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Hanshin Tigers 2 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 (September 10, 2011)

by on Sep.10, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Yasutomo Kubo (HAN) 7-5, 3.21 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 8-7, 2.49

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hanshin 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 2
Yakult 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 X 6 8 0

Attendance: 30869 | Hanshin leads series, 10-5-0 | Time: 3:04

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 3-for-5 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: G6, 9: G3
(CF) Messenger, Randy 0-for-0
PH-CF Fujikawa, Shunsuke 0-for-3 1: S3, 3: F8, 5: G5, 7: G6
PH Morita, Issei 0-for-1 9: F8
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G3, 3: 2B, 5: 1B, 7: F7
(1B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-4 1: F8, 3: SO, 5: G6, 8: SO
(RF) Murton, Matt 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F8, 4: HR, 6: 1B, 8: 2B
(3B) Sekimoto, Kentaro 1-for-3 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: 1B, 8: F4
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 0-for-3 2: F6, 4: SO, 6: SO
P Fujihara, Masanori 0-for-0
PH Hiyama, Shinjiro 1-for-1 8: 1B
PR Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-0
P Nishimura, Ken 0-for-0
(C) Fujii, Akihito 0-for-2 2: G3, 4: G6
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-0
P Fukuhara, Shinobu 0-for-0
PH Lin, Wei-Chu 0-for-0
PH-LF Kano, Keisuke 0-for-2 6: SO, 8: G6
(P) Kubo, Yasutomo 0-for-1 3: SO
C Komiyama, Shinji 1-for-2, 1 R 5: 1B, 6: G4
PH Shibata, Kohei 0-for-1 9: G6

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kubo, Yasutomo, L 3 2/3 50 18 14 5 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 5 3 3.388
Kojima, Tatsuya 2/3 29 7 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.656
Fukuhara, Shinobu 2/3 10 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.059
Fujihara, Masanori 2 25 8 6 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6.750
Nishimura, Ken 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
8 124 38 31 8 1 3 4 0 3 0 0 6 3

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 8, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 3-for-5, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 4: E5, 6: 1B, 8: F8
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: S3, 4: 1B, 6: S1, 8: F9
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: F8, 3: HR, 4: G4, 6: G6
SS Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-0
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-2, 1 R 1: BB, 3: F8, 5: E6, 6: IBB
(LF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-3 1: f5, 3: G3, 5: G1
PH-LF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 6: SO
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-4, 1 R 2: F8, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: G6
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-2, 1 R 2: F7, 4: BB, 5: BB, 7: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G5, 4: S2, 5: G4, 7: F8
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 1-for-2, 1 R 3: 1B, 4: L6
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-1 5: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Hidaka, Ryo 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 0-for-0
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 8: G4
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 5 74 22 20 7 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.526
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1/3 9 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000
Hidaka, Ryo, H 2/3 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27.000
Kyuko, Kentaro 1 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.688
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.042
Matsui, Kosuke 1 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.927
9 125 38 36 11 1 6 1 0 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 3rd - 3 runs, 3 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Ishikawa hits a single to center. Aoki hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Tanaka hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Kawabata hits a 3-run homer to right-center. Hatakeyama flies out to center. Takeuchi grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 1 hit
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Murton hits a solo homer to left. Sekitmoto flies out to right. Kanemoto strikes out swinging. A. Fujii grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 4th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Miyamoto hits a single to right. Balentien walks, runners on first and second. Aikawa hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third. Ishikawa lines out to short.
Pitching change: Kojima in for Kubo.
Defensive changes: Komiyama is the new catcher.
Aoki reaches on a fielding error (E5) and one run scores, runners on first and third. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and third. Kawabata grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Komiyama hits a single to left. Hirano hits a single to right and Hirano gets thrown out trying to advance to second, runner on third. Shunsuke grounds out to third. Toritani hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Arai grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 1 hit
Kojima on the mound for Hanshin
Hatakeyama reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner to second. Takeuchi grounds out to the pitcher. Miyamoto hits a single to center, runners on first and third. Balentien walks, bases loaded.
Pitching change: Fukuhara in for Kojma.
Aikawa drives in a run with a ground out to second, runners on first and third. Morioka, pinch-hitting for Ishikawa, strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Hirano hits a single to center. Shunsuke, pinch-hitting for Messenger, hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Toritani grounds out to first, runner on third. Arai flies out to center.

Bottom of the 1st
Kubo on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Shunsuke takes over in center.
Aoki hits a single to right. Tanaka grounds out to short, runner on second. Kawabata flies out to center. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and second. Takeuchi fouls out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Ishikawa on the mound for Yakult
Kubo strikes out swinging. Hirano hits an infield single. Shunsuke flies out to center. Toritani hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Arai strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Murton hits a single to center. Sekimoto hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Kanemoto strikes out swinging. Lin enters the game as a pinch-hitter for Fukuhara.
Pitching change: Hidaka in for Oshimoto.
Kano, pinch-hitting for Lin, strikes out swinging. Komiyama grounds out to second.

Bottom of the 6th
Fujihara on the mound for Hanshin
Defensive changes: Kano takes over in left.
Aoki hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Kawabata grounds out to short, runner on third. Hatakeyama gets an intentional walk, runners on first and third. Iihara, pinch-hitting for Takeuchi, strikes out swinging.

Top of the 8th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Arai strikes out swinging. Murton hits a double to left. Sekimoto flies out to second. Hiyama, pinch-hitting for Fujihara, hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Uemoto enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hiyama. Kano grounds out to short.

Notes

Hashin: The Tigers lost their 2nd straight game. ... Kubo took the loss and is now 7-6, including 4-1 in 5 starts against the Swallows.  His 9-game winning streak against the Swallows (going back to 9/29/2009) also came to an end. ... Murton's homer in the 4th was his first in 16 games.

Yakult: The Swallows won their 5th in row. ... Ishikawa got the win and improved to 9-7.  This was his first start against the Tigers this season. ... Kyuko set a new CL record for rookie pitchers with his 22nd consecutive scoreless outing. ... Prior to his single in the first, Aoki was hitless in his last 20 trips to the plate against Kubo.