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Yokohama Bay Stars 1 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 (August 16, 2011)

by on Aug.16, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 4-8, 3.03 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 6-6, 2.65

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

Attendance: 18053 | Yakult leads series, 8-2-2 | Time: 2:49

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st, 8th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: G4, 6: F6, 8: DP
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: S1, 3: G3, 6: SO, 9: SO
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 3-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G3, 7: 2B, 9: 1B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 0-for-4 1: DP, 4: G6, 7: L4, 9: DP
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: F9, 7: G4
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-3 2: G5, 5: F8, 7: G5
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-2 2: HBP, 5: F8, 8: 1B
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 1-for-2 2: F4, 5: 1B
PH Harper, Brett 0-for-1 8: SO
P Ushida, Shigeki 0-for-0
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 0-for-1 3: F4
PH Shimamura, Ikki 0-for-1 6: SO
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 0-for-0
PH Yoshimura, Yuki 0-for-1 8: E1
C Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, L 5 82 24 22 7 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 3.121
Sanada, Hiroki 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.892
Ohara, Shinji 1/3 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.903
Fukuyama, Hiroyuki 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ushida, Shigeki 1 20 5 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 4.301
8 130 36 31 9 1 7 2 0 3 1 0 5 5

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G6, 3: F9, 5: 1B, 6: L3
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4, 2 R 1: G5, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: f2
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-3 1: G6, 4: S1, 5: F9, 7: G5
(LF-1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G1
(1B) Whitesell, Josh 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: E4, 5: 1B, 8: BB
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0, 1 R
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F9, 5: G3, 8: S3
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: F8, 8: HR
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-4 3: SO, 4: F4, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-3 3: SO, 5: F6, 6: S2, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 9 114 31 29 6 0 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.527
9 114 31 29 6 0 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Sledge hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Murata hits into a 1-4-3 double play.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Tanaka hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawabata. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Whitesell reaches on a fielding error (E4), runners on first and second. Miyamoto flies out to right. Balentien walks, bases loaded. Kawamoto flies out to second.

Bottom of the 5th - 2 runs, 4 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Ishikawa flies out to short. Aoki hits a single to center. Tanaka hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kawabata flies out to right. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Whitesell hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Miyamoto grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 8th - 2 runs, 1 hit
Ushida on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Kurobane is the new catcher.
Whitesell walks and is replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Miyamoto hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Balentien hits a 2-run homer to left. Kawamoto strikes out swinging. Ishikawa strikes out looking.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 6th
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Balentien flies out to center. Kawamoto hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa.
Pitching change: S. Ohara in for Sanada.
Aoki lines out to first.

Top of the 7th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Sledge hits a double to center. Murata lines out to second. Nakamura grounds out to second, runner on third. Kinjo grounds out to third.

Top of the 8th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Watanabe hits a single to center. Harper, pinch-hitting for Hosoyamada, strikes out swinging. Yoshimura, pinch-hitting for Fukuyama, reaches on a fielding error (E1), runners on first and second. Shimozono hits into a double play.

Notes

Yokohama: Takasaki took the loss and dropped to 4-9 (and 0-3 in 4 starts against the Swallows).  He's also 0-2 in 3 starts since his last victory on 7/26 (vs Yomiuri).

Yakult: Ishikawa got the win and improved to 7-6.  Coming into tonight, Ishikawa was 2-0 with a 0.61 ERA in 2 starts against the Bay Stars and 7-0 in 12 games (11 starts) going back to 8/31/2008.  This was also his first complete game of the season and his 16th complete game victory of his career. ... Balentien homered in his second straight game.