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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 – Hanshin Tigers 2 (July 15, 2012)

by on Jul.15, 2012 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 18:00
Announced Starters: Kyohei Muranaka (YAK) 4-3, 4.05 - Atsushi Nomi (HAN) 5-6, 3.24

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 15 0
Hanshin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0

Attendance: 45019 | Hanshin leads series, 5-4-1 | Time: 3:18

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 12, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Milledge, Lastings 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: HR, 2: BB, 4: F6, 6: BB, 8: F8
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 2-for-5, 2 RBI 1: G4, 2: 1B, 5: G4, 6: 1B, 8: SO
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-5 1: 1B, 2: F4, 5: F7, 6: G4, 9: G1
3B Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0  
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 1: F8, 3: HR, 5: 1B, 7: F7, 9: SO
(RF) Miyade, Ryuji 0-for-2 1: SO, 3: F5
PH-RF Matsui, Jun 2-for-3 5: G3, 7: 3B, 9: 1B
(3B) Miyamoto, Shinya 1-for-4, 1 R 2: F8, 3: F8, 6: G6, 7: 1B
3B-SS Morioka, Ryosuke 1-for-1 9: 1B
(LF) Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 0-for-2 2: SO, 3: G4
PH-LF Fukuchi, Kazuki 3-for-3, 1 R 6: 1B, 7: 1B (BrO), 9: 1B
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: BB, 4: F8, 6: F9, 7: 1B, 9: SO
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: SO, 6: BB, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Muranaka, Kyohei, W 9 125 35 30 7 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.806
  9 125 35 30 7 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 2 2  

Hanshin

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 3rd, 5th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Murton, Matt 1-for-4, 1 R 1: 1B, 2: G4, 5: DP, 8: G5
(CF) Maeda, Yamato 1-for-3, 1 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: G4, 8: F4
(SS) Toritani, Takashi 0-for-2 1: BB, 3: DP, 6: F8, 8: BB
(1B) Arai, Takahiro 0-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S9, 3: L6, 6: G6, 8: SO
(LF) Kanemoto, Tomoaki 1-for-3, 1 RBI 1: S9, 4: L3, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(3B) Arai, Ryota 1-for-4 1: G6, 4: 2B, 6: G4, 9: G5
(2B) Hirano, Keiichi 1-for-4 2: F8, 4: G3, 7: G5, 9: 2B
(C) Imanari, Ryota 1-for-3 2: 1B, 4: F6, 7: SO
PH Sekimoto, Kentaro 0-for-1 9: G1
(P) Nomi, Atsushi 0-for-1 2: G1
P Tsuru, Naoto 0-for-0  
PH Asai, Ryo 1-for-1 5: 1B
P Watanabe, Ryo 0-for-0  
P Kato, Kosuke 0-for-0  
PH Uemoto, Hiroki 0-for-1 7: SO
P Kojima, Tatsuya 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Nomi, Atsushi, L 3 62 16 14 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 3.408
Tsuru, Naoto 2 26 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.588
Watanabe, Ryo 2/3 22 6 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.189
Kato, Kosuke 11/3 17 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.588
Kojima, Tatsuya 2 45 9 9 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.375
  9 172 44 40 15 2 7 4 0 0 0 0 5 5  

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Notes

HR: YAK: Milledge (11, none on, off Nomi), Hatakeyama (7, none on, off Nomi).

Yakult: Muranaka got the win and is 5-3 in fourteen games (twelve starts).  He recorded his first complete game of the year (third of his career).  He also snapped a seven-game losing streak (ten starts) against the Tigers and a five-game losing streak (six starts) at Koshien. ... Fukuchi notched his first modasho of the year. ... Hatakeyama homered in his second straight game. ... Milledge homered to lead-off the game for the first time in his NPB career.

Hanshin: Nomi lost his second straight start and is 5-7 in sixteen starts. ... The Tigers' two-game winning streak came to an end.  They are also the second quickest to forty losses in the CL.