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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 – Chunichi Dragons 3 (September 22, 2011)

by on Sep.22, 2011 @ 4:01 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Potential Starters: Shohei Tateyama (YAK) 10-2, 1.74 - Kazuki Yoshimi (CHU) 14-3, 1.61

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

Attendance: 31827 | Yakult leads series, 9-4-3 | Time: 3:37

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 1st, 4th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Aoki, Norichika 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: G6, 5: E6, 7: G4, 9: 1B
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-4 1: S1, 3: 1B, 5: G6, 8: G4, 9: F8
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 2-for-3 1: BB, 3: 1B, 5: SO, 8: 1B
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: 1B, 6: F9, 8: F7
(LF) Takeuchi, Shinichi 0-for-3 1: DP, 3: SO, 6: SO
PH-LF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-1 8: G3
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4 2: G6, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F6, 4: SO, 7: F7, 9: 1B
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 2-for-4 2: G3, 4: DP, 7: 1B, 9: 1B
PR Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0
(P) Tateyama, Shohei 0-for-2 3: L4, 5: SO
P Oshimoto, Takehiko 0-for-0
PH Whitesell, Josh 0-for-1 7: F8
P Matsuoka, Kenichi 0-for-0
P Yamamoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0
PH Kawashima, Keizo 0-for-1 9: G3

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Tateyama, Shohei, L 5 2/3 104 24 19 3 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 3 3 1.852
Oshimoto, Takehiko 1/3 8 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.928
Matsuoka, Kenichi 1 19 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.769
Yamamoto, Tetsuya 1 13 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.500
8 144 36 26 5 0 5 8 0 2 0 0 3 3

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 9, DPs in: 8th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Araki, Masahiro 0-for-2, 1 R 1: G4, 3: G3, 6: BB, 7: BB
(2B) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-1 1: BB (SB), 3: G4, 6: S1, 7: S1
(3B-1B) Morino, Masahiko 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: F4, 7: BB
(1B) Blanco, Tony 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: L4, 4: G6, 6: 1B, 7: F3
P Asao, Takuya 0-for-0
P Iwase, Hitoki 0-for-0
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 4: SO, 6: 2B, 7: F8
(LF) Donoue, Takehiro 1-for-3, 1 RBI 2: G6, 4: G4, 6: 1B
PR-LF Kuramoto, Hidenori 1-for-1 8: 1B
(RF) Hirata, Ryosuke 1-for-4 2: SO, 5: F9, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 0-for-1 2: BB, 5: G4, 6: BB, 8: BB
(P) Yoshimi, Kazuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 5: G3, 6: G3
3B Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-1 8: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Yoshimi, Kazuki, W 7 122 28 26 7 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1.598
Asao, Takuya, H 1 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.498
Iwase, Hitoki, S 1 22 6 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.756
9 161 38 36 11 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 2 2

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Recap

Scoring Summary

Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Aoki hits a single to center and advances to second on a sac bunt by Tanaka. Kawabata walks, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits an RBI single to left, runners on first and second. Takeuchi hits into a 1-6-3 double play.

Bottom of the 6th - 3 runs, 4 hits
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Araki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino flies out to second. Blanco hits an RBI single to left, runner on first. Tanishige hits an RBI double to center, runner on second. T. Donoue hits an RBI single to left, runner to second. Hidenori enters the game as a pinch-runner for T. Donoue.
Pitching chnage: Oshimoto in for Tateyama.
Hirata hits an infield single, runners on first and third. Oshima walks, bases loaded. Yoshimi grounds out to first.

Top of the 9th - 1 run, 3 hits
Iwase on the mound for Chunichi
Miyamoto strikes out swinging. Balentien hits a single to right. Aikawa hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Miwa enters the game as a pinch-runner for Aikawa. K. Kawashima, pinch-hitting for T. Yamamoto, grounds out to first runners on first and third. Aoki hits an RBI single to center, runners on first and second. Tanaka flies out to center.

Missed Opportunities

Bottom of the 1st
Tateyama on the mound for Yakult
Araki grounds out to second. Ibata walks and steals second. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco lines out to second. Tanishige grounds out to third.

Top of the 3rd
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Tateyama lines out to second. Aoki grounds out to short. Tanaka hits a single to right. Kawabata hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Hatakeyama hits an infield single, bases loaded. Takeuchi strikes out swinging.

Top of the 5th
Yoshimi on the mound for Chunichi
Tateyama strikes out swinging. Aoki reaches on a fielding error (E6), runner to second. Tanaka grounds out to short, runner on third. Kawabata strikes out looking.

Bottom of the 7th
Matsuoka on the mound for Yakult
Araki walks and advances to second on a sac bunt by Ibata. Morino walks, runners on first and second. Blanco flies out to first. Tanishige flies out to center.

Bottom of the 8th
T. Yamamoto on the mound for Yakult
Defensive changes: Iihara takes over in left.
Hidenori hits a single to center. Hirata strikes out swinging. Oshima walks, runners on first and second. N. Donoue hits into a 5-3 double play.

Notes

Yakult: The Swallows lost their 2nd game in a row. ... Tateyama took the loss and is now 10-3, including 1-3 in 5 starts against the Dragons.  His 2-game winning streak also came to an end; this was also his first loss in 4 starts.

Chunichi: The Dragons won their 3rd straight game.  They are also 5-0-1 in their last 6 games at Nagoya Dome. ... Yoshimi got the win and improved to 15-3, including 2-0 in 4 starts against the Swallows.  This was also his 7th victory in as many starts. ... Iwase saved his 31st game of the season.