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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 8 – Hiroshima Toyo Carp 1 (September 15, 2011)

by on Sep.15, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hiroshima Toyo Carp @ Mazda Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 9-2, 1.79 - Giancarlo Alvarado (HIR) 3-5, 2.77

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

Attendance: 20114 | Yakult leads series, 10-8-2 | Time: 3:27

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 10, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-3, 1 RBI 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: F8, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-5 1: G1, 3: SO, 5: F9, 6: G6, 8: SO
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-4, 2 R 1: G5, 4: 1B, 5: G4, 7: BB, 8: G5
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 3 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 6: BB, 7: 1B, 8: SO
LF Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(LF-1B) Takeuchi, Shinichi 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: F9, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: F9, 7: 2B, 9: F7
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 3-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 2B, 6: 1B, 7: G4
SS Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-1 9: f3
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 3-for-5, 1 R, 3 RBI 2: DP, 4: F4, 6: 2B, 7: 2B, 9: 2B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-4, 1 RBI 3: F4, 4: G5, 6: HBP, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-5 3: SO, 4: SO, 6: SO, 7: SO, 9: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, W 9 107 31 30 5 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.738
9 107 31 30 5 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

Hiroshima

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Higashide, Akihiro 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: f5, 5: SO, 8: F7
(SS) Kimura, Shogo 0-for-4 1: SO, 3: F7, 6: G6, 9: G6
(3B) Barden, Brian 0-for-4 1: G1, 3: SO, 6: SO, 9: G4
(1B) Kurihara, Kenta 2-for-4, 1 R 2: 1B, 4: 1B (CS), 6: G5, 9: L4
(CF) Maru, Yoshihiro 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: SO, 7: G5
(RF) Hirose, Jun 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: G6, 7: G5
(LF) Matsuyama, Ryuhei 1-for-3 2: G6, 5: 1B, 7: F6
(C) Ishihara, Yoshiyuki 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 5: F3
PH Nakahigashi, Naoki 0-for-1 8: G3
P Imai, Keisuke 0-for-0
(P) Alvarado, Giancarlo 0-for-1 2: G3, 5: S2
P Aoki, Takahiro 0-for-0
P Yokoyama, Ryuji 0-for-0
P Umetsu, Tomohiro 0-for-0
PH Amaya, Soichiro 0-for-1 8: f5
C Kura, Yoshikazu 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Alvarado, Giancarlo, L 5 2/3 116 27 24 8 1 5 2 1 0 1 0 4 4 3.025
Aoki, Takahiro 1/3 11 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.717
Yokoyama, Ryuji 0/3 19 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 *
Umetsu, Tomohiro 2 27 8 8 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.951
Imai, Keisuke 1 14 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.154
9 187 45 40 14 1 9 4 1 0 1 0 8 8

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Bottom of the 2nd - 1 run, 3 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Kurihara hits a single to center. Maru strikes out swinging. Hirose hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Matsuyama grounds out to short, runners on first and third. Ishihara hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Alvarado grounds out to first.

Top of the 4th - 2 run, 4 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata hits a single to right. Hatakeyama hits a 2-run homer to left. Takeuchi hits a single to right. Miyamoto hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Balentien flies out to second. Aikawa hits a grounder to third and Takeuchi gets thrown out running the bases, runners on first and third. Tateyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Hatakeyama walks. Takeuchi flies out to right. Runner advances to second on a wild pitch. Miyamoto hits a single to left, runners on first and third. Balentien hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third. Aikawa gets hit by a pitch, bases loaded. Tateyama strikes out swinging.
Pitching change: Aoki in for Alvarado.
Aoki walks in a run, bases loaded. Tanaka grounds out to short.

Top of the 7th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Yokoyama on the mound for Hiroshima
Kawabata walk. Hatakeyama hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Takeuchi hits an RBI double to center, runners on second and third.
Pitching change: Umetsu in for Yokoyama.
Miyamoto grounds out to second. Balentien hits a 2-run double to left, runner on second. Aikawa flies out to left. Tateyama strikes out swinging.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 2 hits
Imai on the mound for Hiroshima
Defensive changes: Kura is the new catcher.
Takeuchi flies out to left. K. Kawashima fouls out to first. Balentien hits a double to center. Aikawa hits an RBI single to center and advances to second on a throwing error (E3). Tateyama strikes out swinging.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Alvarado on the mound for Hiroshima
Aoki walks. Tanaka fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Kawabata grounds out to third, runner on second. Hatakeyama strikes out swinging.

Bottom of the 5th
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Matsuyama hits a single to center. Ishihara fouls out on sac bunt attempt. Alvarado hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Higashide strikes out swinging.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows won their 9th game in a row.  This is also the first time they swept the Carp in Hiroshima since 8/2004. ... Tateyama won his 2nd straight start and improved to 10-2, including 1-0 in 3 starts against the Carp.  This was also his 15th complete game victory of his career (4th of the season).  Tateyama now had 4 consecutive seasons of 10+ victories (5 overall). ... Hatakeyama has now homered in 4 straight games.  He also became the first Japanese player on the Swallows to hit 20 homers since Aoki in 2007.

Hiroshima: The Carp lost their 5th straight. ... Alvarado took the loss and dropped to 3-6, including 1-1 in 2 starts against the Swallows.