) 5-9, 2.44 - Ryo Kawashima (YAK)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 5 8 16 3
Yakult 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 7 11 1

Attendance: 29125 | Hanshin leads series, 8-3-0 | Time: 4:12

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 2-for-5, 2 R 1: F8, 3: 2B, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 9: E6
(CF-2B) Hirano, Keiichi 4-for-5, 3 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 6: SO, 9: 1B
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: S7, 5: 1B, 7: G1, 9: F5
(3B) Arai, Takahiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F6, 3: 2B, 5: SO, 7: G6, 9: 1B
(1B) Brazell, Craig 2-for-4, 3 RBI 1: BB, 3: G3, 5: 2B, 7: G5, 9: 2B
PR-1B Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 1: f3, 3: F7, 5: f2
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-2, 1 RBI 8: F4, 9: G4
(2B) Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-3 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: G4
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 8: G4
P Kobayashi, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1, 1 RBI 9: 1B
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(C) Fujii, Akihito 2-for-5 2: G6, 4: F8, 6: 1B, 8: G5, 9: 1B
(P) Iwata, Minoru 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
PH-CF Shibata, Kohei 1-for-3, 1 R 6: G3, 9: 1B, 9: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Iwata, Minoru, W 5 88 23 19 4 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.326
Watanabe, Ryo, H 1 12 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.323
Enokida, Daiki, H 1 18 4 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.328
Kobayashi, Hiroyuki, H 1 15 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.829
Fukuhara, Shinobu 1/3 27 6 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 2.700
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 2/3 22 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.835
9 182 45 39 11 2 7 4 1 1 2 0 7 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 6th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: E4, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: G6
(SS) Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G5, 5: G3, 7: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 9: HR
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 R 1: F3, 3: G5, 5: HBP, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F7, 4: F5, 5: BB, 7: SO, 9: 1B
(LF) Miyade, Ryuji 1-for-3 2: G5, 4: 1B, 5: G6
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
SS Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-2, 1 R 8: F4, 9: 1B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-5 2: G6, 4: SO, 6: G4, 8: 1B, 9: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-5, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: G4, 4: 1B, 6: HR, 8: G5, 9: E8
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4 3: G4, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 8: SO
C Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-1 9: E5
PR Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 9: (SB)
(P) Kawashima, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 1-for-1 3: 1B (BrO)
P Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-0
PH Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 5: F9
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
LF Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-2 6: DP, 9: BB, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawashima, Ryo, L 3 55 15 13 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.000
Akagawa, Katsuki 2 44 9 9 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.288
Matsuoka, Kenichi 2/3 14 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.057
Kyuko, Kentaro 1 1/3 17 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.104
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1 0/3 28 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3.320
Barnette, Tony 2/3 22 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1.878
Watanabe, Koki 1/3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.842
9 182 45 43 16 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 8 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 3 hits
R. Kawashima on the mound for Yakult
Murton hits a double to left. Hirano hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Toritani hits a sac fly to left, runner on second. Arai hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Brazell grounds out to first, runner on third. Kanemoto flies out to left.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Murton flies out to right. Hirano hits an infield single. Toritani hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Arai strikes out swinging. Brazell hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Kanemoto fouls out to the catcher.

Bottom of the 6th - 1 run, 2 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Hirano moves from center to second; Shibata takes over at center.
Miyamoto grounds out to second. Balentien hits a solo homer to left. Aikawa hits a single to left. Takeuchi hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Top of the 9th - 5 runs, 6 hits
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Shibata hits a single to left. Murton reaches on a fielding error (E6), runners on first and third. Hirano hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Barnette in for Oshimoto.
Toritani fouls out to third. Arai hits a single to right, bases loaded. Brazell hits a 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Yamato enters the game as a pinch-runner for Brazell. Shunsuke drives in a run with a ground out to second, runner on third. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for H. Kobayashi, hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. A. Fujii hits a single to right, runners on first and third.
Pitching change: Watanabe in for Barnette.
Defensive changes: Kawamoto is the new catcher.
Shibata grounds out to the pitcher.

Bottom of the 9th - 6 runs, 3 hits
Fukuhara on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Yamato takes over at first.
Takeuchi walks. Aoki grounds out to short, runner on first. Whitesell, pinch-hitting for Watanabe, hits a 2-run homer to center. Tanaka walks. Hatakeyama hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kawabata hits a single to right, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Fujikawa in for Fukuhara.
Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Balentien reaches on a fielding error (E8) and three runs score, runner on second. Runner advances and scores on a wild pitch. Kawamoto reaches on a fielding error (E5), runner on first. Miwa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Kawamoto. Miwa steals second. Takeuchi strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
R. Kawashima on the mound for Yakult
Murton flies out to center. Hirano hits a single to right. Toritani hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Arai flies out to short. Brazell walks, bases loaded. Kanemoto fouls out to first.

Bottom of the 1st
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by K. Kawashima. Tanaka flies out to first. Hatakeyama flies out to left.

Bottom of the 3rd
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Aikawa grounds out to second. Morioka, pinch-hitting for R. Kawashima, hits a single to center. Aoki reaches on a throwing error (E4), runners on second and third. K. Kawashima hits a grounder to third and Morioka gets thrown out running the bases, runners on second and third. Tanaka grounds out to third.

Bottom of the 4th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Hatakeyama flies out to third. Miyade hits a single to center. Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Balentien hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Aikawa grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Iwata on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in left.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Akagawa, flies out to right. Aoki walks. K. Kawashima grounds out to first, runner on first. Tanaka gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Hatakeyama walks, bases loaded. Miyade grounds out to short.

Top of the 6th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Uemoto grounds out to second. A. Fujii hits a single to right. Shibata, pinch-hitting for Iwata, grounds out to first, runner on first. Murton hits a single to center, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Kyuko in for Matsuoka.
Defensive changes: Takeuchi takes over in left.
Hirano strikes out swinging.

Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers sent 10 batters to the plate in the top of the 9th inning. ... Iwata stopped a personal 4-game losing streak and is now 6-9. ... Fujikawa saved his 27th game of the year. ... Hirano recorded his third 4-hit game of the year. ... Hiyama collected his 90th career pinch-hit RBI, good for 6th on the All-time list.

Yakult: The Swallows sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the 9th inning. ... R. Kawashima started and lost his first game of the year.