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Hiroshima Toyo Carp 2 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 (September 1, 2011)

by on Sep.01, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hiroshima Toyo Carp vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 5-5, 3.59 - Katsuki Akagawa (YAK) 1-1, 2.59

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

Attendance: 10943 | Hiroshima leads series, 8-7-2 | Time: 3:01

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: G4, 7: G4
(RF) Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 1: S1, 3: f2, 5: BB
PH-3B Ishii, Takuro 0-for-1 8: SO
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B (SB), 3: F9, 5: 1B, 8: SO
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 1-for-4, 1 R 1: F8, 4: 1B, 5: F4, 8: SO
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-2 1: SO, 4: BB, 6: SO, 9: BB
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-3 2: G5, 4: DP, 6: F8
LF Shima, Shigenobu 0-for-1 9: F4
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: F7, 4: 1B, 6: F6
PH Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-1 9: F8
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-4 2: F8, 4: G4, 7: F8, 9: SO
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: G3
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 7: f7
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Imai, Keisuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei, L 6 82 23 21 2 1 5 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 3.550
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2/3 10 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.655
Aoki, Takahiro 2/3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.946
Imai, Keisuke 2/3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
8 102 30 27 3 1 5 1 0 2 0 0 4 2

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 2, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G1, 2: G6, 5: G3, 8: G1
(SS) Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-4, 1 R 1: E1, 2: F8, 5: F9, 8: F6
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3, 1 R 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: SO, 8: F9
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: F2, 6: F4
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: SO, 6: G6
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-3 1: F7, 4: G6, 7: 1B (SB)
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 1-for-2, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: S1
(C) Kawamoto, Ryohei 0-for-3 2: E5, 4: SO, 7: F3
(P) Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-0 2: S2
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-1 5: SO
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 7: F8
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0
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
Akagawa, Katsuki 4 2/3 98 21 18 6 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 2.500
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1/3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.166
Matsuoka, Kenichi, W 2 23 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.349
Barnette, Tony, H 1 11 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.787
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 16 4 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.357
9 151 35 31 6 0 7 3 0 1 0 0 2 1

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Higashide hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Io. Runner advances to third on a passed ball. Akamatsu hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kurihara flies out to center. Akamatsu steals second. Maru strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 1st - 3 runs, 1 hit
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki grounds out to the pitcher. K. Kawashima reaches on a throwing error (E1), runner on first. Tanaka walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits a 3-run homer to left. Balentien flies out to center. Miyamoto flies out to left.

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 1 hit
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Iihara hits a single to center. Kawamoto reaches on a fielding error (E5), runners on first and second. Akagawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Aoki drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. K. Kawashima flies out to center.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Kurihara hits a single to center. Maru walks, runners on first and second. Barden hits into a double play, runner on third. Kura hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kimura grounds out to second.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 5th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Shinoda grounds out to first. Higashide grounds out to second. Io walks. Akamatsu hits an infield single, runners on first and second.
Pitching change: Oshimoto in for Akagawa.
Kurihara flies out to second.

Bottom of the 7th
Umetsu on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto hits a single to right and advances to second on a sac bunt by Iihara. Miyamoto steals third. Kawamoto flies out to first. Whitesell enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Matsuoka.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Uemtsu.
Whitesell flies out to center.

Notes

Hiroshima: The Carp's 2-game winning streak came to an end. ... Shinoda took the loss and is now 5-6, including 0-1 in 2 starts against the Swallows.  He's also 0-7 in 13 games (9 starts) against the Swallows (going back to 9/17/2008).

Yakult: The Swallows snapped a 5-game losing streak.  This was also their first victory where they need 3 hits or less since 5/1/2008. ... Matsuoka got the win in relief and is now 1-1. ... Lim saved his 22nd game of the year.