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Yomiuri Giants 1 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 2 (April 20, 2012)

by on Apr.20, 2012 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Announced Starters: Tetsuya Utsumi (YOM) 1-2, 2.49 - Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 1-0, 2.25

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

Attendance: 16352 | Yakult leads series, 3-1-0 | Time: 2:47

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 7, DPs in: 1st, 7th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G5, 5: F7, 8: BB
(RF) Tani, Yoshitomo 0-for-1 1: S1, 3: G4
PH-RF Kamei, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 5: L4, 8: SO
(CF) Chono, Hisayoshi 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: SO, 6: BB, 8: F7
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke 1-for-3 1: BB (BrO), 3: G4, 6: G1, 8: 1B
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-4, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: F4
(1B) Ogasawara, Michihiro 0-for-4 1: F4, 4: G6, 6: G4, 9: SO
(LF) Kajimae, Ryuichi 0-for-3 2: F6, 4: F5, 7: G5
PH Bowker, John 0-for-1 9: SO
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 7: 1B
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-1 9: SO
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya 0-for-2 2: S1, 5: SO, 7: DP

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Utsumi, Tetsuya, L 8 120 31 27 9 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 2.427
  8 120 31 27 9 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 2  

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3 1: L6, 3: SO, 5: BB, 7: F7
(CF) Ueda, Tsuyoshi 0-for-4 1: G4, 3: G1, 5: DP, 8: L4
(LF) Milledge, Lastings 2-for-4 1: G6, 4: G5, 6: 1B, 8: 2B (BrO)
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: HR, 6: F9, 8: BB
PR Hiyane, Wataru 0-for-0 8: (CS)
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0  
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-3 2: f2, 4: G5, 6: G1
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 2-for-3 2: 1B, 4: 1B (BrO), 6: F7
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-2, 1 RBI 2: 1B (BrO), 4: BB, 7: 1B
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei 1-for-2 2: L4, 4: 1B, 7: S1
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei 0-for-3 3: L6, 5: G4, 7: SO
RF Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Muranaka, Kyohei, W 8 114 32 26 6 0 5 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 1.929
Barnette, Tony, S 1 16 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
  9 130 35 29 6 0 8 4 0 2 0 0 1 1  

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Notes

HR: YAK: Balentien (3, none on, off Utsumi).

Yomiuri: Utsumi suffered his fourth complete game loss of his career. ... Murata extended his hitting streak to ten games. ... Tani left the game early with pain in his right leg. ... The Giants dropped their third straight game.

Yakult: Hatakeyama swapped spots with Balentien in the line-up. ... Hatakeyama's hit in the 2nd inning was his first hit in twenty-three trips to the plate. ... Miyamoto collected two hits and is now ten away from 2,000. ... Barnette recorded his sixth save of the season.