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Chunichi Dragons 5 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 (August 25, 2011)

by on Aug.25, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Chunichi Dragons vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Enyelbert Soto (CHU) 4-0, 0.62 - Katsuki Akagawa (YAK) 1-0, 1.78

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

Attendance: 16007 | Yakult leads series, 9-3-3 | Time: 3:33

Chunichi

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS-2B) Araki, Masahiro 1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 3: G5, 5: G4, 7: G4, 8: F9
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 3-for-5 1: SO, 3: 1B, 5: G3, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 1-for-3 1: G6, 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: 1B, 9: HBP
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 6: F8, 7: G6
PH-SS Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-1 9: SO
(1B-C) Tanishige, Motonobu 2-for-3 2: 1B, 3: BB, 6: 1B, 7: BB, 9: DP
(RF-1B) Guzman, Joel 0-for-4, 1 R 2: F9, 3: SO, 6: G5, 7: SO
LF Koike, Masaaki 0-for-0
(2B-3B) Donoue, Naomichi 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: G5
(C) Oda, Kohei 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: F6
PH-RF Hirata, Ryosuke 2-for-2, 2 R, 4 RBI 6: HR, 8: HR
(P) Soto, Enyelbert 0-for-2 2: G6, 4: SO
PH Saeki, Takahiro 0-for-1 6: F8
P Mise, Koji 0-for-0
P Suzuki, Yoshihiro 0-for-0
PH Nakata, Ryoji 0-for-1 8: SO
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Soto, Enyelbert, W 5 113 25 21 7 0 6 3 1 0 0 0 3 3 1.117
Mise, Koji, H 1 2/3 22 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.808
Suzuki, Yoshihiro, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.900
Asao, Takuya, H 1 22 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.635
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.820
9 173 38 33 7 0 7 4 1 0 0 0 3 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5 1: G6, 3: 1B, 4: SO, 6: G6, 9: G5
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5 1: 1B, 3: DP, 5: SO, 7: L4, 9: SO
(3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 1: F8, 4: G6, 5: 3B, 7: G4
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G3
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-2, 1 R 2: SO, 4: BB, 5: BB, 8: G5
(LF) Guiel, Aaron 0-for-2, 1 R 2: G4, 4: HBP, 5: BB, 8: G6
(SS) Kawashima, Keizo 1-for-3 2: 1B (SB), 4: F9, 5: f3, 8: BB
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: 1B, 6: F9, 8: F8
(P) Akagawa, Katsuki 1-for-2, 2 RBI 3: SO, 4: 1B
PH Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-1 6: F4
P Yamamoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0
P Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 0-for-0
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
PH Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-1 9: G1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Akagawa, Katsuki, L 6 103 27 25 7 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 2.585
Yamamoto, Tetsuya 2/3 14 5 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Hashimoto, Yoshitaka 1 1/3 20 5 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.872
Watanabe, Koki 1 17 4 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
9 154 41 37 11 3 9 3 1 0 0 0 5 5

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Araki hits a solo homer to left. Oshima strikes out looking. Morino grounds out to short. Wada strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Kawabata grounds out to short. Hatakeyama hits a single to right. Balentien walks, runners on first and second. Guiel gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. K. Kawashima flies out to right. Kawamoto hits an RBI infield single, bases loaded. Akagawa hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Aoki strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Wada flies out to center. Tanishige hits a single to right. Guzman grounds out to third. N. Donoue hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Hirata, pinch-hitting for Oda, hits a 3-run homer to left. Saeki flies out to center.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Hashimoto on the mound for Yakult
N. Donoue grounds out to third. Hirata hits a solo homer to right. R. Nakata, pinch-hitting for Suzuki, strikes out looking. Araki flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Tanishige hits a single to right. Guzman flies out to right. N. Donoue hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Oda strikes out swinging. Soto grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 2nd
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Balentien strikes out swinging. Guiel grounds out to second. K. Kawashima hits an infield single and steals second. Kawamoto strikes out swinging.

Top of the 3rd
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Araki grounds out to third. Oshima hits a single to left. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Wada flies out to left. Tanishige walks, bases loaded. Guzman strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Soto on the mound for Chunichi
Tanaka strikes out swinging. Kawabata hits a triple to center. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging. Balentien walks, runners on first and third. Guiel walks, bases loaded. K. Kawashima fouls out to first.

Top of the 7th
T. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Araki grounds out to second. Oshima hits a single to right. Morino hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Wada grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Tanishige walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Hashimoto in for T. Yamamoto.
Guzman strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Watanabe on the mound for Yakult
Oshima hits a single to center. Morino gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. T. Iwasaki fails on 3 sac bunt attempts. Tanishige hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Notes

Chunichi: Soto got the win and improved to 5-0.  All 5 starts have come after Soto was moved to the starting rotation on 7/18 (6 starts). ... Iwase saved his 21st game of the year. ... Araki hit his 5th lead-off homer of his career. ... Hirata picked up his first 2-homer game of his career. ... Tanishige started at first for the first time in his pro career; he borrowed Masaaki Koike first baseman's glove. ... Ochiai notched his 600th managerial victory.

Yakult: The Swallows lost for the first time in 4 games (they were on a 2-0-1 run). ... Akagawa made his 3rd start of the season and took the loss.  He is now 1-1.