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Tokyo Yakult Swallows 10 – Yomiuri Giants 3 (May 14, 2014)

by on May.14, 2014 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yakult Swallows vs Yomiuri Giants @ Hitachinaka Baseball Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Ishikawa, Masanori (YAK) 1-3, 5.01 - Imamura, Nobutaka (YOM) 1-0, 7.71

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Yakult 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 1 1 10 15 0
Yomiuri 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 9 1

Attendance: 12723 | Time: 3h35m | Series tied, 4-4-0

Yakult Swallows

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Yamada, Tetsuto 2B .295 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 G5 F9   1B (8) G3   Ks   Fo3
Hiyane, Wataru CF .303 6 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   1B (7) G2   Ks   G1 Ks
Kawabata, Shingo 3B .336 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1B (9)   BB BB   BB      
Morioka, Ryosuke 3B .447 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0               Ks F3
Balentien, Wladimir LF .292 4 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 BB   Ks HR (7)   F9   1B (8)  
Miwa, Masayoshi PR-LF .333 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Takai, Yuhei RF .278 4 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   E6 Ks   1B (9)   2B (9)  
Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1B .307 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 G4   SF7   1B (9) 2B (9)   F7  
Noguchi, Yoshiyuki 1B .375 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Araki, Takahiro SS .321 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4 G6   1B (8) G5     1B (8)
Nakamura, Yuhei C .351 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   1B (7)   1B (8) F7   Ks   BB
Ishikawa, Masanori P .118 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0   SH1   SH5 G1   Kl    
Iihara, Yasushi PH .293 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (9)
Abe, Kenta P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
  .284 39 10 15 9 8 6 2 0 0 1  

BATTING
HR: Balentien, Wladimir (15, 4th inning off Imamura, Nobutaka, bases loaded)
LOB: 11

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Noguchi, Yoshiyuki-Araki, Takahiro in the 8th; Morioka, Ryosuke-Yamada, Tetsuto-Noguchi, Yoshiyuki in the 9th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori, W 8 2 3 0 8.0 110 29 28 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 4.561
Abe, Kenta 8 0 0 0 1.0 17 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.310
          9.0 127 35 34 9 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 3  

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Sakamoto, Hayato SS .293 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Ks   F9     F7      
Ibata, Hirokazu SS .282 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G5  
Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2B .298 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 HR (9)   HBP     F9      
Fujimura, Daisuke 2B .313 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               L3  
Chono, Hisayoshi RF .277 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 G1   G1     G4     1B (7)
Murata, Shuichi 3B .268 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1B (7)     F8     F8   DP(5)
Yano, Kenji LF .227 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kl     G6     F9   1B (9)
Lopez, Jose 1B .252 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F8   F7     F8    
Katsuki, Ryota P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Tsuchida, Mizuki P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Takahashi, Yoshinobu PH .172 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 1B (7)
Matsumoto, Tetsuya CF .333 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4     G4     1B (8) 1B (9)
Kobayashi, Seiji C .350 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F5     G6        
Takagi, Kyosuke P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Ota, Taishi 1B .167 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0               1B (7) F8
Imamura, Nobutaka P .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0     G5            
Kasahara, Shoki P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                  
Sanematsu, Kazunari PH-C .182 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0         F8     1B (8)  
  .279 34 3 9 3 2 1 0 2 1 1  

BATTING
HR: Kataoka, Yasuyuki (3, 1st inning off Ishikawa, Masanori, none on)
LOB: 5

BASERUNNING
SB: Ota, Taishi (8th), Sanematsu, Kazunari (8th)

FIELDING
DP: 0
E: Sakamoto, Hayato (3rd)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Imamura, Nobutaka, L 4 1 1 0 3.2 99 22 15 7 1 1 4 0 2 0 0 6 4 8.217
Kasahara, Shoki 13 0 0 1 1.1 19 6 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.057
Takagi, Kyosuke 12 0 0 0 2.0 52 9 8 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 6.943
Katsuki, Ryota 12 1 0 0 1.0 17 5 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1.543
Tsuchida, Mizuki 1 0 0 0 1.0 30 6 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 9.000
          9.0 217 48 39 15 1 8 6 0 2 0 0 10 8  

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Notes

Yakult: The Swallows won their second straight game.  This was the third time they scored ten or more runs in a game this season. ... Ishikawa is 2-0 in three starts since his last loss on April 25.  He is 1-0 in two starts against the Giants this year. ... Balentien homered in his third straight game.  The grand slam was the second of his NPB career.

Yomiuri: The Giants lost their third game in a row.  This was the first time the pitching staff allowed ten or more runs in a game this year. ... Imamura is 0-1 in two starts since his last win on April 17.  He is 1-1 in two starts against the Swallows this season. ... Kataoka's home run in the 1st was the 999th hit of his career.