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Yomiuri Giants 6 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 6 (August 21, 2012)

by on Aug.21, 2012 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Tokyo Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Announced Starters: Hirokazu Sawamura (YOM) 9-8, 2.27 - Masanori Ishikawa (YAK) 6-9, 3.54

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 6 13 0
Yakult 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 6 10 0

Attendance: 25009 | Yakult leads series, 7-5-3 | Time: 3:36

Yomiuri

Hitting (LOB: 11, DPs in: 2nd)

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(RF) Chono, Hisayoshi 2-for-5, 1 RBI 1: G5, 3: SO, 5: f5, 6: 1B, 8: 1B
(CF) Matsumoto, Tetsuya 2-for-4, 1 R 1: SO, 4: F7, 5: 2B, 6: BB, 8: 1B
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato 2-for-5, 2 R, 2 RBI 1: G5, 4: 1B (SB), 5: HR, 6: G5, 8: SO
(1B) Abe, Shinnosuke 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI 2: 1B, 4: f5, 5: HR, 7: G3, 9: L4
(LF) Tani, Yoshitomo 1-for-5, 1 RBI 2: DP, 4: 1B, 5: SO, 7: G6, 9: SO
C Kato, Ken 0-for-0  
(3B) Murata, Shuichi 2-for-2, 1 R 2: BB, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 7: BB, 9: 1B
PR-LF Suzuki, Takahiro 0-for-0  
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki 0-for-3 2: SO, 4: G1, 6: S1, 7: G6
P Tahara, Seiji 0-for-0  
P Yamaguchi, Tetsuya 0-for-0  
PH Takahashi, Yoshinobu 0-for-0 9: BB
PR-2B Fujimura, Daisuke 0-for-0  
(C) Sanematsu, Kazunari 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI 3: SO, 5: HR, 6: G1, 8: SO
PH Yano, Kenji 0-for-1 9: G5
P Nishimura, Kentaro 0-for-0  
(P) Sawamura, Hirokazu 0-for-2 3: G5, 5: G6
PH Ishii, Yoshihito 1-for-1 6: 1B
P Fukuda, Satoshi 0-for-0  
P Takagi, Kyosuke 0-for-0  
2B-3B Furuki, Shigeyuki 0-for-1 8: F7

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu 5 71 20 19 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 2.438
Fukuda, Satoshi 0/3 12 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.376
Takagi, Kyosuke 11/3 30 7 5 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.200
Tahara, Seiji, H 2/3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.831
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 1 12 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.610
Nishimura, Kentaro 1 18 5 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.376
  9 147 38 31 10 3 4 5 0 2 0 0 6 6  

Yakult

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

Pos Player Name Performance Results
(LF) Milledge, Lastings 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G6, 3: HR, 5: 2B, 7: G5, 9: IBB
(RF) Ueda, Tsuyoshi 3-for-5, 1 RBI 1: 1B, 3: F5, 5: 1B (BrO), 7: 1B, 9: SO
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu 0-for-3, 1 R 1: F8, 4: F8, 6: BB, 7: DP
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 RBI 1: G5, 4: HR, 6: BB, 8: G6
(3B) Kawabata, Shingo 1-for-2 2: BB, 4: F9, 6: S5, 8: 1B
(CF) Fukuchi, Kazuki 0-for-4 2: G4 (CS), 4: G4, 6: f2, 8: DP
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke 1-for-4, 2 RBI 2: f5, 5: SO, 6: 1B, 9: SO
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei 1-for-4 3: G5, 5: SO, 6: F4, 9: 1B
PR Yamada, Tetsuto 0-for-0  
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori 0-for-1 3: F7
PH Takeuchi, Shinichi 1-for-1, 1 R, 1 RBI 5: HR
P Hirai, Ryo 0-for-0  
P Matsui, Kosuke 0-for-0  
PH Iihara, Yasushi 0-for-0 7: BB
P Yamamoto, Tetsuya 0-for-0  
P Barnette, Tony 0-for-0  
PH Miwa, Masayoshi 0-for-0 9: S1

Pitching

Player Name IP NP PA AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori 5 88 23 21 7 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 3.748
Hirai, Ryo 2/3 22 6 4 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 5.500
Matsui, Kosuke 11/3 18 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.400
Yamamoto, Tetsuya, H 1 23 5 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.317
Barnette, Tony 1 19 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.328
  9 170 44 38 13 3 8 5 0 1 0 0 6 6  

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Notes

Wrestler and Olympic bronze medalist Ryutaro Matsumoto threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

HR: YOM: Sanematsu (1, none on, off Ishikawa), Sakamoto (10, one on, off Ishikawa), Abe (17, none on, off Ishikawa).  YAK: Milledge (18, none on, off Sawamura), Hatakeyama (11, none on, off Sawamura), Takeuchi (1, none on, off Sawamura).

Yomiuri: The Giants hit three homers in one inning for the first time since August 26, 2010 (vs Chunichi at Tokyo Dome).  Source: Sanspo 8/21/2012 ... Abe homered in his second straight game.

Yakult: Tani was Ishikawa's 1,000th strikeout victim (5th inning). ... Milledge extended his hitting streak to eleven games. ... Ueda collected his second modasho of the year.