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Yomiuri Giants 6 – Tokyo Yakult Swallows 5 (August 21, 2014)

by on Aug.21, 2014 @ 4:00 am, under Game Summaries, NPB

Yomiuri Giants vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Starters: Sawamura, Hirokazu (YOM) 1-3, 5.33 - Ishikawa, Masanori (YAK) 9-7, 4.62

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Yomiuri 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 6 11 1
Yakult 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 0

Attendance: 26369 | Time: 4h29m | Yomiuri leads series, 9-7-0

Yomiuri Giants

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Chono, Hisayoshi CF .290 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 G4   HR (9) BB   2B (8)   G5      
Suzuki, Takahiro LF .267 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                     1B (6)
Hashimoto, Itaru RF .270 6 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 G3   G4 Ks   1B (9)     Ks   F3
Sakamoto, Hayato SS .288 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 BB   F7   G5 F7     F4   Ks
Abe, Shinnosuke 1B-C .256 4 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1B (8)   1B (9)   BB   Ks   Ks    
Murata, Shuichi 3B .261 5 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 Kl   HR (8)   1B (7)   F8     Ks  
Ibata, Hirokazu 2B .238 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   BB F8   F7   G5        
Kubo, Yuya P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Yano, Kenji PH .214 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                   G1  
Mathieson, Scott P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Ota, Taishi LF-CF .313 3 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0   Ks   2B (7) BB     Ks   BB  
Sanematsu, Kazunari C .136 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0   F9   G1 Ks            
Lopez, Jose PH-1B .238 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1               HR (7)   Ks  
Sawamura, Hirokazu P .000 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   Ks   G6   Kl          
Tahara, Seiji P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Kataoka, Yasuyuki 2B .244 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1               G4     HR (7)
  .258 42 6 11 6 13 6 0 0 1 4  

BATTING
HR: Chono, Hisayoshi (10, 3rd inning off Ishikawa, Masanori, none on); Murata, Shuichi (16, 3rd inning off Ishikawa, Masanori, one on); Lopez, Jose (19, 8th inning off Akiyoshi, Ryo, none on); Kataoka, Yasuyuki (5, 11th inning off Emura, Masaya, none on)
LOB: 9

FIELDING
DP: 0
E: Sanematsu, Kazunari (1st)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Sawamura, Hirokazu 5 1 3 0 5.2 98 23 21 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 5.510
Tahara, Seiji 19 0 0 0 0.1 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.057
Kubo, Yuya 38 2 3 0 1.0 21 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.084
Yamaguchi, Tetsuya, H 46 4 3 2 2.0 31 11 7 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.092
Mathieson, Scott, W 49 6 3 21 2.0 31 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.096
          11.0 187 47 40 9 2 4 5 0 2 0 0 5 5  

Yakult Swallows

Hitters

  AVG AB R H RBI SO BB/HBP SH SB E HR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Yamada, Tetsuto 2B .338 5 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 G6   Ks     1B (8) 1B (8)   BB   Ks
Ueda, Tsuyoshi CF .226 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 BB   G3     F9 G3   SH1   G4
Kawabata, Shingo 3B .319 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 L4   G4     F8 G6   BB    
Balentien, Wladimir LF .311 3 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 BB     G5   HR (7)   1B (8)      
Hiyane, Wataru PR-LF .241 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                 F8    
Takai, Yuhei RF .306 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2B (7)     Ks   1B (7)   2B (9) F9    
Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro 1B .316 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 Fo5     F9   HR (7)   BB   G6  
Morioka, Ryosuke SS .330 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   G4     G3 F8          
Iihara, Yasushi PH .287 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G3      
Nakazawa, Masato P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Barnette, Tony P .--- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Matsumoto, Yuichi PH .268 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                   L4  
Emura, Masaya P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Nakamura, Yuhei C .301 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   F7     G4   1B (7) F9   F4  
Ishikawa, Masanori P .222 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   Kl                  
Tanaka, Hiroyasu PH .242 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0         G6            
Matsuoka, Kenichi P .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Miwa, Masayoshi PH .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0             SH2        
Akiyoshi, Ryo P .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0                      
Yachi, Ryota PH-SS .256 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0               G3     F9
  .284 40 5 9 5 4 5 2 1 0 2  

BATTING
HR: Balentien, Wladimir (28, 6th inning off Sawamura, Hirokazu, one on); Hatakeyama, Kazuhiro (13, 6th inning off Tahara, Seiji, one on)
LOB: 9

BASERUNNING
SB: Ueda, Tsuyoshi (1st)

FIELDING
DP: 1 (Balentien, Wladimir-Yamada, Tetsuto in the 6th)

Pitchers

  G W L Sv IP NP BF AB H HR SO BB HBP SH WP BK R ER ERA
Ishikawa, Masanori 22 9 7 0 5.0 93 26 21 6 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.646
Matsuoka, Kenichi 21 2 1 0 2.0 22 7 7 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.886
Akiyoshi, Ryo 46 2 3 2 1.0 20 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2.587
Nakazawa, Masato, H 7 0 0 0 1.0 15 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.160
Barnette, Tony, H 20 0 2 6 1.0 16 4 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.600
Emura, Masaya, L 18 0 1 0 1.0 13 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5.023
          11.0 179 48 42 11 4 13 6 0 0 0 0 6 6  

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Notes

Yomiuri: The Giants are 8-9-1 in August.  They are 12-5-1 in extra innings. ... Sawamura got his first start since July 29. ... Sakamoto safely reached base in his fifteenth straight game. ... Kataoka homered for the first time since June 12.  He picked up his first RBI since July 1.

Yakult: The Swallows are 9-8-0 in August.  They are 1-9-2 in extra innings. ... Yuhei recorded his ninth modasho of the year. ... Balentien blasted the 150th home run of his career and became the 160th player to reach the milestone.  The home run came in his 463rd career game, fourth quickest in NPB history.