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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 3 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (August 30, 2011)

by on Aug.30, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Bryan Bullington (HIR) 12-7, 2.36 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 8-6, 2.39

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Hiroshima 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 0
Yakult 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0

Attendance: 20050 | Hiroshima leads series, 7-6-2 | Time: 3:53

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 3-for-5 1: 1B (BrO), 3: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 9: G5
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 0-for-2 1: S1, 3: F8, 5: S1, 7: G1
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH-3B Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 10: f2
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 0-for-4 1: G1 (CS), 4: F7, 5: F8, 8: BB (BrO), 10: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: HR, 5: BB, 8: G1, 10: 2B
PR-LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0, 1 R
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-4, 1 R 2: G4, 4: BB, 5: G6, 8: 1B, 10: 1B
(3B-1B) Barden, Brian 1-for-4, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: 2B, 6: SO, 8: G6, 10: BB
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-4 3: 1B, 4: F4, 6: F8, 8: F8
PH Maeda, Tomonori 0-for-1 10: SO
C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-0
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-2 3: S5, 4: IBB, 6: SO, 9: G4
(P) Bullington, Bryan 0-for-2 3: G5, 4: SO
PH Kokubo, Tetsuya 0-for-1 7: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
PH-LF Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 9: G3
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Bullington, Bryan 6 102 28 26 10 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 2.330
Imamura, Takeru, H 2 29 6 6 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.643
Toyoda, Kiyoshi, W 1 20 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.328
Sarfate, Dennis, S 1 27 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.174
10 178 43 40 12 0 8 1 1 1 0 0 2 1

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5 1: G5, 3: G3, 4: F9, 6: G1, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G6, 3: 1B, 5: G4, 7: SO, 9: F9
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 7: SO, 10: f5
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G1, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 7: SO, 10: 1B
PR Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 10: (SB)
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-5 2: F7, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: f3, 10: F7
(LF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-4 2: 1B, 4: F9, 6: G3, 8: SO, 10: BB
PR Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-0
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R 2: HBP, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 8: f1, 10: G5
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: 1B, 6: 1B, 9: f3
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-2 3: G6, 4: G2, 6: S3
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-1 9: SO
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori 7 102 29 23 6 1 5 3 0 3 0 0 2 2 2.401
Barnette, Tony, H 1 24 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.827
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.841
Lim, Chang-Yong, L 1 32 6 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2.415
10 168 43 35 9 1 7 5 0 3 1 0 3 3

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 1 run, 3 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Ishikawa grounds out to short. Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka hits an infield single. Kawabata hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and second. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Top of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Akamatsu flies out to left. Kurihara hits a solo homer to left. Maru walks. Barden hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. Ishihara flies out to second. Kimura gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Bullington strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Takeuchi flies out to right. Miyamoto hits a double to right and advances to third on a passed ball. Aikawa hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Ishikawa fails to advance the runner on sac bunt, runner on first. Aoki flies out to right.

Top of the 10th - 1 run, 2 hits
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Ishii, pinch-hitting for Toyoda, fouls out to the catcher. Akamatsu strikes out swinging. Kurihara hits a double to left and is replaced by a pinch-runner Nakahigashi. Run scores on a wild pitch. Maru hits a single to center. Barden walks, runners on first and second. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Ishihara, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Io. Akamatsu hits a grounder to the pitcher and Higashide gets thrown out running the bases, runner on first. Akamatsu gets caught trying to steal second.

Bottom of the 2nd
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien flies out to left. Takeuchi hits a single to right. Miyamota gets hit by a pitch, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits into a 6-4-3 double play.

Top of the 3rd
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Ishihara hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kimura. Bullington grounds out to third. Higashide hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Io flies out to center.

Top of the 5th
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Io. Akamatsu flies out to center. Kurihara walks, runners on first and second. Maru grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka grounds out to second. Kawabata hits a double to left. Hatakeyama strikes out looking. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 6th
Bullington on the mound for Hiroshima
Takeuchi grounds out to first. Miyamoto hits a single to center. Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Ishikawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Akamatsu walks. Kurihara grounds out to the pitcher, runner on second. Maru hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Barden hits a grounder to short and Akamatsu gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and second. Ishihara flies out to center.

Bottom of the 10th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kura is the new catcher; Ishii takes over at third; Nakahigashi takes over in left; Barden moves from third to first.
Kawabata fouls out to third. Hatakeyama hits a single to left and is replaced by pinch-runner Miwa. Balentien flies out to left. Miwa steals second. Takeuchi walks, runners on first and second. K. Kawashima enters the game as a pinch-runner for Takeuchi. Miyamoto grounds out to third.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp stopped a 2-game losing streak and are now 2-3-3 in extra inning games. ... Toyoda got the win in relief and is now 1-0. ... Sarfate saved his 33rd game of the year. ... Kurihara now has 9 homers in the month of August.

Yakult: The Swallows lost their 4th straight game.  They are now also 4-0-5 in extra inning games. ... Lim took the loss in relief and is now 3-1. ... Junji Ogawa celebrated his 54th birthday.