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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 0 – Hanshin Tigers 2 (September 23, 2013)

by on Sep.23, 2013 @ 4:02 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Hanshin Tigers @ Koshien Stadium - 14:00
Starters: Muranaka, Kyohei (YAK) 4-7, 4.91 - Messenger, Randy (HAN) 11-7, 2.98

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

Attendance: 41557 | Time: 2h32m | Hanshin leads series, 15-7-1

Yakult Swallows

Hitters (LOB: 2, DP: 1)

Pos Player AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
(2B) Yamada, Tetsuto .279 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G6     1B (8)   G6     DP
(CF) Ueda, Tsuyoshi .268 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Fo7     F7     Fo3   G4
(3B) Kawabata, Shingo .289 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G1     G4     G4    
(LF) Balentien, Wladimir .330 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   F9     G6    
(1B) Matsumoto, Yuichi .347 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     Ks     G3  
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi .297 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F9     F9     1B (7)  
(SS) Morioka, Ryosuke .246 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     G5   Ks        
PH/SS Kawashima, Keizo .212 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G4  
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei .233 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G6     G6      
PH Tanaka, Hiroyasu .226 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G6  
C Tanaka, Masahiko .237 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(P) Muranaka, Kyohei .043 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0     Ks     Ks      
P Barnette, Tony .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Miyamoto, Shinya .275 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (9)
PR Kawasaki, Nariaki .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .254 29 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
L Muranaka, Kyohei 23 4 8 0 7.0 124 28 27 7 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 2 2 4.743
  Barnette, Tony 40 1 8 7 1.0 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.078
            8.0 136 31 30 7 0 5 1 0 0 2 0 2 2  

Hanshin Tigers

Hitters (LOB: 5, DP: 1)

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 .293 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G5   1B (8)   G6   F8    
(CF) Fujikawa, Shunsuke .290 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 F8   3B (8)   Kl     G3  
(LF) Murton, Matt .315 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 F8   1B (9)   F7     Ks  
(SS) Toritani, Takashi .278 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   F8 BB     G1   G3  
(1B) Arai, Ryota .232 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1B (7) G6     1B (8)      
(3B) Uemoto, Hiroki .184 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   F8   DP      
3B Saka, Katsuhiko .238 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(RF) Shibata, Kohei .254 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   G4   1B (8)     F7    
(C) Shimizu, Takashi .250 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks G5     1B (8)    
(P) Messenger, Randy .096 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     F9 Kl     F3    
    .255 30 2 7 2 5 1 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 28 12 7 0 9.0 116 29 29 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.829
            9.0 116 29 29 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

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Notes

Yakult: The Swallows three-game winning streak (3-0-1) against the Tigers came to an end.  This was their fifteen shutout loss of the season. ... Muranaka made his sixteenth start of the year.  He is 0-7 in ten starts since his last win as a starter on May 7 (vs Chunichi).  This was his first start against the Tigers this season. ... Kawabata's hitting streak ended at six games.  Iihara extended his hitting streak to seven games.

Hanshin: The Tigers stopped a two-game losing streak (0-2-1).  They also stopped a five-game losing streak (0-5-2) at Koshien.  This was their eighteenth shutout win of the year. ... Messenger picked up his first win in five starts since his last victory on August 25 (vs Chunichi).  He is 5-0 in six starts against the Swallows this season.  This was his third shutout of the year and fifth of his career. ... Murton extended his hitting streak to five games.  His consecutive modasho streak ended at four games.