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Hanshin Tigers 5 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 (May 10, 2013)

by on May.10, 2013 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Hanshin Tigers vs Yakult Swallows @ Botchan Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Messenger, Randy (HAN) 4-0, 4.62 - Ishikawa, Masanori (YAK) 2-3, 3.06

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

Attendance: 10036 | Time: 3h0m | Hanshin leads series, 7-3-0

Hanshin Tigers

Hitters (LOB: 4, DP: 2)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Nishioka, Tsuyoshi .306 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   Kl   1B (7)   F9    
(CF) Maeda, Yamato .289 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 G1     Ks 2B (7)   F8    
(SS) Toritani, Takashi .250 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 F7     Ks BB     E6  
(LF) Murton, Matt .350 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G1   G4 G4     G6  
PR/LF Tagami, Kenichi 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0                  
(3B) Arai, Ryota .255 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   L4     1B (8)
F9
    G5  
3B Saka, Katsuhiko .133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(1B) Arai, Takahiro .284 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   BB     G4 1B (9)   Kl  
(C) Fujii, Akihito .287 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   G3     E6 Kl     G5
(RF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke .188 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks   1B (8) DP     G5
(P) Messenger, Randy .143 4 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0     G6   2B (8)   Kl   Kl
    .258 34 5 7 5 8 2 0 1 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
W Messenger, Randy 7 5 0 0 9.0 142 34 31 5 0 9 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 3.717
            9.0 142 34 31 5 0 9 2 0 1 1 0 0 0  

Yakult Swallows

Hitters (LOB: 7, DP: 0)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(CF) Hiyane, Wataru .182 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G3   1B (9)   F6   F9    
(2B) Tanaka, Hiroyasu .225 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1B (8)   SH1   G1     G4  
(LF) Milledge, Lastings .271 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB   G3     2B (7)   F7  
(RF) Balentien, Wladimir .299 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Ks   Fo2     Ks   G6  
(3B) Iwamura, Akinori .275 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     Ks   Ks     Ks
(1B) Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro .217 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G5   G6   F9     G6
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke .271 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0   Ks   BB     G4   G3
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei .243 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1B (4)   Ks     1B (7)    
(P) Ishikawa, Masanori .091 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G6              
PH Mizuta, Keisuke .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0         F9        
P Shichijo, Yuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Ueda, Tsuyoshi .208 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0             Ks    
P Oshimoto, Takehiko .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
P Shoda, Itsuki .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .233 31 0 5 0 9 2 1 0 2 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Ishikawa, Masanori 7 2 4 0 5.0 86 23 21 6 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 5 4 3.570
  Shichijo, Yuki 10 0 1 0 2.0 25 6 6 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.727
  Oshimoto, Takehiko 6 1 1 0 1.0 12 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.724
  Shoda, Itsuki 6 0 0 0 1.0 8 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.115
            9.0 131 36 34 7 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 5 4  

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Notes

Hanshin: The Tigers have won four games in a row.  This was their ninth shutout victory of the year. ... This was Messenger's second shutout of the season.  He is now 8-0 in eleven starts since his last loss on September 11, 2012 (vs Yakult).  He is the first foreign Hanshin pitcher to start the season 5-0 since Trey Moore in 2003. ... T. Arai extended his hitting streak to eight games.

Yakult: The Swallows lost the second straight game.  This was their sixth shutout loss of the season. ... Ishikawa dropped his second start in a row, both against Hanshin.  He is now 1-3 in four starts against the Tigers this year. ... Morioka's hitting streak ended at seven games; Milledge extended his hitting streak to seven games; H. Tanaka extended his hitting streak to six games. ... Morioka's throwing error helped spark the Tigers' five-run inning in the 5th.