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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 4 – Yokohama Bay Stars 0 (September 7, 2011)

by on Sep.07, 2011 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Yokohama Bay Stars @ Yokohama Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Katsuki Akagawa (YAK) 1-1, 2.50 - Brent Leach (YOK) 1-5, 5.23

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

Attendance: 12234 | Yakult leads series, 11-2-3 | Time: 3:07

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-4, 1 R 1: BB, 2: F6, 5: F7, 7: 1B, 8: f9
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: G6, 7: S3, 9: SO
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4 1: S1, 3: F9, 5: F6, 7: SO, 9: 2B
PR-SS Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-0
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F7, 6: BB, 7: BB, 9: SO
(LF-RF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: SO, 6: S2, 7: F7, 9: G4
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: F4, 6: F9, 8: F4
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-2, 1 R 2: F4, 4: BB, 6: IBB (BrO), 8: 1B
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Lim, Chang-Yong 0-for-0
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-2, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(P) Akagawa, Katsuki 0-for-1 2: S1, 4: f5, 7: BB
PH Matsumoto, Yuichi 0-for-0
PH-LF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-0, 1 RBI 8: S8

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Akagawa, Katsuki, W 7 97 25 25 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.093
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 15 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.130
Lim, Chang-Yong 1 18 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.400
9 130 33 33 6 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 6, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF-LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F8, 6: SO, 8: 1B
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 0-for-4 1: L6, 3: G6, 6: L5, 8: G6
(LF) Sledge, Terrmel 0-for-4 1: SO, 4: G4, 6: F7, 8: SO
C Hosoyamada, Takeshi 0-for-0
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(1B) Nakamura, Norihiro 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: 1B, 7: F7, 9: SO
(CF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 0-for-4 2: F7, 4: G1, 7: F7, 9: SO
(2B) Watanabe, Naoto 1-for-3 3: 1B, 5: G5, 7: G6
(C) Kurobane, Toshiki 1-for-2 3: 1B, 5: F3
PH Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-1 8: f5
P Ejiri, Shintaro 0-for-0
(P) Kuniyoshi, Yuki 0-for-2 3: G1, 5: SO
P Ohara, Shinji 0-for-0
P Sanada, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Shinohara, Takayuki 0-for-0
PH-RF Kita, Atsushi 1-for-1 8: 1B

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kuniyoshi, Yuki, L 6 96 26 17 3 0 3 6 0 3 0 0 3 3 4.091
Ohara, Shinji 2/3 12 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.725
Sanada, Hiroki 2/3 28 5 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.252
Shinohara, Takayuki 2/3 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Ejiri, Shintaro 1 10 4 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.543
9 150 41 28 7 0 6 8 0 4 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kuniyoshi on the mound for Yokohama
Aoki walks. Tanaka reaches on a bunt single, runners on first and second. Kawabata hits a sac bunt, runner on second and third. Hatakeyama hits a 2-run single to center, runner on first. Takeuchi strikes out swinging. Miyamoto grounds out to third.

Top of the 6th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kuniyoshi on the mound for Yokohama
Hatakeyama walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Takeuchi. Miyamoto flies out to right. Balentien gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits an RBI single to left, runners advance on a fielding error (E7) and Balentien gets thrown out trying to score.

Top of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Sanada on the mound for Yokohama
Miyamoto flies out to second. Balentien hits a single to left. Aikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Yuichi enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Akagawa.
Pitching change: Shinohara in for Sanada.
Iihara, pinch-hitting for Yuichi, hits a sac fly to center, runner on first. Aoki fouls out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 2nd
Kuniyoshi on the mound for Yokohama
Balentien flies out to second. Aikawa walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akagawa. Aoki flies out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Watanabe hits a single to right. Kurobane hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kuniyoshi fails to advance the runners on a sac bunt, runners on first and second. Shimozono flies out to center, runners on first and third. Ishikawa grounds out to short.

Top of the 4th
Kuniyoshi on the mound for Yokohama
Takeuchi strikes out swinging. Miyamoto flies out to second. Balentien walks. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second. Akagawa fouls out to third.

Bottom of the 4th
Akagawa on the mound for Yakult
Sledge grounds out to second. Murata grounds out to second. Nakamura hits an infield single and advances to second on a throwing error (E6). Kinjo grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 7th
S. Ohara on the mound for Yokohama
Akagawa walks. Aoki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kawabata strikes out looking.
Pitching change: Sanada in for S. Ohara.
Hatakeyama walks, bases loaded. Takeuchi flies out to left.

Bottom of the 8th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Takeuchi move from left to right; Iihara takes over in left.
Fujita, pinch-hitting for Kurobane, fouls out to third. Kita, pinch-hitting for Shinohara, hits a single to left. Shimozono hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Ishikawa grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Sledge strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th
Ejiri on the mound for Yokohama
Defensive changes: Hosoyamada is the catcher; Shimozono moves from right to left; Kita takes over in right.
Tanaka strikes out swinging. Kawabata hits a double to right and is replaced by pinch-runner K. Kawashima. Hatakeyama strikes out looking. Takeuchi grounds out to second.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows won their 2nd game in a row and also recorded their 14th shutout victory of the year.  At 11-2-3 and 7 game remaining, the Swallows are now guaranteed a winning record against the Bay Stars this year (2nd year in a row). ... Akagawa made his 4th start in a row and improved to 2-1 (all coming as a starter).

Yokohama: The Bay Stars lost their 2nd straight game.  They were also handed their 14th shutout loss of the season. ... Kuniyoshi made his 2nd career Ichi-gun start and dropped to 0-2.