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Yokohama Bay Stars 0 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (August 18, 2011)

by on Aug.18, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Brent Leach (YOK) 1-2, 3.66 - Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 8-2, 1.75

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

Attendance: 14516 | Yakult leads series, 9-2-3 | Time: 3:03

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 4th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-3 1: 1B, 2: BB, 5: SO, 7: DP
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-3 1: S1, 2: SO, 5: G6, 7: G4
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G4, 5: G4, 8: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-3 1: BB, 3: G6, 6: 2B, 8: SO
(1B) Harper, Brett 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: SO, 6: F6, 8: F6
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-4 2: G5, 4: F7, 6: SO, 9: F8
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-0 2: HBP, 4: BB, 6: HBP
P Onuma, Koji 0-for-0
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
PH Naito, Yuta 0-for-1 9: F6
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 1-for-2 2: SO, 4: 1B
PH Nakamura, Norihiro 0-for-1 6: F2
C Kurobane, Toshiki 0-for-1 9: G4
(P) Leach, Brent 1-for-2 2: 1B, 4: DP
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
PH-2B Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-1 7: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Leach, Brent, L 5 2/3 101 22 18 4 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.553
Sanada, Hiroki 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.857
Onuma, Koji 1 10 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.000
Ohara, Shinji 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.062
8 125 29 25 4 1 6 4 0 0 0 0 2 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 1st)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G6, 5: L6, 8: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 3B, 3: F8, 6: F8, 8: L4
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-2, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 6: BB
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3 1: DP, 4: SO, 6: 1B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: HR, 6: F5
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-2 2: BB, 4: F3, 7: G6
(LF) Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-2 2: L5, 4: G6
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 7: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-2 2: BB, 5: F1, 7: SO
(P) Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-2 2: G4, 5: SO
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-1 8: F6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Akagawa, Katsuki, W 5 2/3 109 25 19 4 0 7 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.776
Matsuoka, Kenichi, H 1/3 11 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.867
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 1 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.976
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.214
Barnette, Tony, S 1 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.785
9 142 35 29 5 0 9 3 2 1 1 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Leach on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki grounds out to second. Tanaka hits a triple to right. Kawabata hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Hatakeyama hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Leach on the mound for Yokohama
Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Balentien hits a solo homer to left-center. Miyamoto flies out to first. Miyade grounds out to short.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Shimozono hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ishikawa. Runner advances to third on a wild pitch. Sledge strikes out swinging. Murata walks, runners on first and third. Harper strikes out swinging.

Top of the 2nd
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Kinjo grounds out to third. Fujita gets hit by a pitch. Hosoyamada strikes out swinging. Leach hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Shimozono walks, bases loaded. Ishikawa strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 2nd
Leach on the mound for Yokohama
Balentien walks and gets picked off first. Miyamoto walks. Miyade lines out to third. Kawamoto walks, runners on first and second. Akagawa grounds out to second.

Top of the 4th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Kinjo flies out to left. Fujita walks. Hosoyamada hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Leach hits into a 5-3 double play.

Top of the 6th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Murata hits a double to center. Harper flies out to short. Kinjo strikes out swinging. Fujita gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Nakamura enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Hosoyamada.
Pitching change: Matsuokain for Akagawa.
Nakamura flies out to the catcher.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars are now 0-2-1 over their last 3 games.  They also suffered their 11th shutout loss of the year. ... Leach started his 4th game of the year and dropped to 1-3.

Yakult: The Swallows are now 2-0-1 over their last 3 games.  They also notched their 12th shutout victory of the season. ... Akagawa made his 2nd start of the year (12th appearance overall) and recorded his first 1st win of the season (and of his Ichi-gun career).  He is now 1-1. ... Barnette saved his 1st game of the year (and of his NPB career). ... Balentien homered in his 4th straight game and now has 5 homers in his last 6 games.  He now has 24 homers this year. ... Yuki Kawabata (Kyoto Asto Dreams) visited brother Shingo before the game.