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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 10 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (August 31, 2011)

by on Aug.31, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yuya Fukui (HIR) 6-6, 4.12 - Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi (YAK) 6-6, 4.84

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hiroshima 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 10 14 0
Yakult 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 7 0

Attendance: 13191 | Hiroshima leads series, 8-6-2 | Time: 3:14

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 3: BB, 5: 1B, 7: SO, 8: G4
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Imai, Keisuke 0-for-0
(CF) Amaya, Soichiro 1-for-5, 1 R 1: SO, 3: F8, 5: SO, 7: G1, 9: 1B
(LF) Shima, Shigenobu 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: HR, 3: F4, 5: 2B, 8: SO, 9: 1B
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: G5, 5: 1B, 8: HBP, 9: f2
(RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: G3, 4: BB, 5: F7, 8: 1B, 9: F8
(3B) Barden, Brian 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: SO, 4: BB, 6: SO, 8: BB, 9: 2B
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: L6, 6: G3
PH Maeda, Tomonori 1-for-1, 2 RBI 8: 2B
PR-2B Kokubo, Tetsuya 1-for-1, 1 R, 2 RBI 9: 2B
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 2-for-5, 2 RBI 2: DP, 4: G6, 6: SO, 8: 1B, 9: 2B
(P) Fukui, Yuya 0-for-2 3: G6, 5: F8
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Matsumoto, Takaaki 0-for-1 7: G4
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 8: f2
C Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 9: f3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Fukui, Yuya, W 5 67 18 15 2 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 4.006
Aoki, Takahiro, H 2/3 11 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.008
Umetsu, Tomohiro, H 1/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.000
Toyoda, Kiyoshi, H 1 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.213
Imamura, Takeru 1 14 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.701
Imai, Keisuke 1 12 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000
9 121 34 30 7 1 4 2 0 2 2 0 2 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 5, DPs in: 3rd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: L5, 6: 1B (BrO), 8: HR
P Watanabe, Koki 0-for-0
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-4 1: G4, 4: G5, 6: SO, 8: G6
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 1: F6, 4: F6, 6: 1B, 8: f2
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-4 2: F7, 4: G4, 6: F9, 9: 1B
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-4 2: SO, 5: SO, 7: G1, 9: F8
(LF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-3, 1 R 2: G6, 5: BB, 7: 2B, 9: F7
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-3 3: 1B (BrO), 5: 1B, 7: S1, 9: F8
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-2 3: BB, 5: SO, 7: G3
(P) Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-0 3: S5
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 5: G1
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH-CF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 8: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, L 5 89 23 20 6 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.874
Oshimoto, Takehiko 2 22 6 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.188
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 26 8 6 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 3 3.512
Watanabe, Koki 1 22 8 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.283
9 159 45 40 14 1 8 4 1 0 0 0 10 10

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Higashide strikes out swinging. Amaya strikes out swinging. Shima hits a solo homer to right. Kurihara hits an infield single. Maru grounds out to first.

Top of the 5th - 2 runs, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Fukui flies out to center. Higashide hits a single to center. Amaya strikes out looking. Shima hits an RBI double to center, runner to third on throw. Kurihara hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Maru flies out to left.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien strikes out swinging. Takeuchi walks. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners to second and third. Aikawa strikes out looking. Whitesell enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Masubuchi. A run scores on a wild pitch, runner on third. Whitesell grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 8th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Shima strikes out swinging. Kurihara gets hit by a pitch. Maru hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Barden walks, bases loaded. T. Maeda, pinch-hitting for Kura, hits an 2-run double to right, runners on second and third. Kokubo enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Maeda. Kimura hits an RBI infield single, runners on first and third. Ishii, pinch-hitting for Toyoda, fouls out to the catcher. Higashide grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 1 hit
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Ishihara is the new catcher; Kokubo takes over at second.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Matsuoka, flies out to second. Aoki hits a solo homer to right. Tanaka grounds out to short. Kawabata fouls out to the catcher.

Top of the 9th - 4 runs, 5 hits
Watanabe on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Iihara takes over in center.
Amaya hits an infield single. Shima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Kurihara fouls out the catcher. Mare flies out to center. Barden hits an RBI double to left, runners on second and third. Kokubo hits a 2-run double to center, runners on second. Kimura hits an RBI double to left, runner on second. Ishihara fouls out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 3rd
Fukui on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto hits a single to center. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second. Masubuchi hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki lines out to third and Miyamoto gets doubled off third.

Top of the 4th
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Kurihara grounds out to third. Maru walks. Barden walks, runners on first and second. Kura lines out to short. Kimura grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 7th
Toyoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Balentien grounds out to the pitcher. Takeuchi hits a double to left. Miyamoto grounds out to the pitcher, runner on third. Aikawa grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Hatakeyama hits a single to right and advances to second on a wild pitch. Balentien flies out to center. Takeuchi flies out to left. Miyamoto flies out to center.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp won their 2nd game in a row.  This was also the 3rd time they scored 10 or more runs in a game this season. ... Fukui got the win and improved to 7-6, including 1-0 in 4 starts against the Swallows.  He's also 3-0 in 6 starts since losing on 7/18 (vs Hanshin). ... Shima's homer in the 1st was his first since 10/10/2010.

Yakult: The Swallows dropped their 5th straight game. ... Masubuchi took the loss and dropped to 6-7, including 1-1 in 4 starts against Hiroshima.