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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 – Hanshin Tigers 1 (August 28, 2011)

by on Aug.28, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yoshinori Sato (YAK) 6-5, 3.01 - Randy Messenger (HAN) 8-3, 2.53

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

Attendance: 46880 | Hanshin leads series, 10-3-0 | Time: 3:11

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 4, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Kawashima, Keizo 1-for-4 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: F9
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4 1: G5, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO
(LF) Guiel, Aaron 0-for-3 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO
LF Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-1 9: f5
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 1: SO, 4: 1B, 6: G5, 9: G1
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 2: f9, 4: f4, 7: F3
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-3 2: F5, 4: f4, 7: F8
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3 2: SO, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-3 3: G5, 5: SO, 8: G6
(P) Sato, Yoshinori 0-for-2 3: G4, 5: SO
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-1 8: f3
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sato, Yoshinori, L 7 123 31 25 6 0 6 5 0 1 2 0 1 1 2.883
Barnette, Tony 1 14 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.869
8 137 34 28 6 0 7 5 0 1 2 0 1 1

Hanshin

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: BB (BrO), 5: 1B (SB), 7: 1B
(CF) Shibata, Kohei 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: S2, 5: G4, 7: SO
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-1 1: BB, 3: BB, 6: G6, 7: BB
(3B-1B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: G6 (BrO), 6: SO, 7: G4
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4 1: L4, 4: G4, 6: 1B, 8: G6
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F6, 6: F8
LF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-1 8: SO
(1B) Morita, Issei 0-for-3 2: F7, 4: F6, 7: SO
P Enokida, Daiki 0-for-0
PH Kano, Keisuke 0-for-1 8: G1
P Fujikawa, Kyuji 0-for-0
(C) Fujii, Akihito 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: SO, 7: 1B
(P) Messenger, Randy 0-for-2 2: G3, 5: SO
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 7: 1B
PR Nohara, Masashi 0-for-0
PR-3B Maeda, Yamato 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Messenger, Randy, W 7 118 25 25 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.356
Enokida, Daiki, H 1 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.957
Fujikawa, Kyuji, S 1 13 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.195
9 143 31 31 4 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 3 hits
Yoshinori on the mound Yakult
Defensive changes: Takeuchi takes over in left.
Morita strikes out swinging. A. Fujii hits a single to left. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Messenger, hits a single to center, runners on first and second. M. Nohara enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama. Hirano hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Yamato enters the game as a pinch-runner for M. Nohara. Shibata strikes out swinging. Toritani walks, bases loaded. Arai grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
K. Kawashima hits a single to right. Aoki grounds out to third, runner on second. Guiel strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 1st
Yoshinori on the mound Yakult
Hirano grounds out to second. Shibata walks. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Arai strikes out looking. Murton lines out to second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Yoshinori on the mound Yakult
Kanemoto hits an infield single. Morita flies out to left. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. A. Fujii grounds out to short. Messenger grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 3rd
Yoshinori on the mound Yakult
Hirano walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Shibata. Toritani walks, runners on first and second. Runners advance to second and third on a wild pitch. Arai hits a grounder to short and Hirano gets thrown out running the bases and Arai gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Top of the 4th
Messenger on the mound for Hanshin
Aoki hits a single to right. Guiel strikes out swinging. Hatakeyama hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Balentien fouls out to second. Miyamoto fouls out to second.

Bottom of the 5th
Yoshinori on the mound Yakult
A. Fujii strikes out looking. Messenger strikes out swinging. Hirano hits a single to right and steals second. Shibata grounds out to second.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows are now 0-3-1 since their last victory on 8/23 (vs Chunichi).  They were also handed their 8th shutout loss of the year (2nd 1-0 loss). ... Yoshinori lost his 2nd straight start and is now 6-6, including 1-2 in 3 starts against Hanshin. ... The struggling Aoki was dropped to the 2-hole for just the 2nd time this season.

Hanshin: The Tigers are now 3-0-1 since their last loss on 8/23 (vs Yomiuri).  This was also their 9th shutout victory of the year (3rd 1-0 victory). ... Messenger got the win and improved to 9-3, including 4-1 in 5 starts against the Swallows.  He's now also 6-0 at Koshien this year. ... Fujikawa saved his 30th game of the season and appeared in his 500th game of his career.