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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 7 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 6 (September 14, 2011)

by on Sep.14, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 4-4, 3.06 - Jumpei Shinoda (HIR) 5-7, 4.11

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

Attendance: 17560 | Yakult leads series, 9-8-2 | Time: 3:53

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 6th, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 1-for-5, 2 RBI 1: SO, 2: G1, 5: G3, 7: f3, 8: 1B (BrO)
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-4 1: BB, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 7: DP, 9: 1B
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 3-for-4, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 8: 1B, 9: S1
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: F9, 3: HR, 5: BB, 8: F9, 9: BB
PR-LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(LF) Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-3 1: F8, 3: SO, 5: G5
PH-LF-1B Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-2 8: F6, 9: 1B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 2: 1B, 3: G6, 6: G5, 8: HR, 9: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-3, 1 R 2: 2B, 4: F9, 6: BB, 8: BB, 9: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: G6, 6: DP, 8: BB
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei 0-for-2 2: SO, 4: SO
P Yamamoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Fukukawa, Masakazu 0-for-0 7: BB
PR Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-0
P Hidaka, Ryo 0-for-0
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 1-for-1 8: 1B
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
P Kyuko, Kentaro 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
Muranaka, Kyohei 5 83 23 19 8 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 4 4 3.375
Yamamoto, Tetsuya 1 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.455
Hidaka, Ryo 2/3 6 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 22.500
Matsui, Kosuke, W 1/3 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.651
Oshimoto, Takehiko, H 1/3 12 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3.038
Kyuko, Kentaro, H 2/3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.909
Lim, Chang-Yong, S 1 17 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.160
9 135 40 32 12 1 2 3 0 5 0 0 6 6

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 2nd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 1-for-3, 2 R 1: BB, 3: L1, 5: F8, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(CF) Akamatsu, Masato 1-for-2, 1 R 1: S1, 3: F4, 5: 1B, 7: S5, 9: S1
(3B) Barden, Brian 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: 1B, 9: G6
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 1: F8, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 7: G6, 9: G6
(LF-RF) Maru, Yoshihiro 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: SO, 5: L6, 8: 1B
(RF) Hirose, Jun 2-for-4 1: G1, 4: 1B, 6: F5, 8: 1B
PR-LF Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-0
(C) Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-2 2: F8, 4: S1, 6: G5, 8: S3
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G3, 6: F6
PH-SS Yamamoto, Yoshihiko 0-for-1, 1 RBI 8: G6
(P) Shinoda, Jumpei 0-for-2 2: DP, 4: G5
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
PH Io, Takamitsu 0-for-1 7: SO
P Imamura, Takeru 0-for-0
P Toyoda, Kiyoshi 0-for-0
PH Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 0-for-1 8: F3
P Sarfate, Dennis 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Shinoda, Jumpei 6 97 26 23 6 1 4 3 0 0 1 0 3 3 4.132
Aoki, Takahiro, H 1 12 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.745
Imamura, Takeru, L 2/3 32 6 4 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.127
Toyoda, Kiyoshi 1/3 8 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.821
Sarfate, Dennis 1 17 6 4 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.249
9 166 43 35 12 2 6 7 0 1 1 0 7 7

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 1st - 1 run, 1 hit
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Higashide walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akamatsu. Barden walks, runners on first and second. Kurihara flies out to center, runners on first and third. Maru hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Hirose grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 2nd - 1 run, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Miyamoto reaches on a bunt single. Balentien hits a double to left, runners on second and third. Aikawa drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on second. Muranaka strikes out swinging. Aoki grounds out to the pitcher.

Top of the 3rd - 2 run, 2 hits
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Tanaka flies out to left. Kawabata hits a single to right. Hatakeyama hits a 2-run homer to left-center. Iihara strikes out swinging. Miyamoto grounds out to short.

Bottom of the 3rd - 2 run, 2 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Higashide lines out to the pitcher. Akamatsu flies out to second. Barden hits a single to right. Kurihara hits a 2-run homer to left. Maru strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 5th - 1 run, 3 hits
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Higashide flies out to center. Akamatsu hits a single to left. Barden hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Kurihara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Maru lines out to short and Barden gets doubled off second.

Bottom of the 7th - 1 run, 2 hits
Hidaka on the mound for Yakult
Io, pinch-hitting for Aoki, strikes out swinging. Higashide hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akamatsu.
Pitching change: K. Matsui in for Hidaka.
Barden hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Kurihara grounds out to short.

Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 4 hits
Imamura on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata hits a single to left. Hatakeyama flies out to right. Takeuchi, pinch-hitting for Iihara, flies out to short. Miyamoto hits a 2-run homer to left. Balentien walks. Aikawa walks, runners on first and second. Whitesell enters the game as a pinch-hitter for K. Matsui.
Pitching change: Toyoda in for Imamura.
Whitesell hits a single to right, bases loaded. Aoki hits a 2-run single to right and gets thrown out trying to advance to second.

Bottom of the 8th - 1 run, 2 hits
Oshimoto on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Takeuchi takes over in left.
Maru hits a single to right. Hirose hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kura hits a sac bunt, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Kyuko in for Oshimoto.
Nakahigashi enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hirose. Yamamoto, pinch-hitting for Kimura, drives in a run with a ground out to short, runner on third. Ishihara, pinch-hitting for Toyoda, flies out to first.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki strikes out swinging. Tanaka walks. Kawabata hits  single to right, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama flies out to right. Iihara flies out to center.

Bottom of the 4th
Muranaka on the mound for Yakult
Hirose hits a single to left and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kura. Kimura grounds out to first, runner on third. Shinoda grounds out to third.

Top of the 5th
Shinoda on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki grounds out to first. Tanaka hits a single to right. Kawabata grounds out to short, runner on first. Runner advances all the way to third on a wild pitch. Hatakeyama walks, runners on first and third. Iihara grounds out to third.

Top of the 9th
Sarfate on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Maru moves from left to right; Nakahigashi takes over in left; Yamamoto takes over at short.
Tanaka hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Kawabata. Hatakayema walks, runners on first and second. Miwa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. Takeuchi hits a single to center, bases loaded. Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Balentien strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 9th
Lim on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Miwa takes over in left; Takeuchi moves from left to first.
Higashide walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Akamatsu. Barden grounds out to short. Kurihara grounds out to short.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows won their 8th game in a row. ... K. Matsui got the win in relief and improved to 2-0. ... Lim saved his 26th game of the year. ... Hatakeyama has now homered in 3 straight games (for the first time in his career).

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 4th straight game. ... Imamura took the loss in relief and dropped to 2-7.