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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 3 – Yomiuri Giants 4 (October 8, 2013)

by on Oct.08, 2013 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Tokyo Dome - 18:00
Starters: Ogawa, Yasuhiro (YAK) 16-4, 2.96 - Utsumi, Tetsuya (YOM) 13-6, 3.28

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

Attendance: 45816 | Time: 2h52m | Yomiuri leads series, 14-9-1

Yakult Swallows

Hitters (LOB: 8, 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
(2B) Yamada, Tetsuto .283 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 E6 G4     G1   F3   BB
(CF/LF) Hiyane, Wataru .250 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1B (9) G6     Ks     Kl  
PH/LF Miwa, Masayoshi .333 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 F6
(3B) Kawabata, Shingo .311 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB Ks     1B (8)     1B (8)  
(LF) Balentien, Wladimir .330 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 BB   G4            
CF Ueda, Tsuyoshi .257 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0         Kl     1B (3)  
(RF) Iihara, Yasushi .274 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 G6   Kl     Ks      
PH/RF Matsui, Jun .233 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks  
(1B) Matsumoto, Yuichi .309 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (6)   G4     G6   G1  
(SS) Kawashima, Keizo .213 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ks     F6   G3     F8
(C) Nakamura, Yuhei .234 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB     L3     G6   Kl
(P) Ogawa, Yasuhiro .093 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G5     G4     Ks    
P Barnette, Tony .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Tanaka, Hiroyasu .225 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (9)
P Ishiyama, Taichi .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
    .253 34 3 6 3 10 4 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
  Ogawa, Yasuhiro 26 16 4 0 7.2 96 26 26 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.933
H Barnette, Tony 47 1 8 7 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.025
L Ishiyama, Taichi 60 3 3 10 0.0+ 14 4 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.777
            8.0 113 31 30 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 4  

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters (LOB: 3, 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) Chono, Hisayoshi .281 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 G6     HR (7)   F9     1B (8)
(RF) Kamei, Yoshiyuki .257 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G3     G6          
P Sugano, Tomoyuki .083 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             F9    
P Sawamura, Hirokazu .026 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
PH Yano, Kenji .289 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (9)
(C) Abe, Shinnosuke .296 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 G6     G4     Kl   BB
PR Ichikawa, Tomoya .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(3B) Murata, Shuichi .316 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   Fo2   G6     F8   1B (8)
(LF) Takahashi, Yoshinobu .303 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks     Ks     1B (9)  
PR/LF Suzuki, Takahiro .227 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0                  
(SS) Sakamoto, Hayato .265 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0   F8     G6     Ks  
(1B) Bowker, John .262 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0     F6   G3     1B (9)  
PR/2B Wakiya, Ryota .244 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
(2B) Terauchi, Takayuki .225 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G5     G4      
PH/1B Ishii, Yoshihito .203 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G4  
(P) Utsumi, Tetsuya .050 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0     Ks            
RF Hashimoto, Itaru .239 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0           G4   G6  
    .262 30 4 6 4 5 1 0 1 1 1  

Pitchers

  Player G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
  Utsumi, Tetsuya 25 13 6 0 4.0 76 18 15 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 3.312
  Sugano, Tomoyuki 27 13 6 0 4.0 66 15 15 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.119
W Sawamura, Hirokazu 34 5 10 0 1.0 21 5 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.126
            9.0 163 38 34 6 0 10 4 0 0 0 0 3 2  

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Notes

Yomiuri took the season series, 14-9-1.

General: The Giants walked around the field with the CL championship flag after the game.  Giants and Swallows players tossed Miyamoto into the air six times.  Source: Daily Sports 10/8/2013, Daily Sports 10/8/2013, Sponichi 10/8/2013

Yakult: The Swallows dropped their second straight game against the Giants.  This was their ninth walk-off loss of the year.  They finished the season 57-83-4. ... Ogawa came into the game 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA against the Giants this year.  He was hoping to win his fifth consecutive start.

Yomiuri: The Giants recorded their ninth walk-off victory of the season.  They finished the year 84-53-7. ... Utsumi made his first start since September 24 (vs Yakult).  He started the day 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA in six starts against Yakult this season. ... Sugano appeared in relief for the first time in his Ichi-gun career. ... Sawamura notched his first win since June 21 (vs Chunichi).  In between wins, he went 0-6 in twenty-one games (ten starts). ... Chono extended his hitting streak to seven games. ... Murata picked up the eighth walk-off of his career.