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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 9 – Chunichi Dragons 2 (July 27, 2012)

by on Jul.27, 2012 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Chunichi Dragons @ Nagoya Dome - 18:00
Announced Starters: Orlando Roman (YAK) 4-7, 3.56 - Kenshin Kawakami (CHU) 1-0, 1.50

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 3 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 9 10 1
Chunichi 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 0

Attendance: 28205 | Yakult leads series, 8-3-1 | Time: 2:51

Yakult

Hitting (LOB: 5, DP: 0)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Milledge, Lastings 1-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 2: BB (CS), 4: L3, 6: 1B, 8: G5
3B Morioka, Ryosuke 0-for-0  
(3B-CF) Miwa, Masayoshi 1-for-3, 2 R 1: 2B, 3: BB (SB), 4: SO, 6: S5, 8: G5
(SS) Kawabata, Shingo 0-for-4 1: F9, 3: L4, 4: BB, 6: F8, 9: G3
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 3-for-5, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: 2B, 3: 1B, 4: f5, 6: HR, 9: F6
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir 3-for-5, 3 R, 3 RBI 1: HR, 3: 2B, 5: 2B, 6: G6, 9: F6
RF Hiyane, Wataru 0-for-0  
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 1-for-2 1: 1B, 3: HBP, 5: BB, 7: G1
(CF-LF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 1-for-4, 1 RBI 1: G4, 3: 1B, 5: G1, 7: G6
(C) Aikawa, Ryoji 0-for-3, 2 RBI 2: G4, 3: G6, 5: S9, 7: SO
(P) Roman, Orlando 0-for-4 2: SO, 3: SO, 5: SO, 8: SO

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Roman, Orlando, W 9 125 35 32 8 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3.411
  9 125 35 32 8 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 2  

Chunichi

Hitting (LOB: 6, DPs in: 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(CF) Oshima, Yohei 1-for-4 1: SO, 3: F6, 5: 1B, 7: G5
(RF) Nomoto, Kei 0-for-1 1: F6
RF Hirata, Ryosuke 0-for-3 3: G5, 5: DP, 7: DP
(LF) Wada, Kazuhiro 1-for-1, 2 R 1: 1B, 3: BB, 5: BB, 8: BB
PR-LF Matsui, Yusuke 0-for-0  
(3B) Morino, Masahiko 2-for-4, 2 RBI 1: 2B, 3: SO, 5: 2B, 8: f3
(SS) Ibata, Hirokazu 0-for-4 1: G5, 4: F9, 5: G3, 8: DP
P Muto, Yuta 0-for-0  
(C) Tanishige, Motonobu 1-for-2 2: F7, 4: 1B
C Tanaka, Daisuke 1-for-2 6: F9, 9: 1B
(1B) Yamasaki, Takeshi 2-for-4 2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: DP
(2B) Donoue, Naomichi 0-for-2 2: G5, 4: SO
2B-SS Yanagida, Shigeo 0-for-2 6: G4, 9: G5
(P) Kawakami, Kenshin 0-for-1 2: L4
PH Donoue, Takehiro 0-for-1 4: F8
P Asakura, Kenta 0-for-0  
P Takahashi, Akifumi 0-for-0  
PH Iwasaki, Tatsuro 0-for-1 7: E5
P Kobayashi, Masato 0-for-0  
2B Fukuda, Nobumasa 0-for-0  

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Kawakami, Kenshin, L 4 101 22 18 7 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 6 6 4.500
Asakura, Kenta 2 26 10 7 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 7.630
Takahashi, Akifumi 1 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.750
Kobayashi, Masato 1 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.025
Muto, Yuta 1 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.500
  9 154 41 34 10 2 7 4 1 1 0 0 9 9  

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Notes

Actress Yuko Mano threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

HR: YAK: Balentien (26, one on, off Kawakami), Hatakeyama (8, one on, off Asakura).

Yakult: The Swallows stopped a four-game losing streak (0-4-1).  They also won their fourth straight against the Dragons. ... Roman tossed his first NPB complete game and won.  He is 5-7 in fifteen starts.  He stopped a personal two-game losing streak with his first victory in four starts since his last win on June 6 (vs Orix). ... Balentien homered in his second straight game.  He also collected his sixth modasho of the year. ... Hatakeyama collected his sixth modasho of the year as well.

Chunichi: The Dragons' three-game winning streak came to an end. ... Kawakami made his fourth start of the year and took the loss.  He is now 1-1. ... Morino batted clean-up for the first time since August 28, 2011 (vs Yokohama).