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Yokohama Bay Stars 4 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (September 18, 2011)

by on Sep.18, 2011 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yokohama Bay Stars vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Potential Starters: Kentaro Takasaki (YOK) 4-12, 3.20 - Tatsuyoshi Masubuchi (YAK) 7-7, 4.60

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

Attendance: 22440 | Yakult leads series, 12-3-4 | Time: 2:56

Yokohama

Hitting (LOB: 9, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aranami, Sho 1-for-5, 1 R 1: G3, 3: L1, 5: G1, 6: 1B, 8: L5
(SS) Ishikawa, Takehiro 2-for-4, 1 R 1: 3B, 3: F7, 5: 1B, 6: BB, 9: G4
(LF) Shimozono, Tatsuya 0-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: F7, 5: BB, 6: F6, 9: SO
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI 1: SO, 4: HR, 5: HBP, 7: SO, 9: SO
(1B) Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo 1-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: BB, 5: S8, 7: F7
(RF) Kinjo, Tatsuhiko 2-for-4, 1 RBI 2: f3, 4: 1B, 5: 1B, 7: SO
(2B) Fujita, Kazuya 0-for-4 2: F9, 4: SO, 5: G3, 8: F7
(C) Hosoyamada, Takeshi 1-for-4 2: SO, 4: G4, 6: G6, 8: 1B
(P) Takasaki, Kentaro 1-for-3 3: G6, 5: 1B, 6: G5, 8: S3
P Yamaguchi, Shun 0-for-0

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Takasaki, Kentaro, W 8 2/3 108 29 29 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3.077
Yamaguchi, Shun, S 1/3 13 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.189
9 121 32 31 4 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 1

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 3, DPs in: 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 0-for-4, 1 R 1: G1, 4: G5, 7: SO, 9: G3
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G4, 4: G4, 7: G5, 9: 1B
(SS-3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-3 1: G3, 4: G1, 7: 1B, 9: BB
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 0-for-4 2: F9, 5: F9, 7: F3, 9: E3
PR Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(LF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-4 2: G1, 5: 1B, 8: G6, 9: F9
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 0-for-3 2: L6, 5: DP, 8: SO
SS Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-0
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 0-for-3 3: F8, 6: SO, 8: SO
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 1-for-3 3: F9, 6: F5, 9: 1B
PR Nakamura, Yuhei 0-for-0
(P) Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi 0-for-1 3: SO
P Yamamoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-1 6: G5
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0
P Hidaka, Ryo 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 9: F4

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Masubuchi, Tatsuyoshi, L 5 84 25 21 7 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 4.721
Yamamoto, Tetsuya 1 27 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.929
Matsui, Kosuke 2 22 7 6 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.959
Hidaka, Ryo 1 14 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15.000
9 147 40 34 9 1 8 3 1 1 0 0 4 4

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 4th - 1 run, 2 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Shimozono flies out to left. Murata hits a solo homer (16) to left. Tsutsugo walks. Kinjo hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Fujita strikes out swinging. Hosoyamada grounds out to second.

Top of the 5th - 3 runs, 3 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Takasaki hits a single to center. Aranami fails to advance the runner on a sac bunt, runner on first. Ishikawa hits an infield single, runners on first and second. Shimozono walks, bases loaded. Murata gets hit by a pitch, one run scores, bases loaded. Tsutsugo hits a sac fly to center, runners on first and second. Kinjo hits an RBI single to right, runners on first and third. Fujita grounds out to first.

Bottom of the 9th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Takasaki on the mound for Yokohama
Aikawa hits a single to center and is replaced by pinch-runner Nakamura. Whitesell, pinch-hitting for Hidaka, flies out to second. Aoki grounds out to first, runner on first. Tanaka hits an RBI single to center, runner on first.
Pitching change: Yamaguchi in for Takasaki.
Kawabata walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama reaches on a fielding error (E3) and a run scores, runners on first and third. Miwa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Hatakeyama. Takeuchi flies out to right.

Missed Opportunities

Top of the 1st
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Aranami grounds out to first. Ishikawa hits a triple to right. Shimozono strikes out looking. Murata strikes out swinging.

Top of the 6th
T. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Hosoyamada grounds out to short. Takasaki grounds out to third. Aranami hits an infield single. Ishikawa walks, runners on first and second. Shimozono flies out to short.

Top of the 8th
K. Matsui on the mound for Yakult
Fujita flies out to left. Hosoyamada reaches on a bunt single. Takasaki hits a sac bunt, runner on second. Aranami lines out to third.

Notes

Yokohama: The Bay Stars are now 2-0-1 since their last loss on 9/14 (vs Yomiuri).  This is also the first time the Bay Stars have put together a multi-game winning streak since they won three in a row between 6/26 and 6/29. ... Takasaki stopped a personal 5-game losing streak (a span of 7 starts) and won his first game since 7/26 (vs Yomiuri).  He is now 4-12, including 1-4 in 6 starts against the Swallows.  This was also his first victory against the Swallows since 8/12/2009 (a span in which he went 0-5 in 11 games, 7 starts). ... Yamaguchi saved his 26th game of the year.

Yakult: The Swallows lost for the first time in 11 games (a span in which they went 9-0-1).  They also dropped their first game against the Bay Stars since 6/26 (a span in which they went 6-0-3). ... Masubuchi took the loss and dropped to 7-8, including 3-2 in 5 starts against Yokohama.